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Brewery Wedding Venues: Stable Craft Brewing at Hermitage Hill
Offers 8 Top Tips on Planning the Perfect Craft Beer Wedding.

His and Her Beers pre-ceremony. Wedding Beers.

His and Her Beers: pre-ceremony.
Photo: Ward Photography

Do you love craft beer, or perhaps you are just marrying beer geek? Whatever the reason, what better way to celebrate your two loves than by hosting a brewery wedding.

During a recent Reddit search, this morning we happened upon a post about a couple trying to plan a brewery wedding in Virginia and they were searching for brewery wedding venues. They reached out the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild, VA Craft Beer and Virginia Tourism in their pursuit of finding the perfect wedding venue to celebrate wedding vows and a love of craft beer and they were met with little advice on places to host a brewery wedding.

If this sounds like you, then look no further. Stable Craft Brewing at Hermitage Hill Farm is the perfect place to host your vows and celebrate your love of beer. In fact, we were named “Top Wedding Venue in the US for Brewery Weddings” by Craftbeer.com

We’ve compiled our list of 8 top tips to plan a brewery wedding.

Book a Craft Your Own Beer experience with our brewers, only at Stable Craft Brewing in Waynesboro, VA.

Book a Craft Your Own Beer experience with our brewers, only at Stable Craft Brewing in Waynesboro, VA.

1. Brew Your Own Wedding Beer.

At Stable Craft Brewing, we offer “Craft Your Own Beer” experiences. Work with our brewers to create the wedding beer of your dreams. This fun 4-hour experience is the perfect way to get your groomsman or bridal party together before your big day and introduce them to the art of brewing beer. You’ll learn the basics of brewing beer and create your very own wedding beer to serve during your reception. We’ll provide a charcuteries platter for munching on during your brewing experience. Enjoy the pleasure of tasting our beers in the taproom following your brewing party. Perfect for parties up to six guests. A win-win! Learn More.
 
 

Bride and Groom wedding photo in the hop fields at Stable Craft Brewing at Hermitage Hill Farm.

Capture fun wedding photos beneath our hop bines.
Photo: Jeff Gleason

2. Wedding Pictures in the Hop Fields – Yes, Please!

Perhaps one of the most popular places for our brides and grooms to take their wedding photos between May-August (early) is under our towering hop bines (yes bines, not vines). Hops grow amazingly fast and create a beautiful shaded canopy perfect for unique craft-inspired wedding photos, perfect for the craft beer lovers.
 
 

Gather your favorite brewery’s growlers to use as table decorations.
Photo: Ward Photography

3. Growlers are the Perfect Wedding Table Centerpiece.

Take a look at these creative beer-inspired table decorations, inexpensive and carry that brewery wedding theme through to your wedding reception.
 
 

16 Tap beers on draft at Stable Craft Brewing

16 Tap beers on draft at Stable Craft Brewing

4. Sample and Serve: Stable Craft has the perfect selection of beers to fit every palate.

Looking to serve craft beer at your wedding? Stable Craft offers Appalachian Divide (a light traditional American Blonde Ale perfect for those new to craft beer) to a range of IPAs, Stouts, Brown Ales and everything in between. Visit our taproom and order a flight. Be sure to take notes and let our taproom manager know your preferences as well as backups. Some beers are seasonal and not available throughout the year.
 
 

Incorporate Craft Beer Into Your Wedding Ceremony!

Incorporate Craft Beer Into Your Wedding Ceremony!
Photo: Ward Photography

5. Incorporate a “Toast” into your Wedding Ceremony

This is a unique way to add Craft Beer into your vows.
 
 

Overnight Suites at Hermitage Hill Farm and Stable Craft Brewing are perfect for weddings and beercations in Virginia.

Overnight Suites at Hermitage Hill Farm and Stable Craft Brewing are perfect for weddings and beercations in Virginia.

6. Bed & Beer

Stable Craft Brewing at Hermitage Hill offers 4 on-site overnight suites. This is the perfect way to turn your wedding into a wedding weekend. Relax in our 2 bedroom or 1 bedroom suites and your guests can enjoy our agri-pub for a bite to eat and take in all of our flavorful beers.
 
 

The beautiful wedding bouquets feature hops- giving them that unique twist.

The beautiful wedding bouquets feature hops- giving them that unique twist.
Photo: Ward Photography

7. Make Hoppy Wedding Bouquets

Personalize your wedding bouquet or boutonniere with the addition of hops. These beautiful cone-shaped flowers will add texture and a flavorful aroma to your wedding flowers.
 
 

Hops atop a wedding cake.

Candied Hops carry the brewery theme to today’s wedding cake.
Photo: Ward Photography

8. Wedding Cake

Adding a touch of hops to your wedding cake will put the icing on your brewery themed wedding.
 
 

We hope you’ve enjoyed all these unique wedding planning ideas. Interested in planning your own brewery wedding? Drop us a note below. Cheers!

Nikki Nargi and her husband, Craig, own and operate Hermitage Hill Farm and Stables in beautiful downtown Hermitage, Virginia. Nikki is a designer and Craig is a chef with 20 plus years in the hospitality industry. They bring their diverse backgrounds together to help inspire brides-to-be and make that "big day" a little more special and stress free. Learn about Hermitage Hill and gain useful event planning tips on their blog. Follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

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