by Kalimah Mustafa
Looking for a great way to kick off beer season? As we move into a time of beer festivals and craft creativity, begin your journey this spring with a beer-themed getaway for the first-ever BVBrewScene Craft Beer Weekend!
On April 24-26th, visit the beautiful and historic Chester County, PA while enjoying an expertly curated weekend of food and beer. VIP brewery tours, tastings galore, exquisite beer pairings with local cuisine, live music, beer education, and more.
BVBrewScene, City Brew Tours, and an array of incredible local breweries and restaurants have partnered to bring you this 3-day event. Wondering what you can expect from a weekend pass? Keep reading.
Registration, Friday, April 24th.
It all begins at registration: this is where you’ll start, and upon registration, you’ll receive your souvenir tasting glass, Brandywine Valley beer passport, tasting notes, and swag bag!
Beer Festival, Friday, April 24th.
This is the event to kick off the weekend: A beer festival hosted by the incredible American Helicopter Museum. Yes, that’s right. You will walk amongst the historic choppers as you sample the best local beer there is, pairing each of them with delectable small plates from the passionate spatulas of Chester County’s local chefs. While you’re at it, you’ll be enjoying live music, games, and more!
Explore, Saturday, April 25th
You won’t miss out on exploring the vast array of local attractions that Chester County has to offer. Remember that swag bag you received at registration? Well, it was also chock-full of discounts to local restaurants, activities, and things to see. You can take a stroll through the Longwood Gardens, play a game of golf, or even visit one of the SEVEN independently owned vineyards in the area. There is no shortage of options for you to choose from, but just make sure you make it back to your designated hotel before 2PM, in time for your next event!
April 25th, Guided Brewery Tour #1.
The bus leaves at 2 PM sharp to take you on your first excursion into the vibrant world of local beer in Chester County, and trust us, there’s lots to explore. No need to worry about getting to all those breweries on your own either. City Brew Tours provides round trip transportation and will lead you on your first beer tour filled with unrivaled beer education, VIP access to the facilities of multiple breweries, with beers and snack pairings at each stop included.
April 25th, Founders Event and Bottle Share *VIP PASSES ONLY*
Rub elbows with the elite, at this founders event. Don’t miss this founders talk, hors d’oeuvres, and bottle share with the most passionate attendees of the weekend. Bring a little piece of home with you, and showcase your hometown’s craft beer scene with some bottles or cans from your favorite local breweries.
April 26th, Guided Brewery Tour #2.
Time for round 2! Enjoy ANOTHER brewery tour and visit 4 more breweries that you haven’t seen before. That means 8 breweries in total, to steep your palate in the dazzling flavors of our favorite hop artists. Continue to learn and drink on your second guided brewery tour with round trip transportation that picks you up and drops you back off right at your hotel’s door.
Speaking of hotels, check out the 4 departure locations for each tour. If you are local, simply select the most convenient hotel as your pick-up and drop-off point. If you’re traveling in, check out the awesome package deals that each hotel is offering in partnership with the BVBrewscene Craft Beer Weekend!
If you’re looking for a weekend filled with fun, food, and beer, then get your passes now before the prices increase!