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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.


Friday August 18th, 2017 


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

Alesmith Logical Choice: Triple IPA, intensely hoppy, light malt, pine, mango & citrus fruits 10% $7

Ayinger Oktoberfest- Marzen: Sweet and grainy on the nose, features a pronounced sweetness of caramel and caramelized pumpkin on the palate. Oktober Fest-Marzen features a touch of bitter hops and fresh straw upfront before veering into a long malty finish. 5.8% $7

Base Camp Nitro S’more Stout: Chocolate, caramel, coffee, fig & smoke, creamy goodness 7.7%  $7

Bent Hill Hop Rules Everything Around Me: Dipa malty with hop resin finish 8% $7

Bruery Share This: Mole: An Imperial Stout with ancho chilies, chipotle peppers, cinnamon, vanilla and cacao nibs. 11.3% $7

Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Stout: The "Brewer’s Reserve" label is used only for limited edition beers. No time or expense was spared to create these beers! This is a good expression of our passion for brewing -- Cheers! 9.5% $7

Firestone Walker Adversus: Unfiltered Double IPA w/ pacific NW hops, pineapple, mango & earthy pine resin 8.2%$7

Firestone Walker Luponic Distortion #006: True to form, Luponic Distortion Revolution No. 006 is driven by a mix of seven different hop varieties, led by two hops grown in the up-and-coming region of Michigan. 5.9% $7

Firestone Walker Pivo Pilsner: classic German Pilsner with a hoppy Bohemian twist. 5.3% $7

Foley Brothers Big Bang Ipa: brewed w/ Citra and Galaxy then dry hopped w/Citra, Mosaic, Amarillo and Simcoe great tropical fruit nose. 6% $7

Foley Brothers Pieces of Eight:This delicious double IPA is brewed and dry hopped twice with an amazing blend of eight hop varieties to create a one of a kind experience 8% $7

Foley Brothers Smoking Wheat: a Wheat ale made with smoked Peterson Malts 6% $7

Frost Beer Works Batch 306:nice nose of tropical fruit and ever so slight pine and citrus. Tastes of tropical fruit and slight citrus pith with mild to medium bitterness. 8% $7

Frost Beer Works Lush:A double IPA with luxuriant aromatics and succulent favors. The combination of hops from both hemispheres and our ale yeast complement each other to create rich, juicy character 8% $7

Green Empire Brewing Side Business IPA: new from Colchester Vt This IPA is brewed and dry hopped with Citra/Mosaic/Columbus pellet hops. Tasting notes of Citrus and Grapefruit 6.5% $7

Hill Farmstead Abner:Imperial Pale Ale-Unfiltered, dry hopped, flowery, citrus & pine 8%  $7

Hill Farmstead Arthur:this Farmstead® ale is crafted from American malted barley, American and European hops, our distinctive farmhouse yeast and water from our well. Unfiltered and naturally carbonated, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Arthur. 6% $7

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

Hill Farmstead Florence: Saison farmhouse ale Pale Malt; Vermont Organic Wheat; American and European Hops; Ale Yeast, and our Well Water 5% $6

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

Lawson’s Super Session#8: American IPA - light, refreshing low alcohol yet full of Mosaic hop 4.8%  $7

Moonlight Them Little Apples: cider aged in Rye Whiskey barrels 6.9% $7

Poperings Hommel Bier: one for the connoisseurs. Brewed with Hallertau and East Kent Goldings from Belgium’s hop growing region. 7.5% $7

Ram Island Lemon Lavender Mead: Carbonated honeywine with natural flavors added 6% $7

Singlecut Charlie’s Good Tonight: smooth easy drinking citrus 6% $7

Ten Bends Evolution #6 DIPA: brewed with  Peterson pale malt and features equinox and mosaic hops 8% $7

Ten Bends Private Evolution DIPA: Vt Style IPA made with Idaho 7 hops. 8.5% $7

Wunderkammer Swabian: a tart spelt beer. New from Greensboro. 4.5% $7

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

On Cask; Zero Gravity Conehead on Rose Petals, Szechuan Peppercorns and Loral hops 5.7% $6