Recent Press

"Brewtal Truth: Dave Witteโ€™s Food, Beer & Metal Life" โ€” Decibel Magazine, By Adem Tepedelen, February 2018

"Eight family-friendly Richmond breweries" โ€” Richmond Times-Dispatch, By Liz Becker, February 2018

2018 Elby Awards: Brewery of the Year โ€” Richmond Magazine, February 2018

"The wild and scientific nature of Ardent Craft Alesโ€™ Sour production" โ€” Richmond Times-Dispatch, By Andy Garrigue, February 2018

"The Worldโ€™s Top 10 Beer Destinations for 2018" โ€” VinePair, By Cat Wolinski, January 2018

"Ardent doubles brewing capacity with push northward" โ€” Richmond BizSense, By Mike Platania, October 2017

"Is This America's Next Great Beer Town?" โ€” Men's Journal, By Elliott Smith, October 2017

"Richmondโ€™s Reservoir Distillery and Ardent Craft Ales collaborate on stateโ€™s first distilled craft beer" โ€” The Virginian-Pilot/Hampton Roads Growler, September 2017

"Hoppin Down Richmondโ€™s Beer Trail" โ€” Viva Tysons Magazine, By Renee Sklarew, July 2017

"The Art of Tart" โ€” Richmond Magazine, By Robey Martin, June 2017

"Eleven local breweries capture awards in Virginia Craft Beer Cup" โ€”, June 2017

RVA Beer Show, Episode 11 โ€” WRIR 97.3 FM, June 2017

"Ardent Craft Ales buys its building, plans expansion in Scott's Addition" โ€” Richmond Times-Dispatch, By John Reid Blackwell, March 2017

"Local brewery becomes its own landlord, preps for expansion" โ€” Richmond BizSense, By J. Elias O'Neal, March 2017

Nominated "Brewery of the Year," 2017 Elby Awards โ€” Richmond Magazine, December 2016

"Our Next Vice President's Favorite Place to Drink" โ€” Men's Journal, October 25, 2016, by Joshua Bernstein

"For a Sip of Richmond's Exploding Beer Scene, Head to One Neighborhood" โ€” Washington Post, October 15, 2016, by Fritz Hahn

Best New Brewery, Second Place โ€” Richmond Magazine, August 2016

"Richmond Winners at 2016 Virginia Craft Brewers Cup Awards" โ€”, August 2016

"An Ardent Expansion" โ€” Richmond BizSense, By Michael Thompson, June 2016

Best Local Brewery, Second Place โ€” Style Weekly, May 2016

"Big Craft Beer: Good for the Local Guys?" โ€” WVTF Radio IQ, By Mallory Noe-Payne, May 2016

"Where to Travel for Food in 2016" โ€” National Geographic, By Megan Heltzel Weiler, January 2016

"City Guide: Richmond" โ€” Southern Living, December 2015

"An Actually Useful Guide to Richmond, Virginia" โ€” Bon Appetit, By Elyssa Goldberg, October 2015

Best Local Brewery, Second Place โ€” Style Weekly, May 2015

"Class of 2014" โ€” Beer Advocate, By Justin Kennedy, January 2015

"Virginia Brewery Whips Up 300 Year-Old Beer Recipe" โ€” Food & Wine, By Mike Pomranz, December 2014

"Scott's Addition: Becoming A Neighborhood" โ€” Richmond BizSense, December 2014

"Virginia Brewery Taps 300-Year-Old Beer Recipe" โ€” Associated Press, By Michael Felberbaum, December 2014

"The Time is Ripe For Brewing Historical Beer" โ€” Richmond Times-Dispatch, By Lee Graves, December 2014

"History of Beer in Richmond" โ€” WTVR CBS6, By Greg McQuade, November 2014

"Fall Beers & Events" โ€” The Flave, River City Radio, September 2014

"Ten New Southern Breweries" โ€” Garden & Gun, August 2014

"The $20 Diner Visits Richmond For Washington Redskins Training Camp" โ€” Washington Post, July 2014, By Tim Carman

"Balance Is Beautiful" โ€” Style Weekly, July 2014, By Brent Baldwin

"Countdown in on for Redskins Training Camp in RVA" โ€” WTVR CBS6, July 2014 

"Sunday Q&A With Founders of Ardent Craft Ales" โ€” Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 2014, By Jacob Geiger

"Toast Independence Day with a Local Brew" โ€” Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 2014, By Lee Graves

"Ardent Craft Ales Draft Beer Pub Crawl Today" โ€” RVA News, June 2014

"Scottโ€™s Addition: Richmondโ€™s New Watering Hole" โ€” Richmond BizSense, June 2014, By Burl Rolett

"Beware the Consumption of Ardent Craft Ales" โ€”, June 2014, By Annie Tobey

"Ardent Craft Ales Set to Serve on Friday" โ€” RVA News, June 2014, By Richard Hayes

"Trio Ardent About Crafting Beer" โ€” Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 2014, By Lee Graves

"Day Trips: Brew Trail" โ€” Northern Virginia Magazine, April 2014

"Ardent Aims for May Opening" โ€”, March 2014

"Celebrating the Craft Beer Boom" โ€”, January 2014

"RVA Beer Watch" โ€”, January 2014

"Start It Up" โ€” Richmond Magazine, November 2013

"Ardent Signs a Lease" โ€”, September 2013

"Brewing in Scott's Addition" โ€” Richmond BizSense, September 2013

"Brewing Renaissance in Richmond" โ€” Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 2013

Press Releases & Announcements

"Ardent Craft Ales Announces Purchase of their Scott's Addition Brewery and 2017 Expansion Plans" โ€” Ardent Press Release, March 17, 2017

Calling all beer lovers: Volunteers needed! โ€” Ardent Announcement, March 15, 2017

More barrels for sale!  โ€” Ardent Announcement, March 15, 2017

We messed up. โ€” Ardent Announcement, January 3, 2017