Steven Crandall, Devils Backbone Brewing Company co-founder, died on Sunday, May 2. He had been diagnosed with cancer in 2018. He was 64
Steve was well known in the industry and was one of the first to form the Brewers Guild in Virginia. He also served on the Brewers association Board of Directors.
Steve and his wife Heidi founded the brewery in 2008 which takes its name from the ridge named by Thomas Jefferson’s father, who surveyed the Blue Ridge Mountains.
In 2016, Anheuser-Busch acquired Devils Backbone Brewing Company.
Condolences to the family of Steve and all those whose lives he touched.