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Blue Mountain Brewery

Not Rated.
Blue Mountain BreweryBlue Mountain Brewery
Based on:
77 Beers
4,112 Hads
Place Score: 92
Reviews: 53
Visits: 131
Avg: 4.13
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

9519 Critzers Shop Road
Afton, Virginia, 22920
United States
phone: (540) 456-8020

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Place added by: Jason on 10-15-2007

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Photo of ZachKelly
4.98/5  rDev +20.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

There really is not much to say outside of; this place is amazing. My wife and I went up on Memorial Day weekend, and it was well worth the almost 2 hours drive. The views from the outside eating were just astounding. Everyone was extremely nice and welcoming.

The atmosphere was great, relaxing and beautiful.

The quality of the food and everything was tremendous. The food was all fresh and local, and it wasn't the run of the mill brewery/pub food.

They had a great amount of options. And everything we tried tasted amazing.

The beer, the most important part, was awesome. A great selection of their brews on tap, and their sampler was very well thought through as they showed you the best order in which to drink them and had plenty of information about the beers.

I recommend that anyone who wants good beer, and good food go to Blue Mountain.

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Photo of mgbickel
4.55/5  rDev +10.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

This was our first stop on a mini beer-cation throughout VA and NC. Turns out that this was also my favorite stop!

The setting of this place is pretty much ideal. An inlaid patio for outside seating is situated right next to the hop-yard. Across the street, the Blue Ridge Mountains (I think that is the right range) carve out a serene setting. The inside of the pub is rustic in decor, but still crisp and new. Very high ceilings with lots of natural, exposed wood mix with new steel to give this a "modern lodge" like setting.

We ordered a cheese plate and a flight which included all of their offerings (9). I also ordered a tulip of their BA pumpkin beer, called Spooky I think. Everything was superb!

Our waiter paid just enough attention to us, without being pushy. He knew lots about their beer, and about the cheese plate, which is what most of our questions were centered around!

They sell beer to go at the front counter. They also have a number of brewery products (glasses, shirts, etc.) available.

I would highly recommend this place to anyone! They seem to really do things the right way, using all local products where they can. I really wish it wasn't 5 hours and many winding roads away...

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Photo of sarahspat
4.47/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

The atmosphere is classy (very heavily influenced by the wine culture) but not too stuffy. My girlfriend and I were by far the youngest people there, but we didn't feel uncomfortable. Our waiter was friendly and helpful. He offered to take our picture without us asking him to. The view of the mountains was beautiful, and they had a talented bluegrass band playing.

We got a sampler of all six beers that were on tap. My favorite was the lager and it was the first beer of its style I've ever really liked. I also really enjoyed the kolsch even though I hadn't had any prior experience with that style. Their pale ale was a great example of one of my favorite styles. I'm not a big fan of Trappist style ales, and their Dubbel did not convert me, but I don't hold that against them. Their menus provided great descriptions of the flavors of the beers along with ABVs and IBUs.

The menu was limited (no fried foods), but they do serve some out-of-the-ordinary dishes, like bratwurst and a pulled pork sandwich. The food that we ordered was great and served promptly.

Overall, I enjoyed every aspect of my visit here. I honestly don't have anything bad to say about it. Definitely worth a stop if you're in the area.

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Photo of nofunyons
4.45/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

This is my favorite restaurant and watering hole. I have visited often and have never been disappointed. The food is always hot and fresh. The burgers are always perfectly cooked to order and flavored to compliment their wonderful brews. The staff was always able to articulate the different styles of beer they offered and how they differ from other brands.

Be forewarned, parking gets short around dinner time in the evening.

You can order a beer sampler.

The fries are the BEST ...Must have!

JMUbrewz has a more detailed review... Thank you JMUbrewz

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Photo of WMEugene
4.45/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

I've been to Blue Mountain a ton over the past few years, so I figured it's time for a review (I was there this past weekend).

A - The location is unbeatable in terms of atmosphere. Blue Mountain is located in the Blue Ridge, about 20 mins west of Charlottesville and 50 mins north of Lynchburg. The outdoor patio has a gorgeous view of the mountains and the interior has a great brewpub feel for it. The expansion has definitely added to the feel of the restaurant and there are now two nice bars to go along with the seating. If it's a nice day, I'd definitely go for a seat outside.

Q - All of the beers and food are very well made with local ingredients. Obviously, beer is a subjective thing but I find that there are always at least 3-4 tasty brews on tap. Their flagship beer, Full Nelson, is probably the best "regular" beer in Virginia. Everything is usually very well done.

