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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.


Thursday September 21st, 2017 



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

Alchemist Focal Banger: An American IPA, hopped judiciously with Citra and Mosaic 7% $7

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

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

Bruery Humulus Terreux: Hoppy Brettanomyces beer with Mosaic Hops 5.7% $7

Building 8 “The IPA”: West Coast IPA utilizing a generous blend of six hops; featuring Simcoe, Citra & Mosaic varieties.Very tropical and citrusy up front, with a piney, dank baseline & a dry, clean finish 6.5% $7

Downeast Cider Pumpkin Spice: is made by adding fresh pumpkin mash to the apple press, highlighted by chai spices. 5.1% $7

Firestone Walker Helldorado:Blonde Barley Wine.The bready, honeyed flavors of pale malts pull out rich wildflower honey, vanilla and coconut notes from the oak, creating an overall flavor evocative of bourbon-glazed graham crackers 12.8% $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 Citrennial IPA: Citra and Centennial hops 6.7% $7

Foley Brothers Origin IPA: brewed with Vermont barley and hopped with Citra, Simcoe and Mosaic. Resinous tangerine flavors and aromas, hazy and fresh 6.5% $7

Foley Brothers Prawpah Ruby: Wheat IPA brewed with fresh grapefruit 6.7% $7

Frost Beer Works Pony Boy Pale Ale: a beautiful juicy Research Series from our friends in Hinesburg. 5.5% $7

Gigantic Whole In The Head IIPA: hopped with Simcoe, Eureka, and Lemondrop 8.9% $7

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

Hill Farmstead Nitro Shirley Mae: American session Porter 3.8% $7

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

Idletyme Dunkel Lager: Traditional dark Lager, light maltiness. Taste of amber. 5% $7

Knee Deep Stoutella: chocolate hazelnut milk stout 6% $7

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

Paradox Pilsner:pilsner malt and noble hops provide a bready background with crisp flavor. Highly drinkable. 5.5% $7

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

River Roost Feet First Idaho 7: Ipa made exclusively with Idaho & hops 7.2% $7

River Roost Mas Verde: Citra and Chinook Create beautiful grapefruit 6.7% $7

Rodenbach Grand Cru: Flanders Red Ale- a blend of 1/3 young beer and 2/3 aged beer matured for 2 years in oak foeders. The original sour ale. 6% $7

Simple Roots Labor of Love: a Kettlesour fermented with Saison yeast and lots of local VT Raspberries 5.2% $7

Ten Bends Cold Moon:A dark ale with a surprisingly light hoppy finish. Slightly smoke note of licorice & chocolate linger. 7% $7

Weihenstephaner Hefe-Weisse: golden-yellow wheat beer, with its fine-poured white foam, smells of cloves and impresses with its refreshing banana flavour. It is full bodied and with a smooth yeast taste. 5.4% $7

Weihenstephaner Festbier:A full rich bodied, hoppy, seasonal lager. Especially brewed for the Festbier season. This beer truly represents the Bavarian way of celebrating. Deep gold color, great mouthfeel & lots of flavor. Prost! 5.8% $7

Wunderkammer Vol #6 Fertility Statues and Symbols:Ale brewed with oats. Fermented in an oak barrel, with mixed cultures and yarrow 4.7% $7

Zero Gravity Zeitgeist: Oktoberfest bier German malts and hops along with a long lagering give this beer impeccable drinkability. The superb malt flavor is balanced by a hint of hop bitterness. PROST! 5.4% $7