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Virginia Craft Brewers Festival Kicks Off At Devils Backbone

Virginia Craft Brewers Festival Kicks Off At Devils Backbone

[ 0 ] August 24, 2013

Roseland Nelson County, VA The Virginia Craft Brewers Festival kicked off Saturday afternoon at Devils Backbone Brewing and runs through the evening. Tons of craft brewers from across the area are setup and putting some of the best custom brews on display! Tons of entertainment too! Paul will have more pictures later this evening!

Hopping Good Time At Blue Mountain Brewery In Afton, VA

Hopping Good Time At Blue Mountain Brewery In Afton, VA

[ 0 ] August 7, 2013

Afton Nelson County, VA On October 24th of this year it will have been 6 years since Blue Mountain Brewery opened their doors for business. Since then they have essentially doubled in size at their current location in Afton and added another totally separate location in Colleen with the opening of their Barrel House. But […]

The Festy 2012 Kicks Off In Roseland, VA

The Festy 2012 Kicks Off In Roseland, VA

[ 0 ] October 5, 2012

Roseland Nelson County, VA For the 3rd year in a row, The Festy kicked off heading into Columbus Day weekend. An extended weekend for some. Over a thousand campers were already on the ground at Devils Backbone Brewing by Friday morning. Tommy’s Festy Forecast is above. Most of the weekend looks nice! Tommy’s Festy Forecast […]

A First For Virginia Beer! -  Nelson's Blue Mountain Brewery Debuts In NYC!

A First For Virginia Beer! – Nelson’s Blue Mountain Brewery Debuts In NYC!

[ 0 ] September 14, 2012

New York, New York Afton, VA Start Spreading The News! Blue Mountain Beer is officially in New York as of this week! “We’re the first Virginia brewery to have beer in NY and are very proud as we think it shines a huge spotlight on the scene in Nelson County,” Mandi Smack, co-owner of Blue […]

Beer aging in Barrel. Photo by Tommy Stafford.

Afton’s Blue Mountain Brewery Expanding to Colleen

[ 0 ] June 29, 2012

Colleen Nelson County, VA Blue Mountain Brewery, an Afton staple, is expanding once more – and this time they’re headed a bit further down the road. Though they’ve been brewing and distributing bottled beer since April, on July 1, the Blue Mountain Barrel House will be opening their tasting room at the new brewery in […]

Collaboration At Wild Wolf Brewing Company

Collaboration At Wild Wolf Brewing Company

[ 0 ] April 5, 2012

Nellysford Nelson County, VA For a couple of years now we have been telling you about the collaboration between area breweries. It’s the one time a year they get together and make up a special brew with a special touch from each brewer involved. Over the past several days Blue Mountain’s Mitch Hamilton, Devils Backbone’s […]

Wild Wolf Gets Ready To Brew At New Nellysford Location

Wild Wolf Gets Ready To Brew At New Nellysford Location

[ 0 ] October 18, 2011

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Within a matter of days Wild Wolf Brewing Company will begin brewing beer at their new and permanent home in Nellysford, Virginia. This past week Danny Wolf, the brewmaster, at WW was busy getting everything ready to start production. Wild Wolf has been on an aggressive fast track construction and remodeling […]

Blue Mountain Brewery Releases New Afton Amber! Yum!

Blue Mountain Brewery Releases New Afton Amber! Yum!

[ 0 ] April 22, 2011

Afton Nelson County, Virginia The folks over at Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton just keep turning out the new brews. Just in time for Easter Weekend Taylor Smack, co-founder and brewmaster at BMB, has released Afton Amber. Here’s what Taylor has to say about it: A classic East-Coast amber ale, with attention to balance and […]

Devils Backbone Officially Breaks Ground In Rockbridge

Devils Backbone Officially Breaks Ground In Rockbridge

[ 0 ] April 11, 2011

Rockbridge County, Virginia It’s not really official until the dirt flies from the golden shovels. That it did, Monday afternoon at groundbreaking ceremony for Devils Backbone’s production facility. “We’re glad to be a part of Rockbridge County. It’s great to see everyone here today and since we weren’t able to locate in Nelson, we so […]

Blue Mountain Brewery In Afton Begins Major Expansion

Blue Mountain Brewery In Afton Begins Major Expansion

[ 0 ] February 15, 2011

Afton Nelson County, Virginia We first told you back in December 2010 about a major expansion on the way for Nelson’s first microbrewery, Blue Mountain, established back in 2007. Has it already been that long? Yep, sure has! “It’s about a 5000 square foot customer sized addition, so it will basically be bigger than what […]

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