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Bikes & Brews ARE THE PERFECT COMBO AT TRAPP FAMILY LODGE OUTDOOR CENTER

Dog-Friendly BREWERIES, CIDERIES, WINERIES, AND DISTILLERIES

Citizen Cider IS FILLING A “PRESSING” NEED Lawson’s Finest Liquids ROLLS INTO A NEW ERA

Stonecutter Spirits ADVENTURE DINNERS

UVM’s Business of Craft Beer PROGRAM IS BREWING UP SUCCESS


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Bikes and Brews

THE PERFECT COMBO AT TRAPP FAMILY LODGE OUTDOOR CENTER BY COREY BURDICK

10 A Winning Combo

DOG-FRIENDLY BREWERIES, CIDERIES, WINERIES, AND DISTILLERIES IN VERMONT BY ERIN McCORMICK

14 Citizen Cider Branches Out FROM FRUIT TO FRUITION: FILLING A “PRESSING” NEED

interesting finds

28 Celebrate the Season BEER OPTIONS BEYOND PUMPKIN ABOUND

BY PAM HUNT

20 Lawson’s Finest Liquids

A PHENOMENON ROLLS INTO A NEW ERA BY MARY GOW

24 Stonecutter Spirits ADVENTURE DINNERS

BY COREY BURDICK

30 The Beer Exploration Package BY NOAH DETZER

32 Harvest Season

BRINGS WINE AND CIDERS GALORE

BY COREY BURDICK

BY COREY BURDICK

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Not exactly new but worth the spotlight! Located in Morrisville, Vermont, Rock Art Brewery is the first brewery in Vermont to be 100 percent solar-powered, maybe even the first in the nation. Congratulations Rock Art! 632 LaPorte Road, Morrisville, VT

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Saxtons Distillery in Brattleboro recently unveiled their new packaging. Saxtons has been producing handcrafted, locally sourced, all natural, Vermont-made spirits since 2006, including the signature Sapling line: Sapling Vermont Maple Liqueur, Maple Bourbon and Maple Rye, Perc Coffee Liqueur and the award-winning Snowdrop Gin. Watch for our expansion to be completed soon! 485 West River Road, Brattleboro, VT

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BIKES  BREWS THE PERFECT COMBO AT TRAPP FAMILY LODGE OUTDOOR CENTER

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A GREAT PARTNERSHIP Rick spent more than twelve years as the cofounder and president of the Stowe Mountain Bike Club before

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leaving to teach mountain biking at hile autumn may be waning, there is still time to jump on your

Smugglers’ Notch Resort. There, he set

mountain bike and explore Vermont’s colorful landscape. If

up a mountain-bike training program

reveling in the foliage via bike isn’t enticing enough, how about

and through that process realized how

a guided brewery tour afterward? That’s one of the package deals you can

much training was actually needed to

sign up for at the Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center.

instruct people in mountain biking. So,

The mountain-bike program and brew tours are the brainchild of Rick Sokoloff, a certified mountain-bike instructor who has spent his career pursuing and sharing his passion for the sport with the greater Central Vermont community.

he began the certification process and has now been teaching for five years. While he has conducted numerous bike clinics on the grounds of Trapp

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Family Lodge over that time, this year Trapp’s Outdoor Center made the partnership official. The contract with Rick means that, in addition to his running the business of the Center, the resort uses Rick and his instructors’ services exclusively rather than hiring their own. Rick admits that it took some cajoling to be allowed to mountain bike on the trails surrounding the property, but after presenting a convincing case that showed how the activity could be done in an environmentally responsible way, the agreement was solidified.

AN ATTRACTIVE VENTURE A couple of years into running the bike clinics on the Trapp grounds, a friend

mountain biking for a full day, or people can simply opt to learn more about the

pitched the idea that Rick secure a

region’s award-winning breweries via tours and tastings.

12-passenger van and conduct local

For those who opt for the combination of the brew tour and biking, mountain

brewery tours in conjunction with the

biking takes place in the morning when Rick picks guests up from hotels in the

clinics. The idea immediately took

Stowe area and takes them to the grassy field in front of Trapp Family Resort to

hold and received an incredible guest

ensure that they’re comfortable with techniques before hitting the trails.

response. The brew tours, now in their third year, can be combined with

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After the biking portion of the day, guests have time to make a quick clothing change and then it’s off to lunch either at Trapp Family Lodge or Idletyme


Brewing. Then the van begins its journey to five different breweries in the region. The tour includes flights or tastes of each brewery’s offerings, appetizers, and a meet and greet with brewery staff. In Stowe, the tour makes stops at The Alchemist and Idletyme as well as Stowe Cider. Rock Art and Lost Nation are visited in nearby Morrisville, and upon request, Rick will make the trek out to Hill Farmstead. The tours can be booked as a group event such as a corporate outing or even for an unconventional bachelor or bachelorette party, as Rick noted occurred recently and was a great success. While he can accommodate 40 people maximum on two buses, he notes that lower numbers (five to ten people) are ideal to make sure everyone receives the full experience at each brewery. TripAdvisor shows impressive and, in Rick’s word, “humbling” reviews. The cost of a two-hour mountain bike session with an instructor (one on one) is $125, but if there’s a group of three or more individuals, the cost goes down to $75 per person. Bike rentals are additional. The brew tour without the biking costs $99 per person, but when combined with the three-hour mountain-bike training/riding and lunch, the cost is $199 per person. For more information, visit the Trapp Family Lodge website at www.trappfamily.com as well as Rick’s site, www.4pointsvt.com.

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4 POINTS MOUNTAIN BIKE SCHOOL AND GUIDE SERVICE Stowe, VT (802) 793-9246 www.4pointsvt.com

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BY ERIN McCORMICK

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og parks aren’t the only places in Vermont where

BREW DOGS ON-SITE

dog meet-ups are taking place. Now more than ever,

Several of Vermont’s craft breweries, including Bent Hill

it’s common to see people visiting Vermont’s brew-

Brewery in Braintree, a three-barrel brewery located on 16

eries, cideries, wineries, and distilleries with their

acres, even have resident brew dogs who hang out on-

four-legged friends in tow. Most of these local establish-

site. Tobin, Gidget, and Barley roam the Bent Hill property

ments have outdoor spaces—beer gardens, courtyards,

freely, welcoming visitors. Brocklebank Craft Brewery in

patios, decks, and greenspace—where dogs are welcome

Tunbridge has brew dog Otis on-site, and Charlie, the hap-

to play and socialize. A select number of these are also

piest Golden Retriever, roams the acreage surrounding Hill

dog-friendly inside as well as outside, and they treat

Farmstead in the Northeast Kingdom to welcome guests,

canine visitors just as cordially as their human companions.

hoping for pats and treats. Banjo hangs out at Northfield’s

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FULLY DOG-FRIENDLY SPOTS IN VERMONT Drop-In Brewing, Middlebury Woodchuck Cidery and Taproom, Middlebury Fiddlehead Brewing Company, Shelburne Switchback Brewing, Burlington Four Quarters Brewing, Winooski Burlington Beer Company, Williston GoodWater Brewery, Williston 1st Republic Brewing, Essex Above: This Golden Retriever enjoys a winter outing at Middlebury's Drop-In Brewing Company. Below: In a milder season, three fur friends and their human enjoy a tasting on the patio at another Vermont brewery.

The Alchemist, Stowe Rock Art Brewing, Morrisville J’Ville Brewery, Jacksonville Good Measure Brewing Company, Northfield Brocklebank Craft Brewing, Tunbridge Hermit Thrush Brewery, Brattleboro Saxton River Distillery, St. Johnsbury St. Johnsbury Distillery, St. Johnsbury

DOG-FRIENDLY SPACES: Harpoon Brewery, Windsor Otter Creek Brewing, Middlebury Lincoln Peak Vineyard, Middlebury Vermont Pub and Brewery, Burlington Zero Gravity Brewery, Burlington Foam Brewers, Burlington 14th Star Brewing, St. Albans Stone Corral Brewing, Richmond Good Measure Brewing Company and loves going to other breweries with his owners, Andrew and Lindsey Leichthammer. According to Bent Hill Brewery’s owner Mike Czok, “We are dog-friendly because we want to have a place where dogs and owners can come together and

Idletyme Brewing, Stowe Prohibition Pig, Waterbury Fresh Tracks Farm Vineyard & Winery, Berlin

play, laugh, and enjoy the peace and beauty of our location. We have three pups

Kingdom Brewing, Newport

ourselves that are considered the greeting dogs, as they almost deliver you to the entrance to the tasting room.” Mike continues, “We have 16 acres where our

Caledonia Spirits / Barr Hill, Greensboro

pups always have free range, and we hope that it’s a breath of fresh air for any

Hill Farmstead, Greensboro

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BREWS FOR YOU, TREATS FOR THEM Brian Eckert, owner of Four Quarters Brewing in Winooski, talks about his purposeful decision to make the brewery a meeting spot for dog owners and their pets. “Being a former dog owner and dog lover, I definitely wanted people to feel comfortable bringing their companions with them. We say that we are dog-friendly to friendly dogs,” says Brian. “Also, I wanted to make and give out spent-grain dog treats, another reason to have dogs tag along. We always have a big bowl of fresh water waiting too.” Owner of Drop-In Brewing in Middlebury Steve Parkes, says, “Drop-In is very dog-friendly. We have treats . . . we have leashes and collars too. We take Polaroids of the dogs that visit. We also have our own Corgi.” Other Vermont breweries, such as Otter Creek Brewing, also in Middlebury, even offer branded swag for dogs, including frisbees and collars.

