Maybe there's something in the water. Maybe there's something in the air.
Maybe..... there's something up here in the mountains.
Vermont's brewers are making magic with it.




Start at  either end of this trail and experience a unique tour of Burlington’s best brews! This trail is short enough that you can hop on the bike path or walk to each destination. If you choose to drive, remember to have  a designated driver!



1. Switchback Brewing Company  paw-clipart-dog-paw-md

100% employee and Vermont-owned. Visit us to learn about our unique brewing process! Join us in the Tap Room and watch the bottling line run while enjoying a refreshing pint or flight. Always on tap, our flagship Switchback Ale, select Rotating Specials and Limited Run beers you can’t find anywhere else. Brewery tours offered Saturdays by reservation. For Tap Room hours: 160 Flynn Avenue, Burlington, VT. 802-651-4114.


November – April 30th hours ~ Mon-Thurs 11 am-7 pm, Fri – Sat 11 am-8 pm, Sun 11 am-6 pm

2. Zero Gravity Craft Brewery  paw-clipart-dog-paw-md

Stop by the Pine Street brewery for a session in the beer garden and a glimpse of the canning operation and retail shop.


Hours ~ Mon, Wed, Thurs, & Sun 12 pm-9 pm, Fri & Sat 12 pm-9 pm. Closed Tuesday

3. Queen City Brewery  paw-clipart-dog-paw-md

Queen City Brews with traditional, classic European and American recipes and ingredients to craft delicious beers that you want to drink. World-class beer without the jet lag!


Hours ~ Tues & Wed 12 pm-8 pm, Thurs – Sat 12 pm-10 pm, Sun 12 pm-7 pm. Closed Monday

4. Foam Brewers  paw-clipart-dog-paw-md

Foam Brewers was started in 2016 by a group of five eclectic individuals with unique talents and a shared vision. If you would like to get to know more about the individuals behind the brewery, stop on by for a little foam.


Foam Brewers welcomes dogs on their outdoor patio.


Hours ~ Sun-Wed 12 pm-9 pm, Thurs-Sat 12 pm-11 pm

3. Simple Roots Brewing Co

Simple Roots is all about life’s simple pleasures like beer, friends, and family.


Hours ~ Wed-Fri 3 pm-9 pm, Sat 12 pm-9 pm