2023 PARTICIPATING BREWERIES
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Friday, July 21, 2023
SESSION 1 (5:30Pm – 9:30pm)
Saturday, July 22, 2023
SESSION 2 (12:00pm – 4:00pm)
Saturday, July 22, 2023
SESSION 3 (5:30Pm – 9:30pm)
14th Star Brewing Co.
Citranade (7.7% ABV)
This beer is a Hop-splosion! A super hazy, cloudy concoction with a sweet aromatic bouquet of lychee and tropical fruits. This beer has strong yeast characters in its fruity ester profile and pleasant bitter bite. Full of all those good flavor crystals.
CodeName (4.8% ABV)
This juicy and sessionable hazy IPA features a bright tropical aroma with a slight sweet hint of cake frosting, brilliant citrusy flavors of grapefruit and guava, and a smooth finish.
Mexican Style Lager (4.8% ABV)
Very pale straw in color with white foam. The aroma of malt and sweet corn are followed by a slight note of lime. The first sip tastes like a nice corn tortilla, that has a hint of lime and is lightly salted. That sip goes down very smoothly and leaves you ready for another.
Wayfinder (6% ABV)
Crisp, clean, and golden in color — this unfiltered Czech-style Pilsner features an aroma of sweet malt accompanied by a subtle bitter kiss, balanced body, and a smooth finish. Reminiscent of simpler days spent on the porch swing.
Raspberry Vermonter Weiss (3.8% ABV)
Raspberry puree imparts a bright fruit flavor and huge aroma of fresh raspberries in every sip of this beautiful deep pink beer.
Naked Maple (7.8% ABV)
Brewed exclusively with maple sap (instead of water), Vermont maple syrup in the boil, and maplewood smoked malt in the mash — Naked Maple has a smokiness up front leading to a biscuity malt flavor, and a maple sweetness.
Hefeweizen (5.4% ABV)
Very hazy with a nice white head of foam. This beer gives off beautiful banana and bubble gum aromatics. The flavor will more resemble a fresh banana nut bread, with that hit of the bubble gum as you exhale.
Railcar Refresher (5.3% ABV)
Immediately the bright crispy citrus notes of Yuzu fill your nose when you smell this easy drinking beer. The flavor matches the aroma with strong notes of Yuzu followed by a nice refreshingly balanced malt notes, all followed up with the clean citrusy flavor of the Yuzu in the finish.
1st Republic Brewing Company
Mr. Tangerine Man (6.0% ABV)
Vermont IPA brewed with lactose and heavily fruited with tangerine.
FESTIVAL ONLY – Shake It Off (6.0% ABV)
Vermont IPA brewed with lactose and heavily fruited with tangerine.
Denial (6.5% ABV)
Denial IPA has an apparent bitterness, balanced with hops creating flavors of pine, melon, berry & citrus wonderfulness.
Winchester’s Dream Ale (5.5% ABV)
Traditional American malt combined with flaked corn and rice lightens the body and provides a clean rich gold color. Precisely hopped to allow the malt flavor to take center stage yet retain some hop aroma.
Casey’s Winter Beard (7.8% ABV)
We artfully blended 5 different malts and cacao nibs to achieve deep cocoa flavor. Over 42 lbs of raspberry puree was added to the beer to provide fresh, bright fruit character.
Moocho Mango (5.1% ABV)
Delicious and refreshing light IPA conditioned with mangos, even the cows go MOOOOOO! A fruity IPA concoction that has an apparent bitterness, balanced with hops creating a great mango flavor.
That’s My Jam (4.5% ABV)
A touch of tartness that is very pleasing to the pallet. This is a light sour ale, with amazing fruit flavors!
Son of a Peach (5.25% ABV)
A peachy fruited wheat beer. This light and super sessionable beer is light, crisp, slightly tart, and very enjoyable for the spring and summertime!
FESTIVAL ONLY – Shake It Off (6.0% ABV)
Vermont IPA brewed with lactose and heavily fruited with tangerine.
Allagash Brewing Co.
Allagash White (5.2% ABV)
The classic. Belgian-style wheat beer with a refreshing balance of citrus and spice.
Hop Reach IPA (6.8% ABV)
The perfect balance of citrusy, tropical, and refreshing hop flavor.
Seconds to Summer (4.2% ABV)
A crisp, bright lager with a light snap of hoppiness.
Black Flannel Brewing
Disco Montage (6.5% ABV)
Fresh citrus and tropical aromas reminiscent of mango, sweet tangerine and Meyer Lemon.
