Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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Hardywood Park Craft BreweryHardywood Park Craft Brewery
BA SCORE
3.96/5
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9,756 Ratings
Hardywood Park Craft BreweryHardywood Park Craft Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

2408 Ownby Ln
Richmond, Virginia, 23220-1319
United States

(804) 420-2420 | map
hardywood.com

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Added by nandemo1 on 09-02-2011

BEER STATS
Beers:
109
Reviews:
1,534
Ratings:
9,756
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.26/5
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
178
pDev:
10.33%
 
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Ratings: 178 |  Reviews: 32
Photo of Beerbuddha
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Mikemister
5/5  rDev +17.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

They are inventive, innovative. Both sides of brewery are spacious, one side is usually hosting live bands to entertain, the other side is where the long lines take place for purchasing new releases. Family and pet friendly, food trucks onsite most of the weekends.

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Photo of Nichols33
3.91/5  rDev -8.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Other than their stouts, I haven't enjoyed one of their beers yet. Their GBS and variants are excellent but haven't been blown away by anything yet.

Place looks like it would be a cool place to hang out on a nice night. I was there when it was 25 degrees out so we were stuck inside, which is a solid place to hang but nothing all that different from any other brewery that has a good size brew pub.

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Photo of Knapp85
3.74/5  rDev -12.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Finally got to check out Hardywood after having been to Richmond several times over the last few years and never getting there. Had to park in a lot across the street since they have most of their parking area blocked off for outdoor seating. The place is pretty large, not surprised by the amount of beer they've been putting out now. The vibe of the place wasn't all that special and there weren't a lot of people there either. Their selection wasn't super impressive, it was pretty standard stuff really which was a little disappointing. The service was good though, I can't complain about that at all. I have to say though, it seems like they're getting less business due to the rise of some of the smaller/newer places opening up in the Richmond area.

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Photo of spacecake9
4.23/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Hardywood is amazing. You will likely park your car at least a couple blocks away. When you walk up you will probably see 100 or so people sitting at picnic tables enjoying a beer and maybe food from one or two of the food trucks. Inside you will have 6-8 different beers in bombers to choose from to go. And you will have 6-8 beers on tap to enjoy. Only downside is out door beers come in a plastic cup. Gotta go, it's fun.

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Photo of rossracing
4.29/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of mpmcguire11
4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Jason_cs
4.28/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of King_Lich13
4.64/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

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4.38/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of ThreeBeersWalkedIn
3.93/5  rDev -7.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of kabukiza1123
3.66/5  rDev -14.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of jtw21
3.75/5  rDev -12%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

The wife and I went down to Raleigh, North Carolina, for a weekend of beer, food and art, and our first stop was Hardywood in Richmond. It was a Saturday at 3pm right after the brewery had opened and the place was already buzzing and bustling. Thank goodness they have a massive amount of space!

Two bars, one of them right as you go in with a merchandise stand next to it and another one located next to the tanks. Both have different taps so you get to try goodies here and there.

Service is efficient and pretty friendly, and the beers are tasty. I tried the bourbon-barrel barleywine and enjoyed it so much that I bought two bottles. The wife enjoyed her Hoplar Imperial IPA (aged in local wood), so we bought more bottles. I wasn’t a fan of the bourbon coffee Sidamo stout, but I’m glad I tried it.

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Photo of ha-sheem
3.89/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of WesHowl
4.36/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Great location and building. The acoustics could have been a bit better. Service was outstanding but selection left a bit to be desired; I would have preferred more of their option on draft.

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Photo of Riff
4.22/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Spacious layout with two buildings. The main building has picnic tables setup outside for warmer weather. Two bars inside the main building with a moderate amount of merchandise for sale. Friendly staff who are quite helpful and generally pretty easy to find and ask questions. Music is loud enough to be heard but low enough to allow for conversation without having to strain to hear each other. Nice place to hang out for a few beers and just enjoy the night.

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Photo of duceswild
3.89/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of VABA
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Strublebrew
4.28/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of smi69
4.67/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Stolenface1
4.18/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.93/5  rDev -7.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

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3.54/5  rDev -16.9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

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Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in Richmond, VA
Brewery rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 9,756 ratings