“Of Ale and History” Beer Festival


Saturday, May 13, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tasting Tickets include a souvenir glass and eight tastings and are $25 in advance of the event.

Tasting Tickets will be $30 at the gate (cash and all major credit cards will be accepted).

General Admission/Designated Driver Tickets are $10 in advance and at the gate. It includes two non-alcoholic beverages at the Designated Driver Tent.

Additional tastings may be purchased after 2 p.m. for $2 per tasting.

Advance tickets are sale now!
* At area HandyMart locations,
* At the Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center at 1400 S. Pleasant Valley Ave. in Winchester (check and cash only)
* Online see below:

Ticket Options

Your reciept is your ticket. We will not mail tickets.
Please bring your PayPal reciept to the "Will Call" line on May 13.

 

The 2017 "Of ALE AND HISTORY" WILL FEATURES 

live music from the Robbie Limon Band & The Reflex!

 

 

60+ Beers on Tap for Tastings & a Souvenir Glass

     

    

 

         

             

 

**NEW THIS YEAR** SPEAKERS ON BEER AND BREWING
IN THE BIG RED BARN!

Featuring:
Lee Graves author of "The Beer Guy" column and Richmond Beer: A History of Brewing in the River City and Charlottesville Beer : Brewing in Jefferson's Shadow. Lee will talk on the history of beer in the Commonwealth with "Virginia Beer Then and Now"

Billie Clifton, owner of Middletown's Backroom Brewery. Billie will talk about their farm brewery that began as a herb farm and expanded into growing hops and making great beer that has won awards at the 2016 Virginia Craft Beer Competition. 

Stephen Schuurman, cidermaker at Winchester Cider Works. A native of the United Kingdom, Stephen is a member of the National Association of Cider Makers and will talk about combining the English cidermaking tradition and Shenandoah Valley apples into a successful and tasty product.

 

Food Vendors

      

                   

Merchandise Vendors

  

  

      

Fabulous History, Mountain ViewS, and Fun!

  

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

            

       

          

    

     

                     

     

Interested in being a sponsor or vendor?

Ticket Options

Your reciept is your ticket. We will not mail tickets.
Please bring your PayPal reciept to the "Will Call" line on May 13.

 

PLEASE LEAVE PETS AND LARGE BAGS AT HOME

NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK ALLOWED

A PHOTO ID CHECK IS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY

CHAIRS AND TENTS MAY BE BROUGHT ONTO THE GROUNDS

THIS EVENT IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT

NO PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF 18 SHALL BE ADMITTED TO THE FESTIVAL UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN