Rip Rap Brewing is a small microbrewery in Norfolk, VA. It was born out of a brewing passion by ‘Liam, who started homebrewing while still serving in the Coast Guard. With the help of another Coastie, Ben, Rip Rap Brewing Co opened in April of 2016. Since then, the tasting room has expanded from four beers on tap to more than double that, started distributing beers to a small number of bars and restaurants in the local area, and has participated in a variety of beer festivals. Rip Rap is always looking for new styles of beer to bring to the ever rotating taps in the tasting room.
Nothing like going to a Coastie bar. This place is cool. Coming from San Day Diego, this place feels like home. A micro brewery with board games and park bench type seating.
I'm not a big IPA fan but they brew an IPA here that they should call not your dad's IPA. Liam and Ben Brew some very good beer. They are located in an old garage and they have done a very good job fixing the inside.
Great quality craft beer! Super friendly service! And I love the rugged patriotic vibe with the painting of the Chesapeake Bay on the wall and the American flag! They even bring in food trucks regularly so you can enjoy some lunch or dinner with your beer!
Well made and eclectic selection of good beers. Atmosphere is very chill. Walked in on a Thursday and a very nice crowd was enjoying the excellent springlike February afternoon. I had the IPA and the Porter and they were both well made and free of flaws. Delicious.