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Devils Backbone Brewing Donates Hops To Grace Episcopal In Massies Mill

Devils Backbone Brewing Donates Hops To Grace Episcopal In Massies Mill

[ 0 ] August 20, 2013

Roseland Nelson County, VA The congregation of Grace Episcopal Church in Massies Mill got a huge surprise this past Monday. They were invited to the hop garden at Devils Backbone Brewing Company in Roseland to pick some of the very same hops used in varieties of DB beer. Above our August 2013 story on the […]

Despite Rainy Weekend Lots Of Fun Across The Area

Despite Rainy Weekend Lots Of Fun Across The Area

[ 0 ] August 18, 2013

Nelson County, VA The heaviest of rains held off until late Saturday night and Sunday. That made for a cool and perfect day for activities across the Blue Ridge! You can see more of the SVBCC photos from their stop in Nellysford by heading on over to their Facebook page here. Next weekend will be […]

Nelson: Wild Wolf Brewing Company Adding Hops Garden

Nelson: Wild Wolf Brewing Company Adding Hops Garden

[ 0 ] March 20, 2013

Nellysford Nelson County, VA If you’ve driven down Route 151 through Nellysford lately, you’ve probably noticed a bunch of new vertical posts in the ground just to the left of Wild Wolf Brewing Company. “We’re planting 400 cascade plants. Hops. We’ll put them into the beer. It will take them 2 to 3 years to […]

Followup - David Bernard's Madhops! :  8.17.10

Followup – David Bernard’s Madhops! : 8.17.10

[ 6 ] August 17, 2010

Massies Mill Nelson County, Virginia Back in our July 2010 issue of NCL (page 25) photographer, Hayley Osborne and writer Jennie Tal, told you about David Bernard and his Madhops farm in Massies Mill. By trade David is a residential carpenter, but over the past year, he’s been waist deep in the hop business. When […]

Hops At Blue Mountain Brewery : 7.11.10

Hops At Blue Mountain Brewery : 7.11.10

[ 2 ] July 11, 2010

Afton Nelson County, Virginia We’re in the dead of summer these days and that means everything planted is maturing, regular gardens and hops! Our Paul Purpura grabbed shots of these over at Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton. Just beautiful! Yummy!

A Touch Of Spring At Blue Mountain Brewery : 3.9.10

A Touch Of Spring At Blue Mountain Brewery : 3.9.10

[ 1 ] March 9, 2010

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Temps made it to the middle 60’s Monday afternoon in the Rockfish Valley of Nelson County, and people that have been waiting on the warmer weather made use of it! Our Paul Purpura caught up with Stan Driver, owner of Riverside Horticulture & Nursery in Nellysford, getting the ground ready and […]

Hopping Good Time In Afton : Hop Harvest Continues At Area Breweries :  8.5.09

Hopping Good Time In Afton : Hop Harvest Continues At Area Breweries : 8.5.09

[ 0 ] August 5, 2009

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Earlier this week we talked about the hop harvest underway here in Nelson. For a county that’s been so accustomed to picking grapes, it’s now becoming commonplace to hear about the hop harvest at Nelson’s microbreweries. At Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton, it’s been a busy week as they pick their […]

Picking The Hops : 8.4.09

Picking The Hops : 8.4.09

[ 1 ] August 4, 2009

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia There still lots of summer left, but the crops are coming in for many folks. Over at Devils Backbone Brewing much of their Monday was spent picking Cascade Hops in their garden just outside the brewery. Nope, they don’t grow most of their own hops on site, but the ones picked […]