Nelson County’s Newest Brewery

You’ve heard of (and probably had) Starr Hill – Crozet

Starr Hill Brewery in Crozet, Virginia

Hopefully you’ve been to Blue Mountain Brewery – 12-13 minutes west of Crozet in Afton.

Blue Mountain Brewery

Introducing Devils’ Backbone BreweryGoogle says they’re 52 minutes away … I might make the trip this weekend – for journalistic purposes, of course.

Read more at C-Ville and cVillain.

Devil's Backbone Brewery

Could this dream come to fruition? (from the C-Ville article)

Devil’s’ General Manager Chris Trotter tells us that Crandall and friends granted a portion of the site back to Nelson County for the possible purpose of building a skate park. “The plan is to make this area the Virginia Jackson Hole,” says Trotter, who is referring, of course, to über cool resort town Jackson Hole, Wyoming, which is beloved almost as much for its dining, entertaining and non-skiing recreations as it is for its amazing slopes and powder.

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One Reply to “Nelson County’s Newest Brewery”

  1. We sampled the brews and had a late lunch there the day after Thanksgiving. Both were excellent. The building is interesting, too — attractive with green/sustainable features. They were very busy well into the afternoon – a good sign. I especially liked the Gold Leaf Lager.

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