Brothers Craft Brewing

Brothers Craft BrewingBrothers Craft Brewing
Brothers Craft BrewingBrothers Craft Brewing
Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

800 N Main St
Harrisonburg, Virginia, 22802-4625
United States

(540) 421-6599 | map
brotherscraftbrewing.com

Notes: Brothers Craft Brewing (originally Three Brothers Brewing) was founded by the three Shifflett siblings, who used their collective experience to execute a singular vision: brew exciting, unique craft beers that emphasize and support our community.
BEER STATS
Average:
3.9
Beers:
81
Ratings:
2,121
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.36
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
67
pDev:
11.93%
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Ratings by Camjmorton:
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Reviewed by Camjmorton from Virginia

3.51/5  rDev -19.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4
Three Brothers Brewing in Harrisonburg, Virginia has just gotten started up in 2013. The beers that I have had from their taproom have all been quality. The Admiral is a good IPA to give a try, as well as their Elementary porter. Living in Harrisonburg, I love to support all local food and beer establishments. I understand that when places are getting started up, prices have to be adequate to regain assets depleted from the initial capital put into the startup cost. With that being said, the drafts are a bit pricey here, and the growler fills seem a bit unreasonable. $17 growler fills for half of their brew selection is a bit steep. I wish them all the best, but I currently can't keep supporting them on my college-kid budget. Maybe they could drop some of the prices and I have a great feeling that they'll entice more of the locals.
Jun 04, 2013
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Rated by howardnss from Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25
Quiet afternoon stop but nice priced flights. Comfortable seating and good selection of beers
Jun 27, 2022
 
Rated: 4.36 by SierraFlight from Virginia

Feb 06, 2022
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Reviewed by mellonsm from Pennsylvania

4.36/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25
Great patio and indoor space.
Great selection of beer covering a lot of different styles with different variations on multiple styles.
Great service and a great place to visit.
Apr 18, 2021
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Reviewed by lackenhauser from Maryland

4.06/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4
Pretty much empty on my visit damn virus...large open room inside and a small set up of tables out. I bet it could get damn noisy in there! Wandered in on a lazy Sunday. Maybe 10 people outside at patio tables. Service was fine it wasn't like they were busy. Decent selection of 12 or more beers. Had a helles and their breakfast stout. While both were good I was not blown away by either. Had a bottle or 2 elsewhere while in town all seemed to run together for me. Would definitely go back and give them a second chance. Might have been an off day for me in the long run...have always heard they were the best in town but in my travels I think they have some competition.
Jun 29, 2020
 
Rated: 4.15 by Rideguy64 from Massachusetts

Nov 04, 2018
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Rated by LAND_MINE from Virginia

5/5  rDev +14.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
My favorite VA brewery by far. Definitely worth a visit.
Oct 14, 2018
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Rated by RyskeeVA from Virginia

4.18/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75
Great staff. Pretty decent beers. Cool space
Jun 15, 2018
 
Rated: 4.01 by SoccerSeuss from Virginia

Apr 16, 2018
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Reviewed by Riff from Virginia

4.36/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25
Went for the Resolute release so there were several hundred people in attendance. Despite that, customer service was fantastic. Didn't have to wait long in line for a beer, they rotated through special kegs fast enough to keep the lines at bay and had plenty on tap of Resolute, it's variants both this and previous years. The interior is quite nice, good seating selection. Staff was friendly, attentive, could hardly tell that they were holding a big release. Guest taps were great, included beers from Aslin (Master of Karate), Veil (White Ferrari), Triple Crossing (Battle Creek), and Ocelot, among others.
Nov 19, 2017
 
Rated: 3.72 by brocktune from Virginia

Sep 30, 2017
 
Rated: 4.04 by Jason_cs from Florida

Apr 15, 2017
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Reviewed by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

4.14/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5
Stopped here right when they opened just to get a few bottles to take home and have a flight. The place is pretty nice. The selection is solid. The service was good too. There were a couple bottles I would of liked to buy but they were onsite consumption only and I was driving so that wasn't going to work for me. Maybe Next time.
Oct 10, 2016
 
Rated: 4.7 by VBWharfRat from Virginia

Jul 06, 2016
 
Rated: 4.14 by parkwood from Pennsylvania

May 29, 2016
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Reviewed by AldoRaine14 from Maryland

4.64/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5
Long overdue review from Resolute Day (11/14/15). I only give it ~4.5 across the board because there is always room for improvement and the bros are up to it. Not only was this event well organized, but enjoyable. A ticketing system that allowed me to go up the night before, "get in line", and guarantee myself beer. The day of, I not only arrived late, but didn't lose the number I obtained the night before on my ticket/wristband. A rotation of guest taps, food trucks, and a laid back environment, what more can you ask for? Beer was distributed ~25 numbers at a time that were called with a ~10 minute buffer. No standing in line and talking to the same people for hours. Just come up, hang around, listen for your number and enjoy some great beer. The guest taps were phenomenal (CBS and Miami Madness being the highlights) and the staff handled the crowds very well. The staff, from owners to volunteers, ran a great show and I plan on coming back whenever possible. After drinking several world class beers before, during and after the event. I found myself coming back for more and more Cutting Teeth, the mosaic..? pale they had at the time. These guys are doing great stuff and if you ever want to 'go back to college' for a weekend, rest assured there is great beer waiting for you as well.
May 29, 2016
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Reviewed by Vtaranto from Virginia

