Ballast Point

Brewery in Blue Ridge Highlands & Southwest Virginia

You'll find bold brews and rugged views at this new outpost of the famed San Diego brewery. Folks from miles around gather on the patio to sip one of the 35 beers on tap, with local mountains as the backdrop. The brewery, which also serves gourmet pub fare, is 18 miles north of downtown Roanoke off I-81.