PAYING IT FORWARD In addition, many breweries across the state partner with local humane societies and adoption agencies for events to benefit local canines in need. In Essex, 1st Republic Brewing Company hosted “Pints 4 Paws,” a special fundraising event, in their dog-friendly taproom and homebrew store space. Owner Shawn Trout says, “We chose to be dog-friendly because so many people were asking us if we allowed dogs! Sure, why not? We all have dogs and we love them. Last year, we hosted a charity event and had a huge turnout. There were dozens of dogs here, and it was a great success.” In St. Albans, 14th Star Brewing Company hosts “Bark ’n Brew” events that bring together local pet-products vendors for free samples and demos. Andrea Gagner, CEO for 14th Star, says, “We have held numerous dog-centric events, such as our Bark ’n Brew this spring. Our customers (and many of us) see our pets as an extension of our families, and providing a space to play, socialize, and shop local vendors is one way we like to include these furry family members. We’ve also hosted a number of fundraisers for our local animal rescue and have volunteered and made donations to other animal service organizations statewide.” Switchback Brewing Company in Burlington is another dog-friendly brewery where pups are welcome both inside and outside the taproom. They also host frequent

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dog-centric events. “Dogs are definitely an integral part of our brewery,” says Events & Marketing Manager Amy Lieblein. “We host multiple dog parties in the taproom per year that benefit the Humane Society of Chittenden County. Our biggest and most popular one is our Barktober Halloween Bash. Folks dress their pups up in costumes and bring them by the taproom. We have a photo booth, costume contest and raffle with items from local pet companies, and a dollar of every pint and hot dog sold during the entire day is donated to the Humane Society of Chittenden County.” If you’re considering bringing your best fur-friend to a local brewery, cidery, distillery, or winery, he or she should be dog and people friendly, spayed or neutered, and upto-date on vaccinations. It’s also always a good idea to call or email in advance to get updated rules for bringing along your four-legged family members. Many establishments that serve food are allowed to have animals outside only and in areas where food isn’t served, according to the Vermont Health Department. Finally, as much as humans love hops, hops aren’t safe for dogs; sharing with your furry friends is not caring, in this case.

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BY PAM HUNT

CITIZEN CIDER BRANCHES OUT

F R O M F R U I T TO F R U I T I O N : F I L L I N G A “ P R E S S I N G ” N E E D

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ince its founding in 2010, Citizen Cider has proven that the market for hard ciders is solid—and not only in Vermont. The cidery ships its colorful cans throughout New England and to New Jersey, the metro Philadelphia area, North and South Carolina, Illinois, and parts of New York.

The cider company had pressed all its locally grown apples at Stan

and Mary Pratt’s Happy Valley Orchard in Middlebury since 2011. Every week, two or three tanker trailers, each labeled like a giant horizontal can of Unified Press, would make their way north up Route 7 to the Citizen Cider production facility on Pine Street in Burlington.


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However, the need for greater production capacity and the Pratts’ desire to retire from this part of the business has brought a multiyear plan to fruition: Citizen Cider is opening its own pressing facility in Burlington’s South End. Although the tasting room will stay put on Pine Street, Citizen Cider’s marketing director, Cheray MacFarland, says the cidery team has big plans for the new building. In addition to the new fruit presses, the facility will bring the company’s warehouse space to Burlington. With the powerful new presses, the company is potentially looking to expand beyond apples. “We’re hoping to process all sorts of local fruit at the new facility,� Cheray

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319 Pine Street, Suite 114 Burlington, VT Offices: (802) 448-3278 Tasting Room: (802) 497-1987 www.citizencider.com

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to do it. Right now, there are few fruit-processing places in the state, so for us to be able to bring this to the Burlington area will be awesome.” The new pressing plant is open to the general public Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4pm and for private parties by appointment. “It’s great to be able to show the public about the inner workings of Citizen Cider and the authenticity in our process,” Cheray adds. “When you visit a beer brewery, it’s just bags of malt, bags of hops. In our production area, you see the apples getting stored, crushed, and pressed.” And after all these years, Citizen Cider isn’t parting ways with Stan Pratt. “He’s still going to maintain the actual orchard,” Cheray says. “He is also still involved with the business . . . bringing the apples to the people!”

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Mountain biking? Find everything you need at www.gearx.com

The Ridge biking shorts are comfortable and stylish.

The women's Faye bike jersey features

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a natural cooling pinhole mesh with

trail conditions. Front and back pockets add to the

enhanced ventilation and movement. The

street style of these dirt to dinner multi-taskers.

overall effect is a technical trail jersey equally adept at ascending and descending the trails.

The Camelback all-purpose backpack is perfect for storing water, snacks, spare parts, phone, and more while you ride.

The trail-ready Fuji Nevada 29 1.5 is a perfect starter bike for those who have never mountain biked and aren't sure if they will enjoy it. This bike is also right at home on gnarly bike paths, well-traveled dirt paths, and as an all-purpose mode of transportation.

The Crazy Creek fanny pack is perfect for storing water, snacks, spare parts, your phone, and more while you ride.

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The short-sleeve bike jersey is Dakine's most streamlined, closefitting, lightweight and breathable jersey, and has a handy hidden sunglass wipe. Pair this jersey with the Boundary shorts for a solid kit for hot summer rides. The Giro Fixture MIPS brings confident mountainbike style. While most helmets protect against direct impact, integrated MIPS technology reduces rotational forces when the helmet gets hit at an angle.

The Rocky Mountain Growler 2 has a higher up-front cost, but makes up for it because you’ll grow into this bike and potentially keep it for a number of enjoyable seasons and hundreds of rides.

The MT MINI MORPH FRAME PUMP is like bringing your floor pump on the trail. High-volume barrel fills fat tires fast while fold-out foot pad and flexible hose make inflation a snap.

The Dakine Cross X gloves lead the downhill charge with a comfortable fit and bomber construction. This heavily fortified glove features 3mm of foam padding on the palm plus sonic deflectors on the knuckles.

The men's woodchuck baselayer uses an Italian-made 3D molded triple density pad that is constructed with gel inserts around the sitz bones area, providing best in class vibration control and long-distance comfort during intense rides.

Gloves by Troy Lee Designs have acute attention to detail and a fearless sense of style and design. With a vast selection of colors, construction, and levels of protection, there is a perfect fit for every individual.

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BY MARY GOW

LAWSON’S FINEST LIQUIDS

A P H E N O M E N O N R O L L S I N TO A N E W E R A

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hen Karen and I launched this business in

The story of Lawson’s Finest is legendary. From Sean’s

2008, we had big dreams of what might

college and post-college brewing hobby, he and Karen

happen, but we never had any idea that

made the leap to Lawson’s Finest Liquids as a small-batch

it would turn into a phenomenon. It has

brewery in 2008. At first their home nanobrewery had a

gained a life of its own,” says Sean Lawson standing with

tiny capacity, just one 1 bbl. In beer parlance, 1 bbl, short

his family and Governor Phil Scott last fall, shovels ready,

for barrel, equals 31 gallons; a keg is half a barrel. Sean

preparing to break ground on the new Lawson’s Finest

packed a lot of flavor into those tiny batches. Awards came

Liquids brewery, taproom, and retail store in Waitsfield.

fast and fans even faster. In 2011, Lawson’s Finest expanded

The new home of Lawson’s Finest opens this fall.

to 7-bbl capacity, housed in a small sugarhouse-style out-

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accompanied by dozens of small-batch beers including maple stouts, wheat ale, red spruce bitter, and more. Watch the website for updates on special beers and distribution dates. Devotees arrive early, many driving long distances, for new brews and older favorites including Double Sunshine and—just once a year—

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EXCITING CHANGES ON THE WAY In 2014, Lawson’s Finest added an alternating proprietorship arrangement with Two Roads Brewing in Connecticut. Sip of Sunshine and the Super Session Series are brewed there and are now available in cans and on draft in six Northeastern states. Sip of Sunshine IPA is likened to a “tropical vacation in a glass,” lupulin-laden and with hints of fruit and floral aromas. Super Session #2 and #8 are refreshing lower-alcohol beers, ABV 4.8%, each featuring a single hop variety, #2 brewed with Amarillo hops and #8 with Mosaic hops. “We always knew we wanted to grow with a public taproom and brewery,” explains Karen, noting that their priority has always been their family and raising their two daughters. Now, the girls are older, Lawson’s Finest has had a spectacular decade, and the handsome timber-framed taproom and brewery is on its way.