4.69/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4
Extremely Friendly staff very easy to strike up conversation and honestly seem like they enjoy sharing beer stories. Great vibe and service in general.
May 23, 2016
 
Rated: 3.95 by Boone757 from Virginia

Apr 24, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by fredmugs from Indiana

Apr 07, 2016
 
Rated: 4.39 by LeeeMare from Massachusetts

Mar 05, 2016
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Reviewed by Zebulan from Virginia

4.8/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5
Very nice place. On most visits its calm and quiet. On weekend nights they do have music which can get loud just by the nature of the size. All people that work there are very friendly and helpful. Most of all their beers are great. If they have the Resolute or any variants of while you are there get it!!!
Jan 26, 2016
 
Rated: 4.27 by macshark from Virginia

Jan 18, 2016
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Rated by gs556 from Missouri

5/5  rDev +14.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
Best Small Craft Brewery I've been too in years.
Jan 13, 2016
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Reviewed by cello62 from Virginia

4.43/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4
Great place, good beer, friendly staff, good atmosphere. Resolute is amazing and worth the trip. A bunch of other good beers on tap also. Normally has a food truck near by.
Nov 18, 2015
 
Rated: 4.07 by oberon from North Carolina

Oct 11, 2015
 
Rated: 3.72 by DoubleMalt from New York

Oct 08, 2015
 
Rated: 4.72 by JamieDuncan from Maryland

Sep 20, 2015
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Reviewed by VABA from Virginia

4/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4
Not a bad place to stop if one is driving along I-81. There is decent setup with a good selection of beers. The do have a few HDTVs(4 different NFL games were on the Sunday I stopped by).
Sep 06, 2015
 
Rated: 3.46 by Cobratrooper from Virginia

Aug 23, 2015
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Reviewed by Smakawhat from Maryland

4.32/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25
Located just a little bit outside the outskirts of the city, there's still a very welcoming vibe. Excellent tap room, woody and warm brown colors but not horrifically dark. An adjacent lounge room with comfy chairs is also a real nice inviting spot, with some outside patio area along the side.

Quality of brews are pretty solid with a step up above average to excellent. Top notch service from the bartender who can make excellent recommendations and is very familiar with the product. Taps list change but also the styles are varied, with some good take home sales available as well.

Real nice stop for a pint if you are in Harrisonburg.
Jul 13, 2015
 
Rated: 3.96 by PA-Michigander from Pennsylvania

Jun 19, 2015
 
Rated: 3.79 by Steban from North Carolina

Jun 06, 2015
 
Rated: 4.4 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

May 30, 2015
 
Rated: 3.74 by cjgiant from District of Columbia

Apr 11, 2015
 
Rated: 4.49 by kajunwaybright from North Carolina

Apr 07, 2015
 
Rated: 4.65 by TomCat11 from Virginia

Apr 07, 2015
 
Rated: 4.57 by kegnation from Virginia

Apr 02, 2015
 
Rated: 4.11 by AMCimpi from New York

Mar 27, 2015
 
Rated: 5 by DrinkDrankPunk from Virginia

Feb 09, 2015
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Reviewed by LeeEvolved from Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -42.7%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 2.5
My only visit to the brewery to this point was on Resolute Day back in November of 2014. It was freakishly cold outside while waiting for sales to begin at noon. Once all that nastiness passed I was able to hang out in the warm taproom and sample some really good 3Bros offerings.

The place has a cool vibe to it and the staff were hustling due to the large crowds, so I can't give a detailed review of how service may be on a normal operating day.

Overall, I look forward to hanging out there several more times in 2015 as I joined the initial brewery membership, Horizon Society. I'm excited to see what they come up with for members and distribution as well. I hope they really dial up their sour program.

Update 12/2015. This place has really fallen off over the past year. The quality of the beers has dropped considerably IMO and the initial launch of the aforementioned Horizon Society was almost a complete bust: promised beers not delivered, delays, poor quality of the HS beer in general and lack of the to brewery staff to take any blame. It took a lot of nerve to ask for membership renewals, all while hiking up the price. Bad form, Bros. I won't be purchasing beer from or visiting this brewery again any time soon. I hope they get back to what they were pre name change, but I don't have high hopes. That said- good luck, Bros.
Feb 06, 2015
Brothers Craft Brewing in Harrisonburg, VA
Brewery rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 2121 ratings