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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 December 1oth, 2016



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

Bent Hill Cascade Mosaic: IPA made with Cascade and Mosaic 5.5% $7

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

Duchesse De Bourgogne: Flanders Red Ale  characteristically sour, fruity,  similar to a Lambic beer  6% $7

Foley Brothers Maple Brown: taste is very malt forward, notes of caramel,and maple 6.8% $7

Foley Brothers Mutiny: IPA with Citrus and pine  Well balanced hops 7.2% $7

Frost Beer Works Really Pale Ale: VT White Pale Ale with citrus dry hop aromatics, light body 5.5% $7

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

Hill Farmstead Society and Solitude#2:An Imperial Black ale in the spirit of James 9.5% $7

Hill Farmstead Society and Solitude#8: Imperial Pale Ale brewed with Oats and Wheat. Hopped with Simcoe, Citra, and Mosaic 8% $7

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

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

Idletyme Bohemian Pilsner: a Munich Pilsner Golden in color with light bitterness and dry-hop aroma 4.8% $7

Lawson’s Equinox IPA: floral aromas fruit flavors w/ lemon, lime papaya and apple 6.5% $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

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

River Roost The Rise of Swamp Monster: a tropical hazy Azacca tanged DIPA. Yum. 8% $7

Singlecut Nitro Eric More Cowbell!:Dark body with a creamy head. Nice roasty and chocolate aromas and flavors.. Restrained bitterness with some charred flavors, semi-sweet overall. 6.6% $7

Ten Bends Evolution Series #2: small batch DIPA with El Dorado hop 8% $7

Weihenstephaner Hefe-Weisse: golden-yellow wheat beer, with its fine-poured white foam, smells of cloves and impresses consumers with its refreshing banana flavour. It is full bodied and with a smooth yeast taste. 5.4% $7

Zero Gravity Oyster Stout:Irish Dry Stout brewed with Pemaquid oysters from Damiriscotta, Maine. This black creamy ale showcases roasted malt and flaked barley with a historical twist 4.7% $7

Zero Gravity Tmave: Czech Dark lager made with Bohemian floor-malted barley and Czech Saaz hops 5.2% $7