ASHEVILLE, NC (Press Release) – Burial Beer Co. is delighted to announce that the 8th Annual Burnpile Harvest Festival will take place on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at the Burial – Forestry Camp location which houses the production facility of the brewery, sour and wild barrel house, and brewpub. This year marks the return of the full Burnpile tasting experience with beers from over 50 of the country’s best breweries, live music from Grip, Deserta and Expo Seventy, ‘off topic’ conversations ranging from ‘Leadership in Craft Beer – how gender roles influence the way we lead ”to“ Music and Craft Beer – The Flow of Inspiration – a conversation about working with Grip and other musical collaborators ”, and a new collaboration of Beer and vinyl with Expo Seventy and Unseen Creatures Brewing & Blending.
The event starts at 12 p.m. for VIP ticket holders and 1 p.m. for general admission and spectator ticket holders. Live music will begin at 1:00 p.m. with the sounds of Deserta, followed by Atlanta rapper Grip and psychedelic trio Expo Seventy. Please see below for a full list of breweries. The event is open to guests 21 years of age or older.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting: www.burialbeer.com/burnpile
Burnpile started over 10 years ago among a group of friends in Seattle who came together to celebrate the changes of life and seasons with food shared alongside harvest-inspired beers. After moving to Asheville to open Burial in 2013, owners Doug, Tim and Jess carried on the tradition at Burial South Slope Dining Room with their new community of Asheville and a growing list of breweries from across North Carolina. North. Burnpile has grown from year to year and in 2019 Burial hosted the first Burnpile at the newly renovated and sprawling 2 acre Burial – Forestry Camp property with 50 breweries and live music from Beach Fossils, A Place to Bury Strangers. and LA Witch.
This year, ticket levels will include VIP ($ 125), general admission ($ 65), and Concert Goer ($ 40). VIP tickets are limited and offer guests early access to the event, an exclusive VIP Off Topic during the VIP hour, food tokens and 2 exclusive Burial Burnpile bottles, in addition to unlimited access to over 50 breweries and live music from Deserta, Grip, and Expo Seventy. General admission ticket holders will also have access to the unlimited tasting experience and live music programming as well as two off-topics that will take place on stage. For those who are there for the music, Concert Goer tickets are available and do not include unlimited tasting.
However, all guests will have access to a funeral can and wine bar for individual beers and wine. These drinks are not included in the ticket price but can be purchased at an additional cost. As always, we’ll continue the tradition of a full Underberg Toast event to kick off the festivities.
In light of the ongoing pandemic, we require proof of COVID 19 vaccination or a negative COVID 19 test result in order to participate in the event. For a complete overview of our COVID policies and the steps we take to run a festival safely, please visit www.burialbeer.com/burnpile and click on COVID Protocol.