Craft beer and craft bicycles converge in Richmond, VA at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery on Saturday, September 13th from 12-9pm & Sunday, September 14th from 10am-7pm
Please come out and celebrate handmade bicycles, bicycling in general, great craft beer and beer making and all the cast of characters that come with each.
This two day event will showcase a combination of over 50 cycling advocates, vendors, Virginia breweries and fabricators at Hardywood, include all-inclusive sampling for guests, live music, film, food and demonstrations.
Proceeds from the Richmond Spoke and Hop Fest will benefit
> Hardywood Bourbon DIPA is hopped with a heavy dose of Columbus, Cascade and Summit hops, fermented with an abbey ale yeast that imparts some subtle tropical fruit and peppery notes and conditioned twelve weeks in freshly emptied Virginia bourbon barrels from the A. Smith Bowman Distillery, where earthy, vanilla, toffee and bourbon notes lend an exquisite mellowness to Bourbon DIPA.
The draft lineup will include select 2013 Reserve Series beers, barrel aged stouts, and a few exciting holiday twists on our Russian Imperial Stout. Stock up for the holidays, because draft pours and growler fills will be available for the holiday stouts, barrel aged stout and Gingerbread
Join us in preparation for RVA IPA at our 2nd annual Hop Harvest. We're inviting all members of the Community Hopping Project to bring their homegrown hop cones this week (through Saturday) for inclusion in this season's batch.
Visit the tasting room between 2-9pm to catch a hop talk with head brewer Brian Nelson, education about hop bines, bring a contribution of hops (and your signature) for Sunday's brew, enjoy Boka Tako Truck and catch The Southern Belles of Richmond, VA at 6:30.
In the spring of 2012, Hardywood kicked off a "Community Hopping Project" by giving out 1,000 hop rhizomes
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery is turning ONE, which we think is a pretty darn good reason for a party. Come out and celebrate with us - we'll be featuring event exclusive beers, three great Richmond bands, and a lineup of fantastic food trucks.
As we kick off the first official Virginia Craft Beer Month, join us for an afternoon of great tunes, delicious food and a celebration of the hop (the soul of every beer). This year, we're hoping to gather and sort hundreds of pounds of freshly harvested, Virginia grown hops for our community hopped beer, RVA IPA, which will be brewed within 24 hours of picking.
In the spring of 2012, Hardywood kicked off a "Community Hopping Project" by giving out 1,000 hop rhizomes to local gardeners interested in growing hops and contributing to a commercially brewed beer.
Kayakers, mountain bikers and rock climbers love a finely crafted beer almost as much as their favorite surfing hole, singletrack or rock wall. On July 11th, we're giving them the best of both.
Outside, the nation's largest outdoor-enthusiast publication is picking it's "Best Town Ever" for 2012. RVA currently leads the the vote. Our goal is to not just win the vote, but to CRUSH it.
Our special event will feature some of the finest outdoor outfitters in the region paired with some of the finest craft brews in the country.
Sample the latest gear and the latest brews.
Come help us celebrate the new liberty of VA breweries to sell glasses of beer on-site. We'll be featuring the release of our newest beer, SB 604, a 3.8% ABV American Special Bitter served in commemorative mason jars, live music from the People's Blues of Richmond, and great eats from your favorite RVA food trucks and carts, culminating in 4th of July fireworks over the Diamond.
Hardywood's Independence Day Celebration will be open to the public and there will be no entry fee. Bracelets will be available for people 21-years of age and over to sample and purchase beer.