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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.


Sunday May 28th, 2017 


Alchemist Heady Topper: Double IPA, waves of hop flavor, tropical fruit, lemon & citrus  8%   $7.00 CAN

Ayinger Bavarian Pils: a brisk golden lager with snappy hop aroma and pure barley malt flavor, originally inspired by Czech Pilsner beers. 5.3% $7

Bent Hill Hops Rule Everything Around Me DDH DIPA: Hop bomb 8% $7

4 Quarters 5 Horizons: 5 grains: barley, wheat, oats, corn and rice 5 hops: Azacca, Ekuanot, Galaxy, Mosaic and Nugget 5.6% $7

Firestone Walker Parabola:This Russian imperial oatmeal stout is aged for a full year in  Heaven Hill barrels, developing flavors of rich, chewy roasted malts, charred oak and bourbony vanilla 14.5% $8

Foley Loco Moco: Imperial Stout brewed with blackstrap molasses 10.2% $7

Frost Beer Works Junior IPA:A little guy with showy aromatics and full flavor. The combination of bi-hempispherical dry-hopping and yeast profile create a juicy stonefruit essence. Essentially, this beer squeezes elements of a DIPA into a slimmer package 5.2% $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 Marie:In her honor, we brew a beautifully soft, unfiltered Helles lager. Lightly hazy, naturally carbonated and truly enjoyable 5% $7

Hill Farmstead Shirley Mae Sunrise Edition (Nitro):Our Session Porter, Shirley Mae, specially brewed with lactose as well as conditioned on top a small amount of coffee and vanilla 4% $7

Hill Farmstead What is Enlightenment?:American Pale Ale brewed in honor of our Second Anniversary. Simcoe and Amarillo hops 5.4 % $7

Hill Farmstead Works of Love:Low abv, hoppy blonde ale (3.7%) with Earl Grey tea; dry hopped with Amarillo, Citra and Centennial. 3.7% $7

Lawson’s Sip Of Sunshine IPA - India Pale Ale- light blend of tropical fruits, orange & pine 8%   $7

Lawson’s Super Session #2: American IPA - light, refreshing low alcohol yet full of hop 4.8%  $7

River Roost Alpha Express DIPA: Denali, Simcoe and Citra hops create pinapple and citrus juicy deliciousness! 8.2% $7

River Roost MO’RILLA: Mosaic and Amariilo blend together to form the hazy monster Mo'rilla 6.7% $7

Rodenbach Fruitage: Sour ale aged in oak foeders with raspberries and elderberry 3.5% $7

Schilling Schlaumeier: German styled HefeWeisse with balanced banana and clove notes 4.7% $7

Stone Corral Black Beer: Schwarzbier A balanced, velvety, German inspired black lager / porter cross. Delicious ice cold, but the malt really stands out at warmer temperatures. Clean layers of dark malt, mocha, caramel and noble hops 6% $7

Simple Roots Solace Saison: wheat and oat and pilsner malt, soft and peppery. Dry hopped with mosaic. 6.6% $7

Ten Bends Evolution Series#3: DIPA featuring citra and mosaic hops 8% $7

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