The Brew Ridge Trail has taken the craft brewing world by storm. Visit Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton, Devils Backbone Brewing Company and Wild Wolf Brewing Company in the Wintergreen area, Blue Mountain Barrel House in Colleen, Starr Hill in Crozet, and South Street in Charlottesville.

The Brew Ridge Trail – More Breweries Than Stop Lights

The Brew Ridge Trail celebrates the craft beer industry in Nelson and Albemarle Counties. To plan your trip along the Trail, contact the Nelson County Visitors Bureau at 434-263-7015 or

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Wild Wolf Introduces New Executive Chef Alex Alward

Posted on 18. Nov, 2014 by admin in Breweries, News

Nellysford, VA – November 10th, 2014 – Wild Wolf Brewing Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Alward as its new executive chef. Alex’s culinary expertise and innovative approach to ingredients will help take Wild Wolf’s emphasis on fresh, local ingredients to the next level. Originally from Fort Collins, Colorado, Alex got his [...]

South Street Brewery Now Open

Posted on 13. Nov, 2014 by admin in Breweries, News

South Street Brewery is Now Open under the new ownership of Blue Mountain Brewery.  Check out what’s new at the link below! 106 W. South Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902   (434) 293-6550


Devils Backbone Brewing Company Brings National Title to the Virginia Heartland

Posted on 12. Nov, 2014 by admin in Breweries, News

Devils Backbone Brewing Company won Mid-Size Brewing Company and Mid-Size Brewing Company Brewer of the Year at the  2014 Great American Beer Festival, the largest brewing competition in the United States. This year’s recognition marks the 3rd consecutive national title for the brewery at the Festival. Devils Backbone successfully defended their 2013 Small Brewing Company [...]

Starr Hill Shakedown Chocolate Cherry Stout

Starr Hill Brewery Debuts Shakedown Imperial Chocolate Cherry Stout

Posted on 29. Oct, 2014 by admin in Breweries, News

The holidays are rapidly approaching as Starr Hill Brewery introduces the sixth and final installment for 2014 of its limited release All Access series. This luscious Imperial Chocolate Cherry Stout is called “Shakedown,” and will surely be the perfect stocking stuffer for craft beer lovers. “This year, our brewing team really outdid themselves creatively with [...]