Hops & Heat 2017

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Get ready for another afternoon of great beer and amazing chili as the Hops & Heat comes back for another round this year on October 21, 2017 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM at the East End Bazaar.

Over 80 craft beers from more than 20 Appalachian breweries will be coming together with the bazaar’s 10 best cooks for this FestivALL Fall event.

Among the craft breweries coming is the winner of the “Best Chili Beer Competition,” Big Timber Brewing, along with Foothills, a returning competitor, and new participants Brewstel, Pubstomper, and New Belgium.

There will be live musical performances by Hurl Brickbat from 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM, and Creek Don’t Rise from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Nona’s Wood Fired Pizza will also have a kiosk on site.

There are two ticket types for this event. The Craft Drinker ticket costs $30 and includes 4 oz. craft beer samples, unlimited chili samples, three 12 oz. beer tickets, and a branded 5 oz. tasting glass. The Non-drinker ticket costs $20 and includes unlimited chili samples, access to the free music, food vendors, and bazaar artisans.

Only 500 tickets will be sold, so make sure to buy your ticket now!