Post-Christmas Craft Beer Brewery Events around Hampton Roads

Craft beer breweries around Hampton Roads were closed for the Christmas holiday, but will be back open the day after. Get out of the house, or take some family that’s in town and show them what the area has to offer when it comes to good brew.

New releases include Coelacanth’s Spiced Winter Ale, Pleasure House’s 12.5% ABV Belgian Quad and Reaver Beach’s Farmhouse Style-Ale. Also if you missed an ugly sweater party, Coelacanth is having one along with their new release.

Get your post-holiday brew fix, and cheers to another great weekend of craft beer around Hampton Roads.

Saturday, December 26th

Coelacanth Brewing, Norfolk
12 p.m. – 9 p.m./Day After Christmas Ugly Sweater & Beer Release Event
Wear an ugly sweater and enjoy the new release Saturnalia – spiced winter ale brewed with rich chocolate malts, molasses, ginger, cinnamon and aged on oak.

Commonwealth Brewing, Virginia Beach
12 p.m. – 10 p.m./Food Truck Night
First HASHi from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. and then Seoul 757 will finish off the night from 4:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Home Republic Brewing, Virginia Beach
6 p.m. – 9 p.m./Live Music – Dave Johnson

O’Connor Brewing, Norfolk
12 p.m. – 9 p.m./Food Truck – N.Y. Souvlaki
Plus, plenty of cornhole, shuffleboard and giant Jenga.

Pleasure House Brewing, Virginia Beach
9 a.m. – Until Supplies Last/New Release
300 Crowlers of their 12.5% ABV Belgian Quad, Snatch You Baldheaded, filled, numbered, and ready to get your New Year’s Eve jump-started.

Reaver Beach Brewing, Virginia Beach
1 p.m – 7 p.m/New Release
Within The Flood Marks – Farmhouse-style ale refermented with blueberries in oak barrels with brettanomyces, and wild yeast and souring bacteria native to Coastal Virginia.

Smartmouth Brewing, Norfolk
12 p.m. – 7 p.m./Beer, Grub & Tunes
Asian inspired street food from Thai Express and live music by 623 Jazz Band.

Sunday, December 27th

Alewerks, Williamsburg
12 p.m. – 5 p.m./Kegs & Eggs/Steal the Vessel
enjoy a delicious three egg omelet with all the fixins, made to order from a live cooking station. Live music from Tony Merritt, plus Steal the Vessel on American style growlers and grunts.

Back Bay Brewing, Virginia Beach
12 p.m. – 5 p.m./Sunday’s in the Blind
Brand new HD projector and extreme sound. Football, beer pong, and lovely Beertendresses.

Home Republic Brewing, Virginia Beach
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m./NFL Sunday – Steelers vs. Ravens
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.

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.