Virginia Bourbon and Craft Beer Festival

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08/26/2017 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This event will feature bourbons from all across the country and from right here in Virginia, 20 craft beers from local and regional Virginia breweries, a select number of Virginia Wineries and Cideries, and live music!

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    Brewery Bhavana
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    Casita Cerveceria
    Cellador Ales
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    District 96 Beer Factory
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    Outer Range Brewing Co.
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