Best Vermont Beers, Breweries, & Taprooms
Beer lovers know that some of the very best beers are brewed in Vermont. And they are flocking to Northern Vermont to taste (and fill their trunks) with all the award-winning craft beers made right here in our neck of the woods. This “Top Ten Beer Trail” features the best breweries and taprooms in Vermont (and nearby White Mountains NH).
The world famous Hill Farmstead Brewery in Greensboro, Vermont and The Alchemist’s Heady Topper tops our list. Beer fans should not miss this “Top 10 Vermont Beer Tour”. Make sure that your trunk is empty – you’re going back with the Mother Lode.
Hill Farmstead Brewery in Greensboro, VT. The ultimate beer pilgrimage. Named 2014 Best Brewery in the World, Best Brewery in Vermont, and New England by RateBeer. Also, many of their beers are listed top ten new beers in the world. 403 Hill Rd, Greensboro Bend, VT (802) 533-7450 Wed – Sat, 12:00 – 5:00 pm. (Be smart, get there by 11:00 am)
The Alchemist Brewery in Waterbury VT. Home of the flagship double IPA, Heady Topper – 3rd highest-rated beer in the world. Everyone wants it – people hoard it. For local sale locations, go to their website for daily delivery sites. 35 Crossroad, Waterbury, VT (802) 244-7744
The Prohibition Pig in Waterbury VT. Amazing taproom w/ New England’s largest selection of craft beers and awesome food. 23 South Main St, Waterbury, VT. (802) 244-4120
Trapp Lager Brewery in Stowe, VT. Crafting traditional Euro style Lagers. Taste & purchase varieties in the Trapp Lodge Deli. Brewery not open to the public (yet). 700 Trapp Rd, Stowe VT (802) 253-5709
Crop Bistro & Brewery Pub in Stowe VT. Great microbrews crafted on site, creative seasonal menu. 1859 Mountain Rd, Stowe VT (802) 253-4765
Rock Art Brewery in Morrisville VT. A larger production brewery – large variety of craft beers. Tastings and self-guided tours avail. 632 Laporte Rd/Rt 100, Morrisville, VT (802) 888-9400
Lost Nation Brewing Co in Morrisville VT. Excellent beers AND good food. Several brew varieties crafted here. Wed-Sun, 11:30 am – 9 pm. 254 Wilkins St, Morrisville, VT (802) 851-8041
Kingdom Taproom in St. Johnsbury VT. Cozy Taproom with large variety of craft beers and comfort food. 397 Railroad St, St Johnsbury VT (802) 424-1355
Schilling Brew Co in Littleton NH. Just 15 minutes from Rabbit Hill Inn. WE LOVE THIS PLACE!! Outstanding microbrewery producing fantastic Belgian style brews. Awesome taproom, small menu w/great food (brick oven flatbreads & more). 18 Mill Street, Littleton, NH. (603) 444-4800.
Woodstock Station Inn & Brewery in Woodstock NH. Great beers crafted on site. Great pub food to match. 135 Main St, Woodstock, NH (603) 745-3951
Remember, there are several other incredible Vermont breweries in other parts of the state. We’re just lucky to be near the best ones! Plan your getaway at the Rabbit Hill Inn and enjoy this “Top Ten Vermont Beer Trail”.