BC Hop Fest returns to Abbotsford with 30 breweries represented

Event takes place Saturday, Oct. 1 at property on Cole Road

The BC Hop Fest

The second BC Hop Fest takes place in Abbotsford on Saturday, Oct. 1.

The event runs from 1 to 6 p.m. at 1905 Cole Rd. on Sumas Prairie. and features more than 30 participating breweries.

Eating and drinking among hops still on the bine, beer lovers can visit with their favorite brew masters, kick up their heels to live music and learn everything they want to know about hops.

The 2015 People’s Choice winner Ravens Brewing Company in Abbotsford will defend its title against local favourites Field House Brewing and Old Abbey Ales.

Chilliwack’s Old Yale Brewing Company has the distinction of being the first brewery in the Fraser Valley and will be back at Hop Fest along with Chaos & Solace Brewing Company – brand new in Chilliwack.

BC Hop Fest is the first beer festival to focus on wet hopped beer, an exclusive variety available only during harvest.

Hops are pulled off the bine, and to fit the fresh hop designation, must be in the kettle within 24 hours.

The event also includes tours of the hops farm, the farmers’ market, a brewers’ panel, a home brewing exhibition and a display from the Chilliwack Museum.

Mobile eateries will also be on hand, including Reel Mac and Cheese, Wings, Big Red’s Poutine, and Poomba’s Smokehouse.

Lepp Farm Market will be back with the “Hop Dog” and “Hoparoni” specialties they created just for Hop Fest.

Visit bchop.co for more information and tickets.

 

 

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