“TOP 6” 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 Six 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. Without doubt, this deserves first position. It is ultimate beer pilgrimage. Hill Farmstead Brewery has been named 2013 Best Brewery in the World, as well as Best Brewery in Vermont and Best Brewery in New England by RateBeer, the world’s largest, most popular beer review and rating website. Eight of its beers were listed in the top ten new beers in the world by RateBeer. DO NOT MISS a visit to Hill Farmstead. Make sure there is ample room in your trunk. Hill Farmstead Brewery, 403 Hill Rd, Greensboro Bend, VT (802) 533-7450
The Alchemist in Waterbury Vermont. You’ll taste a good variety of great brews here. The Alchemist is home of the flagship double IPA, Heady Topper! Heady Topper is the third highest-rated beer in the world, according to BeerAdvocate. Beer pilgrims come from afar to get their hands on this beer. People still hoard Heady Topper beer. Go there. You’ll start hoarding it too. 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 3 varieties in their bakery/Deli. Trapp Lager Brewery , 700 Trapp Road, Stowe VT (802) 253-5709
Rock Art Brewery in Morrisville Vermont. These guys produce a large variety of Vermont beers, 17 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
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
Trout River Brewing Co. in Lyndonville Vermont. The closest brewery to Rabbit Hill Inn. 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