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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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Thursday June 30th, 2016


Alchemist Heady Topper- Double IPA, wave after wave of hop flavor, tropical fruit, lemon & citrus 8% $7 CAN

Almanac Apricot de Brettaville: A wild Ale with Brettanomyces& Apricots aged in wine barrels 6.5% $7

Citizen Cider Full Nelson: Hoppy slightly bubbly cider made with Nelson Sauvin hops. 6.8% $7

Crop Idletyme DIPA: American Style firm bitterness, tropical fruit 8% $7

Crop Pink n' Pale:Our traditional American-style Pale Ale, fermented with grapefruit 5.5% $7

Hill Farmstead Conduct of Life:  American Pale Ale, unfiltered & dry hopped with Citra & Amarillo 5.2% $7

Hill Farmstead Edward: American Pale Ale, unfiltered and dry hopped with Citrus &  pine  5.2% $6

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

Hill Farmstead What Is Enlightenment? A sessionable, Am Pale Ale with Simcoe and Amarillo 5.4% $7

Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Black Ipa double dry hopped with Citra and Amarillo 8.3% $7

14th Star Tribute: Double IPA, golden color, aroma brimming with citrusy hops. dry finish 8.4% $7

Foley Brothers Prospect:Am Double/Imperial IPA with Galaxy & Citra hops, hoppy & citrusy 9% $7

Frost Beer Works Junior IPA:  The combination of bi-hempispherical dry-hopping and yeast profile create a juicy stonefruit essence 5.2% $7

Lawson's Coffee Fayston  Maple Imperial Stout:  Brewed with black malts & Aged in maple liquor oak barrels  10.1% $7

Lawson’s Sip of Sunshine: IPA packed with juicy tropical fruit, floral aromas, delectable layers of hop 8% $7

Lawson’s Super Session # 2: A single hop session IPA brewed with Amarillo 4.8% $7

North Coast Old Rasputin Nitro:loaded with chocolate and coffee aromas, roasty notes and bready yeast. 9% $7

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

Rodenbach Alexander:  a blend of two-year matured beer from oak standing Foeders and young ale, then macerated with sour cherries 5.6% $7

Schilling Konundrum: Sour Pale Ale, malty backbone  with dry finish 4.6% $7

Steenbrugge Piraat: Aged malty sweet, warm, complex and rich hopbitter 10.5% $7

Upper Pass First Drop: IPA Tropical fruit hops aroma. Citrus orange tropical fruit with a hops finish 5.2% $7

Zero Gravity CSA IPA brewed with rye and hopped with the big three: Citra, Simcoe, and Amarillo. 6.3% $7