Breweries in the Blue Ridge Mountains
There are so many breweries in the Blue Ridge Mountains! Many offer free tours and tastings. Be sure to check out their year-round beers and special seasonal releases. Many focus on locally sourced ingredients and provide a family friendly environment and live entertainment. And don't forget to pick up some full pints and growlers to go!
Backroom Brewery is a boutique farm brewery in the Shenandoah River Valley. It began as a herb farm, growing culinary and medicinal herbs for the garden center trade. It now has over 20 beer recipes approved by the State of Virginia. In spring, summer and fall, families enjoy the farm, the scenery, the corn hole, the labyrinth and chalk boards. Pets are welcome.
150 Ridgemont Road
Virginia, Middletown 22645
Urban Orchard Cider Company is a hard cider production company and tasting room. Their taproom and bar provides house-made craft hard apple cider, guest bottles of hard cider, local beer, wine, and gluten-free/dairy-free snacks.
210 Haywood Road
North Carolina, Asheville 28806
Starr Hill has won 22 Great American Beer Festival, World Beer Cup and Great British Beer Festival medals. Starr Hill beer is distributed throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern regions.
5391 Three Notched Road
Virginia, Crozet 22932
Flying Mouse Brewery is open Thursday 5-9, Friday 4-8, Saturday 2-8, and Sunday 1-5. Flying Mouse Brewery sits on 15 acres surrounded by forest at the end of a short country road. The 18,000 sq. ft. building offers ample seating inside in the Mousetrap tasting room and outside in the beer garden. Enjoy beautiful views of Tinker Mountain in the distance, or take tour when they're not too busy.
221 Precast Way
Virginia, Troutville 24175