German Pilsner (4.6% ABV)
Our take on a classic, highly sessionable North German Style Pilsner hopped with Hallertau Mittelfrüh.
Märzen (5.8% ABV)
Classic Amber Oktoberfest style beer. Toasty and Bready malt with a crisp dry finish.
Janá?ek (4.7% ABV)
Czech Dark Lager reminiscent of cold brew coffee, cola, and bread crust.
Upside Down Calculator (5.7% ABV)
Cold IPA brewed with Thiolized yeast! Notes of pineapple, pungent herbs, and dank flowers.
Black Flannel Solera (5.5% ABV)
Mixed culture house sour blend. Notes of candied lemon peel, tropical fruit, and barnyard funk.
Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Dent de Requin (6.3% ABV)
West Coast hasy IPA – Powerful hops aromas contributing bright citrus flavor. The highly aromatic character is matched by cutting bitterness.
Blanche du Paradis (5.5% ABV)
Belgian Wheat Ale – A Belgian – inspired, unfiltered wheat beer brewed with the traditional coriander and Curaçao orange peel.
Solstice d’Été Framboise (5.9% ABV)
Raspberries Sour Wheat Beer – An incredibly refreshing sour ale where the fruit is allowed to carry through without restraint.
Péché Mortel Bourbon (9.5% ABV)
Imperial Coffe Stout aged in Bourbon barrels – Once fermentation is complete, the beer is aged several months in bourbon oak barrels, which imparts some vanilla and woody aromas as well as bourbon flavors.
SESSION 1 ONLY – Saison du Pinacle Réserve (6.5% ABV)
Barrel-aged hoppy farmhouse ale.
SESSION 1 ONLY – Carouge (6% ABV)
Barrel aged mixed fermentation ale with chokeberries.
SESSION 2 ONLY – Jane Doe #13 (5.8% ABV)
Blend of various barrel-aged beers with black raspberries.
SESSION 2 ONLY – Cyclope IPA Wakatu/Nelson Sauvin (5.7% ABV)
IPA with Wakatu and Nelson Sauvin hops.
SESSION 3 ONLY – Viti Vini Vici #6 (5.6% ABV)
Foeder beer aged on pinot noir grape skins from Domaine Les Pervenches.
SESSION 3 ONLY – COLLABORATION WITH LE RESERVOIR – Has Been Réserve (6.5% ABV)
Barrel-Aged rhubarb saison.
Brocklebank Craft Brewing
Jim Dandy (5.4% ABV)
Koko (5.4% ABV)
Amber ale with chocolate malt.
Smoking gun (5.4% ABV)
Burlington Beer Company
FESTIVAL ONLY – Lettuce (7% ABV)
Experimental Hop IPA with HBC 630.
FESTIVAL ONLY – Turnip (6.4% ABV)
Experimental Hop IPA with HBC 586.
FESTIVAL ONLY – The Beet (6.8% ABV)
Experimental Hop IPA with HBC 638.
FESTIVAL ONLY – Superdelic IPA (6.9% ABV)
IPA brewed with New Zealand grown Superdelic Hops.
Native Lands (5% ABV)
Mexican style Lager brewed with Nitty Gritty Vermont grown Corn.
Electric Limelight (5.4% ABV)
Key Lime Sour IPA.
Glacier Palace (6.2%)
Cold IPA brewed with VT grown Champlain Valley Hops.
Mahogany & Tweed 2023 (11% ABV)
Maple Barleywine aged in Cognac Barrels.
Dirt Church Brewing Co.
Hartwell Porter (6% ABV)
Roasty traditional porter with light chocolate notes, hints of coffee, a rich body with great color.
The Full Vermonty (4.6% ABV)
Traditional German Wheat Beer with notes of clove and banana. With Magnum hops from Champlain Valley Hops.
Fieldstone Rye IPA (6.5% ABV)
Hazy Rye IPA (Simcoe, Idaho’s Gem, El Dorado hops) Notes of melon and a slight spicy finish.
Elbow’s Out DIPA (8% ABV)
Bold DIPA bursting with Vic Secret, Mosaic, Citra hops with a malty body.
Heart Of Lothian (5.6% ABV)
Scottish Brown Ale. This Scottish 90-Schilling Brown Ale is malty and smooth, with a dry finish.
Sunshine & Hoppiness (5.1% ABV)
Belgian Golden Ale. Malty and crisp with a slight hop bitterness, and subtle hints of spice.
