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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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Saturday January 21st, 2017


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

Alchemist Focal Banger:American IPA with Citra & Mosaic hops 7% $7 CAN

Allagash Fluxus 2016: a saison ale brewed with ginger and aged in oak barrels. 6.5% $7

Almanac Brewing Grand Cru White: Imperial Sour Blonde ale brewed with Apricots and Grapes aged in white wine barrels. 10.5℅ $7

Base Camp Nitro Smore Stout: Sweet, honeyed, mallow notes.  Biscuity and chocolatey maltiness.  Even a touch of rauchmalt for a little campfire smoke at the end of the taste. 7.7% $7

Boneyard Notorious Triple IPA: Huge grapefruit and pine aroma lead to flavors of citrus, tropical fruits and honey. Hops are abundant 12% $7

Citizen Cider Unified Press: This naturally gluten-free cider off-dry, crisp, clean and refreshing 5.2% $7

Foley Brothers Stone Mill Pale Ale: Pale ale brewed with Simcoe, Citra and Azacca 5.5% $7

Four Quarters Phaze IPA: an American Pale Ale 6.5% $7

Good Measure Brewing Stemless: sour mashed farmhouse ale w/hibiscus and Wild Maine Beach Roses 4% $7

Hill Farmstead Double Nelson: double IPA brewed with Nelson Sauvin hops. 8%$7

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

Hill Farmstead Everett: American porter,caramel,chocolate malt, roasted barley,Columbus hops 7.5% $7

Hill Farmstead Shirley Mae: American session version of Everett porter crafted with American malted barley, English & German roasted malts, Chocolate, coffee, light malty sweetness 4.1% $7

Hill Farmstead Sumner: American Pale Ale brewed with Simcoe, Citra, and Mosaic hops. 5.2% $7

Hill Farmstead Susan: Susan is an IPA brewed with Riwaka, Citra, and Simcoe hops.  6.2% abv.

Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout: Japanese Dark Ale brewed with coffee beans. 7.5% $7

Idletyme Bohemian Pilsner: Czech Pilsner, golden, light bitterness, dry hop aroma 4.5% $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

Schilling Modernism: Czech style black lager features a hop schedule typical of Bohemian beers 4.4% $7

Schneider Weisse: The full complexity of the genuine Bavarian wheat beer – great with hearty food. Amber-mahogany colored wheat beer. Nuances of ripe bananas, clove, nutmeg and nuts create the aroma. Full-bodied and sparkling with a harmonious finish. 5.4% $7

Singlecut Softly Spoken Magic Spells DIPA:FAR AWAY ACROSS THE FIELD there is a golden IIPA with a tropical / bright citrus / mild pine and smooth / soft lightly sweet malt that will take you home home again 8.6% $7

Zero Gravity Old Ale:  British Ale style  Darker in color, showing a rich and full-bodied malt character, as well as slightly fruity esters from the yeast. Brewed with Maris Otter, crystal and chocolate malts. East Kent Goldings and Challenger hops 7% $7


On Cask: Zero Gravity Conehead with Cara Cara Oranges dry hopped w/ Mosaic 5.7% $6

On Deck: Frost Beer Works Lush DIPA:A double IPA with luxuriant aromatics and succulent favors. The combination of hops from both hemispheres and our ale yeast complement each other to create rich, juicy character 8% $7