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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Third Annual Virginia Craft Brewers Fest Returns to Nelson County

Posted on 02. Aug, 2014 by admin in Breweries, News

The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild will host the 2014 Virginia Craft Brewers Fest at Devils Backbone Basecamp Brewpub on Saturday, August 23rd.  The event will feature the Third Annual Virginia Craft Brewers Cup competition, where the participating Virginia Brewers submit their beer into a variety of categories for judging.  This year 222 beers will be [...]


August is Craft Beer Month

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

RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild (Guild), the Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA), the Governor’s Office and the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) recognize August as Virginia Craft Beer Month.  Tourists are encouraged to enjoy the many events across the Commonwealth promoting craft beer and local tourism resources next month. More on August is Craft [...]

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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 underway, creating 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 [...]


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 [...]