Another great weekend ahead for craft beer breweries all around Hampton Roads. The highlight of the weekend is the opening, well soft opening, of Norfolk’s newest brewery, Coelacanth Brewing on Saturday. Also if you are looking for a 5K, Bold Mariner is hosting their first-ever Tacky Sweater 5K. So take a break from your holiday shopping or festivities, and get out and enjoy a cold brew or two.
Friday, December 11th
St. George’s Brewing, Hampton
4 p.m. – 8 p.m./Live Music – The Train Hoppers
Saturday, December 12th
Bold Mariner Brewing, Norfolk
9 a.m, – 12 p.m./Tacky Christmas Sweater 5K
Click this link to get more info or to signup to run
12 p.m. – 9 p.m./The Bold Mariner Christmas Party also Food Truck – Capt’n Crabby
Brass Cannon Brewing, Williamsburg
12 p.m. – 10 p.m./New Release – GTB Turkish Coffee Porter, $1 off all pints
*NEW* Coelacanth Brewing, Norfolk
12 p.m. – 10 p.m./Soft Opening
The newest brewery to hit Norfolk will be opening to the public showcasing 2 of their new beers.
5 p.m. – 9 p.m./ Lives Music – Murphy’s Kids
Young Veterans Brewing, Virginia Beach
12 p.m. – 12 a.m./New Release – Truce in the Forest: White India Pale Ale
Sunday, December 13th
12 p.m. – 2 p.m./Kegs & Eggs Brunch
Enjoy a delicious three egg omelette with all the fixins, made to order from a live cooking station.
Back Bay Brewing, Virginia Beach
3 p.m. – 10 p.m./Tipsy Tailgate Sunday – Come and join Back Bay in the Blind for football, beer pong, and of course lovely Beertendresses.
2 p.m. – 5 p.m./Live Music – Tony Bob Merritt and The Train Hoppers. Plus Steal the Vessel night
Home Republic Brewing, Virginia Beach
1 p.m. – 4 p.m./NFL Sunday – Steelers vs. Bengals
Football specials including: $0.99 wings, $10 Pittsburgh-style sandwiches (the ones on Italian bread with cole slaw and french fries), and $3 Iron City Beer
O’Connor Brewing, Norfolk
11 a.m. – 12 p.m./Poses & Pints Sunday Morning Yoga with Rose Goyette
Admission is based on donations, also bring your own mat
12 p.m. – 3 p.m./Brunch with Waffletina
7 pm. – 9 p.m./Beer Dinner Series featuring Hashi Food Truck
Exclusive four-course gourmet food and beer pairing menu. Tickets are limited & must be purchased in advance; $40
Pleasure House Brewing, Virginia Beach
12 p.m. – 10 p.m./Crockpot Sunday
Come and enter your crockpot creations or try the contestants then vote on your favorite. Winners gets a gift card from Pleasure House. A minimum $3 donation is asked that goes to charity.
Reaver Beach Brewing, Virginia Beach
1 p.m. – 6 p.m./Growler Power Hour
Discounts on all growler and grenade fills.