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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 May 29th, 2015


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

Allagash Saison: Belgian Farmhouse style, spice and tropical fruit. Citrus &pepper w/ dry finish 6.1% $7

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

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

Hill Farmstead Mary: German style Pilsner w/ American  two row malt & German lager yeasts 4.6% $7

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

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

Hill Farmstead Excursions #1This IPA features a experimental hop from the Pacific Northwest, Hop 01210, as well as   Citra and Amarillo,  citrusy, lemony and slightly resinous flavor 6.2%  $7

Hill Farmstead Excursions #3Next in the series of experimental hop IPAs, this one features HB-366, known as Equinox.    6.4%  $7

 Grassroots Legitimacy IPAIndia Pale Ale brewed with 2-row malted barley, oats, and citrusy hops from the Pacific Northwest.  Hopped with Simcoe. 6.1%  $7

Hill Farmstead Conduct of Life #1 : An American Pale Ale series featuring new, interesting blends of hops. #1 highlights Citra and Amarillo 5%  $7 

Siren Brewing/Hill Farmstead/Mikkeller Limon Cello Imperial Double IPA : a collaboration made with lactose, oats, wheat and pilsner malt that underwent a 12-hour sour mash.  9% $7

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

Left Hand Brewing Company-Milk Stout Nitro- Soft roastiness and smooth mocha 6% $7

Left Hand Brewing Company -Great Juju - Imperial Ginger Pale Ale. Spicy ginger aroma and  balanced  sweet heat and caramel . 7.2% $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

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

Oskar Blues Ten Fidy: Imperial stout, malty, chocolate, coffee and caramel  10.5% $7

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

Stone Corral Big Belgian: Belgian Dark Ale fresh Malt and special yeast spice 7.5%  $7.

Weinstephaner Hefe: Wheat beer, flavors of clove and banana 5.4% $8

Zero Gravity Conehead: Wheat IPA hopped with citra 5.7% $6.00