First Craft Beer Guide of 2016 for Hampton Roads Breweries

It’s the first full post-holiday weekend. Just about every brewery in Hampton Roads is serving up their best craft beer to kick 2016 into full swing. Everything from trivia nights to food trucks to even a 5K is on the radar this weekend. So get out, enjoy a good brew and have some fun around the 757.

 

 

 

Thursday, January 7th

Big Ugly Brewing, Virginia Beach
6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m./Trivia Night
The first Thursday of the month is trivia night with Troy Trivia. Prizes include gift cards.

O’Connor Brewing Company, Norfolk
6 p.m. – 8 p.m./Trivia Night
Trivia, tacos and beer for 1st Thursday of January

Home Republic Brewing, Virginia Beach
6 p.m. – 10 p.m./Tap Takeover
Join HR for tap takeover as Pleasure House Brewing takes over our taps with a steal the pint night. The Lineup: Glo Blonde Ale, Treats Robust Porter, Ducks Inn, Popes Holiday Belgian Tripel

Wasserhund Brewing Company. Virginia Beach
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m./Paints & Pints
A fun night of painting and enjoying a few pints. Price includes an 11×14″ canvas and everything needed to paint a painting and a choice of a flight or a pint – all for $30. Feel free to bring in snacks/dinner or order in for delivery. Reservations needed as space is limited to 17 seats. Reservations can be made by purchasing tickets at www.heatherdonisdesigns.com and click on Event Tickets or calling 757.201.8296 or emailing heatherdonisdesigns@cox.net.

Friday, January 8th

Commonwealth Brewing Company, Virginia Beach
3 p.m. – 12 a.m./Food Truck and Live Music
Have some spicy Korean food with your Commonwealth brew, brought to by Seoul 757, and live music by Amy Kaus.

Home Republic Brewing, Virginia Beach
6 p.m. – 9 p.m./Live Music
Come grab a pint and enjoy live music by Tim Branson.

Reaver Beach Brewing, Virginia Beach
3 p.m. – 9 p.m./Food Truck
Amazing pizza from Bodacious Pizza and the taps will be flowing.

Smartmouth, Norfolk
4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m./Food Truck
Great Greek inspired street food from NY Souvlaki to go with your Smartmouth brew.

St. George Brewing Company, Hampton
4 p.m. – 8 p.m./Food Truck and Live Music
Music from Koli’s Jazz Band and the Stuft food truck

Wasserhund Brewing Company, Virginia Beach
7 p.m. – 10 p.m./Live Music
Music by H-Bounds Acoustic, also great beer and lots of brewery games. “Bound” to be a fun time.

Young Veteran’s Brewing Company, Virginia Beach
8 p.m. – 1 a.m./Food Truck
Come out and enjoy some awesome Thai food from Thai Express.

Saturday, January 9th

Back Bay Brewing, Virginia Beach
7 p.m. – 10 p.m./Songwriters Carousel
Some of the best songwriters and beermakers in town will be sharing the stage and swapping songs with HR’s finest wordsmiths: Tommie Bozich, Robb Esperat, and Stu Perkins.

Bold Mariner Brewing, Norfolk
12 p.m. – 8 p.m./Food Truck
Karnage Asada is dishing out a Latin-Asian smack down all-day long.

Commonwealth Brewing Company, Virginia Beach
12 p.m. – 12 a.m./Food Truck
Fly by for some of the best gourmet breakfast sandwiches and wraps all day long from the COOP.

Home Republic Brewing, Virginia Beach
6 p.m. – 9 p.m./Live Music
Come grab a pint and enjoy live music by Dustin Furlow.

Reaver Beach Brewing, Virginia Beach
3 p.m. – 9 p.m./Food Truck
Come out and enjoy some awesome Thai food from Thai Express.

Smartmouth, Norfolk
12:00 p.m. – 7 p.m./Food Truck and Live Music
Food from Bro’s Fish Tacos food truck and live music by Dan Pellegrino.

Young Veteran’s Brewing Company, Virginia Beach
8 p.m. – 1 a.m./Food Truck
Come out and enjoy some awesome pizza from Bodacious Pizza.

Sunday, January 10th

Alewerks, Williamsburg
12 p.m. – 5 p.m./Steal the Vessel
Steal the Vessel on American style growlers and grunts with live music by the Train Hoppers Duo.

Big Ugly Brewing, Chesapeake
12 p.m. – 4 p.m./Crocks for Kids
The Infinity Circle of The King’s Daughters is hosting a “Crocks for Kids” food fundraiser. Various dishes will be available for $5 a bowl; all proceeds go toward Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD).

Commonwealth Brewing Company, Virginia Beach
12 p.m. – 9 a.m./Food Truck
Craft beers, mouth-watering slow cooked brisket, BBQ and chili from 412Q Slow Smoked BBQ.

O’Connor Brewing Company, Norfolk
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m./Poses & Pints
Rose Goyette leads a class followed by the opportunity to have a couple of post yoga beers at a great discount. The class is donation based & a portion of the donations go to a different charity each class. All levels are welcome. B.Y.O.M. (bring your own mat).

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 get a gift card from Pleasure House. A minimum $3 donation is asked that goes to charity.

Smartmouth, Norfolk
10 p.m. – 1 p.m./Brewed to Run 5K
A monthly running group, Brewed to Run, will start at Smartmouth and run approximately 5K (3.5 miles) with two different speed options. Meet at Smartmouth at 10 a.m. and choose your run.

Tuesday, January 12th

Home Republic Brewing, Virginia Beach
7 p.m. – 9 p.m./Trivia Night
Come get your geek on with BarTriviaLive. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams.

Pleasure House Brewing, Virginia Beach
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m./Paints & Pints
A fun night of painting and enjoying a few pints. Price includes an 11×14″ canvas and everything needed to paint a painting and a choice of a flight or a pint – all for $30. Feel free to bring in snacks/dinner or order in for delivery. Reservations needed as space is limited to 17 seats. Reservations can be made by purchasing tickets at www.heatherdonisdesigns.com and click on Event Tickets or calling 757.201.8296 or emailing heatherdonisdesigns@cox.net.

St. George Brewing Company, Hampton
5 p.m. – 8 p.m./Taco Tuesday
Tacos from the Stuft food truck.

Young Veteran’s Brewing Company, Virginia Beach
8 p.m. – 1 a.m./Taco Tuesday
Awesome tacos from the people at Get Stuffed.

Wednesday, January 13th

Alewerks, Williamsburg
6 p.m. – 9 p.m./Trivia Night

Commonwealth Brewing Company, Virginia Beach
3 p.m. – 12 a.m./Food Truck
Karnage Asada is dishing out a Latin-Asian smack down for dinner.

Smartmouth, Norfolk
4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m./Trivia Night
Pete’s Pub Trivia and food from Capt’n Crabby food truck.

Wharf Hill Brewing, Smithfield
6 p.m. – 10 p.m./Variety Night
Open Mic Night that encourages performers of all sorts (just keep it classy) – musicians, singers, writers, jugglers, you name it, get there early for sign up and for seating.