Service - Here's the one (somewhat) negative thing I've noticed: the service isn't what it used to be. Part of it is volume (they are a lot busier than they were even a year ago), but part of it is the wait staff. I've had some great servers and I've had some where I've had to basically flag them down to order drinks after having been seated for 15-20+ minutes (which is unacceptable). Also, I've found that some of the servers can have attitudes as well. I understand that they are a lot busier than they used to be, and are likely stressed and understaffed, but there's still little excuse for that. Much like any restaurant, it's a crap shoot with the waitstaff. A few years ago, the ratio of quality servers to not was much higher. That being said, I have had great servers (even recently) and the staff does tend to be very knowledgeable about the beers, which is a plus. If you go on the weekend, plan to deal with large groups of oblivious tourists or day-trippers and waits of at least 30-60 mins if its a nice day.

Selection - In terms of beers, it ranges from 7-9 on tap at any one time since the expansion. They also offer Kombucha and Cider now, which to be honest, I could care less about. Growler fills are available and they have bottles, cans, and swag available for good prices.

Food - For the most part, the food is excellent. I have had some just ok appetizers, but others have really dug them in my group. The standout for me are the pretzels (very big and tasty) and the Bratwurst/Apples/Onions pizza which goes great with beer!

Overall, I love Blue Mountain. Part of me longs for the days when it was smaller, more personable, and the service was better. The expansion is well done but unfortunately the increased business has come at the price of service. I still love it and always swing by when I'm on the way to my parents' house in Lynchburg. Hopefully, the issues with service are just growing pains.

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Photo of Wilson27
4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I stumbled upon this place before finishing my vacation by driving home to PA on Skyline Drive.
This brewery is just about 5 minutes from the southern start of Sky Line Drive. Great for lunch and a beer or two (keep it to a minimum if driving) before hopping onto Sky Line Drive.

In my travels I have been to more than a few breweries, Blue Mountain Brewery has the best view of any brewery I've been too. Grab a pint
and head out to the deck to see a great view of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia. They also grow their own hops on site which adds to the nice view.

Their beers were good. The porter was my favorite. They use their own hops in their Full Nelson. I left with a very nice handcrafted Blue Mountain stein and a sixer of Full Nelson.

I had their hummus and pretzel. Both were great.
Their mustard is a bit heavy on the horse radish for my liking, but it was still very good.

I had no idea there was a brewery in that part of Virginia. If you're planning to drive on Sky Line Drive National Park make sure to drive to the most southern point and stop in at Blue Mountain Brewery. Good service, good beer, and a great view. What a great surprise in Afton, Virginia.

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Photo of Hovellord
4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 2 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

I didn't eat here, so the "inexpensive" rating is based on beer prices, which are great. Also, since I sat at the bar, the "service" rating is based on interactions with an experienced bartender. All that being said, I am ambivalent about Blue Mountain Brewery's pub. I am not about the beer: it is great, at least what I have had bottled--Full Nelson IPA (hops galore) and Mandolin, their Tripel. The Kolsch I had at the bar was decent, but I am not a big fan of the style. The atmosphere is the issue: somewhat uptight on the afternoon I was there. If I want to just go have a beer, I'll go to Miller's in downtown Charlottesville.

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Photo of shutupdoodah
4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Have been here on two separate occasions, once for their "steal the glass" night (pay a dollar more per draft, keep your glass every round) and once for a friend's birthday. The atmosphere was nice, at the foot of the mountains, so a beautiful view out of the front of the place. A decent-sized one room venue, with a mix of tables and some other couch-type seating areas. The service both times was great, and it seemed like the staff knew both the beer and the food. The pizzas are great. Overall, at $4-5 a beer and menu items ranging from $8-20 (with $20 for a pizza that will serve 2-3), you can escape after a nice tasting a meal without feeling robbed.

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Photo of JMUbrewz
4.34/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Finally getting around to reviewing this place after many, many visits.

The atmosphere/location is incredible and really what makes Blue Mountain special in my mind. The brewpub is tucked away into a serene little nook in the Shenandoah Valley, about half way in between Harrisonburg and Charlottesville. There is a huge patio with tons of outdoor seating, and plenty of seating inside to boot. I highly recommend sitting outside if it's nice though - the views of the surrounding Blue Ridge mountains are quite spectacular and the patio is located right next to BMB's hop garden, which is a nice touch.

The quality of the beer is excellent, and BMB does a great job rotating beers and keeping a brewpub one-off or two on tap at all times. I really enjoy a few of the barrel aged offerings, the double ipa, and always end up drinking at least one pint of full nelson (pale ale). Beers are served in proper glassware and I'm rarely disappointed by any of their offerings.

