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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 April 24,, 2014


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

Alchemist Focal BangerAn American IPA, hopped judiciously with Citra and Mosaic 7%  $7.00 - CAN

Allagash  Curieux: Tripel  Ale aged in Jim Beam bourbon barrels, vanilla, coconut, bourbon tones  11% $7.00

Ayinger Maibock: Heller Bock—big bodied with sweet  malty aroma & fruity long taste 6.8%  $7

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

Crop Pale Ale: Citrus and pale malt sweetness through to the end, nice hop finish. 5.6%  $7

Green Flash Double Stout: Golden naked oats, roasted malts, chocolate & hint of coffee.  8.8% $7.00

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

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

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

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

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

Jack's Abby Nitro Smoke and Dagger: Semi-sweet chocolate, caramel, roasted barley, and hints of smoke.5.8% $6.

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

Oskar Blues Pinner Throwback IPA:  Tropical fruits, citrus, pineapple & spicy berry 4.9% $6

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

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

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

On Deck:

Foley Brothers Fair Maiden Double IPA big juicy hop. semi-sweet maltiness 8.2 %  $7.00