Blue Mountain Brewery and Hop Farm | Afton, Virginia
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Blue Mountain Brewery and Hop Farm
Excellent based on 33 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

9519 Critzer Shop Rd. (Route 151)
Afton, Virginia United States 22920 [ print map ]
540 456 8020

bluemountainbrewery.com

Hours: Mon-Sat 11-10, Sun 11-9


Mayor: Drake (8) | Taps: 10 | Bottles: 8


Blue Mountain Brewery and Hop Farm

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Beer Available At Blue Mountain Brewery and Hop Farm (arranged by most recent)
Blue Mountain Sour Banshee , Blue Mountain Dark Hollow 98, Blue Mountain Blitzen 77, Blue Mountain The Prizefighter , Blue Mountain Sensible Mole , Blue Mountain A Hopwork Orange IPA , Blue Mountain Summer Haze Pale Weizenbock 83, Blue Mountain Rockfish Wheat Hefeweizen 64, Blue Mountain Summer Shandy , Blue Mountain Classic Lager 45, Blue Mountain Dark Hollow Chocolate & Coffee Aged 96, Blue Mountain Daugava 86, Blue Mountain Big Blue DIPA 88, Blue Mountain Full Nelson Pale Ale 86, Blue Mountain Kolsch 151 47, Blue Mountain Barrel-Aged Sour Cherry Weizenbock , Blue Mountain Bluster 62, Blue Mountain English Pale Mild Ale , Blue Mountain ‹berPils Imperial Pilsener 76, Blue Mountain Steel Wheels ESB 83
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33 reviews for Blue Mountain Brewery and Hop Farm
 Ambiance  89%
 Service  79%
 Selection  75%
 Food  78%
 Value  76%
 Overall  81%
 Rating  90%
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83  (169) Fairfax, Virginia | January 20, 2013| Updated January 21, 2013
Went there with some friends while I was visiting central Virginia. Was just warm enough to sit outside, so we did - a little windy but it was busy inside and outdoor sitting was a lot better. Beers came out relatively quickly based on how busy it was, food too - was pretty tasty food.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 14/20
tia  (76) Sandston, Virginia | November 25, 2012
Enjoyed a day trip with my sweetie yesterday and we stopped in here for a late lunch. Nice location (if it had been warm, the outside looked like it was particularly nice). Despite being packed, the service was speedy and friendly. Nice selection of their own brews which we enjoyed. Food was decent but basically pub grub. Prices were average. A nice stop on a nice day. Iíll go back when Iím back in the area.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321  (256) Hoboken, New Jersey | November 21, 2012
Pretty nice place, they have a nice setup, pretty good food, and a solid selection of beers. The outdoor area is really nice with some tables and corn hole, and other stuff to do. The inside offers a nice atmosphere as well. Worth a stop if you are in the area for sure.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
RABinCO  (72) Colorado Springs, Colorado | April 30, 2012
This brewery/brew pub is nestled right in the blue ridge mountains and they take full advantage of that. The building itself looks like a mountaintop lodge/cabin and out on the patio you can take in the mountains themselves. Inside youíll find a big open yet inviting space with a lot of natural wood. I sat at the bar for Sunday brunch and sampled a few of their harder to find brews and enjoyed some amazing biscuits and gravy. The selection is good, though they only feature their own beers along with some local hard cider and some interesting non-alc beverages on tap (like kombucha). You can buy merchandise and get a growler fill. Everything is super fresh (they grow most of their own hops on site). Canít wait to go back.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
hubrew22  (10) Virginia | February 4, 2012
Excellent brews paired with a scenic location make for a great Virginia Brewpub. A must visit, especially after a full day of skiing in Wintergreen. As far as the beer goes, all were quality but The Full Nelson Pale Ale was the stand out winner.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
JPSHop07  (11) Virginia | July 30, 2011
Blue Mountain is an amazing spot. The beer is as fresh and smooth as it gets. The brewmaster knows his stuff and is constantly experimenting, try the seasonals they are excellent. The food is as good as the beer. Like the hops, the food focuses on local ingredients from Nelson County Va. and compliments the beer well. A must-try if youíre in the neighborhood. Try sitting outside for an afternoon brew while the weather is nice.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
HighlanderOne  (8) Bergen County, New Jersey | May 30, 2011
Stumbled upon this place on the way to North Carolina. Picturesque setting with view of the Blue Mtns. Sampled some beers there and liked the place so much that we stopped by again on way back. The food we had was very good (veggie pizza and bratwurst) and staff was friendly and helpful. I will definitely try to make it back here soon.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2  (649) Hanover, Maryland | March 21, 2011
A worthy stop a bit outside of Charlottesville. The hop farm was still dormant at my visit, but the trellises were in place and ready to support (ha ha). The beers are above average, and the food is well prepared. A new patio was being built, just in time for the spring and summer weather.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Foxbush  (77) Richmond, Virginia | March 3, 2011| Updated September 9, 2012
We have been buying growlers for many months. But lately we have had time to have lunch. The view from the dinning area is of Afton Mountain. They are planning an expansion South of their building. The food is excellent. Limited choices but all good. Bathrooms are clean and staff are very helpful. New enlarged dinning area, bar and terrace. The changes more than double area for service. We stopped by on the Saturday of UVA and VT. It was crowded with football fans getting lunch and some great beer. This a must visit if you are West of Charlottesville.
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
LilBeerDoctor  (335) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | January 1, 2011| Updated December 6, 2011
This is a small, cozy brewpub located in a small town in the mountains. When I visited on a Monday evening, most of the tables were full as well as the small bar. They had ~5 taps with some interesting styles (old ale, barrel aged impy). The food menu is short but the food is very good (I split the crab dip and had the pulled pork sandwich). Definitely a chill place to settle down and enjoy a few pints. They also offer some of their beers to go + growlers. I had a great time here! Edit 12/7/2011: They have updated the brewpub since I was last here. The old area is now a special events area and there is a brand new bar and restaurant right next door. Itís quite nice, all wood fixtures, a larger bar and much more open space with huge ceilings. Today they had 7 offerings, with 2 new to me (Iím visiting in the same month as last year so the seasonals are the same). Great beer and the new space makes the place even better!

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