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VIrginia Craft Brewers Festival 2015

[ 0 ] August 23, 2015 |
©2015 Blue Ridge Life Magazine : Photos By BRLM Photographer Shay Munroe : Weahter was perfect for the 2015 Virginia Craft Brewers Festival held in Nelson at Devils Backbone on Saturday 8.22.15

©2015 Blue Ridge Life Magazine : Photos By BRLM Photographer Shay Munroe : Weahter was perfect for the 2015 Virginia Craft Brewers Festival held in Nelson at Devils Backbone on Saturday 8.22.15

Roseland
Nelson County, Virginia

What a gorgeous day for sipping brews and listening to a funky brass band at Devil’s Backbone! 60 breweries, including two hard cideries, from our sweet Virginia, arcades, food trucks, live music, giant jenga, corn hole, and so many more wonderful things.

Awards were given to breweries with The Answer coming in first!

Scroll below to see all of the winners in their respective categories.

To see more of Shay's pictures from the festival, click on the image above to view more in our Facebook album.

To see more of Shay’s pictures from the festival, click on the image above to view more in our Facebook album.

The 2015 Virginia Craft Brewers Cup winners are as follows:

Best of Show

Gold – The Answer – Larceny

Silver – O’Connor Brewing Company – Backyard Bonfire Smoked IPA

Bronze – Devils Backbone Brewing Company Outpost – Schwartz Bier

Light Lager

Gold – Seven Arrows Brewing Company – Skyline Lager

Silver – Bull and Bones Brewhaus – All Night Light

Bronze – Devils Backbone Brewing Company Outpost – Turbo Cougar

Pilsner

Gold – Hardywood Park Craft Brewery – Pils

Silver – Port City Brewing Company – Downright Pilsner

Bronze – Extra Billy’s Smokehouse and Brewery – ForeCzech

Amber and Dark Lager

Gold – Devils Backbone Brewing Company Outpost – Schwartz Bier

Silver – Devils Backbone Brewing Company Outpost – Vienna Lager

Bronze – Starr Hill Brewery – Jomo

Light American Ale

Gold – Beer Hound Brewery – Olde Yella

Silver – Sunken City Brewing Company – Crooked Road Cream

Bronze – Old 690 Brewing Company – Old 690 Blonde Ale

Kolsch and Altbier

Gold – Midnight Brewery – New Beginning

Silver – Wolf Hills Brewing – Altbier

Bronze – Blue Mountain Barrel House – Kolsch 151

British Bitter

Gold – Brothers Craft Brewing – Ordinary Bitter

Silver – Capitol City Brewing Company – English Summer Ale

Bronze – Triple Crossing Brewing Co. – Element 79

Scottish and Irish Amber Ale

Gold – Midnight Brewery – Rockville Red

Silver – Three Notch’d Brewing – Hydraulion Red

Bronze – Capitol City Brewing Company – Canny Lass

American Amber and Brown Ale

Gold – Rusty Beaver Brewery – Roy’s Big Bad Brown Ale

Silver – Wolf Hills Brewing – Creeper Trail Amber ale

Bronze – O’Connor Brewing Company – Red Nun Red Ale

English Mild and Brown Ale

Gold – Three Notch’d Brewing – No Veto Brown

Silver – Midnight Brewery – Not My Job

Bronze – Garden Grove Brewing Company – Broke Down Soldier

American Pale Ale

Gold – Redbeard Brewing Company – Pennyroyal Pale Ale

Silver – Alewerks Brewing Company – Shorty Time

Bronze – Three Notch’d Brewing – Ghost of the 43rd

IPA

Gold – The Answer – Larceny

Silver – Extra Billy’s Smokehouse and Brewery – Citra Ass Down

Bronze – Young Veterans Brewing Company – Semper Fi. PA

Imperial IPA

Gold – Parkway Brewing Company – 4 Damn Fights to a Pint

Silver – O’Connor Brewing Company – Heavy Footer DIPA

Bronze – The Answer – Hard In The Paint

Porter

Gold – Devils Backbone Brewing Company Basecamp – Danzig

Silver – Big Ugly Brewing – Ghost Rider Porter

Bronze – Parkway Brewing Company – Raven’s Roost Baltic Porter

Stout

Gold – Apocalypse Ale Works – 6th Seal

Silver – O’Connor Brewing Company – ODIS

Bronze – Spencer Devon Brewing – Rocko’s Milk Stout

Russian Imperial Stout

Gold – Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery – Virginia Black Bear

Silver – Extra Billy’s Smokehouse and Brewery – Sin Bin

Bronze – St George Brewing Company – Imperial Stout

Strong Ale

Gold – Heritage Brewing Company – Kings Mountain

Silver – Mad Fox Brewing Company – Wee Heavy Ale

Bronze – Lickinghole Creek Brewery – Nuclear Nugget

German Wheat Beer

Gold – James River Brewery – Fluvanna Fluss

Silver – Sunken City Brewing Company – Nachthexen

Bronze – Lost Rhino Brewing – Final Glide HefeWeizen

Belgian Session Ales

Gold – Smartmouth Brewing Company – Alter Ego

Silver – Brothers Craft Brewing – Grisette

Bronze – Strangeways Brewing – Martian Spring

Belgian Strong Ales

Gold – Chaos Mountain Brewing – Agents of Chaos

Silver – Pleasure House Brewing – Glo

Bronze – James River Brewery – Green Eyed Lady

Sour Ale

Gold – Alewerks Brewing Company – Lover’s Greed

Silver – Reaver Beach Brewing – Jolie Rogue

Bronze – Hardywood Park Craft Brewery – Berliner Weisse

Smoked and Wood Aged Beer

Gold – O’Connor Brewing Company – Backyard Bonfire Smoked IPA

Silver – Adroit Theory Brewing Company – Devil Made Me – Bourbon Aged

Bronze – Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery – Li

Herb, Spice, and Vegetable Beer

Gold – St George Brewing Company – Pumpkinfest

Silver – Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery – Heir Apparent

Bronze – Blue Mountain Barrel House – Spooky

Fruit Beer

Gold – River Company Brewery – Peachicot Blonde Ale

Silver – Hardywood Park Craft Brewery – Raspberry Stout

Bronze – Alewerks Brewing Company – Pumpkin Ale

Specialty

Gold – Port City Brewing Company – Ways & Means IPA

Silver – Parkway Brewing Company – Gose Both Ways

Bronze – Lost Rhino Brewing – Tmavy

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