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I love James River Brewery! I've been with my family a few times and our last visit was the best... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kate P
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Always a fun stop!

We always stop here on our way through the area. Their flights are very eclectic and the staff is... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
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James River Brewery is a microbrewery housed in historic, 19th century brick warehouse on Scottsville's main street. Come enjoy our craft beers in our tasting room or in the beer garden alongside Mink Creek. As of March 2015 we have new owners, new...more
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561 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590-4983
+1 434-286-7837
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love James River Brewery! I've been with my family a few times and our last visit was the best. We ordered sandwiches at the shop next door to the brewery and we ate them on the patio and enjoyed live music and cornhole.

Thank Kate P
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We always stop here on our way through the area. Their flights are very eclectic and the staff is always helpful and fun. They had live music out back and we had a really great time!!

Thank bakerm2290
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The beers are pretty good and the brewery is nice. There is also a cool patio out back. This place is definitely worth checking out. We have been a couple times now and really like it. Last time we went, they had live music on...More

Thank Future_Travlz
Reviewed April 23, 2018

We visited here on a sleepy Sunday afternoon and we had our little dog with us, so we chose to enjoy our beer out front on the little patio area. We only tried two beers and enjoyed both, especially the stout. They also have a...More

Thank Melissa_and_RobertP
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

James river Brewery is a great stop for great beer. The selection of beers is tasty and the cozy tap room, while small, is a comfortable place to enjoy some great flights. Close to the bar can get crowdy, but there are tables in the...More

Thank Waldowanders
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

James river brewery...I love you. The staff really knows their beer. You can have a taste if you’re not sure what beer you want. I like ipa’s and they all were delish. So... I just had Liam pour me a “beer-a-cide”. Can’t be replicated, ever....More

Thank ZivaIrene
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We are local to the area and love having a beer or two out on the patio. Its a really beautiful spot. Would definitely recommend!!

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed July 13, 2017

While it may look like a small tasting room at first glance, please be sure to give this spot a stop. Directly behind them is their bier garden. Such a magical place under the stars. Liam was a delight! We invaded his space, were terribly...More

Thank JamieDarrah
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Stopped in here based on the recommendation of our AirBNB host. Had a good time talking with Gordon the bartender, and three locals who are regulars. They were all interesting people, and the beer was good. I had intended to get beer and food, but...More

Thank John R
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

When we first got there, we parked just in front of the front door. Almost like having Valet parking. But alas, we're in Scottsville. The brewery is laid out beautifully. We sat at the bar and Ian was great. Excellent choices of beer in a...More

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