“TOP 7” VERMONT BREW TOUR from Rabbit Hill Inn
Fact: Vermont makes very, very good craft beer. And beer lovers are flocking to Northern Vermont to taste (and fill their trunks) with all the nationally award-winning Vermont craft beers made right here in the Northeast Kingdom. Our “Top 7 Vermont Breweries Tour” feature the best of the best for Vermont craft beers. Case in point, the world famous Hill Farmstead Brewery in Greensboro Vermont has become the ultimate beer pilgrimage. This is why we proudly place it in the first place for our Vermont Brew Tour.
Hill Farmstead in Greensboro, Vermont. This deserves first position. It has becoming ultimate beer pilgrimage. Hill Farmstead Brewery has been named 2013 Best Brewery in the World, as well as Best Brewery in Vermont and New England by RateBeer. Also, many of its beers were listed in the top ten new beers in the world. DO NOT MISS a visit to Hill Farmstead. Make sure there is ample room in your trunk. (They do not fill clear glass or metal vessels). Open Wed- Sat, noon – 5:00 pm, Credit Cards accepted. Hill Farmstead Brewery, 403 Hill Rd, Greensboro Bend, VT (802) 533-7450 *** Insider tip: Be there by 11:00 am, waiting lines can be quite long ***
The Alchemist in Waterbury Vermont. Home of the flagship double IPA, Heady Topper – 3rd highest-rated beer in the world. Beer pilgrims come from afar to get their hands on this beer. People hoard Heady Topper. Sadly, the brewery is now closed to the public. But you CAN get Heady Topper. Go to the website for the daily list of nearby locations that received deliveries. The Alchemist Brewery, 35 Crossroad, Waterbury, VT (802) 244-7744
Trapp Lager Brewery at Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont. Known for their traditional European style Lagers. You can taste a flight of their varieties in their Deli. Brewery not open to the public. Trapp Lager Brewery , 700 Trapp Road, Stowe VT (802) 253-5709
Rock Art Brewery in Morrisville Vermont. They produce a large variety of Vermont beers, 19 at our last count. Tastings and self-guides tours await you here. Rock Art Brewery, 632 Laporte Rd/Rt 100, Morrisville, VT (802) 888-9400 Hrs: Mon – Sat, 9-6 pm
Lost Nation Brewery in Morrisville, Vermont. Great beers AND great food. These folks brew many varieties of beer. And while you’re there, plan on having a bite to eat. They also offer non-alcoholic brews. See full menu here. Lost Nation Brewery, 254 Wilkins St, Morrisville, VT (802) 851-8041 Hrs:Wed-Sun, 11:30 am – 9:00 pm, Accepts credit cards.
Schilling Brew Company Just 15 minutes from Rabbit Hill Inn. WE LOVE THIS PLACE!! Outstanding microbrewery producing fantastic Belgian style brews. Awesome Taproom, small menu offering great food (brick oven flatbreads & more). DO NOT MISS THIS ONE! Schilling Beer Co., 18 Mill Street, Littleton, NH. (603) 444-4800. See Website or Facebook page for current hours.
Trout River Brewing Co. in Lyndonville Vermont. Seasonal brews. Be sure to call first, hours are limited. Taste a variety of seasonal brews here. Only on weekends, they also make terrific hand tossed pizza. Trout River Brewing Co, Route 5, Lyndonville VT (802) 626-9396