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The Best Beer w/ Great Pub Food

The best local vt beer selection~chef jamie nelson's fine fare


At The Blackback we are all about the beer. It is the reason we are here. We proudly cater to the many beer fans from all over the world. Waterbury VT is the Epicenter of beer in the Northeast and arguably one of the finest in the nation. We also recognize the important role beer has played in this towns recent history. From beer comes life and vitality which celebrates our localvore farm to plate business model.


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Sunday April 26, 2014



Alchemist Heady Topper- Double IPA - Hoppy, pineapple, tropical fruit, lemon & citrus  8%  $7.00– CAN

Alchemist Focal Banger: American IPA brewed with citra & Mosiac 7% $7  - CAN

Allagash  Curieux: Tripel  Ale aged in Jim Beam bourbon barrels, vanilla, coconut, bourbon tones  11% $7.00

Ayinger Maibock: Heller Bock—big bodied with sweet  malty aroma & fruity long taste 6.8%  $7

Bruery Humulas Lager:  Aromatic  &  hoppy with citrus, pine & herbal characteristics 7.4% $7

Citizen Cider Full Nelson: Hoppy slightly bubbly cider made with Nelson Sauvin hops. 6.8% $6.

Crop Idletyme: Am double / Imperial IPA, big aroma , citrus, pine flavors & a solid bitterness 8% $7

Crop Pale Ale: Fruity with Grassy Hops, light resinous,  citrusy & bright.  Very solid Pale Ale.  5.6% $7

Foley Brothers Fair Maiden: Imp double IPA,  citra, cascade, Amarillo, simco, Magnum, med bitter 8.2% $7

Green Flash Double Stout: Golden naked oats, roasted malts, chocolate & hint of coffee.  8.8% $7.00

Hill Farmstead  Cascade Single Hop: American Pale Ale with Segal Ranch Cascade hops  5.4% $7

Hill Farmstead George: American Brown Ale,  with Centennial, Cascade & touch of Columbus  6% $7.00

Hill Farmstead Susan:  IPA brewed with Riwaka, Citra, and Simcoe hops.6.2%.  $7

Hill Farmstead/ Svaneke Raskolnilov: Baltic Porter rich & dark with honey & smoke malt 8% $7

Infinity Magnitude 7.5: Copper Double IPA, slight malt forward with lingering hop sensation 7.5% $7

Jack’s  Abby  Nitro Smoke & Dagger: Black IPA– Beechwood smoked  malt balanced w/ choc & coffee 5.8% $7

Lawsons Sip Of Sunshine IPA - India Pale Alelight blend of tropical fruits, orange & pine 8%   $7.

Lawson’s Super Session#2:  light  & refreshing , low alcohol, full hop character of a Session IPA  4.5%  $7

Oskar Blues Mama’s little Yella Pills: German style  Pilsner with Saaz malts, light & refreshing 5.3% $7

Ram Island Maine Meadworks: Lavender Lemon sweetness with touch of sour  $7

Rodenbach Grand Cru: Belgian red ale with tones of black cherry and vanilla sour 5.2%  $7

St. Bernardus Prior 8: Abbey Dubbel with notes of caramel, choc, fig & spicy anise 8% $7

Weihenstephaner Vitus: Weizen single bock wheat beer, fruity, apricot, citrus clove, banana 7.7%  $7.00

Zero Gravity Conehead: Wheat IPA hopped with citra 5.7% $7