New Orleans, La. — Yesterday Devils Backbone Brewing Company founder Steve Crandall participated in a general session panel at the 77th Annual National Beer Wholesalers Association Convention. The group of leaders from U.S breweries was moderated by Mike Gretz (President of Gretz Beer Company and NBWA Communications and Public Affairs Committee Chairman), and consisted of No-Li Brewhouse co-founder John Bryant, Devils Backbone Brewing Company founder Steven Crandall, MillerCoors chief Tom Long and Lagunitas Brew
Nelson County, Va. —The Virginia Brewers Cup ended the day exactly where it began: overlooking the Devils Backbone Basecamp Brewpub. Devils Backbone Brewing Company once again earned top honors at the 3rd annual Virginia Craft Brewers Festival, hosted by the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild in Nelson County, Virginia. Devils Backbone took home 7 medals, including 4 gold medals, and swept the Best of Show awards in what is the largest competition held in the state.