Craft Beer Enters Virginia Wine Expo’s Burger Blast For First Time This Friday

VA Wine Expo

UPDATE: Burger Blast is SOLD OUT. There will be no tickets at the door.

Now in its sixth year, the  Virginia Wine Expo will offer craft beer for the first time as they present Burger Blast this Friday February 22nd from 5 – 10pm.  Burger Blast will feature artisan burgers with samplings of craft beer and wine.

Tickets include the following:

  • Selection of creative, artisan-made burgers cooked fresh by the regions’ best chefs  – a full meal!
  • Samples of craft beer from Virginia and the U.S.
  • Samples of Virginia wine
  • Live music
  • Riedel crystal wine glass (used for wine & beer)
  • People’s Choice Award for best burger
  • Perfect opportunity to unwind and start your weekend with a Blast!

Restaurants
Carytown Burgers and Fries
Rowland’s Fine Dining
Arcadia
J Sargeant Reynolds
Salt Pork
Selba
India K’Raja
Popkin Tavern
On The Rox
Burgerworks
Sam Snead’s Tavern at The Homestead
Culinard Culinary Institute of Virginia – Richmond

Virginia Breweries
Hardywood Chocolate Heat – Richmond, VA
Devils Backbone Schwartzbier – Lexington, VA
Starr Hill Saison – Crozet, VA
Center of the Universe Plowed Brown – Ashland, VA
Legend Hopfest – Richmond, VA
O’Connor Great Dismal Black IPA – Norfolk, VA
Midnight Granite Oatmeal Chocolate Stout – Goochland, VA
Bold Rock Virginia Draft Cider – Nellysford, VA
3 Brothers Elementary Porter – Harrisonburg, VA
Apocalypse Hopocalypse IPA – Lynchburg, VA
Blue Mountain Barrel Aged Dirty Belgian — Afton, VA

National Breweries
Flying Dog Single Hop Imperial IPA (Galaxy) – Frederick, MD
Dogfish Head My Antonia Pils – Milton, DE
Sixpoint Diesel American Stout – Brooklyn, NY
Wolavers Alta Gracia Coffee Porter – Middlebury, VT
Terrapin Hop Karma Indian Brown Ale – Athens, GA
New Belgium Lips of Faith Cascara Quad – Ft. Collins, CO
Brooklyn Fiat Lux Belgian Style Witbier – Brooklyn, NY
Allagash Grand Cru Belgian Dark Ale – Portland, ME
Ommegang Duvel Rustica Belgian Golden Ale – Cooperstown, NY

Burger Blast will be held in the Ballroom of the Greater Richmond Convention Center.  Tickets for the event are $35 (advance) or $48 (at the door if available). For more information and to purchase tickets, head over to the Virginia Wine Expo event schedule here.

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