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Big Lick Brewing Company

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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For Quality, Variety, Atmosphere and Consistency BLBC Can't Be Beat!

The Roanoke Valley in Southwestern Virginia, and several adjacent Counties, has become a rich... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Patrick K
Roanoke, Virginia
Some of The Best Beers Around

I personally can't get enough of this place. The draft list is always rotating which I love. Beers... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Roanoke, Virginia
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Downtown Roanoke's premier craft brewery, taproom and beer garden specializing in craft beer with an emphasis on quality and variety.
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409 Salem Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016-3613
+1 540-562-8383
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Reviewed yesterday

The Roanoke Valley in Southwestern Virginia, and several adjacent Counties, has become a rich tapestry of small, independent craft breweries, brewery/restaurants, tap houses & taprooms. The craft beer culture is overflowing the entire area like a rich, frothy head on a tall tankard! Big Lick...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 5 days ago

I personally can't get enough of this place. The draft list is always rotating which I love. Beers are fresh, new, a creative. They repeat some of my favorite beers like Scattered Kindness and Peace, love and hoppiness.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

I’m not a beer drinker but I still enjoyed the atmosphere. Nice people and live music. Pretty cool setup. My husband had a beer flight and he enjoyed most of it. They have good tasting water lol. They also have 2 options for food to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank court2190
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Limited style of beer. I guess they brew what sells, can't really fault them for that. I was challenging to find a beer to my taste. Left after 1. Only peanuts were offered a munches. So no reason to stay very long. Pretty neat that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nailss
Chuck G, Owner at Big Lick Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

We currently have 17 beers on tap with around 13 styles represented. We pride ourselves on variety - do you have something in mind that's lacking style wise? As far as food is concerned, we offer options from Tuco's Taqueria and Beamer's 25 - we...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018

This is a great indoor/outdoor brewery to bring out of town guests. If you do, order food from the Tuco's Taqueria Garaje directly across the street. They often have wait staff at the brewery who can take your order and you can pay right at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rick C
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The beer was amazing, the staff was nice, a great band was playing outside! We had a nice evening here! Also ate great tacos that they were bringing over from Tucos across the street!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank leah828
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

After biking parts of the Virginia Creeper Trail and the New River Trail, heading north on I81 we searched for a bier hall. Found this gem. It was mid afternoon and about 90 and sunny so we opted for inside and air conditioned! They don’t...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We walked there from downtown Roanoke (about 1/2 mile but easy, level ground, 15 minute walk). We love sitting outside listening to live music and this was the perfect place for that! Although it was a good crowd, there was plenty of seating and short...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Chuck G, Owner at Big Lick Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Glad you had a good time. The bus station that’s 4 blocks away really has nothing to do with our establishment so sorry you feel it reflects on us.

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and stopped for a short visit around 5pm on a Thursday. Parking was a bit scarce but at least there is a dedicated lot with about 30-40 spaces. Atmosphere was great with both indoor and outdoor options available. Indoor had bar seating, large...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

Let me start by saying I'm not a big beer drinker. I went here for the atmosphere. Met some friends for dinner across the street (Big Lick does not serve food) and then walked over and sat outside. I sampled one of their beers and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Chuck G, Owner at Big Lick Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thanks - glad you had a good time. Although we do not serve food - the restaurant across the street you mention (Tuco's Taqueria) has a kiosk in our brewery that you can order from, swipe your credit card, and they will bring it right...More

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