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The Beers

Visit our Online Store to order beer delivered to your home or to-go from our taproom.
Check our Untappd menu for the latest taproom offerings.

Pineapple Passion Sour

Pineapple Passion Sour

Fruited sour with pineapple and passionfruit with peachy undertones.

ABV 5.2% IBU

Cashmere Tropics

Cashmere Tropics

This brand new DIPA made with Citra, Azacca, and Cashmere hops deliver tastes of pineapple, tangerine, and mango so vibrant you may forget you aren’t relaxing on a tropical island.

ABV 8.0% IBU 23

Richmond is for Lagers: Neotraditional

Richmond is for Lagers: Neotraditional

A citrusy and slightly spicy hopped lager made with Bohemian Pilsner malt and Munich style yeast with Citra, Lemondrop, and Mandarina Bavaria.

ABV 6.5% IBU 32

Cloud Thief

Cloud Thief

A velvety wheat IPA with notes of blueberry, pineapple, and citrus made with Mosaic, Motueka, Idaho 7, Sultana, and Rakau hops.

ABV 5.6% IBU 27

’89 IPA

’89 IPA

A bold, hoppy, hybrid-style IPA made with Ekuanot, Citra, Amarillo, and Centennial hops.

ABV 7.0% IBU 35

Geirrod

Geirrod

A smooth, hybrid-style IPA made with Citra, Amarillo, and Centennial hops.

ABV 7.5% IBU 56

Sugarbear Quad on Candy Caps

Sugarbear Quad on Candy Caps

A big, dark Belgian ale with flavors of dark chocolate, vanilla, and toffee.

ABV 12.2% IBU 17

Foeder Beer #4

Foeder Beer #4

A lightly funky Brett farmhouse ale with aromas of mango and pineapple.

ABV 7.7% IBU 12

Goldenbear Tripel

Goldenbear Tripel

A traditional golden Belgian tripel with subtle flavors of dried fruit and brown sugar.

ABV 10.2% IBU 23

Hefeweizen

Hefeweizen

A traditional hazy German-style wheat beer with strong banana character and light notes of vanilla and clove.

ABV 5.5% IBU 12

Norse Double IPA

Norse Double IPA

Complex, hazy DIPA brewed with traditional Norweigan farmhouse yeast.

ABV 8.0% IBU 25

Läger

Läger

A malty, golden lager brewed with noble German hops.

ABV 5.1% IBU 22

Taproom

COVID-19 Response:

We are now offering bar service and can not wait to pour you a glass of your favorite beer.  We do ask that anyone who is not fully vaccinated to wear proper face coverings while inside our tasting room.

ADDRESS:

3331 W Moore Street, Richmond, VA 23230
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HOURS:

Tuesday – Thursday: 3pm to 10pm
Friday: 2 pm to 10 pm
Saturday: 12 pm to 10 pm
Sunday: 12 pm to 8 pm

To-Go Items:

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Events

  • Anniversary Merchandise
    07.23.2021   :   2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    We've got limited amounts of commemorative anniversary merch in stock for our 10-day celebration. Items can be purchased in our tasting room & through our online trading post. Our Shaman Goblet is also on special while supplies last!
  • Give Back Nights
    07.27.2021   :   6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Tuesday: Blue Sky Fund Wednesday: Beyond Boundaries Thursday: Richmond Toolbank | A portion of our proceeds from each respective evening will be going straight back to our community!
  • Presentation: Ultrarunning
    07.28.2021   :   6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    We love the community that we created over the years, and our Vagabonds have been on this journey with us for almost as long as we've been open! We're stoked that a few of them are helping us celebrate by leading specialized educational sessions, like this evening's presenter. Join us as we learn about Ryan's passion for ultrarunning.
  • Presentation: Outdoors Stewardship
    07.29.2021   :   6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Camp Full Send is a FREE resource that provides safety/survival tips and tricks, information on different outdoor activities, and a supportive & inclusive community that combats the gatekeeping we too often see in the outdoor industry.

For our full lineup of upcoming events, check out our Facebook page.
Interested in getting involved with Väsen? Contact us about private events or food trucks!

The Brewhouse

FOEDERS & FERMENTERS

Two 80 bbl foeders accompany our fermenters where our Belgian-meets-American style comes to fruition.

TOURS AVAILABLE

Our four-vessel brewhouse stays busy during the week, but we give a peek behind our operations during weekend tours.

TRANSPARENT VISION

Our quality control lab, barrel room and fermentation space allow for an inside look to the world of Väsen.

The Lab

QUALITY & CONSISTENCY

We’re dedicated to brewing the best beer possible, with a lab inside the brewery to ensure quality and consistency.

EXPERIMENT LOCALLY

We like to experiment with local yeast strains and find flavors we never thought were possible.

DRINK IT HERE ONLY

Keep an eye out in the taproom for exciting one-off beers with experimental concoctions.

The Building

THE HANDCRAFT BUILDING

Staged in an old glass factory originally built in 1946, clear storied windows and tall ceilings lay the perfect aesthetic for life at Väsen.

SCOTT’S ADDITION

The HandCraft Building is a staple in the Scott’s Addition Historic District, home to other great breweries in Richmond, Virginia

EXPERIMENTAL ORIGIN

From our pilot system to our now 20 bbl brewhouse, the commitment to be an experimental brewery has always stayed the same.

Vagabonds

The Väsen Ambassador program was born from our own experiences with the great outdoors. Our team is passionate about being outside and staying active. Along the way, we’ve had the privilege of meeting some amazing people who have become our ambassadors. They educate, inspire, and participate in the type of outdoor activities that represent the spirit of Väsen. As we grow, we’re continuing to look for others who revel in competition while never missing an opportunity to give back to the sport that provides them with a true essence of themselves. Together, we’re building a stronger community through ambassador engagement.

Click the “Learn More” button below to read about our ambassadors, their experiences, stories, and what brought them to the outdoor sports world.

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Väsen and the Environment

Väsen is on a mission to be one of the most sustainable breweries in the nation. As a purpose-driven brewery, we see it as our responsibility to propel the industry forward by using a holistic approach to sustainability. We created the Väsen Environmental Program as one step in this journey. Our legacy will be built on the sustainability practices enacted under this program for generations to come.

In order to create change in the beer industry, Väsen starts at the local level. By working hand-in-hand with Virginia farmers and energy producers, we rely on a local and sustainable supply chain. Together we strive to achieve sustainable brewing with 100% reuse and recycling of the resources we use to make quality beer. It’s our goal to make thoughtful, data-driven decisions that make the environmental footprint of every aspect of our business (from beer to merchandise) as small as possible.

We’re in this together. Please get in touch if you have any questions about our Environmental Program or want to chat about environmentally friendly brewing at your local brewery.

Hail the Journey – to Sustainable Brewing!

About Us

The Swedish word “väsen” honors our Scandinavian heritage and translates as one’s inner essence or way of being. At Väsen Brewing Company, brewing is about creating and appreciating something greater than yourself. Our beer is a medium through which we express ourselves and our appreciation for our environment. We brew to inspire others to chase the things they love.

Väsen beers combine the experimental spirit that defines American craft beer with the rustic and funky flavors of Belgian farmhouse and sour ales.

We’ve developed a distinctive brewing process that produces balanced, sessionable beers that are perfect for long days outside. Our barrel-aging program let’s us flood Richmond with the funkiest of farmhouse ales, complemented by a variety of Saisons, wheat beers, and pale ales.

Our goal is to make unconventional ales and celebrate those who share an appreciation for the outdoors and spark positive change in their communities.