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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Blue Mountain Barrel House Management To Receive ‘The Patriot Award’

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

Taylor Smack and Chad Dean at Blue Mountain Barrel House in Arrington, Virginia will receive ‘The Patriot Award’ on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 10am. The Patriot Award reflects the management efforts made to support military service employees through a wide-range of measures including flexible schedules, time off prior to and after deployment, and granting [...]


Devils Backbone Expands to UK with Exclusive Retail Arrangement

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

Devils Backbone Brewing has inked an exclusive licensing arrangement with the British retail chain J D Wetherspoon plc, which owns and operates more than 900 different-branded pubs and 32 hotel locations throughout Britain. The Virginia-based brewery has licensed the recipe and naming rights of ‘Devils Backbone American IPA,’  to Wetherspoon, for exclusive availability, on draft, [...]


Wild Wolf’s Wee Heavy Takes Top Regional Honors at USBTC

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

Wild Wolf Brewing Company’s Wee Heavy Scottish style ale took top honors at the 2014 summer United States Beer Tasting Championship for the Mid-Atlantic region in the Amber/Red category. “We’ve known this beer was a winner since we first brewed it a couple years ago” said owner Mary Wolf “it’s one of the bestselling beers [...]

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Brew Ridge Trail Tap Takeover at Capital Ale House, Harrisonburg

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

Our first tap takeover with the famous (or infamous) Brew Ridge Trail on Friday, October 24th! ! We’ll have Blue Mountain, Wild Wolf, South Street, Starr Hill & Devil’s Backbone all featured, as well as an exclusive tapping of the 2014 Brew Ridge Trail collaboration beers, Earth, and Moon! You’ll be able to try 2 [...]