Join the Champion Beverage Club feat. CATAN Beer Series

We’re thrilled to be introducing an exclusive collaboration between Champion Brewing Co and the internationally-acclaimed board game CATAN! Each month, members of the club will enjoy a club-exclusive selection of unique Champion brews, all shipped directly to you.

Members will taste one of a kind, limited-run CATAN beers, each reflecting a different terrain within the game, such as Wheat beer (fields), Rye beer (pasture), Schwarz Bier (mountains), and more! Your membership also gives you access to being the first to sample the Champion Brewers series of beers — six limited edition beers our brewers are most excited about.

Join us for the adventure of a lifetime with one, two, or three cases monthly, all available for nationwide shipping!

This is a limited & exclusive run. Sign up here!

Champion Brewing

Champion Brewing Company is Virginia’s most community-focused brewery, producing a wide variety of ales and lagers in our downtown  tap room and our joint production facility with Reason Beer in the heart of Charlottesville, VA. We serve select brews,from constantly rotating taps and one-off beers in both of our tap room locations.  You can visit Champion’s Taproom and Reason Beer’s Taproom and get all the brews that both establishments have to offer.

New Releases

It’s OFFICIAL! Cavalier Lager is the official lager of the University of Virginia. Fans will be able to purchase Cavalier Lager at all UVA sporting events, grocery, and convenience stores. 2022 is the first year in which the University of Virginia has licensed beer as official products.


Our own Hunter Smith said, “As life-long UVA sports fans, it’s been a dream of the team to have a Cavalier beer offered at UVA games. It’s a hometown lager brewed with our college athletes and their fans top of mind.”


Cavalier Lager (4.0 ABV) is an American pilsner-style beer, brewed with Virginia malts and Saaz hops.



Brasserie Saison, Champion Hospitality Group

Champion Hospitality Group is excited to introduce Chef Chris Humphrey as the new chef de cuisine at Brasserie Saison. With Chris comes not just a wealth of culinary knowledge but also of the Charlottesville community. Chef Chris was born and raised in Charlottesville and has...

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Champion Brewing Company was founded in Charlottesville, Virginia, which happens to be where the University of Virginia is located, home to the Cavaliers. Champion fans are, for the most part, sports fans, and local sports fans are undoubtedly Cavalier fans. That’s why it was a...

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Duke’s Mayonnaise has partnered with Champion Brewing Company to produce the perfect lager to pair with the south’s favorite sandwich–a mouthwatering, Duke’s-slathered BLT. The Vienna-style lager, aptly named Family Recipe (5.1% ABV, 27 IBU), will be available starting August 20th at Champion’s breweries, restaurants, and...

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Champion Brewing Company is a Charlottesville-based craft brewery with a three-barrel Tap Room and the Missile Factory, a 30-barrel production facility recently expanded to 15,000 barrels of capacity.

Ready for @uvafootball season? So are these 16oz Cavalier Lager cans. We’ll see you out there. Go Hoos!!

#GoHoos @uva #wahoowa #wahoos #cavalierlager #vacraftbeer #vabeer #cvillebeer #virginiasports #championbeer
Good ol’ fashioned FREE Champion patio rumbler coming atcha tonight. This one will raise some hairs and peel your eyelids back. Get down here.

Elder @elderband 
Ruby The Hatchet @rubythehatchet 
Dreadnought @dreadnoughtdenver

Doors 6
Music 6:45

All ages
Back on the grind. Today we’re dry-hopping a tank of Hatchback Lyfe with loads of Citra, Azacca, and Idaho Gem. We’re excited to bring back one of our favorite hazy IPAs from last year. This batch will be draft only so be on the lookout for it to hit taps in the next few weeks.
We’re honored to announce our official partnership with the University of Virginia with the release of Cavalier Lager, a refreshing light lager made by Champion for champions. Come August, these handsome cans all dressed up in home whites will be available at stores across Charlottesville and Virginia. Fans of UVA athletics can also look forward to finding Cavalier Lager at concessions during home sporting events.

#GoHoos @uva #wahoowa #wahoos #cavalierlager #vacraftbeer #vabeer #cvillebeer #virginiasports #championbeer 

Label 🎨: @carriethrock
Beat the heat with a crisp and refreshing lager. Our lineup at @championtaproom is stacked with great options right now.
Delayed opening at @championtaproom today 🌧️. We sprung a wee leak during that torrent last night and will need a little extra time to dry out. With a little luck (and the modern marvel of industrial dehumidifiers) we'll be open by this evening. Stay tuned for deets.
Filling a tank with True Love, our Mexican-style lager is about the best way we can think of to celebrate Friday. Spencer just joined the team this week, fresh off his move from Baton Rouge, LA and he’s been eagerly getting his hands dirty since the moment he set foot in the brewery!
Our flagship beers are the perfect accompaniment to an afternoon filled with crafts, prints, vintage items, and a one of a kind vintage market.

The next edition of our monthly event of Prints, Platters, and Pints also includes WTJU DJ's (@wtjuradio), and live music.  Come enjoy art, music, and some delicious craft beers with us tomorrow, Sunday June 26, 2022 starting at 1pm.

WTJU DJ Schedule:
1pm DJ Al
2pm Tyler A
3pm Thomas Dean
4pm Uncle Dave Lewis
5pm Erin O

Live Music starts at 6pm with Live music from Orion Faruque (@orionsblt ). With a penchant for finding joy in the moment, Orion's songwriting contrasts soaring highs and everyday peace with poignant pain atop a bed of sweet chords and interlocking rhythm. Live, the project ranges from tight arrangements to improvised jams. 

See you tomorrow! 

@championtaproom #championbeer #wtjuradio #livemusic #craftbeer #localvendors #vintagemarket
And we’re off! The first (very happy) fermentation at the relaunched Champion/@reasonbeer production facility (we’re still working on a more glamorous/rad name)
Weekend ready. Come get stocked up and stick around for a stacked free show tonight.


It’s an especially happy Friday for this guy as he starts full-time on Monday as one of our main taproom brewers! Jack has been with us since graduating UVa after the fall semester last year, starting with lots of keg washing and quickly leveraging his passion and voracious appetite for learning the trade into a full-time brewing position in less than a year. Wattaguy.

We dare you to have a better weekend than Jack. Friday night at @championtaproom with @emilyyy_rrrose and @theflopsband is a good starting point. Free music starting at 7. Come hang!