The service is nothing to write home about, but really isn't bad considering how crowded this place can get. The waitresses aren't always the most knowledgeable but are usually willing to find someone who can better answer questions. I've never had bad service here, but every now and then my wait for another round of beers is longer than I'd like.

In terms of selection, Blue Mountain has about 10 beers on tap, all BMB beers of course. They do an excellent job varying styles and offer flights that include a taste of all their beers, in order from light to dark (for around 7 bucks I think).

The food at BMB is fantastic - the quality is always a pleasant surprise. I enjoy a pretzel with mustard or their wonderful cheese sauce for a snack. If I'm eating a meal, the fish tacos are delicious and I've also enjoyed the Thai burger and Bratwurst on separate occasions. They focus on local ingredients, which may drive the price up a fraction on the food, but I think it's worth a few extra bucks.

In general, the prices are more than reasonable. BMB fills growlers of all there beers, ranging from 7.50 for the Full Nelson (I rarely pass on this deal) to $20 for the barrel aged offerings. Sixers to go are only 7.99 and the to-go cooler also has a decent selection of bombers.

This is a great local brewery focusing on local ingredients and sustainability. It's exciting to see them expanding to other states, but in my opinion, most of the beers are much better straight from the source.

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Photo of McBraniel
4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Great place for lunch or dinner when the weather's nice. Lots of outdoor seating, and there's a fantastic view. Beer selection is good, and there's frequently stuff on tap that Blue Mountain doesn't bottle and distribute elsewhere. The food's great as well. Highly recommended.

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Photo of sholland119
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

This was our first stop on our way to the Sexual Chocolate release. What a great discovery!

From the road, this reminded us of a Napa/Sonoma winery. An unassuming building with a small sign on a lightly populated country road. Inside we were greeted by more of the same. A nice 12 stool bar, a bunch of high top tables, a fire in the hearth. Very warm and welcoming.

BMB has a nice lineup of well made beers. My favorite was the Full Nelson pale. Vickie loved the Chocolate Pumpkin Porter. The rest of the lineup was solid.

We had a great meat and cheese plate, all fresh and local and tasty. The rest of the menu looked very nice, though I was a bit put off by the fact that all pizzas were $20.

Service was pleasant. I look forward to stopping in again. Great place!


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Photo of LeeEvolved
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

What a really nice brewery and restaurant. Their location 10 minutes off of the interstate makes them an automatic stop for me on my way to visit family in WV. They usually have 2-3 seasonal and specialty beers on tap at all times to go with their regular stuff, which always entices me to stop by.

The food they offer has been stellar everytime I've eaten there and the staff is always polite and welcoming. The huge front patio is great on nice days and there's always people playing cornhole out front too.

The only thing I wished was changed was the size of their flight samples. They sell 2oz samples of all their offerings as the flight where I'd prefer to choose 4-5 and get a larger sized taste. That's just a minor personal gripe, though as I really like everything about this place. Good stuff and definitely worth a quick jump off the highway to try.

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Photo of drewsil111
4.22/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Blue Mountain Brewery is a restaurant nestled just east of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the heart of the "Brew Ridge Trail." The brewery has wonderful scenery and a fantastic seating arrangement. The menu is quite eclectic with the pizza being the highlight. Overall, the food is impressive and oozing with quality. The one element that probably needs a bit of work, is the imagination on the beer. On several occasions when doing the sampler, I could not taste the difference between two different brews. Don't get me wrong, most of their beers are very drinkable, but they are certainly not memorable (with the exception of Rockfish Wheat and Evil 8). Overall, This place is certainly worth a stop on the "Brew Ridge Trail."

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Photo of Rhettroactive
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

The wife and I met my sister and her squeeze here on Saturday the 30th of April, and I must say that we had a wonderful time. First and foremost, their brews are stellar, some of the best being produced in our great state of Virginia.

The atmosphere is lovely, as we sat on the patio overlooking the Shenandoahs at sunset. We ordered a cheese plate, with locally made cheese, meats and fresh warm bread. BMB was packed and slightly understaffed, so it took a while for us to get our suds and the snacks, but it was well worth it. The menu is fairly limited, as it's all about the beer. I will say though that the pizzas looked tasty - I plan on ordering one the next time we're there.

The server(s) were extremely friendly, and quite knowledgeable about the establishment and their offerings. They had...I think six beers on tap, one of which was a nitro-tap (their Dark Hollow was on - wow).

The four of us sat, drank, noshed and took in the beauty of the setting sun behind the rolling hills. Enjoying good conversation with a couple of cold ones in our hands, it was genuinely a magical moment I won't soon forget.

