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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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Friday September 30th, 2016

Alchemist Heady Topper- Double IPA, waves of hop flavor, tropical fruit, lemon & citrus  8%   $7.00 CAN

14 Star Maple Breakfast Stout: ( Nitro) brewed with 100% Maple syrup, honey & coffee 6.8% $7

Citizen Cider Unified Press: Naturally gluten free cider.  Dry, crisp, clean and refreshing 5.2% $7

Culmination Chocolate Stout: Milk stout, aroma of cocoa, milk chocolate, sweet roasted malt, bitter finish 5.8% $7

De Proef Flanders Fred Collaboration w/Hair of the Dog Brewing: Wild ale, tart & fruity with Brett.  Biscuit and toffee malts with hoppy bitter and funk 7.5% $7

Frost Some  Double IPA: Imperial-floral, citrus aromas, tangy  juicy flavor 8% $7

Foley Brothers Fair Maiden: Imp double IPA, with Citra, Cascade, Amarillo, Simcoe & Magnum hops  8.2% $7

Four Quarters Peach IPA: Double IPA with PNW hops and fresh peaches 7.7% $7

Four Quarters Opus Humulus: Belgian Pale ale. nice bitterness to compliment the traditional flavor of belgian beers. 4% $7

Four Quarters Smore Stout: creamy, cocoa, marshmallow and graham cracker all converge into one. 5% $7

Hill Farmstead Abner:Imperial Pale Ale-Unfiltered, dry hopped, flowery, citrus & pine 8%  $7

Hill Farmstead Dorothy: Farmstead Ale brewed with Wheat, hopped with Citra 7% $7

Hill Farmstead Edward: American Pale Ale, unfiltered and dry hopped with citrus &  pine  5.2% $6.00

Hill Farmstead George: American Brown Ale.  Hopped, rightfully so, with Centennial, Cascade, and a touch of Columbus… 5% $7

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

Hill Farmstead Sumner: Am Pale with Simcoe, Citra and Mosaic hops 5% $7

Hill Farmstead Song of Joy: Hoppy India Pale Lager 6% $7

Knee Deep Simtra: Imperial triple IPA, dank hop aroma derived from Simcoe & Citra hops 11.25% $7

Lawson’s Sip Of Sunshine IPA - India Pale Ale- light blend of tropical fruits, orange & pine 8%   $7

Lawson’s Super Session: American IPA - light, refreshing low alcohol yet full of hop 4.8%  $7

Ram Island Maine Meadworks: Lavender , Lemon & honey flavors - sweet  with a tart following  7%  $7.00

Singlecut Does Anybody Remember Laughter IPA: Herbal dank resin, pineapple stone fruit, mild spice 7.2 $7

Singlecut Weird & Gilly:  Juicy  citrus tangy malt under bright mild pine 6.6% $7

Schilling Alexandr 10: Czech Pale Lager w/Moravian pilsner malt, hop flavor and aroma 4.2% $7