Brew Do Entertains with Two Demonstration Areas

Brew Do Entertains with Two Demonstration Areas

Blacksburg, Virginia, September 26, 2016 Epic times are brewing at this year’s Blacksburg Brew Do, an award-winning craft beer festival that will be held from noon-5pm on Saturday, October 8th at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center. The festival includes two demonstration tents featuring cooking and brewing presentations that will engage and delight festival goers throughout the day.


The Cooking with Beer tent, sponsored by Kroger, will feature local chefs showcasing recipes incorporating the beloved beverage of the day. The schedule of events for the Cooking with Beer tent is as follows:
1:30                        Beer Brined Chicken & Accompaniments

Chef Chang Lei Yun, Preston’s Restaurant


2:30                       Smoked Chicken Wings 

Chef Nick Edwards, BBQ Treat


3:30                        Spicy Beer Brats

Chef Tom Marick, Holiday Inn



This year River Company Brewery is sponsoring a crowd favorite, the Brew Tent. Here, local beer experts will lead discussions on beer, and share their knowledge and skills on the art of homebrew. The Brew Tent schedule is as follows:


1:00                        Transition from Homebrewing to Brewing Professionally
                                  Evan Graham, Lefty’s Main Street Grille and Right Mind Brewing Company


2:00                       Craft Beer and Technology

Huck with Huck’s Beer Buzz


3:00                       Small Batch Brewing

Neal Feierabend, NRV Brewer’s Guild


4:00                       Ingredients of Brewing – What Makes Beer

Neal Feierabend, NRV Brewer’s Guild


“Each year, we get great feedback from attendees about how much they enjoy the cooking and brewing demonstrations offered at the festival,” said Blacksburg Partnership President Diane Akers. “We are thrilled that Kroger continues to sponsor the cooking area and to have River Company Brewery onboard to continue as the brew tent sponsor.”


In addition to the two demonstration tents, Blacksburg Brew Do will include a day-long schedule of craft beer tastings, live music, local eats and much more.


Tickets for the 8th annual Blacksburg Brew Do can be purchased here or at both Blacksburg Kroger locations. Advance purchases are recommended, as day of event tickets will sell out quickly.


For complete information about the festival, visit or follow Brew Do on Facebook and twitter at and @bburgbrewdo.