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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Virginia Craft Brewers Cup 2014 Winners Announced

Posted on 25. Aug, 2014 by admin in Breweries, News

The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild hosted the 2014 Virginia Craft Brewers Fest and the third annual Virginia Craft Brewers Cup competition Saturday, August 23th at Devils Backbone Basecamp Brewpub. There were more than 2,500 in attendance to enjoy tastings from 51 Virginia craft breweries. This year’s competition, managed by master Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) [...]

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Breweries Create Sixth Collaboration Brew

Posted on 01. Aug, 2014 by admin in Breweries, News

The sixth Collaboration Brew is now available: two sister beers “Earth” and “Moon”.  For more on this collaboration between Blue Mountain Barrel House, South Street Brewery, Starr Hill Brewery, Wild Wolf Brewing Company and Devils Backbone Brewing Company – click on this link: More Details from the Brewers: The beer is a two-part brew [...]


Starr Hill Wins Bronze in 2014 US Open Beer Championship

Posted on 10. Jul, 2014 by admin in Breweries, News

Starr Hill Brewery, one of the most award-winning craft breweries on the East Coast, won a Bronze Medal in the 2014 United States Open Beer Championship, an international beer competition that evaluates professionally brewed and homebrewed beers from around the world, recognizing the most exceptional brewers and their beers. The beer championship’s winners were announced [...]

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Blue Mountain Brewery Purchasing South Street Brewery

Posted on 07. Jul, 2014 by admin in Breweries, News

Blue Mountain Brewery has announced that it will be purchasing South Street Brewery in Charlottesville, one of the breweries on the Brew Ridge Trail.  Details at:  Blue Mountain Brewery South Street Brewery Press Release 070314