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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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 [...]


Devils Backbone to hit 250,000 BBLs By 2020?

Posted on 21. Oct, 2014 by admin in Breweries, News

News excerpted from Craft Business Daily (October 20, 2014) In 2012, Devils Backbone Brewing Co. in Virginia moved into their 15,000-square-foot brewing facility in Lexington, featuring a 30-barrel brewing system, bottling line and taproom. The business plan was to try to produce 30,000 barrels in 10 years.  Instead, in just two and a half years, [...]

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Blue Mountain on Best Damn Beer Road Trip: Blue Ridge Parkway

Posted on 20. Oct, 2014 by admin in Breweries, News

Blue Mountain Brewery was featured in a recent article on Best Damn Beer Road Trip: Blue Ridge Parkway.  Click here and enjoy the brews! (& views)


Breweries Make Beer Hiking Destination List on

Posted on 20. Oct, 2014 by admin in Breweries, News

5 Canned Beer and Hiking Destinations By Brian Devine  / Excerpted from Craft beer and nature are a seemingly obvious pairing. Maybe it’s the love of fresh quality ingredients that connects beer lovers to the outdoors. Or maybe it’s our active lifestyles that pull us out of our homes and into the woods—and then [...]