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Ardent Craft Ales

Closed Now: 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Open today: 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Friday night brew on the patio

Scott’s addition has several breweries which may make your decision difficult. Look no further try... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
KKW1706
via mobile
One of the best in RVA

I have visited there many times, always a good selection of beer that is top quality. Friendly... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
MarkG-Goochland
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Richmond, Virginia
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About
Ardent Craft Ales began as a co-op in a Richmond garage, a space where we sought to create innovative beers and introduce others to historic brewing methods and beer styles. As a production brewery, our mission remains the same: to produce and...more
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3200 W Leigh St, Richmond, VA 23230-4410
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Scott’s addition has several breweries which may make your decision difficult. Look no further try this place first. The sweet potato brew was my favorite. I love their patio and partnership with intergalactic tacos!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KKW1706
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I have visited there many times, always a good selection of beer that is top quality. Friendly staff and good service. Scott’s addition is the new hot spot in Richmond.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarkG-Goochland
Ryan K, Public Relations Manager at Ardent Craft Ales, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

We're so glad you enjoy it here at Ardent! Cheers, Mark!

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I used to live in Richmond and return frequently to visit friends. While the city has exploded with breweries in recent years I consistently hear about Ardent as a favorite. I gathered there with friends during a recent visit and everyone had a fantastic time...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank StacyInDC2012
Ryan K, Public Relations Manager at Ardent Craft Ales, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

We're so happy that you enjoyed your visit to Ardent! Cheers, Stacy!

Reviewed April 9, 2018

I had the "Company Man Pilsner" and it was a good and refreshing beer. It tasted like a grown-up's Natural Light. Smooth and flavorful. Didn't try anything more than a sip of others' beers while we were sitting there, but this will definitely be a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jeff H
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Of all the craft breweries in the Richmond area this is one of my favorites by far. Consistently creative brews are created here.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MarkG-Goochland
Ryan K, Public Relations Manager at Ardent Craft Ales, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

We appreciate hearing that! Cheers, Mark!

Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Ardent is a cool place to grab a flight or some glasses and just hang out with friends. We initially came right around noon on a Saturday and the line was out the door! We came back about an hour later and was able to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kyle B
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

Super nice, helpful staff. Love it when bartenders actually talk to you about the beer and know about all of them. Love the atmosphere and the beer is great too.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Heather S
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Ardent had a variety of beers available, from specialty ones like Gose, Sweet Potato Sage saison and a German Altbeir as well as several IPAs. All were really good (says my beer loving boyfriend) and it was a fun place to hang out on a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank StacyInDC2012
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Our goal is to visit every craft brewery in Richmond, which we visit every few months. Scott's Addition is the place to be, apparently, and Ardent is one of the most established breweries in the area. The weather was perfect, and the beer garden was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Monica P
Reviewed August 16, 2017

We were in town visiting family, and were taken to the "food truck" in the yard for the BBQ. When we arrived, the line for BBQ was already over an hour long. Half our party stood in line and the other half got drinks, a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank KMc4528
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