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A Beer to Cheer: Cavalier Lager

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

Champion Brews Family Recipe, a Beer to Pair with Duke’s Mayo

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

Champion Launches Exclusive Access Beverage Clubs

Champion Brewing Company announced today the premiere of its first-ever, members-only subscription programs: Champion Beverage Club and the Champion Hospitality Group Passport. Champion Beverage Club launches with Field Harvest Wheat Ale, the first collaboration with CATAN, the internationally famous board game. Over the next 12 months,

New Releases: Electric Light and Inflatable Arms

Champion Brewing Company will release two new beers this summer: Electric Light and Inflatable Arms. Originally created for our Charlottesville run club and soon to be available nationwide, Electric Light (IBU 5, 3.6% ABV)  is a summer crusher with passion fruit puree and Himalayan salt. Electric

Introducing Hatchback Lyfe and Black Light Tapestry

Champion Brewing Company is entering the hazy arena. Hatchback Lyfe, the flagship of Champion’s new hazy IPA series will be available at the Taproom, online, and wherever you buy beer in Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, and Texas. Unfiltered IPAs have grown in popularity and the

Champion Takes Home Bronze in Brussels Beer Challenge

Champion Brewing Company took home a Bronze medal in the Brussels Beer Challenge! International competition is an important part of raising awareness of American craft beer abroad. Champion is a member of the Brewers Association and participates in the association's Export Development program, frequently engaging

What We’re Excited About Right Now

Hello, friends! Just checking in with some news from the Missile Factory. We've got a lot of awesome and delectable concoctions coming at you in 2019, and wanted to let you know of a few recent releases we're swimmingly slurping on these days. Wheeze the Juice Our

Going Dutch: Champion to Land in The Netherlands

  Champion Brewing Company announced today it will expand distribution internationally beginning in August, 2017. The Charlottesville, Virginia-based craft brewer will distribute via Brew Export and will land first in The Netherlands. “We’re psyched to have the Champion brand head overseas,” said Champion Brewing Company owner, Hunter

Czech it: More Props for Champion’s Shower Beer

  A.V. Club gives some love to the oft-maligned pilsner and includes Champion's Shower Beer in a lineup of the "gold standard of lagers." From the article: "Craft beer sought to destroy it. They derided the style, mocking it as “fizzy yellow beer.” But credit where it’s due:

Champion Brewing and the Original Shower Beer

  A beer from Swedish brewer PangPang is being marketed as a beer brewed specifically to drink in the shower. It’s called Shower Beer, which is awfully familiar to fans of Champion Brewing, who have been enjoying beers in the shower and Champion’s Shower Beer since