Blue Mountain Brewery
Blue Mountain Brewery opened in 2007. Founders Taylor and Mandi Smack and Matt Nucci.
- Blue Mountain Brewery & Brewpub: 9519 Critzers Shop Road, Afton, Virginia
- A brewpub located on Nelson County's Route 151 in Afton, VA. Opened in October 2007, they produce 80,000 gallons of beer per year on-site, and grow their own hops for their Full Nelson pale ale. Their menu includes appetizers, pizzas, burgers, salads and desserts, and their bread is made fresh daily by local producer Goodwin Creek Farm.
- Barrel House: 495 Cooperative Way, Arrington (Nelson County), Virginia
- A larger production-minded facility with almost tenfold capacity of the brewery in Afton, opened after 2011. Barrel House tasting room with inside seating, outdoor seating with a fire pit and lawn games. Food truck from April through November.
Blue Mountain Brewery is a member of Virginia Green, a campaign to promote environmentally-friendly practices in Virginia’s tourism industry. As part of this program, they irrigate their hop farm with rain barrels and treat their brewery effluent before using it in farming.