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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  April 30th, 2017 



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

Alesmith Mokasida Speedway Stout: paired with the chocolate and roast character of our imperial stout, Mokasida imparts notes of cocoa, blueberry, and sweet potatoes 12% $7

Bent Hill Bourbon Barrel Aged Strong Ale: bold fruity, estery and malty mix aged in bourbon barrels 8% $7

Brouwerij Alvinne Cuvee Freddy: Barrel aged dark sour, aged on red wine barrels 8% $7

Firestone Walker Nitro Merlin Stout:  Velvet Merlin oatmeal stout brewed with lactose 5.5% $7

Foley Brothers Hawaiian King: Imperial Stout Brewed with family and friends from Hawaii, who brought us cocoa nibs, and freshly ground coffee from a special spot on Kauai 12% $7

Foley Brothers Skeleton Crew:fruity thick head, big mango and pineapple nose and taste, and bitter hop finish. 8.5% $7

Frost Beer Works Little Rye IPA: Thick and juicy with dominant mango note set against malted rye 5.2% $7

Hill Farmstead Arthur: Saison is crafted from American malted barley, American and European hops, our distinctive farmhouse yeast and water from our well. Unfiltered and naturally carbonated 6% $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 Legitimacy:India Pale Ale brewed with 2-row malted barley, oats, and citrusy hops from the Pacific Northwest. Dry hopped copiously with Simcoe. Its sessionable drinkability belies its true IPA nature 6.7% $7

Hill Farmstead Society and Solitude #8:American Imperial Pale Ale hopped with Simcoe, Citra,and Mosaic hops 8% $7

Hill Farmstead Susan: American IPA brewed with their favorite hops Citra, Simcoe, & Riwaka 6.2% $7

Idletyme Bohemian Pilsner: Munich-style Pilsner,Golden in color with light bitterness and dry-hop aroma. 4.8% $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 Thunder Melon: IPA with Mosaic and Lupilin powder 7.2% $7

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

Schilling Alexandr10:is a sessionable  Czech pale lager, Moravian pilsner malt—foundational to the substantial but rounded hop flavor and aroma 5.5% $7

Ten Bends Beer Evolution#3: DIPA dry-hopped with Citra and Mosaic … nice juice….8% $7

Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier: golden-yellow crystal-clear wheat beer the fresh citrus flavour harmonises very well with spicy banana notes. 5.4% $7

Zero Gravity Sippie Wallace: Named in honor of the jazz and blues vocalist known as “The Texas Nightingale” – our Double IPA combines Citra, Equinox, Waimea, Centennial, and an Experimental hop Varietal with Golden Promise and 2-row malt 8.2% $7

On Cask: Zero Gravity Conehead dry-hopped with Waimea $6