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Blue Mountain Brewery Brings Home Gold & Silver : Devils Backbone A Silver

[ 1 ] October 10, 2011 |

Photos via Blue Mountain Brewery : BMB came home with a gold & silver medal from the Great American Beer Festival held in Denver a few days ago.

Denver, Colorado &
Nelson County, Virginia

Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton was awarded the Gold medal at the 2011 Great American Beer Festival in Denver Colorado. Their English-style summer ale category for their end-of-summer seasonal beer, Summer Lovin. The brewery also took the Silver medal in the highly coveted American-Belago-style ale category for their hop harvest beer, Blue Reserve made solely from the Cascade and Centennial hops grown onsite at BMB. “This has to be the first time a bee made solely with Virginia hops has taken a medal in the largest beer competition in the world. I am very proud of our brewing team and especially honored to be recognized for the Blue Reserve,” said Taylor Smack, co-owner, founder and brewmaster at BMB.

Photo via Devils Backbone: DBBC won a silver for Tommy Two Fist, category: Dortmunder/German-style Oktoberfest at the GABF in Denver. Pictured above are Steve Crandall, Aaron Reilly, Nate Olewine and Jason Oliver of DBBC and President Charlie Papazian of the Brewer's Association.

Congrats to both Nelson breweries!

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