A NEW ERA AT LAWSON’S FINEST LIQUIDS With its 30-bbl capacity, favorite Warren brewery recipes will be scaled up for production there. Family friendly in addition to being a tasting room, its taproom will feature artisanal local foods. Lawson’s Finest brews will be available in the retail store. Beer drinkers will get to see their favorite beverages in production and meet the brewer. And fans everywhere can pay a virtual visit to Lawson’s at www.lawsonsfinest.com.

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BY COREY BURDICK

STONECUTTER SPIRITS ADVENTURE DINNERS

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emember when you were a kid and someone would have an amazing birthday party that involved a scavenger hunt? Maybe there was even a map involved. Good news! Those long-dormant memories have been resurrected by

Sas Stewart, cofounder of Stonecutter Spirits. The idea to create “a speakeasy-style gathering in unexpected places� came to Sas in 2015, and while Stonecutter Spirits had just launched to the public, she knew this was an idea she needed to pursue. So she reached out to Chef Doug Paine of Hotel Vermont with her concept, and although initially skeptical, he




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 eventually jumped on board, and adventure dinners have been intriguing followers ever since. With local pastures, flowering fields, and goat farms as the backdrop, individuals get to venture into an area of Vermont they might not know existed, all while enjoying incredible food and drink. The enticing draw of the dinners, aside from the regular rotation of local collaborators, is how one goes about finding the adventure. A ticket is purchased ($155 inclusive of dinner, cocktails, and the adventure itself) via the adventure dinner website, which includes some basic details about what the adventure entails, including clothing recommendations such as comfy sneakers. Then, 24 hours prior to the event, adventurers receive a text with the starting location of the dinner. At that point, you might be boarding a boat, as 40 people did during the first adventure across Lake Champlain to enjoy dinner, the sunset, and s’mores, or you could be given a map to follow and meander your way through a thicket to find yourself before a long, gorgeous table where a feast and cocktail pairings await. Additional adventure dinners have been held at Sunrise Orchard in Cornwall and Stitchdown Farm in Bethel, and a Pig and Pasture theme was executed in



 

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November 2017 in Chelsea, Vermont with smoked cocktails, a fall harvest, and a very different main course. In addition to celebrating the Vermont landscape, Stonecutter held its first urban adventure dinner in a converted warehouse space this year with a Gatsby theme (black tie optional). Food and drink from the Prohibition era were featured, and Doug Paine returned as chef. AO glass held glass-blowing demos as well, adding to the ambience. The event took place in April, when winter is certainly wearing on Vermonters itching for a reason to get out. Glamour, glitz, and a secret entrance? The perfect antidote to a bone-chilling winter. Stonecutter recently completed its sixth dinner in July in Townshend, Vermont at Big Picture Farm. Cocktails, goats, and a colonial drink called “milk punch” featuring goat milk were served alongside wildflowers. The taste of place was highlighted via the farm’s shrubs and famous caramels. Feel a stirring to venture out? Sas has a couple more dinners up her sleeve for this year! Check out video and photos from previous adventure dinners, and purchase your ticket to the next one at www.adventuredinner.com.

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BY COREY BURDICK

Celebrate the Season!

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BEER OPTIONS BEYOND PUMPKIN ABOUND

fter a long, hot summer, fall’s crisp, cool tem-

Shipyard’s Pumpkinhead Ale of Portland, Maine, continues

peratures are finally here. This welcome change

to be popular among diehard fans, many Vermont brew-

offers the opportunity to transition your beer

ers have ceased production in favor of a Märzen or Okto-

repertoire from lighter styles to those perfect

berfest-style beer. With harvest events and Oktoberfest

for embracing the new season. Fall is notorious for all things pumpkin, especially in New England, and a few years ago, this included beer. While

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celebrations gearing up, here are several delicious brews to sip as you enjoy all that eye-popping foliage. Queen City Brewery, opened in June 2014, is located on


Pine Street in Burlington in a converted warehouse space. The brewery offers 14 taps with a rotating selection including lagers, ales, and specialty beers, with an Oktoberfest a prime seasonal offering. According to Queen City, their Oktoberfest is full-bodied yet refreshing and made in a traditional Märzen style. Their lager is brewed with German malt and hops before an extended period of cold conditioning. The result is a perfectly toasty finish to take the chill off evenings spent on their patio. Harpoon Brewery, with one of its headquarters in Windsor, Vermont, is well known for its Oktoberfest—both its beer and annual festival. Harpoon has been brewing Oktoberfest since 1989, and when September arrives, the beer becomes available both in bottle and on draft at numerous Vermont bars and restaurants. While this beer definitely has the characteristic malt of many Oktoberfests, it

beer reminds me of a spiced cider in

also has a deeper hue and less bitterness than some. The smooth mouthfeel and

beer form. Loads of pears are added

full body are clear indications that the folks at Harpoon have this beer dialed in.

to the boil, and then it’s cold fer-

A trip to Idletyme Brew Pub and Restaurant in Stowe is a great way to cap off

mented. Upon second fermentation,

an afternoon of leaf peeping. By reservation, you can even get a tour of their

sweet orange peel, saffron, and apple

beautiful, copper-festooned brewhouse. While Idletyme offers a fantastic se-

pie spices are added (and more pear!),

lection of lagers and ales, their seasonal (spring and fall) Märzen really hits the

lending this beer an ideal balance of

mark. Their take on this German-style lager offers maltiness and biscuit-like

bitter and sweet flavors. I recommend

aromas reminiscent of champagne yeast. The level of bitterness in this Oktober-

picking up a locally baked apple pie

fest hits just the right balance to appeal to both lovers of bitter like myself and

and a chunk of Vermont cheddar to

those with more delicate palates.

go with this, and you’ll be well on

If you’re not into the Oktoberfest style, celebrate the season with Northshire Brewery’s (Bennington) seasonal spiced Equinox Pilsner. This quintessential fall

your way to reveling in Vermont’s most colorful season. Cheers!

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BY NOAH DETZER

The Beer Exploration Package A stellar experience for brew lovers!

H

ave you ever wanted to sample the ultimate

It all starts with dinner on Tuesday evening when the

Vermont beer experience? Hotel Vermont has

guests arrive. They’ll enjoy five courses, each accompanied

you covered. Matt Canning, the hotel’s beer

by a Vermont beer (ranging from selections brewed by Hill

concierge, sat down with us to talk about the program.

Farmstead Brewery, The Alchemist, Foam Brewers, and

It’s called the “Beer Exploration” package—a two-day,

Lawson’s Finest Liquids, among others) and paired with

two-night experience for no more than 12 people.

foods prepared with complementary ingredients.

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The following day, the group heads to Hill Farmstead, where they will sample an exclusive offering from the cellar. These selections are not readily available and are usually specific to the group. Often, this is followed by a short, personalized tour of the brewery, which was awarded the title “Best Brewery in the World” five times from 2012 to 2017. Next, the group will gather for lunch down the road at Thornhill Farm in Greensboro, where guests enjoy family-style dishes served at an outdoor communal table overlooking fields of barley and rye that are grown to make some of Vermont’s best beers. Afterward, the group continues on a day trip through the scenic Green Mountains and the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. The trip back to Burlington includes stops at Lost Nation Brewery’s biergarten (depending on the season) or taproom. Then it’s off to Blackback Pub to pay a visit to Dave, who touts Vermont’s best draft-beer selection, and finally, exclusive access to select retail beers at Craft Beer Cellar in Waterbury. In short, it’s the perfect getaway for beer lovers. Interested? Be sure to book early—this experience is offered only once a month from June to October. For more information, email matt@hotelvt.com or call (802) 651-0080. BREWVIEW FALL 2018

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BY COREY BURDICK

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Harvest Season

Brings Wine and Ciders Galore

E

very year as daylight savings time approaches, I find myself grasping for the last bits of light and final bottles of rosĂŠ, at least those enjoyed while dining al fresco. While it can be tough to let go of summer with its

warmth and long, carefree days, September brings its own abundance to be celebrated in the form of ciders, local wines, and specialty ciders made in the style of wine. Harvest season provides the ideal backdrop to venture into new territory. Here are my top picks to complement the season. Eden Specialty Ciders, based in West Charleston, Vermont, and now with a

You can truly taste the Vermont landscape . . .

tasting room in Winooski, has been producing ice ciders and aperitifs for years. Since their inception, they have gradually increased their reach in the cider market by expanding offerings to include sparkling, dry ciders and by maintaining a focus on pure processes. Eden grows 35 different varieties of apples, all biodynamically, on its own land. Fall is a great time to sample their heritage BREWVIEW FALL 2018

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ciders made from heirloom apple varieties and aged like wine. Eden adds no sugar or flavoring to these beauties—the apples speak for themselves. From the sparkling varieties of Brut Nature to semi-sweet Guinevere’s Pearls, the pressing the apples undergo soon after harvest is evident from the initial taste. Think you don’t like cider? Eden’s expression will change your mind. Shelburne Vineyard makes stunning wines, from their Duet ice wine to

be a quintessential fall wine. With touches of currant and an earthiness all its

their Marquette. Recently, their head

own, one can imagine enjoying this right through to Thanksgiving.

winemaker, Ethan Joseph, launched

Shacksbury Cider, based in Vergennes, produces a varied array of ciders in

a creative line of wines called Iapetus

cans for easy transport as well as kegs to enjoy in their tasting room. From

in collaboration with the vineyard

semi-dry to robust and fruity, they offer something for every palate. For fall, I

inspired by his love of geology, history,

recommend the Ticonderoga in bottles. It is aged for six months in WhistlePig

and Vermont’s climate. Iapetus is the

rye and Madeira barrels and made from nine different apple varieties grown

name of the ancient ocean that once

both at Sunrise Orchard in Cornwall, Vermont, and Dragon Orchard in England.

covered present-day Champlain Val-

The flavor is not what one would expect from a cider; cocoa and spice coat the

ley. You can truly taste the Vermont

tongue in a beguiling nod to the cooler months to come. A bottle of this would

landscape through these wines. The

be ideal served alongside favorite Vermont cheeses and fig jam.

