With 16 craft beers on draft, Blue 5 restaurant on 2nd Street in downtown Roanoke was already known as a microbrew destination. But they recently decided to get even more serious and added 30 new taps, all loaded with unique brews.
Among the offerings are Pilot Mountain Pale Ale, Legend Lager, Blue 5 Gold Nail, Allagash White, Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock, Schlafly Coffee Stout and Stagmeir Winter Warmer. If you want to see the full list, click here. Some of the taps are for rotating seasonals. Bartender Allie Trump says they offer 10-, 16- and 20-oz. glasses.
The folks at Blue 5 are open to requests for other microbrews. Those comments can be left on their Facebook page here.
I can’t think of another restaurant in the area that offers such a wide selection of craft beers. What’s your favorite brew?