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James River Brewery

561 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590-4983
+1 434-286-7837
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Looks can be deceiving

While it may look like a small tasting room at first glance, please be sure to give this spot a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Virginia Beach
Good beer, friendly regulars

Stopped in here based on the recommendation of our AirBNB host. Had a good time talking with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John R
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James River Brewery is a microbrewery housed in historic, 19th century brick warehouse on Scottsville's main street. Come enjoy our craft beers in our tasting room or in the beer garden alongside Mink Creek. As of March 2015 we have new owners, new brewers, a new brewing system, and new staff.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good51%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“live music” (4 reviews)
“cold beer” (2 reviews)
“my favorite” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 20:00
561 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590-4983
+1 434-286-7837
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While it may look like a small tasting room at first glance, please be sure to give this spot a stop. Directly behind them is their bier garden. Such a magical place under the stars. Liam was a delight! We invaded his space, were terribly...More

Thank JamieDarrah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in here based on the recommendation of our AirBNB host. Had a good time talking with Gordon the bartender, and three locals who are regulars. They were all interesting people, and the beer was good. I had intended to get beer and food, but...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

When we first got there, we parked just in front of the front door. Almost like having Valet parking. But alas, we're in Scottsville. The brewery is laid out beautifully. We sat at the bar and Ian was great. Excellent choices of beer in a...More

Thank Xeuropn
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and brewskis. It was early and we had the place to ourselves. The bartender Gordon was super friendly and very helpful identifying beers for us. We had a blast. Thanks

Thank bushmckay
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Fun spot to relax and taste beers. Green Eyed Lady is a pistachio flavored beer. Vanilla Stout is a dessert in a mug. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable about beer selection. Tiny description cards allow you to select which beers interest you. Scottville is...More

Thank Gatorartlady
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Aces home brew pub! Brewery was great. Bartender Ian great! Beer was full bodied and refreshing. A solid A rating!

1  Thank rodbadeen
Reviewed 5 September 2016

A nice small brewery. Did not realize there was space in back of the entrance. What to like about it-small enough to strike up a conversation with the workers or patrons, although a small collection of beers on tap at any one time enough variety...More

1  Thank Clemente71
Reviewed 16 August 2016

After spending a hot August day on the James River, it was nice to stop at the James River Brewery to relax and enjoy some cold beer before heading back to Richmond VA. The interior of the brewery is small and cozy and the wait...More

1  Thank Frank P
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great little brewery with a beer garden. Visited on a Friday night and they had live music. Lots of locals who were very friendly. Logger lager was my favorite.

1  Thank Gillybrit
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Fun little tavern with indoor seating and a fair selection of brews. They have a back patio with adequate seating with corn hole, a second bar, live music on the weekends, and clean, rustic bathrooms both inside and outside. Service was prompt and staff is...More

2  Thank kgrunau
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