I would highly recommend stopping by and getting a growler filled or buying one of theirs (which are gorgeous), or digging into their cooler for pre-bottled/canned offerings.

I know it's a bit out of most people's way, but do yourself a favor and stop by Blue Mountain, as you won't be dissapointed.

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Photo of hchinaski
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

My in-laws live 5min away from this place, so the wife and i have visited several times on trips to the area.

Blue Mountain Brewery is quickly gaining notoriety as a good brewer in the area. Their styles tend to lean heavily on hops.

The atmosphere is quaint. Nice wooden bar with 10-12 seats-people are always friendly and willing to move to make way at the bar. They quickly added outdoor seating, which provides nice views of the Mountains and of the farm located across the street.

The quality of their food and brews is top-notch in my opinion. They claim to use local produce and meats on their menu and the food is known for its hearty, rustic flavors.

I have tried most of their beers and find them very enjoyable. Full Nelson is very good, the Evil8 is an interestingly hoppy Dubbel and their nitro porter and stouts are always a good choice.

We tend to go on Sunday afternoons, which is always a busy time there. The service is taxed a bit, but understandably and they have always been nice and helpful as well.

I highly recommend stopping in to Blue Mountain, as we always enjoy their beers and food.

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Photo of sdsimkins
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Overall atmosphere was fantastic; indoor seating gave a traditional spin on a tavern, outdoor seating was gorgeous thanks to the blue ridge mountains. Also a very family friendly restaurant.

Quality of the establishment was excellent, you could tell everything they did was their best. Especially the beer, for we learned from the tour that all their beer is made using fresh well water from 2-3 different wells on the property.

Service was great. Our server did a good job on keeping us waited even though it was a busy saturday.

Selection of beers and food was great. I believe the tap had a selection of about 10-15 beers, of course all were Blue Mountain Brewery selections. Food was quite diverse from brats to pizzas.

Food was amazing. I personally had the beer soaked brat covered in sauerkraut and spicy mustard, and it was phenomenal. I didn't want it to end!! From the quality of my one meal, I could tell the rest of the food was probably on an equal plain.

Value was reasonable for the quality food you received, my meal was about 9.99 and the beer was about 5. Most of the meals were around 9.99 unless you went to a steak or something on that field.

Overall I was quite pleased with the brewery, with great atmosphere and scenery, amazing food, great beers, and suburb quality. If you're ever on the Brew Ridge Highway, you can't pass this one up!!

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Photo of Polskator
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

A must visit place! Only a few minutes off I-64 or Rte 250. Sitting on their deck with it's great view of the mountains and one of their fresh beers in hand you can just feel the stress melt away. They have three small hop fields growing and when they get larger as the season progresses I'm sure the aroma will only add to the experience.

Service is casual but good and the food the same. The local-made brat is excellent! It looks like they have live entertainment on occasion.

They have 6 -9 beer available with the Full Nelson and Dark Hollow as my favorites.

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Photo of argock
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

The atmosphere at Blue Mountain Brewery is exceptional -- a beautiful patio with foothill-mountain views and a relaxed attitude. The quality of the all-malt brews is top-notch and the basis of Blue Mountain's success. Their all-year brews including Full Nelson and BM Lager are both excellent and will satisfy any discriminating beer lover and will give everyone an option. They also present plenty of other great offerings including Dark Hollow and Kellerbier. The service is routinely good and attentive. The selection is good but could be a little wider. The food is above-average but the menu is a bit limited -- they do look out for vegetarians though. Prices are $4/pint and food prices (other than for the pizzas) are reasonable-to-pricey.

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Photo of Seanibus
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I love this place. It's cute, warm, and welcoming, with a great porch where you can relax and watch the lovely Blue Ridge Mountains. The owners are friendly and the staff is informal but enthusiastic. The food is simple, really just high end bar snacks in most cases, but it is well executed and the owners are committed to using local and regional ingredients where possible. And the beer is just luscious - the Full Nelson pale Ale is one of my favorite pale ales anywhere and the rest are nearly as good. The only downside is that the owners were too modest in their expectations for the business and grossly underestimated how busy they would be. That means that it is often quite crowded and parking can be a hassle, even with the expanded parking lot they were eventually forced to build. But it is crowded for a good reason - this is an excellent brew pub and well worth a diversion out of your way if you're in the Charlottesville or Staunton area. I make it a point to stop in every time I am in the area visiting my family.

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Photo of jep4vt
4.19/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Great place to meet, have some great pub food, and enjoy some great beer. They have plenty of seating inside and out and views of mountains are unbeatable. Also have hops growing in a small plot outside. I have tried several of their beers and really like the Mandolin.

