Virginia’s Holiday and Winter Craft Beer

by Casey Higgins | Posted: Dec 2, 2014 | Updated: Apr 17, 2018

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Updated December 1, 2015.

Oh yes, it’s the season for holiday-flavored craft beer in Virginia, and we’re super stoked to share this fun list with you! Pick up a few of these for your holiday parties, or take a tour to sample them on-site. It’s a win-win!

As always, inquire with the brewery to confirm the availability of these beverages.


12th Night, Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery

12th Night. Courtesy Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery


Much like pumpkin spice is the signature taste of fall, spiced cranberry and gingerbread seem to be tops for Christmas. Give these a go …




These brews make you feel all warm and toasty. Curl up with a pint.

Three Brothers Brewing

Three Brothers Brewing

  • American Stout – Wild Wolf, Nellysford
  • Bobsled Winter Ale – Adventure Brewing, Stafford
  • Saison’s Greetings – Chaos Mountain, Callaway
  • Coffeehouse Stout – Williamsburg AleWerks, Williamsburg
  • Conductor’s Choice Chocolate Stout – Roanoke Railhouse, Roanoke
  • Shut Up Belgian Dark Strong – Center of the Universe, Ashland
  • Fuel Imperial Coffee Stout – Capitol City, Arlington
  • Ice Breaker Imperial India Pale Ale – Lost Rhino, Ashburn
  • Long December Oatmeal Stout – Wolf Hills, Abingdon
  • Polaris Winter Tripel – Reaver Beach Brewing, Virginia Beach
  • Singularity Imperial Stout – The Beer Joint, Leesburg
  • Snots Winter Warmer – Beer Hound, Culpeper
  • Snow Blind Doppelbock Lager – Starr Hill, Crozet
  • Spiced Winter Ale – Blue Lab, Lexington
  • Spiced Winter Ale – Blue & Gray, Fredericksburg
  • Sweet Winter Ale – Three Notch’d, Charlottesville
  • The Battle of White Marsh – Heritage, Manassas
  • “The Bribe” Oatmeal Porter – Isley, Richmond
  • Winter Amber Ale – Hops, Alexandria
  • Winter Bock – Gordon Biersch, McLean
  • Winter Pecan Porter – O’Connor, Norfolk
  • Winter Scotch Ale – St. George, Hampton
  • Winter Trichotomy Pack (Space Heater Spiced Winter Warmer, Polar Bier Weizenbock, and Homebody Tart Brown Ale) – Three Brothers, Harrisonburg

Did we miss one? It’s easy to do with such a fast-growing industry like Virginia craft beer. Leave a comment to tell us what’s fresh on tap for the season at your favorite brewery!


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Shauna lawson
Shauna lawson

Woody stout-lost rhino-ashburn, va


Dont forget about Snots Winter Warmer @ Beer Hound Brewery in Culpeper


Very surprised that nothing from Adroit Theory made the list!

Mollie Paasch
Mollie Paasch

Howling Pumpkin. Ale brewed with pumpkin,molasses and spices.It’s from Wild Wolf Brewing Company in Nellysford, VA 22598