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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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Wednesday March 1st, 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

Almanac Valley of the Hearts Delight:Sour blonde Ale loaded with Strawberry and Apricots 7% $7

Ayinger Jahrhundertbier:a malty beer that pronounces the precious earthy quality of malted barley. 5.5% $7

Brewmaster Jack Trial by Combat: Double IPA  brewed with passion fruit 8% $7

Chimay Grande Reserve( Blue):  this dark ale has rich flavors of mulling spices and caramel, with a smooth palate and warming finish.9% $7

Frost Beer Works Junior IPA:alive with pineapple, citrus, tropical fruit, orange zest 5.2% $7

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

Foundation Burnside: Burnside is a traditional brown ale, with roasted notes of coffee, burnt sugar, and chocolate. Layered roasted flavors are tempered with malty sweetness to provide a smooth yet dry finish, partly due to Maine-grown oats. 5.1% $7

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

Hill Farmstead Harlan:Harlan is Edward’s slightly more aggressive alter-ego. Dry-hopped exclusively with Columbus hops. 6% $7

Hill Farmstead Susan: Ipa brewed with Riwaka, Citra and Simcoe hops 6% $7

Idletyme Bohemian Pilsner: Czech Pilsner, golden, light bitterness, dry hop aroma 4.5% $7

Idletyme DIPA: firm bitterness, tropical fruit8% $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

Left Hand Brewing Nitro Milk Stout: Super smooth with soft roastiness and mocha flavors 6% $7

River Roost The Rise of Swamp Monster: DIPA with a hazy, tropical Azacca tang 8% $7

Schilling Barrel-Aged Kamarade: (Baltic Porter aged in Whistle Pig barrels), 8.2% abv. Our Baltic Porter, aged in Whistle Pig (VT) whiskey barrels.  Rounded aromas and flavors of whiskey, vanilla, chocolate and subtle coconut form the barrel.  Limited Release. 8.2% $7

Singlecut Kinky Boots of Lead:
18 months with brett and lacto, Heavy Boots of Lead emerges, a little funkier. Clean, crisp acidity, with rich cocoa and lush dark malts. 11% $7

Stone Corral Coffee Black: Black beer with local brewed coffee 6% $7

Ten Bends Side Porch DIPA: an experimental series featuring smooth fruitiness 8% $7

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

Zero Gravity Bretthead: Conehead IPA with a wild twist. Single-hopped with Citra and fermented with Brettanomyces wild yeast 6.7% $7


On Cask: Zero Gravity Little Wolf, dry hopped with N.Zealand Waimea 5.2% $6