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Nelson: Afton : Blue Mountain Brewery Celebrates 10 Years!

[ 0 ] October 29, 2017 |

©2007-2017 Blue Ridge Life Magazine : Photos By Tommy Stafford : The early days. Co-Founders Matt Nucci, Mandi Smack and Taylor Smack stand in front of what was the original bar at Blue Mountain Brewery a few weeks before it opened back on October 24, 2007.

Nelson County, Virginia

Ten years ago in October 2017 Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton celebrated 10 years in business. They were the first craft brewery established in Nelson County.

Above our October 2017 store in the printed edition of Blue Ridge Life Magazine where writer/photographer Marcie Gates remembers and helps celebrate 10 years of Blue Mountain Brewery. Click to above on the full screen icon to read.

For a fun look back at some of the memories, check out out our Facebook photo albums down below.

December 2006 above before anything was built and it was all just on paper.

Above April 2007 as construction is underway. Click on image above to see all photos.

Above August 2007 when the first fermentation tanks arrived.

Above early October 2007 as the very first batch is brewed.

Above October 2007 as they ready to open at Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton.

And finally the big day! October 24, 2007. Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton officially opens!

Congrats BMB and here’s to 10 more!

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