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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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Monday March 30th, 2015

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

Allagash  Four: Belgian style Quad, 4 malts, 4 hops, 4 times  fermented - raisin, candied fruit 10% $7

Ballast Point Victory at Sea: Bold Imperial porter, strong vanilla balanced w/ coffee & caramel 10% $7.00

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

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

Hill Farmstead Mosaic Single Hop: Am pale, dry hopped w/mosaic hops, fruity, earthy pine 5% $7

Hill Farmstead What Is Enlightenment? A sessionable, Am Pale Ale with Simcoe and Amarillo 5.4% $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

Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout: (Nitro) Sweet, dark delicious stout with roasted malt & coffee flavors 6% $7

Lost Nation Galaxy: Wheat session IPA, crisp malt body, resiny hop bitterness, tropical flavors 4.8% $7

Oskar Blues Mama’s little Yella Pils: Light & refreshing Pilsner with German malts and Saaz hops 5.3%  $7

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

14 Star Valor Ale: American Amber/Red Ale: Herbal hops, biscuit malts 5.4% $7

Oxbow Farmhouse  Pale Ale Belgian pilsner malt ,American hops and  farmhouse yeast shine together  6%  $7.

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

Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter IPA: Features hop oils from distilled hops, smells like no other IPA 6.2% $7

Stone Corral Palomino: American pale, dry hopped with Amarillo, sterling & Willamette hops. 6.2% $7.00

Svaneke/ Hill Farmstead Raskolnikov: Baltic porter, rich & dark  with honey & smoked malt 8% $7

Verhaeghe Duchesse De  Bourgogne: Sour/Red Brown Ale, aged 8 to 18 months in oak casts 6% $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% $6