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BrewHaHa Virginia Craft Beer Festival

Saturday, August 4, 6:00pm9:00pm
Adults $10 to $40
Location:
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
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In the spirit of Virginia Craft Beer Month, the Virginia Museum of History & Culture will host its second annual "BrewHaHa" craft beer festival on Saturday, August 4.  The event will feature beer selections from many of your favorite Virginia breweries, live music, and food options.  We're also introducing a new VIP event, "Battle of the Brews", that showcases Richmond-area breweries' renditions of a historic beer recipe from our collection.  Don't miss this chance to sip history! Attendees must be 21 years of age or older.  All guests must have a ticket.  No smoking, coolers, pets, or outside food or drink.  Event will take place rain or shine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


VIP Battle of the Brews (4:30 - 6:00 pm)

Also includes admission to the main festival (6:00 - 9:00 pm)

Taste modern revamps from metro Richmond breweries of a historic recipe for lemon beer found in our archives.  Try a sample from each brewery and vote for your favorite.  Meet the brewers and learn about the process behind their creations.

Participating Breweries:  Isley, Ardent, Castleburg, and Canon & Draw. There will also be a special appearance by Black Heath Meadery.

VIP Judges:  a panel of distinguished judges, including Frank Clark (Williamsburg Food Expert), David Garrett (Co-owner of The Cask Café), and Lee Graves (Author of Richmond Beer).

Ticket Price: $40.  Only 250 VIP tickets available!

Ticket Includes: admission to Battle of the Brews (4:30-6:00 pm) with the opportunity to try all historic brews and mead from Black Heath  Meadery, access to the main festival featuring 10 Virginia breweries and 2 Virginia cideries (6:00-9:00 pm) with eight 3 oz. pour tickets, a commemorative tasting glass, and access to live music and food concessions.  Also, enjoy free after-hours admission to special museum exhibitions The Commonwealth and the Great War and Inside Looking Out: The Art of Queena Stovall. Additional pour tickets will be available for purchase.


BrewHaHa Main Festival (6:00 - 9:00 pm)

Ticket Price: $30

Participating Breweries & Cideries:  Alewerks Brewing Company, Ballast Point Brewing Company, Blue Bee Cider, Blue Mountain Brewery, Buskey Cider, Fair Winds Brewing Company, Smartmouth Brewing Company, South Street Brewery, Stone Brewing Richmond, Trapezium Brewing Company, The Virginia Beer Company and Wild Wolf Brewing Company. 

Pour List: 

  • Alewerks Brewing Company: Weekend Lager and Tavern Ale 
  • Ballast Point: Virginia: Aloha Sculpin and Grunion
  • Blue Bee Cider: Aragon 1904 and Wild Honey Cyser
  • Blue Mountain Brewery: Kolsch 151 and Hopwork Orange
  • Buskey Cider: RVA Cider and Tart Cherry Cider
  • Fair Winds Brewing Company: Sirens Lure and Quayside 
  • Smartmouth Beer: Alter Ego and Rule G
  • South Street Brewery: Satan’s Pony and Virginia Lager 
  • Stone Brewing Richmond: Delicious IPA and Ripper Pale Ale 
  • Trapezium Brewing Company: Lemon Honey Ginger and New England IPA 
  • The Virginia Beer Company: Free Verse and Elbow Patches
  • Wild Wolf Brewing Company: Blonde Hunny and Primal Passion

Ticket Includes: admission to the main festival featuring 10 Virginia breweries and 2 Virginia cideries with eight 3 oz. pour tickets, a commemorative tasting glass, and access to live music and food concessions.  Also, enjoy free after-hours admission to special museum exhibitions The Commonwealth and the Great War and Inside Looking Out: The Art of Queena Stovall. Additional pour tickets will be available for purchase.


DESIGNATED DRIVER / NON-DRINKING TICKET (6:00 - 9:00 PM)

Ticket Price: $10

Ticket Includes: admission to the main festival atmosphere with access to live music and food concessions.  Also, enjoy free after-hours admission to special museum exhibitions The Commonwealth and the Great War and Inside Looking Out: The Art of Queena Stovall

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