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 (6) | 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 Summer Haze Pale Weizenbock 83, Blue Mountain Rockfish Wheat Hefeweizen 64, Blue Mountain Summer Shandy , Blue Mountain Classic Lager 45, Blue Mountain A Hopwork Orange IPA , Blue Mountain Dark Hollow Chocolate & Coffee Aged 96, Blue Mountain Daugava 86, Blue Mountain Dark Hollow 98, Blue Mountain Big Blue DIPA 88, Blue Mountain Full Nelson Pale Ale 86, Blue Mountain Kolsch 151 49, Blue Mountain Barrel-Aged Sour Cherry Weizenbock , Blue Mountain Bluster 62, Blue Mountain Sensible Mole , Blue Mountain English Pale Mild Ale , Blue Mountain ‹berPils Imperial Pilsener 76, Blue Mountain Steel Wheels ESB 82, Blue Mountain The Rocktown Threeway , Blue Mountain RipRap 64, Blue Mountain Blue Reserve 87
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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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80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
kennydiaz  (29) Manahawkin, New Mexico | November 3, 2010
The building is a nice farm house and the brewery is the garage. The hops grow on the premise. They have a nice patio outside and deck. In a nice rural part of Virginia located at the end of skyline drive. The beers were very good and the food was excellent and inexpensive. I had a beer flight, appetizers, and fed a family of four for $50. I highly recommend it for lunch and a brew. There Dark Dark hollow beer is a world class beer and worth the trip alone.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
Velkyal  (71) Gordonsville, Virginia | October 26, 2010
A good place to go, especially for the beer - they make one of the best pale lagers I have had since moving to the US. The food is good though a little pricey. Quality service and good vibe though make this one of my favourite places to go!
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
BREWMUSKCLES  (107) New Jersey | October 14, 2010
a clean medium sized restaurant off in some farmland. small hop farm set up next door. nice enough place with an outdoor porch type set up. some pretty good brews and good food. friendly, smiling service and good value on everything. Growlers and six packs to go. good place to stop for awhile then MAKE SURE to drive on down the road to the DB.
70
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Elwood  (102) Leesburg, Virginia | July 13, 2009
You are going to be hard pressed to find a brewery with better views. Nice hop vines growing outside with spectacular views of the mountains. Unfortunately the service was less than stellar outside (painfully slow) and downright frigid inside (we were completely ignored for awhile). They have a good selection of their own brews but the food leaves a bit to be desired. Not completely overpriced, but you will pay a few bucks for a pint or two. Overall it is definitely worth stopping by if you are in the area. I hope to return again and see if the service improves.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
phukktifano  (12) Baltimore, Maryland | May 27, 2009
This small and sometimes crowded brewery turns out some really amazing beers. The food is grown on local farms and everything Iíve had has been very tasty. Worth planning a trip to any day.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
NachlamSie  (575) Denver, Colorado | March 16, 2009
man, what a weird place for a brewery. I absolutely love the building, the location, and the ambiance. It could not be more tasteful. I had some beer cheese and hummus, both of which were pretty tasty. The beers spanned a reasonable spectrum and I liked the two I had. Itís too bad that this is so far off the beaten path. I would like very much to visit again in the future.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Braudog  (699) Hampton, Virginia | January 11, 2009
Not quite what Iíd expected, the brewpub sits along a fairly busy road in Virginia mountain wine country, not from Skyline Drive and Shenandoah National Park. We visited mid-afternoon on a holiday and virtually had the place to ourselves. It was quite the cozy and inviting place and welcome respite from the crisp fall temperatures. Blue Mountains brews, some of which are availble in bottles down in southern Virginia, are all quite tasty. The food during our visit was exceptionally yummy and home made, and the excellent service topped off a great visit. Highly recommended! - Brewery #466, 11/11/2008.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
HoppityHop  (57) New Jersey | October 24, 2008
Not sure why I never reviewed this place until now, but this is a really great brewpub. Was referred here from Mark Thompson of Starr Hill fame when they first opened. The food is great, the beers are all very well made, the ambiance is cozy, and staff is very nice...........really, nothing bad to say about it whatsoever. It does get crowded, and the seating is family style, but that didnít bother me one bit. Iíll surely go back when in the area.
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
hopson  (11) Williamsville, New York | October 6, 2008
place is awesome- great food, great ambiance and view- you look onto the mountains from the patio, and great beer. Really enjoyed myself there. The mostly organic menu was a treat, as I had a bratwurst made locally. The service was outstanding- we were in and out in an hour which was important as we were in a big hurry due to a wedding later that day. The inside of the place was very modern and comfortable, and the outside was killer. No hops to speak of as we went after the harvest, but donít expect a big old farm with tons of hops. this is a small operation- one of the coolest beer places I have been too.
70
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
maniac  (98) Baltimore, Maryland | June 28, 2008
This place rocks, and so does their beer. Way out in scenic Afton, its a lovely location. The place is somewhat small especially for the crowd it draws. If you want to get a parking spot, you might want to show up slightly before it opens, but the crowd may be more managable during the week. Spotless location, with a spotless brewery. The tours are very interesting and the sampler is very good. Food is excellent, but somewhat slow given they only have one cook and the crowd bogs down the kitchen a bit. Certainly worth dropping by if youíre in the area.

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