Archive for “Legend Brewing”

Dance of the Living Dead at Legend

DC Beer Guru picks Legend Pilsner as a “Best Summer Beer”

When I say Guru it means owner of a bar in DC that sells a bunch of craft brews. Owner of a bar in DC that sells a bunch of craft brews was too long to go in the headline. The article was in the Thrillist and this is what Amy Bowman, Owner Black Squirrel had to […]

Legend Pilsner in Beer Madness Final

The picture above is from the Washington Post Beer Madness voting. Legend is down but not out, click the link or the image to cast your vote. In conclusion I offer these words of wisdom, “Over? Did you say “over”? Nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed […]

Legend Pilsner makes it to the Final Four

The Washington Post has been having Beer Madness to go along with the more traditional March Madness. Beers from all over have competed to find the best of the best. Now it’s down to the Final Four and just like VCU, Legend is in the mix battling with the big dogs. The Final Four are […]

+4 Legend Brewing Co. celebrates its 19th anniversary, kicking off what it says will be a yearlong party heading into its 20th year milestone. Its 21st year will be locked away in a dark, quiet room with unlimited access to Advil. – The Score by Style Weekly

Legend Anniversary Party this Sunday

Don’t let the forecast scare you off, join your neighbors in celebrating the oldest brewery in RVA. Details from Legend’s website:

Help Legend Brewing make a movie

Unfortunately the link the video gives is wrong. The correct link is here: or check out the status of the project below.  As of this morning the project has 58 days left and has raised $230 of its $50,000 goal. tours Legend Brewing

The fact that Phil Riggan wrote a story on Legend and didn’t get a picture of me in the background is a bit of a miracle. Lots of tidbits and photos of Legend and the beer making process in the full article.

Legend Brewing vs Camden’s Beer Dinner Smack Down!

From Camden’s Dogtown Market’s Facebook; In a most unlikely turn of events, Camden’s Dogtown Market has been sanctioned to STEAL BUSINESS from its neighbor, Legend Brew Pub, and serve a menu of fantastic food and beer pairing for one night only!

Pints and Pint-sized visit Legend Brewing

What is Pints and Pint-sized? Pints and Pint-sized is the collaborative effort of Richard, your fearless editor, father of a 9 year old, and beer enthusiast, and Erin Sarro, who juggles creative directing, one-year-old child-rearing, and blog writing at Our goal is to give parents a guide to local restaurants where you can take your child and […]

Legend brewer jumping ship to Center of the Universe

From the Richmond Beermeister (more info on COTU at the link); After the festival, I had the opportunity to chat with Phil Ray, one half of the brotherly team behind Center of The Universe Brewing (COTU). He shared the exciting news that their new head brewer would be none other than Mike Killelea. Mike, a brewer […]

Legend hosting diabetes fundraiser

Get some beer and help make a 10 year old’s life a little easier this Saturday. From the Legend website; On July 7 at 12:00 noon Legend Brewing Company and Sports Radio WRVA will be hosting a fund raising event for Devin Dunn, a local 10 year old boy with type one diabetes. Devin has […]

RVANews pictorial of Legend Brewery aka my second living room

Any long-time or short-time readers have probably realized that I’m a fan of Legend. I’m under no illusions that they brew the best beer or have the best food but it is my place. I take guests there, meet friends there, listen to music, and love the view from the deck. I’ve gone on a […]

View from the deck of Legend

I think it is fascinating to watch the Reynolds plant being destroyed. Some areas are cleaned up down to the concrete foundation and then there are areas like above that look like a tornado hit. There is a panoramic view below.

Legend turns 18 and is throwing a party

Sunday, 2/19 at 3:00 PM put on your drinking responsibly hats and head to Legend for the their 18th Anniversary Party. From 3-9pm, $20 at the door (will include beverage and food tickets*), $12 for under 21, and $5 for under 12 and Designated Drivers. Live music featuring Tough Deal and special guest, There will […]

The elephants are coming

Update from Reps from the circus just email and said that while an exact schedule hasn’t been announced, the train arrival might be closer to midnight on Monday, Feb. 13, with the walk happening immediately after arrival. Video by H&H resident Pedro. From Legend Facebook we get word of when the circus arrives and […]

$10 gets you $20 at Legend

Go here to purchase the deal which you can only use on food. I’m not saying I go to Legend frequently but the picture is of nachos from spring of 2011 because they no longer use multicolored chips and instead of that horrid cheese goo actually melt shredded cheddar cheese under the broiler now. The […]

Restaurant Odds And Ends

Each of these stories might have deserved their own post but in the interest of saving space on the internet I’m giving you a quick roundup. The Force will be strong at Parkside Cafe.  They’ve announced a Star Wars night the last Sunday in November with costumed folks, Star Wars cookies, showing of a Star […]

$10 Gets You $20 At Legend


Legend Zombie Dance Party

Drink Beer And Run A 5K

Running and beer a match made in heaven. This is the 6th annual Oktoberfest 5K. Run/jog/walk to 7 local restaurants including: Penny Lane, Capital Ale House, Sine, Cha Cha’s Cantina, Buffalo wild wings, Fish Bowl and Legend Brewery. Entry fee of $15 gets you into the Richmond Oktoberfest out at the Richmond Showplace. You’ve missed […]

Headphone Party at Legend on Saturday

I had no idea what a headphone party was until I saw this post on about the event. A Headphone Party is where two eclectic DJs transmit their completely different styles of music through a set of specially designed wireless headphones. The users of the headphones have full control over the selection the DJ […]

Legend Expansion and Possible Moving Plans

The excellent beer blog Yours for Good Fermentables posted this shortly after Legend Brewing’s 17th anniversary last month. The post is worth noting for two reasons. First it covers my biggest pet peeve in RVA. The place is called Legend. There is no “S”. You could say. “I’ll meet you at Legend.” You shouldn’t say “I’ll […]

Legend Turns 17 Next Sunday

From the Legend website; On Sunday, February 27th We will be celebrating our 17th Birthday. The Party Starts at 3 PM and goes till 9 PM. Admission is $20 at the door and will include 3 live bands and 3 tickets for food and refreshments. Music by: Cyrus McCormick and the Reapers, The Remnants, Wade […]

Legend Loses’s Best Restaurant with View had a online poll that let it’s readers vote on the Best Restaurant with a View. Local favorites Legend Brewing and The Boathouse were in the running. It wasn’t even a race. The Boathouse crushed all the competition with 46% of the vote. Legend managed take 3rd just barely missing out on 2nd. While […]

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