Subduction, in particular, made of 100

Look for these at your favorite local wine and cider outlet or take a road

percent Marquette grapes, is an unfil-

trip. Soak in fall’s majesty en route to sip these gorgeous expressions of our

tered expression of what I consider to

Vermont landscape.

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BY NOAH DETZER

the

business of craft beer BREWING UP SUCCESS

G

regory Dunkling and Alan Newman, the cofounder

that people with an interest in launching a brewery should

of Magic Hat Brewery, met several years ago to

have a better understanding of the business side of the

discuss the future of the craft-beer industry. They

industry. This observation became the impetus for the

explored what would help new brewery owners succeed in an increasingly competitive environment. The pair agreed

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creation of a new educational program based at UVM. While there were many national programs that focused


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on fermentation science including how to brew quality beer, there was a lack of opportunity to gain knowledge about the business side of the industry. Greg, a senior program developer at UVM’s Division of Continuing Education and Distance Learning, set out to create an online certificate program at UVM. The

more information about the program,

focus of this new certificate program was on marketing and branding, brewery

upcoming online classes, and curric-

finance, brewery operations, social media in brewery promotion, and beer sales

ulum, visit learn.uvm.edu/program/

and distribution.

business-of-craft-beer/.

Greg contacted senior staff in breweries across the US and Canada to launch The

I asked Greg what he’d say to

Business of Craft Beer Program at the University of Vermont. All instruction is

someone who was interested in

provided by industry leaders in breweries and consultants to the industry, so

pursuing a course or receiving

he needed to gain their buy-in to this concept in order for them to lend their

the certification. He says that

expertise to this effort.

the conversation typically begins

Since its inception, the program has greatly expanded from the original con-

with exploring what role a person

cept, adding faculty, new courses, and a tweaking of the curriculum. After three

is interested in pursuing in the

years, 500 people from around the world have completed certificates.

industry. While it appears to be a

For the future, Greg envisions adding a continuing education option for the

fairly simple question, the answers

Beer Industry series or courses that cover key business topics to help staff grow

are occasionally surprising—some

their breweries.

envision pursuing a long-held dream

Most of the people who take the certificate are writing a business plan for a

of opening their own brewery, while

start-up brewery or seeking employment in the industry, but Greg says people

others are seeking to transfer skills

from breweries also participate to gain broader knowledge of the industry. In

and experience in sales, marketing,

short, whether people are just beginning to explore their options or have already

or operations into the world of

begun crafting a business plan and identifying a potential brewery location, the

beer. Many graduates have been

program is an effective and engaging step in the process. For people who want

successful in both pursuits.

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BY ERIN McCORMICK PHOTOS COURTESY OF ERIN McCORMICK

Beer  Barbecue BREWERIES that offer BOTH Beer and barbecue: is there a better pairing? Lucky for us in Vermont, a few breweries also offer barbecue on-site or right next door. Check out these three Vermont breweries, along with a beer and BBQ annual event, the next time you’re in the mood for a bite of smoked meats alongside your favorite Vermont-made pilsners, IPAs, and ales.

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MILL RIVER BREWING BBQ & SMOKEHOUSE

Beer and Barbecue

ST. ALBANS, VERMONT

Potato-Chive Roll with

One of Vermont’s newest breweries is Mill River

Pairing: Smoked Brisket Philly on a

Brewing, BBQ and Smokehouse located in St. Albans.

caramelized onions and

In their smokehouse, they prepare locally raised meats

peppers, smothered

and produce, from Smokehouse Wings to BBQ Tacos, and Brisket, Rib, and Pulled Pork Platters. Aside from

with Vermont cheddar

making their own beer, they also make their own

cheese sauce and served

breads, sauces, dressings, and desserts for everything on the menu.

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Beer & Barbecue Pairing: Dry Rubbed and Smoked Pork Shoulder with local greens on Elmore Mountain focaccia bread, served with Lost Nation Pitch Black Ale

LOST NATION BREWING MORRISVILLE, VERMONT Sit outside in Lost Nation’s Biergarten and enjoy Chef Erik Larson’s variety of smoked meats, paired with IPAs, farmhouse ales, pilsners, and goses. From a Boneless Rib Sandwich, complete with smoked and shaved pork rib chop, Vermont barbecue sauce, sliced pickles and onions, and garlic aioli, to Cured and Smoked Pork Belly or Sugar-Cured Smoked Tofu, there’s something for everything on the menu that celebrates rustic, pub-inspired fare.

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HARPOON BREWERY BBQ FESTIVAL WINDSOR, VERMONT To celebrate summer, every year Harpoon Brewery in Windsor hosts a barbecue festival, complete with a barbecue competition that brings some of the best competitors to Vermont for the challenge. Coupling Vermont beer with some of the best barbecue from around the country, this is an event that draws a crowd every year and is a must for a Vermont barbecue experience.

RIVER ROOST BREWERY WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VERMONT River Roost Brewery, known for their well-executed and juicy IPAs, is the perfect stop in White River Junction for barbecue and a beer. Big Fatty’s BBQ, located next door, offers some of the best barbecue in the state and pairs exceptionally well with River Roost brews, along with other Vermont beers commonly on the draft menu. From barbecue combos to burgers to traditional barbecue sides, such as

Beer and Barbecue Pairing: Fatty’s Monster Dog, covered in pulled pork, slaw, and homemade

cole slaw, collard greens, and Fat-

barbecue sauce and

ty’s Baked Beans and Fried Okra,

served with River

the barbecue offerings are some of the most extensive in Vermont.

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BREW

FINDS

NAME

Who, what , where . . . we know why!

