Our area of Virginia may be known as Wine Country, but its craft beer scene is quickly moving into the spotlight. In Loudoun County in particular, the LoCo Ale Trail showcases the county’s 18 local breweries with a self-guided driving or biking tour through the county. This month, stop by one of these best Loudoun County breweries for a beer or a fun event. You won’t want to miss it.
Lost Rhino Brewing Company
Location: 21730 Red Rum Drive, Suite 142, Ashburn, VA 20147
Upcoming Events: Pig Roast Benefiting the Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia, September 25th
If you’re craving an adventure, visit Lost Rhino Brewing Company in Ashburn. The name comes from “rhino chaser,” a surfing term that describes someone who chases the biggest waves. It features award-winning year-round favorites like Rhino Chasers Pilsner and Final Glide Hefeweizen, with unique drinks like Bone Dusters Paleo Ale — brewed from wild yeast found on a whale fossil.
MacDowell Brew Kitchen
Location: 202-B Harrison Street SE, Leesburg, Virginia 20175
MacDowell Brew Kitchen, just steps from Downtown Leesburg, features a full menu of appetizers, salads, and soups in addition to its lengthy drink list. But this bar is best known for its outdoor beach — complete with sand and palm trees.
Adroit Theory Brewing Company
Location: 404 Browning Ct. Unit C, Purcellville, Virginia 20132
Though small, Adroit Theory Brewing Company has a large local following. The tap list constantly rotates with new and exciting flavors, including a salted watermelon gose and dill pickle gose.
Location: 310 East Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia 20176
Loudoun Brewing Company is another gem in the heart of Leesburg, a small town with a rich history. With over 40 recipes available, the beer list at this brewery is always changing. You can enjoy a drink on the patio or upstairs in the lounge.
Location: 205 Hirst Road, Purcellville, Virginia 20132
The family-owned company who operates Corcoran Vineyards founded Corcoran Brewing Company in 2011. Specializing in both traditional and unique beers, Corcoran Brewing offers a variety of drinks for all tastes: Berlin Turnpike pilsner, P’Ville pale ale, Slainte Stout, and seasonal barley wines.
Nothing Compares with Loudoun County
Loudoun County’s thriving craft beer scene is not the only reason worth moving to this area. This county perfectly captures the Virginia countryside lifestyle: open spaces, historic towns, and year-round equestrian events. If you’re thinking of buying a country house, horse farm, or professional equestrian facility, we can help you find your ideal property easily. Contact us at 703.966.9480.