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.
Congrats to both Nelson breweries!
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