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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 Opens Ice House

Champion Brewing Company and the Champion Hospitality Group has opened Champion Ice House Brewery at 212 Main Street in Gordonsville, Virginia. The restaurant and brewery is a partnership between Champion Brewing Company’s owner Hunter Smith, and BBQ Exchange’s Craig Hartman. Champion owner Hunter Smith said, “Ice

Champion Hospitality Group Introduces Passiflora

Champion Hospitality Group (CHG) the hospitality arm of Champion Brewing Company announced that Passiflora, its newest venture, will open Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Passiflora, the Latin name for passion flower, features a Baja-Mediterranean-inspired menu of small plates, and an upstairs tropical, rum-focused lounge. Phil Gerringer

Huzzah! We Won a Craft Beer Marketing Award

  We won a Gold Crushie Award from Craft Beer Marketing Awards in the Best Original Video/Storytelling category. This video was created by Pando Creative. Watch to see a cameo by national celebrity! Champion Brewing Company from Pando Creative Co. on Vimeo.  

Champion Brewing’s Weekly Run Club Named Best of the Blue Ridge

  For more than three years, the members of Paavo’s Apostles, Champion’s Wednesday night running crew, have been gathering outside the taproom, running through the streets of Charlottesville, and recovering post-run with Shower Beer, Missile, and (when it’s in season) the Face Eater Gose. When the

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