Hops & Heat CRW

A popular Charleston, WV, marketplace will host Hops & Heat on October 24th, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Washington St. E. and Ruffner Ave.


Hops & Heat is described by the organizers as an Appalachian craft beer and chili cookoff event that will encompass over 30 craft beer selections from  local & regional breweries. To take place at the East End Bazaar, the event will crown the Bazaar’s best chili in a chili cookoff competition between 14 Bazaar chili cooks. The Hops & Heat Chili Cookoff winner will receive a stained glass award created by Bazaar Artists Hubert Bain.

Those interested in attending should note that only 450 tickets will be sold. Tickets cost $25 and include unlimited 4 oz. samples of beer, unlimited chili samples, three 12 oz. beer tickets, and one branded tasting cup. Tickets are available online through this link.

Hops and Heat is a Charleston FestivALL Fall event.

The list of breweries from WV and surrounding states that will have beer at the event includes:

  • Bridge Brew Works, Fayetteville, WV
  • Charleston Brewing Company, Charleston, WV
  • Mountain State Brewing Company, Thomas, WV
  • Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company, Lewisburg, WV
  • Morgantown Brewing Company, Morgantown, WV
  • Blue Mountain Brewery, Afton, VA
  • Sunken City Brewing Company, Smith Mountain Lake, VA
  • Country Boy brewing Company, Lexington, KY
  • Flying Dog Brewing Company, Frederick MD

For more information, check out the Hops & Heat Facebook event page.

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