Welcome to the home of the James River Homebrewers!
The Art of Brewing in the Heart of Virginia

Please join us at one of our meetings.  We meet the second Wednesday of each month at Mekong Restaurant (6004 W Broad St) in Richmond, Virginia.

Meetings are open to all, but must be 21 years of age.

Thank you, An and the entire Mekong staff for your gracious hospitality.

Bad weather?  Snowed In?  Check our Inclement Weather Policy.

Datebook (Upcoming Events): 

  • April 9th
    • Regular club meeting at Mekong.

    • Homebrew sharing starts at 6:30pm.  Regular meeting at 7pm.

  • April 19th

    • Legend Brewery 20th Anniversary Party from 2-8pm.

    • Looking for volunteers to help run games like hoop the barrel.  Proceeds would go to support the club.

    • More information and sign-up at the April Meeting.

  • Saturday, May 3:

    • Big Brew Day (National Homebrew Day)

    • Will be held at Original Gravity again this year.

    • Be sure to contact Tony ahead of time with your recipes so it can be ready for you.

  • May 10th

    • Brews Cruise

    • Heading to the breweries in the western part of the state this year.

    • Sign up to go at the April meeting.

  • May 14th

    • Regular club meeting at Mekong.

    • Homebrew sharing starts at 6:30pm.  Regular meeting at 7pm.

    • Topic will be on water adjustment.

  • Saturday, May 17
  • May 21st

  • May 31st

  • June 11th

    • Regular club meeting at Mekong.

    • Topic will be how to taste / judge beer.

  • June 12-14th

    • National Homebrew Conference in Grand Rapids, MI

    • It's not too late to sign up!

    • Going?  Join our facebook group so we can plan.

    • Not going?  See Bill Guzy to order a shirt anyway and feel like you were there!

    • Interested in having your beer poured at Club Night?  Get in touch with any of the board.

  • July 17-July 19

    • National Beer Expo in Richmond at the convention center.

    • We will be looking for volunteers to help host a booth, demonstrate brewing, sign up new members, and more.

    • More information and sign-up coming soon.

  • Saturday, August 16

    • Dominion Cup (JRHB's own competition and the largest in the state).

    • Start brewing now!  Let's take the cup back.

Remember - Drink Responsibly - Don’t Drink and Drive!

Members and guests at James River Homebrewers meetings and events are individually and solely liable for any and all actions attendant to or resulting from their participation.

Club Reminders
Last Updated 4/7/2014

The Next meeting is April 9th at Mekong.  Come join us!


Water Testing is now available to JRHB Members for only $3!  Bring your sample to any JRHB Meeting.


Brews Cruise is scheduled for May 10th.  Sign up at the April Meeting.  We'll be hitting up the western breweries in the state.


AHA Rally at Devil's Backbone on March 30th! 


JRHB, MASH and Extra Billy's are once again putting on a small competition where the winner gets to work with Extra Brandon to scale up and brew their beer at the brewpub.  Date will be May 17.  Entries are due at the April or May meetings.  See link for more details.  Theme is "lawnmower beers".


Save the Date and start brewing - August 16th is this year's Dominion Cup.  More info coming soon.


It's a new year: have you paid your dues for 2014 yet?