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): 

  • Wednesday, July 9

    • Regular club meeting at Mekong.

    • Meeting starts at 7pm, Homebrew sharing starts at 6:30pm.

    • Topic: Annual Intra-Club Homebrew Contest.

    • Entry Limit: 2 entries per member.  Bring 2 bottles per entry.

    • If you are entering beer, please arrive a little early to help register it.

  • Wednesday, July 16

    • Board of Directors meeting. 

    • Location: Extra Billy's Barbecue in Midlothian.

    • Starts at 7pm.

    • Open to all.

  • 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.

    • Sign-up to help at the July Meeting.

  • Wednesday, August 13

    • Regular club meeting at Mekong.

    • Meeting starts at 7pm, Homebrew sharing starts at 6:30pm.

    • Topic To Be Announced

  • Saturday, August 16

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

    • Online Registration is now open!

    • Entry Deadline: August 2nd!

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 6/20/2014

The Next meeting is July 9th at Mekong.  This is our annual Intra-Club Competition.  No entry fee.  Bring 2 bottles per entry.  Limit of 2 entries per member.  Come join us!


Board of Directors meeting will be held on July 16th at 7pm.  Location Extra Billy's Barbecue.


Water Testing is now available to JRHB Members for only $3!  Bring your sample to any JRHB Meeting.  Note: we are currently testing and posting results for Richmond/Mechanicsville  Municipal Water monthly, so please bring samples from other sources (wells, other jurisdictions, water you have treated somehow, etc.)


August 16th is this year's Dominion Cup.  Register your entries online now!  Let's get the cup back!  Entry deadline is August 2nd.  Drop off at Original Gravity, Weekend Brewer, Hardywood Park Brewery, or at the July club meeting.


Have you paid your dues for 2014 yet?