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Address: 561 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590-4983
Phone Number: +1 434-286-7837
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12:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Wed - Fri 15:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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James River Brewery is a microbrewery housed in historic, 19th century...

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 brewers, a new brewing system, and new staff.

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A nice small brewery. Did not realize there was space in back of the entrance. What to like about it-small enough to strike up a conversation with the workers or patrons, although... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 September 2016
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Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

A nice small brewery. Did not realize there was space in back of the entrance. What to like about it-small enough to strike up a conversation with the workers or patrons, although a small collection of beers on tap at any one time enough variety to satisfy hop heads or those who likes Stouts like myself, beer not bad. So... More 

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Richmond
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

After spending a hot August day on the James River, it was nice to stop at the James River Brewery to relax and enjoy some cold beer before heading back to Richmond VA. The interior of the brewery is small and cozy and the wait staff are very knowledgeable of the different varieties of their beer. They do have small... More 

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Walnutport, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Great little brewery with a beer garden. Visited on a Friday night and they had live music. Lots of locals who were very friendly. Logger lager was my favorite.

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Thank Gillybrit
Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Fun little tavern with indoor seating and a fair selection of brews. They have a back patio with adequate seating with corn hole, a second bar, live music on the weekends, and clean, rustic bathrooms both inside and outside. Service was prompt and staff is knowledgeable. Their stout is very robust and sneaks up on you if you're not careful... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This brewery pub is a great social venue and the brew is kickin! Get yourself a cool souvenir mug to boot.

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Small out of the way brewery that has both indoor and outdoor seating. My wife and I sat out on the back patio where there was live music. Singer was awesome, but the music was a tad loud.....Sampled a couple of beers and both excellent. Decided on the IPA and it was definitely one of the best IPA's I have... More 

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Coinjock, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

A relatively new, up and coming brewery. The beer was good, even the types that were not my favorite. In fact, I had decided that I just don't like wheat beer, but theirs was very tasty. But the one to write home about was the stout. My, my! I look forward to seeing their products in retail outlets soon.

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Thank Jeanne M
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

A friend and I visited the brewery recently and enjoyed a flight. The staff was very pleasant and friendly and also helpful about explaining the beers. It's a small rustic place inside but has an outdoor patio and live music at times. Enjoyable way to spend a couple of hours in the afternoon

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Thank Tallula8893
Portsmouth, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

I happened to be in Scottsville last weeik and remembered a friend tell me about this place. It is relatively new. The establishment is very clean. It has live music two nights a week. Mainly it is a place to have a good beer. If you are in the vicinity stop. Warning it does not open until 3.

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Thank JayB1r
Atlanta, Ga.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Nice little place in a historical town. small, more of a 'Pub' however, which made it very personal and warm. Good Beer, great prices, quaint, nice staff. Try it! 😃👍

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