CITY

WEBSITE

OPEN

PETS

SERVES FOOD

LIVE MUSIC

BREWERIES Whetstone Station

Brattleboro

whetstonestation.com

7 days

N

Y

Check website

Brocklebank Craft Brewing

Tunbridge

brocklebankvt.com

Fri, Sat

Y

N

Check website

Switchback Brewery

Burlington

switchbackvt.com

7 days

Y

Snacks

Check website

Prohibition Pig

Waterbury

prohibitionpig.com

7 days

N

Y

Events only

Mill River Brewing

St. Albans

millriverbrewing.com

Wed–Sat

N

Y

Check website

The Vermont Pub and Brewery

Burlington

vermontbrewery.com

7 days

Patio only

Y

Check website

Otter Creek Brewery

Middlebury

ottercreekbrewing.com

7 days

Outdoor areas

Y

Check website

Harpoon Brewery Riverbend Taps

Windsor

harpoonbrewery.com/ breweries/windsor

7 days

Common areas

Y

Check website

Drop-In Brewing Company

Middlebury

dropinbrewing.com

7 days

Y

BYO

Events only

Kingdom Brewing

Newport

kingdombrewingvt.com

Thu–Sat

Outdoor areas

Y

Weekly

Next Trick Brewing

West Burke

nexttrickbrewing.com

Fri–Sun

Check website

N

Events only

Hill Farmstead Brewery

Greensboro

hillfarmstead.com

Wed–Sat

Y

N

Events only

Ten Bends Beer

Hyde Park

tenbendsbeer.com

Fri–Sun

Check website

N

Events only

Brewster River Pub and Brewery

Smuggler’s Notch

brewsterriverpubnbrewery.com

7 days

N

Y

Check website

J’Ville Brewery

Jacksonville/ West Dover

jvillebrewery.com

Wed–Sun

Check website

N

Events only

14th Star Brewing Company

Saint Albans

14thstarbrewing.com

Tue–Sun

N

Y

Check website

Kickback Brewery

Westford

kickbackbrewery.com

Check website

N

N

Check website

Red Barn Brewery

Danville

redbarnbrewingvt.com

Fri–Sat

Outdoor areas

N

Events only

Foam Brewers

Burlington

foambrewers.com

7 days

Outdoor areas

Y

Check website

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NAME

CITY

WEBSITE

OPEN

PETS

SERVES FOOD

LIVE MUSIC

House of Fermentology

Burlington

houseoffermentology.com

See website

N

N

Events only

Magic Hat Brewing

Burlington

magichat.net

Sat–Sun

N

Y

Events only

Queen City Brewery

Burlington

queencitybrewery.net

Tue–Sun

N

Check website

Events only

Simple Roots Brewing

Burlington

simplerootsbrewing.com

Wed–Sun

N

N

Events only

Zero Gravity Craft Brewery

Burlington

zerogravitybeer.com

7 days

Outdoor areas

Y

Events only

Farnham Ale and Lager

South Burlington

farnham-alelager.com

Thu–Sun

N

Check website

Check website

Goodwater Brewery

Williston

goodwaterbreweryvt.com

Wed–Sun

Y

N

Check website

Burlington Beer Company

Williston

burlingtonbeercompany.com

7 days

Y

Y

Check website

Four Quarters Brewing

Winooski

fourquartersbrewing.com

Thu–Sun

Y

Check website

Events only

1st Republic Brewing

Essex Junction

1strepublicbrewingco.com

Tue–Sun

Check website

Check website

Events only

Stone Corral Brewery

Richmond

stonecorral.com

Tue–Sun

Y

Y

Check website

Frost Beer Works

Hinesburg

frostbeerworks.com

Fri–Sun

N

N

Events only

Fiddlehead Brewing Company

Shelburne

fiddleheadbrewing.com

7 days

N

Y

Check website

Rock Art Brewery

Morrisville

rockartbrewery.com

Mon–Sat

Y

Check website

Events only

Lost Nation Brewery

Morrisville

lostnationbrewing.com

Wed–Sun

Outdoor areas

Y

Check website

Alchemist Brewery

Stowe

alchemistbeer.com

Tue–Sat

Y

N

Events only

Idletyme Brewing Company

Stowe

idletymebrewing.com

7 days

N

Y

Check website

von Trapp Brewery

Stowe

vontrappbrewing.com

7 days

Check website

Y

Events only

Saint J Brewery

Saint Johnsbury

saintjbrewery.com

Wed–Sun

N

Y

Events only

Bent Hill Brewery

Braintree

benthillbrewery.com

Thu–Sun

Y

N

Events only

Foley Brothers Brewing Company

Brandon

foleybrothersbrewing.com

Wed–Sun

Y

N

Events only

Cousins Brewing

Waitsfield

facebook.com/cousinsbrewing

Check website

N

Y

Events only

Lawson’s Finest Liquids

Waitsfield

lawsonsfinest.com

7 days

Check website

Y

Check website

Good Measure Brewing Company

Northfield

goodmeasurebrewing.com

Wed–Sun

N

Snacks

Events only

Norwich Inn

Norwich

norwichinn.com

7 days

Y

Y

Events only

River Roost Brewery

White River Jct

riverroostbrewery.com

Thu–Sun

Check website

N

Events only

Bobcat Brewery and Café

Bristol

thebobcatcafe.com

7 days

N

Y

Events only

Hogback Mountain Brewing

Bristol

hogbackbrew.com

Check website

N

N

N

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FINDS

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NAME

CITY

WEBSITE

OPEN

PETS

SERVES FOOD

LIVE MUSIC

Long Trail Brewing

Bridgewater Common

longtrail.com

7 days

Check website

Y

Check website

Rutland Beer Works

Rutland

facebook.com/rutlandbeerworks

Wed–Sat

Check website

Check website

Events only

Trout River Brewing Company

Springfield

troutriverbrewing.com

Thu–Sun

Check website

N

Events only

Backacre Beermakers

Weston

backacrebeermakers.com

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Madison Brewing

Bennington

madisonbrewingco.com

7 days

N

Y

Check website

Northshire Brewery

Bennington

northshirebrewery.org

Thu–Sat

Y

N

Events only

Beer Naked Brewery

Marlboro

facebook.com/BNBrewery

Thu–Sun

Y

Y

Events only

Hermit Thrush Brewery

Brattleboro

hermitthrushbrewery.com

Check website

Y

Check website

Events only

McNeill’s Pub and Brewery

Brattleboro

facebook.com/ mcneilsbrewery

7 days

N

Y

Check website

Killington Beer Company

Killington

facebook.com/ killingtonbeer

Check website

N

Check website

Check website

Dog River Brewery

Berlin

facebook.com/ dogriverbrewery

Tue–Sun

N

BYO

Check website

Saxtons River Distillery

Brattleboro

saxtonsriverdistillery.com

7 days

Y

N

Check website

Old Route Two Spirits

Barre

oldroutetwo.com

Tours by appt

Y

N

Borden Vallery Winery and Spirits

Cambridge

boydenvalley.com

7 days

Outdoor areas

Apps

Check website

Smugglers’ Notch Distillery

Jeffersonville, Waterbury, Burlington

smugglersnotchdistillery.com

See website

N

N

Events only

Green Mountain Distillery

Morrisville

greendistillers.com

Thu–Sun

N

N

Events only

St. Johnsbury Distillery

St. Johnsbury

stjdistillery.com

Thu–Fri

N

N

Events only

Wild Heart Distillery

Shelburne

wildheartdistillery.com

Thu–Sat

N

N

Events only

Hooker Mountain Farm and Distillery

Cabot

hookermountainfarm.com

See website

Y

N

Events only

Appalachian Gap Distillery

Middlebury

appalachiangap.com

7 days

N

N

Events only

Vermont Spirits Distillery

Quechee

vermontspirits.com

7 days

N

N

Events only

Stonecutter Spirits

Middlebury/ Burlington

stonecutterspirits.com

See website

N

See website

Events only

Silo Distillery

Windsor

silodistillery.com

See website

See website

N

Events only

WhistlePig Farm

Waterbury/ Middlebury

whistlepigwhiskey.com

See website

N

See website

Events only

DISTILLERIES

Caladonia Spirits

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NAME

CITY

WEBSITE

OPEN

PETS

SERVES FOOD

LIVE MUSIC

Vermont Distillers

West Marlboro/ Burlington

vermontdistillers.com

See website

N

N

Events only

Mad River Distillers

Warren/ Waitsfield

madriverdistillers.com

See website

See website

N

Events only

Spirits of Old Bennington

Bennington

spiritsofoldbennington.com

Fri–Sat

See website

N

Events only

VINEYARDS/WINERIES Borden Vallery Winery and Spirits

Cambridge

boydenvalley.com

7 days

Outdoor areas

Apps

Check website

Shelburne Vineyard

Shelburne

shelburnevineyard.com

7 days

Outdoor areas

N

Check website

Snow Farm Vineyard and Winery

South Hero

snowfarm.com

7 days

Outdoor areas

Check website

Check website

Hillis Sugarbush Farm and Winery

Colchester

hillisfarm.com

Sat

Outdoor areas

N

Check website

Charlotte Village Winery

Charlotte

charlottevillagewinery.com

7 days

Check website

N

Check website

North Branch Vineyards

Montpelier

northbranchvineyards.com

Thu–Sun

Check website

N

Events only

Montpelier Vineyards

Montpelier

dkbecker05602.wixsite.com/ montpelier-vineyards

Fresh Tracks Winery

West Berlin

freshtracks.com

Wed–Sun

Check website

Check website

Check website

Neshobe River Winery

Brandon

neshoberiverwinery.com

Wed–Sun

Check website

N

Events only

Lincoln Peak Winery

New Haven

lincolnpeakvineyard.com

Wed–Sun

Outdoor areas

Snacks

Events only

Whaleback Winery

Poultney

whalebackvineyard.com

Wed–Sun

Check website

N

Events only

Putney Mountain Winery

Putney

putneywine.com

7 days

Check website

N

Events only

Honora Winery and Vineyard

Jacksonville

honorawinery.com

Wed–Sun

Check website

Y

Events only

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FINDS

Who, what , where . . . we know why!

NAME

CITY

WEBSITE

OPEN

PETS

SERVES FOOD

LIVE MUSIC

HARD CIDER Stowe Cider

Stowe

www.stowecider.com

Fri–Sun

Outdoor areas

Snacks

Events only

Eden Specialty Ciders

Newport

edencideries.com

NEK tasting center

N

N

N

Hall Home Place

Isle La Motte

hallhomeplace.com

Fri–Sun

N

Y

Events only

Citizen Cider

Burlington

citizencider.com

7 days

N

Y

Events only

Groennfell Meadery

Colchester

groennfell.com

Wed–Sat

N

Y

Events only

Chapin Orchard

Essex Junction

chapinorchard.com

Check website

N

N

Events only

Boyer’s Orchard

Monkton

boyersorchard.com

7 days

N

N

Events only

Shacksbury Cider

Vergennes

shacksbury.com

Wed–Sun

N

N

Events only

Champlain Orchards

Shoreham

champlainorchards.com

7 days

Y

N

Events only

Flag Hill Farm

Vershire

flaghillfarm.com

By schedule only

N

N

Events only

Woodchuck Cider

Middlebury

woodchuck.com

Wed–Sun

Outdoor areas

Snacks

Events only

Windfall Orchard

Cornwall

windfallorchardtvt.com

Sat–Sun

Outdoor areas

N

Events only

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WHAT'S HAPPENING OKEMO 77 OKEMO RIDGE ROAD LUDLOW, VT

before the 5k. Registration starts at 8am with 5k starting at 9:15am. For more information, got to Okemo.com.

