When the owners of a Nelson County brewpub decided to expand into retail sales, they needed to build a brewery.

The perfect site turned out to be in Rockbridge County, just outside Lexington.

Construction of the Devil's Backbone brewery is now nearly complete and a Virginia native has come home to do the brewing.

The brewmaster, Nate Olewine, is a Virginia Tech graduate.

It's been a dream of his to brew beer in his home state of Virginia.