Gnarly Hops & Barley Fest 2019

04/27/2019 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Depot District, Culpeper
Address: Depot District, Culpeper, Virginia 22701

Now for something Gnarly! Culpeper’s Seventh Annual ‘Gnarly Hops and Barley Fest’ Craft Beer Festival celebrates spring April 27, 2019

Culpeper, VA. Culpeper Renaissance Inc. (CRI) is proud to serve up its seventh annual beer festival this April. Over the past several months, the team has been planning the best Gnarly Hops and Barley Fest yet. Ticket holders can look forward to several new breweries on tap, a wide selection of mouth-watering local food, and live music. Back by popular demand, the festival will once again be located in the Depot District in the historic Downtown Culpeper area, this craft beer festival is sure to live up to its “gnarly” name.

Taking place on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from Noon – 5:00 PM in the Depot District, the Gnarly Hops brewfest is back with live music from Adwela & The Uprising and keeton with over 70 different beer selections. Sample Virginia and nationally brewed beers. This year we are thrilled to have a great selection of local and independent brews, including area favorites like newcomer – Power’s Farm & Brewery, Far Gohn Brewing Company, Beer Hound Brewery, and 6 Bears & A Goat. Some other notable Virginia Breweries joining the line-up include: Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, Strangeways Brewing, Brothers Craft Brewing, and Reason. A crowd favorite, Bold Rock Hard Cider, also returns serving its refreshing cider in a variety of flavors including their newest Blood Orange cider. A few well-known out-of-towners will be on draft, like Dogfish Head, Green Man Brewery, Stone Brewing, Troegs Brewing Company, and SweetWater Brewing Company. CRI guarantees there will be plenty of craft beer and cider to suit anyone’s taste!

Kelsey Carlson Settle is thrilled to be the returning Chairman of Gnarly Hops and Barley Fest, “This year, we’re excited to offer you even more craft brews, including lots of local options! As always, there will be a great selection of food and some rockin’ live music. Thanks to our hard-working committee and generous sponsors, this will be another afternoon in Culpeper you won’t want to miss!”

Culpeper, a Great American Main Street Award winner, also boasts a variety of delicious local eats that will be on hand to accompany the cold brews. Food provided by: Captain Corbin’s, Asian Taste, Uncle Elder’s BBQ, and UFO Food Truck. Live music by local favorites Adwela & The Uprising will kick off the festivities with award winning roots reggae; followed by keeton playing your favorite 90s alternative hits. keeton’s show will take you on a musical journey through the decade of the Internet, Nintendo, the Macarena, and Jurassic Park. With their wide array of upbeat, energetic songs, high octane guitar riffs, and strong vocal harmonies, keeton will get the party started and keep you dancing and singing along to those songs you love, but forgot you love. keeton — “90s and alternative for the people”. Local artisans such as Chickie-Dickie Beads, Wire & Rocks, The Sterling Peacock and more will be showcasing their wares at the event as well, presenting their unique, handcrafted goods and jewelry to festivalgoers.

CRI is encouraging those 21-and-older to pick up tickets early to ensure a spot at this popular downtown event. General advance tasting tickets include admission, live music, commemorative tasting, and unlimited craft beer tastings available for $35 and may be purchased now at Far Gohn Brewing Company, Vinosity, and on the web at www.gnarlyhops.eventbrite.com. $10 non-drinking tickets will be available for purchase at the gate on the day of the event.

All are welcome, but please remember no pets and no coolers. The Gnarly Hops and Barley Fest Craft Beer Festival is made possible through generous friends and supporters, such as The Town of Culpeper, Lidl – rethink grocery., Vinosity, Far Gohn Brewing Company, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, Stonewall Harley-Davidson, XS Telecom, 103.1 WJMA, 105.5 SAM FM, Culpeper Times, Bold Rock Hard Cider, Green Roost, Brentamental Media, Kash Imprints, and Fairview Cattle & Grain.

If you’re seeking the most dynamic beer tasting experience in Central Virginia, look no further. Arrive thirsty on April 27th and ready for a beautiful day at downtown Culpeper’s signature craft beer festival. For more information please contact Culpeper Renaissance at 540-825-4416 or visit us on the web at www.gnarlyhops.com or www.facebook.com/gnarlyhops, follow us on Twitter @gnarlyhops and Instagram #gnarlyhops.

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