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2013 Top of the Hops - Charlottesville Beer Fest

We're excited to announce the 4th annual Top of the Hops - Charlottesville Beer Fest on Saturday, September 14th!


Presented By Starr Hill Brewery & Beer Run
Saturday – September 14, 2013
The nTelos Wireless Pavilion – Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA – Red Mountain and Blue Deuce Entertainment in conjunction with The nTelos Wireless Pavilion are proud to announce the 4th Annual Top of the Hops Beer Festival presented by Starr Hill Brewery and Beer Run. Charlottesville’s favorite Fall event returns Saturday, September 14th at The nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The 2012 event sold out and organizers expect to see record crowds again for the 2013 festival which will once again showcase craft beers from around the world. Patrons will receive a commemorative sampling mug and have access to two-ounce samples of over 150 world-class craft beers and ciders in seven Beer Gardens. The festival will also feature the Brew University Education Area where patrons will enjoy
educational beer seminars.
2013 will see the return of the Cider Garden with handpicked ciders, the Import Garden featuring great imports from around the world, the Cask Garden, featuring casks from select breweries tapped throughout the afternoon, and the uber-competitive corn hole tournament!
VIP Tickets will gain patrons access to the festival one hour early to take advantage of a more exclusive beer tasting experience. The VIP ticket allows entry into the private VIP Area with complimentary food from 3pm –
6pm and an exclusive beer selection not available to the general public. Early bird tickets to the Top of the Hops Beer will be $40 from July 19th – September 1st, $45 from September 2nd – 13th and $50 at the door on September 14th. VIP tickets are $75 in advance and $85 at the door, if not sold out. General Admission Designated Driver ticket are available for $15 and a VIP Designated Driver ticket are $25 for those patrons that will not be sampling beer.
The 2012 Top of the Hops Beer Festival SOLD OUT, so patrons are encouraged to get their tickets early! Tickets will be available at 10am on Friday, July 19th online at www.thenteloswirelesspavilion.com and at Beer Run at 156 Carlton Road, Charlottesville, VA. Special hotel & ticket packages will be available at the Red Roof Inn. More info at: TopOfTheHopsBeerFest.com/Charlottesville. Top of the Hops Beer Festival – Charlottesville is sponsored by Starr Hill Brewery, Beer Run, Blue Mountain Brewery, Devil􀁠s Backbone Brewing Company, Bold Rock Cidery, Duvel, Ommegang, Red Roof Inn, Abita Beer, DRAFT Magazine, Nelson County, Timberwood Grill, the Av Company, Champion Brewing Company, Heavy Seas, Saint Killian, Wild Wolf Brewing Company, Sierra Nevada, Blue Moon, 97.5 3WV, 106.1 The Corner and Goose Island.
“The forth time is the charm, especially when it comes to the Top of the Hops Beer Festival. This is a Charlottesville hometown event and one that Starr Hill has proudly sponsored since the beginning. We always look forward to this beer festival and have been saving up some rare beer releases just for Top of the Hops. You have been to the rest, now come home to the best.” Mark Thompson, Master Brewer of Starr Hill Brewery.
**Top of the Hops Beer Festival - Charlottesville believes in responsible drinking and does not promote mass consumption. Local taxi cab companies will be made aware of the event in advance, and taxi service phone numbers will be listed prominently in the festival guide.