DECEMBER 2, 7:30AM–1PM OKEMO CARES & SHARES FOOD DRIVE When skiers and snowboarders donate at least five nonperishable food items, a new child’s toy or new clothing item, they receive a coupon for $45 lift access valid the same day.

DECEMBER 8, 7:30–10PM OKEMO NIGHT HIKE/SNOWSHOE A guided snowshoe hike up the mountain with Naturalist Joe Karl. Roast marshmallows at the fire pit at the Jackson Gore Inn after the hike. This event is free for participants with snowshoes. Rental snowshoes will be available for a nominal fee. Call (802) 228-1956 to register.

DECEMBER 15, 8AM–1PM ANNUAL OKEMO DECEMBER DEMO Test-drive the latest ski and snowboard equipment for free at the Jackson Gore base area. A credit card is required, and snowboarders must provide their own bindings.

NOVEMBER 16-18 OMS ANNUAL SKI AND SNOWBOARD SWAP Purchase new and pre-owned ski and snowboard equipment, clothing, and accessories at great prices! All proceeds benefit Okemo Mountain School. Drop off gear to sell at the Sitting Bull NOV 10, 11, and 14; 10am–3pm. Sale opens in the Clock Tower base lodge NOV 16, 4–7pm; 17, 9am–5pm; 18, 9am–1pm. Call (802) 228-1513 for more information.

NOVEMBER 22, 3–8PM Thanksgiving Dinner at Okemo’s Coleman Brook Tavern. A Thanksgiving buffet with locally raised, farm-fresh turkey and all the traditional side dishes. Reservations are recommended. Call (802) 228-1435.

NOVEMBER 23 OKEMO’S TROT IT OFF 5K This informal 5k running/walking race is ideal for the avid runner or the recreational walker hoping to burn off the calories from that extra slice of Thanksgiving dessert. Proceeds go to support the Wendy Neal Scholarship Fund and Black River Good Neighbor Services. The Tots Trot, a kids’ race for children 12 and younger, will take place just

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DECEMBER 28, 7PM OKEMO PAINT AND SIP Guests may tap into their inner Picasso while enjoying an adult beverage in the Jackson Gore Roundhouse. Call (802) 228-1600 for more information and to reserve a spot.

DECEMBER 29, 7PM VERMONT INSTITUTE OF NATURAL SCIENCE DECEMBER 15, 11AM VERTICAL CHALLENGE The free, fun race on Okemo’s Bull Run is open to all ages and abilities. The Vertical Challenge Race concludes at 1pm. Race awards and victory party begin at 2:30pm. Visit skiverticalchallenge.com to register.

DECEMBER 22, 4PM VISIT WITH SANTA AT OKEMO Santa Claus makes his Jackson Gore grand entrance for a pre-Christmas visit with children before the jolly old elf makes his way to the North Pole for holiday preparations.

DECEMBER 23 OKEMO’S SANTA BALLOON PARADE Santa will be out on the slopes spreading holiday cheer and handing out free balloons throughout the morning.

DECEMBER 25, 11AM–1PM SKI AND RIDE WITH CALVIN THE CATAMOUNT AND FRIENDS Okemo’s mascot and his merry crew will be cruising the slopes. He’s one fast cat, so catch him if you can!

DECEMBER 26, 5PM OKEMO COOKIES AND CRAFTS NIGHT Attendees test their art skills while decorating a sugar cookie, coloring a holiday scene, or creating a marshmallow snowman. Admission is free.

DECEMBER 27, 6–7:30PM OKEMO TORCHLIGHT PARADE AND FIREWORKS DISPLAY Spectacular pyrotechnics start at 7:30 in the Okemo Clock Tower base area. A torchlight parade precedes the fireworks.

DECEMBER 28, 6–9PM OKEMO SHAKE ’N SKATE NIGHT An evening of ice-skating with a live DJ and games in Okemo’s Ice House skating pavilion at Jackson Gore. Skate rentals are available. Call (802) 228-1600 for more information.

At the Roundhouse at Okemo’s Jackson Gore. A close-up raptor encounter with live falcons, hawks, and owls focuses on the natural history, ecology, and adaptations of these efficient predators. Participants learn what adaptations make a bird a raptor. Free admission.

DECEMBER 30, 6 & 8:30PM WARREN MILLER’S FACE OF WINTER In the Jackson Gore Cornerstone Room, watch the world's best skiers and riders in Warren Miller's 69th installment, Face of Winter. Admission is $20 for all ages.

DECEMBER 31, 5–9PM OKEMO’S FAMILY NEW YEAR’S EVE Following early evening ice-skating, snow-tubing, mountain coaster rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, party-hat decorating, bingo games, and a trivia tournament, families can ring in the New Year early with a DJ dance party and still get the kids to bed in time for a full day on the slopes the next day. Party games, balloons, noisemakers, and fireworks add to the New Year’s celebration, complete with a pizza party dinner in the Roundhouse at Jackson Gore. Purchase tickets at okemo.com.

HISTORIC MEMORIAL HALL 14 WEST MAIN STREET WILMINGTON, VT

NOVEMBER 3, 8PM STEAL YOUR PEACH BAND ~ WATKINS GLEN 1973 SUMMER JAM REVISITED An estimated 600,000 rock fans came to the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Raceway outside Watkins Glen, New York on July 28, 1973, to see the Allman Brothers Band, the Grateful Dead, and The Band perform. The Steal Your Peach Band (SYPB) is a six-piece group that celebrates the music of both the Grateful Dead and the Allman Brothers Band. Finish out the night with a DJ, dancing, a bonfire, and s’mores!

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WHAT'S HAPPENING SPRUCE PEAK PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 122 HOURGLASS DRIVE STOWE, VERMONT (802) 760-4634 WWW.SPRUCEPEAKARTS.ORG

OCTOBER 27, 7PM SPRUCE PEAK CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY Pianist David Kaplan, violinist Siwoo Kim, and Artistic Director/cellist Jia Kim will be performing movements from chamber music masterpieces.

NOVEMBER 18, 7PM THE LAST WALTZ LIVE An All-star recreation of The Band’s classic 1978 concert film The Last Waltz, featuring The Rev Tor Band and musicians from the local music scene to perform the songs of the film’s original special guests.

NOVEMBER 23, 3 & 7PM SHIMMER CIRQUE Journey to a shimmering winter wonderland of circus spectacle! Marvel at the bendy ballerina in her glistening snow globe. Find yourself aglow as the aerial snow ballet mesmerizes your senses. Astonishing acrobatics, dazzling specialty acts, and glittering costumes abound in a warm and whimsical world the whole family will enjoy!

SHIMMER CIRQUE

DECEMBER 15, 7PM REDUCED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Welcome to the Annual Holiday Variety Show and Christmas Pageant at St. Everybody’s Non-Denominational Universalist Church, where all faiths are welcome because we’ll believe anything. But there’s a problem: None of the acts scheduled to perform have arrived, so the three fruitcakes of the Reduced Shakespeare Company are pressed into service to perform the entire Variety Show and Christmas Pageant by themselves.

McNEILL’S BREWERY 90 ELLIOT STREET BRATTLEBORO, VT

NOVEMBER 27, DECEMBER 25 & JANUARY 22, 6PM BRATTLEBORO SLOW JAM Come one, come all, to the monthly Slow Jam (also known as the All-Comers Session.) Bring your fiddle/ mandolin/whistle/flute/viola/guitar/accordion/bouzouki, mandola/banjo/smallpipes/concertina/etc. and join in with Celtic/Irish/Scottish/French-Canadian/Old-Time/Breton/Shetland/New England/Contradance/ etc. tunes to share at a slow-to-moderate pace. This is an inclusive session, where we are happy to play many different tunes at a variety of tempos to suit whoever shows up. All are welcome to play or listen— and those over 21 years of age can enjoy locally brewed beer.

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WHAT'S HAPPENING SMUGGLERS’ NOTCH 4323 VERMONT ROUTE 108 SOUTH JEFFERSONVILLE, VT

DECEMBER 21, 3PM WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION Join Smugg’s in the greeting area from 3–6pm for this special event to light up the longest night of the year as we welcome winter with open arms! The solstice begins with the weekly Winter Carnival. Then we’ll be celebrating with Cirque De Fuego, Vermont’s premier fire performers, a live drum performance from Burlington Taiko, music, and of course, a bonfire with s’mores, hot chocolate, and hot apple cider! We round out the evening with a Torchlight Parade and Fireworks display at 8pm. We’re ready to light up the night and start winter out with a bang!

