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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Collaboration Brew July 2014

Brew Ridge Trail Collaboration Brew

Posted on 17. Jul, 2014 by admin in Breweries, News

Brew Ridge Trail breweries are working on their latest Collaboration Brew.  The beer is a two-part brew in our only-one-of-its-kind-in-the-US parti-gyle brewhouse. We are making sister beers from one common mash. First beer is a powerful Double IPA, 8.5%, uber-hoppy; second beer is a Session India Pale Lager at 4.5% with the same hop profile of [...]


Third Annual Virginia Craft Brewers Fest Returns to Nelson County

Posted on 10. Jul, 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.  The cup will be awarded to [...]


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