Beer lovers know that Norfolk is a great place to be.  And with two more vibrant breweries coming online to join the award-winning brewers that already called home.

In addition to O’Conner ( and Smartmouth (, Bold Mariner started pouring in November and Coelacanth Brewing Company opened its doors in December. 

Here’s a quick introduction to our new arrivals.  Cheers.

Coelacanth Brewing Company

Located in the Historic Warehouse District of Ghent, Coelacanth Brewing is focused on bringing "Classic beer styles with a twist” to Hampton Roads. Locally owned & operated, Coelacanth opened its doors to acclaim in December 2015, and features a large comfortable Tasting Room.

The Tasting Room is open Wednesday & Thursday from 4-8 pm, Friday from 3-9pm, Saturdays from 12-9pm and Sundays from 1-6 pm.

760 A West 22nd Street, Norfolk

Bold Mariner Brewing Company

The Bold Mariner is a Micro Brewery located in Lamberts Point near ODU. It is a Veteran owned and operated brewery that puts a unique spin on traditional style Ales.

The Taproom has ample seating, a private side room and an outdoor beer garden with fire pits. Taproom hours are Wed/Thurs 5-9pm Fri 4-9pm Sat 12-9pm and Sunday 12-6pm

2409 Bowdens Ferry Road