MARCH 30, 6–10PM 24TH ANNUAL BREWFEST, PART 2 Sample the finest in craft beers and regional favorites plus ciders! A DJ spins the tunes and the Resort’s Mountain Grille puts on a tasty appetizer buffet, plus munchies and prizes in the Meeting House. Tickets are available at the door. $22 entry includes 8 samples and a souvenir sampling glass. 21 & older, please.

SUGARBUSH 1840 SUGARBUSH ACCESS RD WARREN, VT

DECEMBER 8, 6–10PM 24TH ANNUAL BREWFEST, PART 1 You’re in the right place! Vermont has the highest number of breweries per capita. This BrewFest highlights some of the state’s excellent breweries plus regional favorites and craft ciders. A DJ spins the tunes, and the Mountain Grille puts on a tasty appetizer buffet in the Meeting House. Tickets are available at the door; $22 entry includes 8 samples, munchies, and a souvenir sampling glass. 21 & older, please. BrewFest group-lodging packages are available for groups of 20 or more. Call (800) 521-0536.

DECEMBER 15, 8PM SUGARBASH WITH THE GRIFT Gate House Lodge, Lincoln Peak. It’s time to get down and funky at Sugarbush’s annual birthday celebration. This is a really special one since it’s our 60th anniversary! Start the evening off right at Castlerock Pub for drinks and appetizers, and then dance with The Grift starting their 60 Years of Music Series with the 1960s. This is a night you won’t want to miss! FREE!

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WHAT'S HAPPENING PARAMOUNT THEATER 30 CENTER STREET RUTLAND, VT DON MCLEAN

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NOVEMBER 9, 8PM KATHLEEN MADIGAN NOVEMBER 16, 7:30PM DON MCLEAN NOVEMBER 17, 8PM JOE NICHOLS DECEMBER 17, 8PM 98 DEGREES AT CHRISTMAS JANUARY 12, 1 & 4PM JUNGLE JACK HANNA FEBRUARY 16, 7:30PM RONNIE SPECTOR AND THE RONETTES MARCH 9, 8PM EAGLEMANIA

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WHAT'S HAPPENING VERMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

OCTOBER 27, 7:30PM MASTERWORKS Burlington, Vermont at the Flynn Theater

OCTOBER 28, 2PM HAUNTED HORNS Waterbury, at the Waterbury Congregational Church (A family Halloween concert)

OCTOBER 28, 3:30PM THE TRUE STORY OF PETER & THE WOLF Newport, United Christian Academy

DECEMBER 14, 7:30PM HOLIDAY POPS Barre Opera House

DECEMBER 15, 7:30PM HOLIDAY POPS Flynn Theater

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WHAT'S HAPPENING BARRE OPERA HOUSE CITY HALL 6 NORTH MAIN STREET BARRE, VT

ADDISON COUNTY SEPTEMBER 14, 2018–JULY 19, 2019 TASTING TOUR THROUGH MIDDLEBURY, VERMONT Enjoy this home to renowned breweries, cideries, vineyards, and distilleries. You’ll be picked up and dropped off in our air-conditioned 12-passenger van at your greater Middlebury location. Tour includes lunch, at least 4 tasting stops (16+ samplings), server gratuities, and keepsakes.

THE GIBSON BROTHERS

NOVEMBER 2 JEAN-GUIHEN QUEYRAS, CELLO

OCTOBER 27, 7:30PM SESSION AMERICANA

The French cello virtuoso performs some of Bach’s most beloved music: The Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello. Mahaney Center for the Arts, Middlebury, VT

NOVEMBER 9, 8PM THE TNT TOUR: TINSLEY ELLIS & TOMMY CASTRO & THE PAINKILLERS (CELEBRATION SERIES)

NOVEMBER 30 JUPITER QUARTET

NOVEMBER 10, 7:30PM MEDIUM LAUREN RAINBOW DECEMBER 8 THE GIBSON BROTHERS

The quartet celebrates Debussy in this centenary year of his passing, with a program of Ravel and Debussy’s solitary string quartets, plus Dutilleux’s Ainsi la nuit. Mahaney Center for the Arts, Middlebury, VT

JAY PEAK RESORT 830 JAY PEAK ROAD JAY, VT

NOVEMBER 30 & DECEMBER 1 , 8PM THE EVERYONE ORCHESTRA Live from the Foeger Ballroom for TWO NIGHTS! Everyone Orchestra led by Conductor Matt Butler and featuring members of The String Cheese Incident, The Disco Biscuits, Turkuaz, and more TBA. Fri, NOVEMBER 30: Special “Everyone’s Dead” set. Sat, DECEMBER 1: Everyone Orchestra.

DECEMBER 31, 9PM NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTIES & FIREWORKS WITH SHAKE THE BAND Help ring in 2019 the right way with music, dancing, and fireworks. Northstar Fireworks will kick off the night with an on-mountain display that can be seen from all resort properties. Keep your eyes on the mountain around 9pm.

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WHAT'S HAPPENING FLYNN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 153 MAIN STREET BURLINGTON, VT ELF THE MUSICAL

NOVEMBER 1, 2PM FRANKENSTEIN returns to international cinemas to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s most famous novel. Captured live from the National Theatre stage in London, this thrilling production became an international sensation in cinemas around the world.

NOVEMBER 1, 8PM TURNmusic returns with its signature twist on chamber music. This November, Vermont-based soprano Mary Bonhag sings Sarah Kirkland Snider’s song cycle, “Penelope.”

NOVEMBER 2, 8PM & NOVEMBER 3, 4 & 8PM BROADWAY’S NEXT HIT MUSICAL Every song is fresh. Every scene is new. Every night is different. Master improvisers gather song suggestions from the audience and the cast turns it into a full-blown improvised musical, complete with memorable characters, witty dialogue, and plot twists galore.

NOVEMBER 4, 2PM THE BEETHOVENS OF TODAY Celebrate the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival’s 10th birthday with world premieres by two outstanding composers, Nick DiBerardino and TJ Cole. The program includes individual movements that trace Beethoven’s early, middle, and late periods.

NOVEMBER 8, 7:30PM ANNIE Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie is the winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical. The score features some of the greatest musical theater hits ever written, including “Tomorrow,” the anthem of optimism. Lyric is excited to introduce a new generation to this iconic musical.

NOVEMBER 12, 8PM I’M WITH HER Featuring Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O’Donovan. Collectively, the multi-Grammy-Award winners have released seven solo efforts and cofounded two seminal bands (Nickel Creek and Crooked Still). Their full-length debut See You Around is an album both emotionally raw and intricate, revealing layers of meaning and insight.

NOVEMBER 14, 7:30PM ELF THE MUSICAL The hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who is unaware that he is actually human. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern-day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner ELF. BREWVIEW FALL 2018

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NECTARS

188 MAIN STREET BURLINGTON, VT OCTOBER 27, 7PM Completely Generic Revibe, Halloween Concert with Canopy OCTOBER 30, 9PM (CLUB METRONOME) Lee “Scratch” Perry + Subatomic Sound System NOVEMBER 1, 9:30PM Mom and Dad with The Rob Compa Trio & Wolf Van Elfmand NOVEMBER 3, 8PM Dynamo with Vinegar Mother NOVEMBER 6, 9PM Dead Set Takeover with The Grass Is Dead at Nectar’s NOVEMBER 9, 9PM Anchors Down & Bottoms Up, Who Wants to Party Like Pirates? NOVEMBER 13, 8PM Partner

GEORGE CLINTON

NOVEMBER 30, 9PM Goose w/ Cycles

HIGHER GROUND

DECEMBER 7, 7PM H.O.R.D.E. Tribute: Formula 5 with Doctor Rick and Melting Nomads

1214 WILLISTON ROAD SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT

OCTOBER 29, 8PM George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic

OCTOBER 27, 8PM Saints of Valory with Copilot

OCTOBER 31, 8PM 4AD Presents Tune-Yards + U.S. Girls

OCTOBER 27, 8:30PM Start Making Sense: Talking Heads Tribute

NOVEMBER 1, 7:30PM

OCTOBER 28, 8PM Prof

NOVEMBER 2, 8PM Madaila

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Roots of Creation


WHAT'S HAPPENING BURLINGTON MUSIC SCENE 1.

ABOUT AMY McGOVERN You know Amy if you’ve heard her voice. With more than 25 years in the radio business, most in Vermont, there’s a very good chance you have. Currently you can find Amy on KOOL 105 in the Champlain Valley. But when she’s not on the air, working with rescued Neapolitan Mastiffs, or at a NASCAR gig, Amy is listening to music, going to see live local music, or catching up with the rock band Strangefolk somewhere on the road. That’s why we asked Amy to be BrewView’s Vermont events editor. We also asked her to select three “must go” events, so if you do go, you’re likely to see her there!

