Legend Brewing Co.

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3.71/5
Legend Brewing Co.Legend Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

321 W 7th St
Richmond, Virginia, 23224-2307
United States

(804) 232-3446 | map
www.legendbrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
29
Reviews:
856
Ratings:
1,897
PLACE STATS
Score:
85
Reviews:
50
Ratings:
90
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
9.19%
 
 
Taps:
12
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 50 | Ratings: 90
Reviews by dragonWhale:
Photo of dragonWhale
2.68/5  rDev -27.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3 | food: 2.5

On my adventures east every year I venture forth to the den that is home of Legend Brewing Co. They have a mug club and average beer. It is the swill we all hope to quaff one day. Crow pudding. Most of their regular offerings are decent. Sadly, they consistently have other beers on draft that are of poor quality for exceptional styles. This is always true. Their barley wine is terrible. Their quad last year was mediocre. Their tripel was probably chimerical. Their brewers imagination is terrible. At least from the evidence with which I've been presented.
Their only saving grace up until this point was Jenny, the bartender of 14.5 oz pour fame. Amazingly, every beer she poured would be 18 oz, with only 14.5 in the glass. She was loud, annoying, and hung the fuck over. But she was my Legend. Now, she is gone, fired. And now, after a sad last visit, I bid adieu to one of the worst brewpubs I hope I ever visit.
Never again will I see a man slumped against the wall in the bathroom, vaguely haunched over the urinal, asking, "Is everyone okay?"
Jenny, it's over.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of krbrevard
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Scott_McCool
4.53/5  rDev +22.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of squack
4.76/5  rDev +28.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of hophugger
4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Trambo
3.45/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 2.75

Caught the place on a very busy lunch hour. Seated fairly quickly but long wait for the waitress to arrive for drink orders. Food was okay but nothing remarkable.

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Photo of theDrunkenSailor
3.84/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of lillitnn92
4.13/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Mwinek
3.65/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of DLS168
4/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

The roasted Brussel sprouts are superb. I order mine with out bacon: as that fat isn't really needed. Of course the beer selection is Legend but that's expected. I really enjoyed their Triple very light not alcoholic which in my experience is unusual.

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Photo of VeganUndead
3.71/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 2.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Boone757
4.15/5  rDev +12.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of xt0n1cx
3.33/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 2 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Legend has a class setup right on the James River which makes lounging nice. The beers are decent and I have always enjoyed the Brown Ale. The service was marginal the last few times I visited for food and beer.

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Photo of Dcbelkot
2.63/5  rDev -28.9%
vibe: 2.25 | quality: 3 | service: 2.25 | selection: 2.75

Photo of Cobratrooper
3.88/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of oldn00b
3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3

It's hard to find a better patio in Richmond to enjoy a nice day than that of Legend's. The beer is still okay, though I feel like they haven't kept up with current beer trends as well as some other more established breweries.

If the weather isn't so great, sitting inside is just fine. Service is friendly and helpful. Vibe is laid back and casual.

The beer is okay - some staples like Brown Ale are there and generally great. But some other offerings tend to disappoint a bit (cask selections can be really interesting though).

Food is on par with typical bar food - sandwiches and the like. It is a great place to meet up for a beer with lunch or after work. I don't live in Richmond but if I was ever passing through would try to meet friends there for a beer with a breeze and a view.

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Photo of Drifter1
3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of gopens44
3.84/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of DrunkinYogi
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of drewsdad08
4.24/5  rDev +14.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.5

Decent but the attraction of course is the great beer.

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Photo of arizcards
3.99/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Da Boss and I stopped in after a half day d at the Civil War Confederacy Museum (I am a Michigan Yankee residing in Phoenix).

Vibe was good, tons of outdoor seating to go with a spacious indoor brewpub. Seating was available in the front and on a huge back deck. Indoors the brewpub was spacious and inviting.

Quality of the beer was pretty good. Da Boss enjoyed the Winter seasonal and I tried the Brown and Tripel.

Service was solid on a fairly quiet mid-afternoon.

Selection was good ranging from the brewery core beers to several seasonals, imperial versions of core styles, and bourbon barreled versions of their brew.

Food was very good. We both had burgers that were very good and the sides were OK.

Overall a nice brewpub that I would visit again.

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Photo of ZosoIII
3.54/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

Photo of DrinkDrankPunk
4.18/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of NickTinyRace
3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

I was just visiting from the north and stopped in and found a place that I know the locals are proud of. Great vibe, great food, great beer, and great people.

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Photo of Bru-Dog
4.14/5  rDev +11.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.25

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Legend Brewing Co. in Richmond, VA
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