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Photo of Tucquan
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I stop in here on my travels to Lynchburg, VA.

The building is situated on a nice hillock locking across at mountains. There's a very nice outdoor area for sipping and enjoying the view.

The interior of the building is light and roomy; a very good vibe. In addition to the bar and tables and chairs, there are a few easy chairs.

There have always been 6 - 8 of their brews on draft as well as specialty bottles and cans in the cooler. Note, this is one of a few breweries that are canning their beer; the Full Nelson to be exact. Also recommended is the Dark Allow Bourbon Ale in the 750ml bottle.

They were featured in the Issue 12, Volume 1 of Mid-Atlantic Brewery news.

They have some gear you can purchase like hats, shirts, hoodies and glasses.

I've always been treated great by everyone in this establishment. I always look forward to breaking up my travels with a stop at Blue Mountain.

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Photo of Kegatron
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

We sidetracked here for some dinner on a recent trip down I-81. I must say that this is quite the picturesque location, nestled amidst the wine country at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. When you first drive up, the place looks like someone's house attached to the brewery, with plenty of outdoor seating. Walking inside though, I immediately like the atmosphere. Very spacious feeling, with high ceilings and a ton of tables, benches, and comfy chairs and couches to relax on. Earthy colors and local art on the walls, gives things a classy yet very relaxed feel. The presentation of the beer itself was nicely done as well. A nice looking good sized bar sits at the front, with the brew house visible through the glass behind it, and the stocked 2-Go cooler accessible to the left.

The draft beer selection consisted of their four primary bottled offerings plus two Stouts that I tried a 10 oz pour of each, the Dark Russian RIS, and it's barrel-aged version, the Dark Hollow. I enjoyed both big Stouts but they were served on nitro, something I'm not a big fan of. I was hoping for maybe more than two brewery only releases on tap but I was more than happy with the ones that were on. Food here was good as well. They offer a more limited standard menu of appetizers, sandwiches, and pizza but also have some daily specials as well. We opted for their flat bread pizza of the day, which contained pepperoni, mushrooms, and freshly chopped jalapeno peppers. Tasty but hot! Service here was great. Our guy was the only one waiting on the inside and outside seating but did a great job of hustling and we never had to wait long for his attention. Super friendly too! It's always nice when you leave and not only does the staff say goodbye to you but also the locals sitting at the bar as well!

This was a really nice stop and one that we were glad that we made. Good beer and food with a super relaxed atmosphere and friendly vibe. That's all that we ever ask out of a beer stop. We'll be back.

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Photo of CliffBrake
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Stopped by on Feb 17, later in the evening. This place seems to have doubled since I was here same time last year. It was modestly busy when I arrived and I was served right away.

Great location with views of the mountains, lots of glossy wood finish and big windows. A modern mountain inn feel. When I asked about beers, I was offered samples. I tried several types and they were all good solid representations of the styles. there were about 8 selections including lagers, Belgian and British style ales.

The food all looked quite good. I had a seafood jambalaya that was fresh, nicely presented and well seasoned. All in all, this is a great place for a meal or to relax after a day exploring a beautiful part of the state.

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Photo of arizcards
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Visited here last Sunday with Da Boss for lunch and a couple of pints.

Atmosphere was awesome as we were seated outside with a view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Inside was nice as well. As you first walk in there is a small bar that was on the right and a retail area was on the left. I did not go in any further although i could see a decent number of dining tables.

Quality of the beer is good. I had the Full Nelson and the Impy Red Zeppelin which are good brews. Da Boss had the Kolsch which was very clean from what she said.

Service was friendly and pretty prompt for a busy last lunch crowd. I did not test the knowledge of the server so i cannot really comment on that.

Selection of beer was good as there were a wide range from wheat and kolsch brews to imperial reds and stouts.

Food was tasty. Da Boss had a wrap of some sort and i had the crab cake sandwich. Sides were solid as well as the Slaw and fries were tasty.

Overall it was pretty reasonable (Less than $40) for two sandwiches and three pints.

Definitely visit if you are in the area...you will not be disappointed.

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Photo of nandemo1
4.14/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

God, I want them to finish their expansion soon. Visited Saturday to grab lunch, however the place was PACKED. After an estimate of well over an hour for being served meals, we passed on being seated and bellied up to the bar to ordered a couple of brews and a quick pretzel appetizer. The staff was exceptionally quick with the beer and helpful in giving us directions to Devils Backbone. Menu looked outstanding, but a bit pricey. Plenty of options on tap, including seasonals. Packaged beer is available for purchase, at prices less than retail. Patio was beautiful, but inside seating area was small.

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Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton, VA
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