TUNE-YARDS

NOVEMBER 3, 8PM Colter Wall

NOVEMBER 5, 8:30PM Seven Lions

NOVEMBER 3, 8PM The Main Squeeze with Hamish Anderson

NOVEMBER 6, 8PM

NOVEMBER 4, 7:30PM The Oh Hellos with Samantha Crain

NOVEMBER 6, 8:30PM Ty Segall

SHOWCASE LOUNGE

Ross From Friends

AMY’S MUST-SEE THREE 1. Kathleen Madigan at the Paramount Theater on Nov 9 at 8pm. She’s hilarious! If you love comedy, then you don’t want to miss her. She’ll make you laugh all the way home! 2. DSO (Dark Star Orchestra), Nov 13 at 7pm at Higher Ground. If you’re a Dead Head, this is THE premiere live band to see. These guys generally pick a show from the Dead’s archive and play it note for note. 3. Melvin Seals & JGB (The Jerry Garcia Band)  was formed by the Grateful Dead’s front man, Jerry Garcia. They play the music he wrote for this band, and it’s wonderfully groovy. It’s a tad bit more bluesy and funky, and lots of fun to dance to. Add Melvin Seals to the equation, and it’s a ball of fun!  Yes, everyone, I do love the Grateful Dead, but I love all music. And dancing. I mean, who doesn’t like dancing?

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND

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WHAT'S HAPPENING BURLINGTON MUSIC SCENE122 HOURGLASS DRIVE NOVEMBER 7, 8PM Cannibal Corpse with Hate Eternal, Harms Way NOVEMBER 7, 8PM SHOWCASE LOUNGE

Magic City Hippies with Bay Ledges NOVEMBER 8, 8PM Yonder Mountain String Band NOVEMBER 8, 11PM Medasin NOVEMBER 9, 8PM Livingston Taylor NOVEMBER 9, 8PM Alan Doyle with Whitney Rose

KURT VILE & THE VIOLATORS DARK STAR ORCHESTRA

NOVEMBER 10, 11AM Spectacular Auditions NOVEMBER 10, 8PM The Ghost of Paul Revere & Charlie Parr NOVEMBER 10, 8:30PM Kasbo with Vancouver Sleep Clinic NOVEMBER 13, 7PM Dark Star Orchestra NOVEMBER 14, 7:30PM The Weeks with The Lonely Biscuits

NOVEMBER 24, 8:30PM LGBTQLOL

DECEMBER 14, 8PM The Ballroom Thieves

NOVEMBER 14, 8PM Weakened Friends & Nervous Dater with Clever Girls

NOVEMBER 26, 8:30PM San Holo w/ Chet Porter, Taska Black, Eastghost

DECEMBER 29, 8:30PM Moon Hooch

NOVEMBER 15, 7:30PM Zach Deputy & The Yankees with After Funk & Sarah Blacker

NOVEMBER 29, 8PM Zoso: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience

NOVEMBER 17, 8PM Carbon Leaf with Freddy & Francine

DECEMBER 1, 8:30PM Kung Fu

NOVEMBER 17, 9PM Ghost Light

DECEMBER 3, 8PM Wild Child live in Burlington, VT

FEBRUARY 14, 8:30PM Kurt Vile & The Violators with the Sadies

NOVEMBER 23, 8PM The Marcus King Band with Ida Mae

DECEMBER 8, 8:30PM Rubblebucket

FEBRUARY 17, 8PM Gabriel Kahane

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DECEMBER 30, 8PM Doyle FEBRUARY 2, 8:30PM A Beatles Tribute: Spencer Albee & His Friends Are the Walrus


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BREWERIES

1. Kingdom Brewing, Newport 2. Next Trick Brewing, West Burke 3. Hill Farmstead Brewery, Greensboro 4. Ten Bends Beer, Hyde Park 5. Brewster River Pub and Brewery, Jeffersonville 6. J’Ville Brewery, Jeffersonville 7. 14th Star Brewing, St. Albans 8. Mill River Brewing BBQ & Smokehouse, St. Albans 9. Kickback Brewery, Westford 10. Red Barn Brewing, Danville 11. Foam Brewers, Burlington 12. House of Fermentology, Burlington 13. Magic Hat Brewing, Burlington 14. Queen City Brewery, Burlington 15. Simple Roots Brewing, Burlington 16. Switchback Brewing, Burlington 17. Vermont Pub and Brewery, Burlington 18. Zero Gravity Craft Brewery, Burlington 19. Farnham Ale & Lager, South Burlington 20. Good Water Brewery, Williston 21. Burlington Beer, Williston 22. Four Quarters Brewing, Winooski 23. 1st Republic Brewing, Essex Junction 24. Stone Corral Brewery, Richmond 25. Frost Beer Works, Hinesburg 26. Fiddlehead Brewing, Shelburne 27. Rock Art Brewery, Morristown 28. Lost Nation Brewing, Morrisville 29. Alchemist Brewery, Stowe 30. Idletyme Brewing, Stowe 31. von Trapp Brewery, Stowe 32. Saint J Brewery, St. Johnsbury 33. Prohibition Pig, Waterbury 34. Bent Hill Brewery, Braintree 35. Brocklebank Craft Brewing, Chelsea 36. Foley Brothers Brewing, Brandon 37. Cousins Brewing, Waitsfield 38. Lawson’s Finest Liquids, Waitsfield 39. Good Measure Brewing, Northfield 40. Norwich Inn, Norwich 41. River Roost Brewery, White River Junction 42. Bobcat Brewery and Café, Bristol 43. Hogback Mountain Brewing, Bristol 44. Drop-In Brewing, Middlebury 45. Otter Creek Brewing, Middlebury 46. Long Trail Brewing, Bridgewater Corners 47. Rutland Beer Works, Rutland 48. Harpoon Brewery, Windsor 49. Trout River Brewing, Springfield 50. Backacre Beermakers, Weston 51. Madison Brewing, Bennington 52. Northshire Brewery, Bennington 53. Beer Naked Brewery, Marlboro 54. Hermit Thrush Brewery, Brattleboro

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55. McNeill’s Pub and Brewery, Brattleboro 56. Whetstone Station, Brattleboro

DISTILLERIES

1. Elm Brook Farm, East Fairfield 2. Smugglers’ Notch Distillery, Jeffersonville 3. Green Mountain Distillery, Morristown 4. Caledonia Spirits, Hardwick 5. St. Johnsbury Distillery, St. Johnsbury 6. Wild Heart Distillery, Shelburne 7. Old Route Two Distillery, Barre 8. Hooker Mountain Farm and Distillery, Marshfield 9. Vermont Spirits Distillery, White River Junction 10. Appalachian Gap Distillery, Middlebury 11. Stonecutter Spirits, Middlebury 12. WhistlePig Farm, Shoreham 13. Silo Distillery, Windsor 14. Spirits of Old Bennington Distillery, North Bennington 15. Vermont Distillers, Marlboro 16. Saxton’s River Distillery, Brattleboro

WINERIES

1. Boyden Valley Winery, Cambridge 2. Snow Farm Vineyard & Winery, South Hero 3. Hillis’ Sugarbush Farm & Vineyard, Colchester 4. Shelburne Vineyard, Shelburne 5. Charlotte Village Winery, Charlotte 6. North Branch Vineyards, Montpelier 7. Montpelier Vineyards, Montpelier 8. Neddo Family Vineyards, Barre 9. Fresh Tracks Winery, Berlin 10. La Garagista Winery, Bethel 11. Neshobe River Winery, Brandon 12. Lincoln Peak Vineyard, New Haven 13. Whaleback Winery, Poultney 14. Putney Mountain Winery, Putney 15. Honora Winery & Vineyard, Jacksonville

CIDERIES

1. Eden Specialty Ciders, Newport 2. Stowe Cider, Stowe 3. Hall Home Place, Isle La Motte 4. Citizen Cider, Burlington 5. Groennfell Meadery, Colchester 6. Chapin Orchard, Essex Junction 7. Boyer’s Orchard and Cider Mill, Monkton 8. Shacksbury Cider, Vergennes 9. Lawson’s Finest Liquids, Warren 10. Flag Hill Farm, Vershire 11. Champlain Orchards, Shoreham 12. Vermont Hard Cider, Middlebury 13. Woodchuck Cider, Middlebury 14. Windfall Orchard, Cornwall 15. Mountain Cider Company, North Chittenden 16. Wood’s Cider Mill, Springfield 17. Whetstone Ciderworks, Marlboro


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Read about Bikes & Brews, Dog Friendly Breweries, UVM's Business of Craft Beer Program and more in the premier issue of BrewView Vermont!

BrewView Vermont  

Read about Bikes & Brews, Dog Friendly Breweries, UVM's Business of Craft Beer Program and more in the premier issue of BrewView Vermont!