September 1999 in the heart of downtown Charlottesville, VA.
The Tasting Room is open for tastings and pints Wednesdays through Fridays from 12-8 PM, Saturdays from 11 AM – 8 PM, and Sundays from 12-6 PM.
Free tours of the brewery are given on Saturdays and Sundays at 1 PM, 2 PM, 3 PM and 4 PM.
To-go beer can be purchased during regular business hours (listed above) and on Mondays and Tuesdays between 9-5 PM.
Starr Hill Brewery currently distributes in Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington D.C.
To find out exactly where our beer is sold in the states listed, please use our Beer Finder.
We suggest hopping in the car and driving to the nearest state where we distribute or you could try calling a friend who lives in one of the states above and asking them to ship some your way.
Due to state and federal distribution laws, Starr Hill Brewery is unable to sell or ship beers to consumers over the phone or via the internet.
Starr Hill Brewery is slowly expanding into new markets as capacity allows so we can supply the freshest beer to our customers.
Starr Hill Brewery has always been independent, privately-owned and operated.
The date printed on each of our bottles, cases and variety packs is the date on which the beer was packaged. For example, if the number on the bottle reads “05202015” that particular bottle was packaged on May 20, 2015. On the variety packs, the “Packaged On” date is stamped on the top of the box and is the date on which the bottles inside were packaged. “Bottled On” and “Packaged On” dates are stamped on the sides of cases.
Generally, yes. We do not use animal products in the cellaring or brewing process. However, experimental beers brewed sometimes use lactose, honey or other specialty ingredients, but we call it out in the description or name.
Our beers are made using hops, water, yeast, malted barley and wheat. The only preservatives we use are hops, and any additional ingredients we use are natural too, like cherries, coriander, cocoa nibs, grapefruit, etc. No common GMO products touch our beer, with the exception of our Monticello Reserve Ale, which is brewed in the tradition of Thomas Jefferson with corn and filtered with rice hulls.