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Golf Course Report

Updated on: July 19, 2018

Call 434-325-8250 for tee times.

Stoney Creek

Opening Tee Time:  8:00 AM
Rotation:  Monocan-Shamokin; Shamokin-Tuckahoe
Cart Rule:  90 degrees
Weather:  Sunny and pleasant with a high temperature of 86.

Devils Knob

Opening Tee Time:  8:00AM
Cart Rule:  90 degrees
Weather:  Sunny with a high of 70.


Blue skies and perfect temps over the weekend continue today!

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Nelson County's Brew Ridge Trail and Virginia Craft Beer Tour

The Brew Ridge Trail has taken the craft brewing world by storm offering award-winning craft beer and cider made in Virginia, along the Blue Ridge Mountains.

The two major highways in Nelson, Route 29 and Route 151, each offer a selection of the best breweries and cideries in the area. Book end your travel plans for day of arrival and day of departure with samplings of some of the breweries and cideries.  

Day One, Route 250 and Rt. 29:

Traveling from the north along Route 250 and Route 29, you can tour Starr Hill Brewery in Crozet, VA and Blue Mountain Barrel House in Arrington, VA.

Starr Hill is the second oldest craft brewery in Virginia and has led the way for the growing craft beer community in the region. Enjoy a tour of their production facility and then relax in their tap room and sample the Northern Lights IPA and Jomo Lager.

Blue Mountain Barrel House, located in Arrington, VA is a sister to the better-known Blue Mountain Brewpub, which has been in Nelson County since 2007. The Barrel House, a production brewery with tasting room, focuses on Blue Mountain’s higher-end beers, those that require special processes and special ingredients, including, Dark Hollow, their imperial stout aged in oak bourbon barrels. BlueMountainBarrel.com

Other nearby attractions include Oakland Museum, Blue Moon Antiques, Fortunes Cove Preserve, four wineries, Drumheller’s Orchard and Saunders Farm Market.

Day Two: Resort Fun

Spend the day at the resort and enjoy summertime at its best. Check out our restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner then fill your day with activities from golf and tennis to swimming and hiking and more! Adventure awaits.

Day Three: The Journey Home

Leave some time for a leisurely ride home and with stops at Devils Backbone Brewing Company, Wild Wolf Brewing Company or Bold Rock Cidery

Devils Backbone Basecamp Brewpub: Devils Backbone’s accolades include top awards as small brewpub and small brewing company of the year at the prestigious Great American Beer Festival. When the weather is right, partaking of a meal on their patio while taking in the mountain ridges in the distance is a tasty sample of Virginia’s allure.

Wild Wolf Brewing Company: Located in Nellysford under shady elm trees, mother and son team, Mary and Danny Wolf offer their wide selection of hand crafted beers such as Alpha Ale and Blonde Hunny. The restaurant serves the freshest local foods in a century old, revitalized Nelson County school house.  Canine companions are always welcome in the outdoor Biergarten, weather permitting.

Bold Rock Cider: Local apples are crushed to make crisp, drinkable hard cider in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. In addition to the Virginia Draft and Virginia Apple ciders, Bold Rock produces the Crimson Ridge Vat #1 and Crimson Ridge Vintage Dry, more complex blends and a sparkling alternative to champagne. Tours take visitors from cider history to modern production.

Other attractions include: Rockfish Valley Nature Trail, Tuckahoe Antiques, Rockfish River Gallery and the Retail Shops at Rockfish Valley Community Center, five wineries, two hard cideries and two distilleries.

Or leave while on the mountain, leave the driving to our friends from the Monticello Wine and Beer Tours. Tours available on Fridays and Sundays!

Cheers!

Last Edited by Application Administrator on Thursday, July 12, 2018

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