Along with a restaurant scene that holds its own against more prominent East Coast cities, Richmond, Virginia, boasts a craft brewing community that commands national — if not global — attention. In 2018, VinePair named the capital city its number one beer destination in the world. There are over 40 breweries, cideries, and distilleries listed on Richmond’s celebrated Beer Trail, all ready to explore by bus, trolley, or tuk tuk. Standouts include the meticulously produced, buzz-worthy beers at the Veil, thoughtfully crafted ciders at Blue Bee, and an exciting lineup of internationally influenced options at the Answer Brewpub. Here’s a look at 17 breweries that merit a trip down I-95 for D.C.-based drinkers.
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