norfolk born and raised

For a taste of all things Smartmouth, visit our original tasting room in the Chelsea district of Norfolk. It’s the place-to-be if you’re looking to enjoy a fresh pint, pick up a keg, grab some cans or fill your growler.

1309 Raleigh Avenue, Suite 300, Norfolk, VA 23507

Wednesday – Friday: 4:30p – 9:00p
Saturday: 12:00p – 9:00p*
Sunday: 1:00p – 5:00p

* Free brewery tours every hour from 1:00 – 5:00p

View our current beers on tap


Come on in and let us pour you a cold one. Every brew we serve is fresh and clean, brewed by a skilled team of passionate brewers. We offer several flagship styles and many rotating seasonal and limited offerings. Our beertenders are very knowledgeable and love meeting new people. We can even give you a complimentary tasting of any beer.


In addition to great beer and smiling faces, we almost always have a food truck hanging out and something fun in the works, from game nights and live bands to fitness events and street parties.

Check out our Norfolk calendar and find out what’s happening at Smartmouth HQ.


There is no greater place for bringing people together than a brewery. It’s a fact. Whether you’re throwing an office party, birthday party, retirement, rehearsal dinner, and so on, Smartmouth is the go-to spot for your next get-together. Learn more about private events at Smartmouth.

upcoming events


If you’re looking to enjoy delicious Smartmouth beer on the home-front, at a party or at any other off-property locale, you’re in luck. We offer a veritable cornucopia of ways for you to house and transport our beer. All drafts on tap are available in both 32oz and 64 oz growlers. We also offer our year-round beers and current seasonal in 12oz six-pack cans. Occasionally we offer special limited releases in 16oz four-pack cans or 750ml bottles.

If you’d like to order a keg for your party, we offer two different sizes for purchase: A sixtel holds about 40 beers and a half-barrel holds approximately 120. Please email Clint for pricing and to reserve your favorite style.



We are located at the end of a cul-de-sac on Raleigh Avenue in the Chelsea Neighborhood on the West side of Norfolk. There is street parking on our block as well as parking lots across the street from us and at the end of our block.
We offer complementary tours of the production brewery every Saturday on the hour from 1:00p – 5:00p. You do not need a reservation; the tour guide will make an announcement when it is time to go. You may take beers on the tour and they last approximately 30 minutes.
We make sure to schedule one of the many local food trucks when our tasting room is open. Please check our calendar for the schedule. We also have several snacks available for purchase. East Shore pretzels, salted Virginia peanuts, and Jody’s Popcorn are available for $3 each.
We are very family and kid-friendly. We have a giant chalkboard wall in the tasting room where budding artists can show off their talents and we offer a many games that kids can play including cornhole, giant jenga, ring the bull and many board games. We also offer several non-alcoholic beverages including soda and juice boxes.
We love our furry friends but ask that they remain outside. We follow the City of Norfolk Health Department rules that do not allow pets (unless service animals) inside food and beverage establishments.