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James River Brewery

located in historic Scottsville. plenty of parking available.


James River Brewery is housed in a 19th century, brick tobacco warehouse in historic Scottsville. This small-town brewing house was selected in 2022 as Brewery of the Year for Virginia by the Virginia Restaurant Lodging Travel Association.  

Beer is brewed on site delivering hoppy IPA’s, Hefeweizens, Porters, Brown and Blond Ales as well as American and Belgian Ales. For even more options ask about the seasonal and limited releases. Imagine sipping a Gingerbread Brown Ale with notes of ginger, molasses, and cinnamon snuggled down in this cozy hometown pub.  

However, it is also fun to think about those summer days when you can tube down the nearby James River then meander into town for a refreshing Rambling River Amber Ale or a Tuber IPA. It is easy to make a day of it here. Enjoy a brew, head out one of the few restaurants within walking distance for a bite then head back for an evening of live music in the Beer Garden.  


Live Music

You can enjoy live music in the Beer Garden from May through October. Musicians come from all over Central Virginia to entertain locals and visitors. You can keep warm when the nights are cool by cozying up to the firepit.

Game Night

Once a month on Wednesday evening there is a game night. Hosts John and Kat bring a variety of games you can choose from and play along. You are also welcomed to bring your own games and introduce them to others to play.

Mug Club

Join the club and receive a 20oz mug kept at the brewery until the end of the year. Additionally, you will get a dollar off every beer and two dollars off on Mondays. As a bonus, you will be given 30% off all merchandise.
Monday 3 - 9
Tuesday 3 - 9
Wednesday 3 - 9
Thursday 3 - 9
Friday 3 - 9
Saturday 12 - 9
Sunday 12 - 9


OFFERINGS:By the Pint | Flights | Growlers to Go | Open Late | Seasonal Live Music | Snacks | Swag
GROUNDS:Games | Outdoor Deck | Picnic Grounds | Views
GOOD FOR:Couples | Families | Large Groups | Pet Friendly | Students & Parents | Wheelchair Access



James River Brewery
561 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590
(434) 286-7837