Dude, Are You OK? (8% ABV)
This is our Double IPA, It is hoppy, bitter, and clean. It’s called “Dude Are You OK?” for a reason. Please, Drink responsibly.
Six Holes In My Freezer (5.5% ABV)
Key Lime Pie Wheat. Sour key lime citrus, with notes of marshmallow, graham cracker, and clean crisp malt.
Farm Road Brewing
Bronson (7% ABV)
“Classic” New England IPA. Full of citrus flavor and aroma. Citra/Mosaic.
Baker’s Head (5.6% ABV)
Cream Ale. This is a beer flavored beer.
Built to Spill (8% ABV)
DIPA, Tasting Notes: Citrus, Pineapple, and Tangerine.
Dead Flowers (6.2% ABV)
New Zealand IPA, Tasting Notes: Fresh melon, tropical fruit juice, and a hint of line.
Block Print: Raspberry Lime (6% ABV)
Sour Ale brewed conditioned with raspberry and lime.
FESTIVAL ONLY – COLLABORATION WITH VERMONT PUB & BREWERY – Goodbye for now (3.4% ABV)
A collaboration with Vermont Pub and Brewery: An English bitter brewed to honor Greg Noonan, 3.4 ABV for his March 4th birthday and named for a song by one of his favorite local artist, Aaron Flinn.
The Minus Times: Japanese Rice Lager (4% ABV)
Light, Crisp and Refreshing.
Frost Beer Works
Lush (8% ABV)
A double IPA with luxuriant aromatics and succulent flavors. The combination of hops from both hemispheres and our ale yeast join forces to create rich, juicy character.
Little Lush IPA (5.5% ABV)
Just a lil’ guy, looking to make it in a big double IPA world.
Starchild (6% ABV)
Starchild shreds on the lighter side of hazy, with tropical aroma and flavor from abundant use of New Zealand hops.
Dented (9.5% ABV)
A triple IPA that is extra special to us. Dry hopped with Cashmere, Mosaic, and El Dorado.
Good Measure Brewing Co.
Ecto (4.5% ABV)
Juicebox-Style Sour Ale with Passionfruit, Mango, Lemon, Lime, Pineapple, Apricot & Tangerine.
Six (9.5% ABV)
Bourbon & Rum Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter with Toasted Coconut, Madagascar Vanilla Beans & Smoked Sea Salt.
FESTIVAL ONLY – Salt & The Sea (6.8% ABV)
Margarita Milkshake IPA with Citra & Wakatu Hops and Orange, Lemon, Lime, Vanilla and Milk Sugar.
Pillow Fort (8.2% ABV)
Double Dry-Hopped New England Double IPA with El Dorado, Mosaic Cryo, Simcoe Cryo & Citra Cryo.
Riser (4.8% ABV)
American Cream Ale.
Local (6% ABV)
Townie (5% ABV)
Stange – Kolsch Style Ale (4.9% ABV)
A classic Kolsch style summer thirst quencher. Smooth bodied with subtle, fresh aroma, Clean and crisp.
German Wheat (4.8% ABV)
Straw colored and well carbonated. Some clove and bubblegum in the aroma with vanilla and banana in the flavor.
McAllister Red (5.2% ABV)
A solid Irish red ale with a malty and toasty character that is smooth bodied and finishes clean.
American Flyer Lager (5% ABV)
Bright, crisp, and full-flavored. American Flyer Lager is a 5% golden lager brewed in partnership with the Fisher House. A portion of proceeds from this beer will help support Fisher House’s mission to provide temporary free lodging for families of patients receiving medical care at major military and VA medical centers across the country.
Juicer Hazy IPA (7.2% ABV)
Packed to the brim with juicy hops, this full-flavored Hazy IPA delivers on its name. The intense fruit and citrus aromas are elevated by a unique brewing technique called “dip hopping,” where the hops are steeped prior to fermentation. We used our favorite hops: Citra, Mosaic, Galaxy and Azacca for intense tropical juiciness paired with a soft malt background.
Harpoon IPA (6% ABV)
New England’s Original IPA | As enjoyable today as it was in ‘93, IPA is a regional favorite and a craft beer classic. Styled after an English IPA but brewed with distinctly American hops, it’s citrusy, refreshing, and perfectly balanced.
Hermit Thrush Brewery
Party Jam Blackberry (5.9% ABV)
Kettle soured fruited wild ale
Basic Sour (5.9% ABV)
Kettle soured wild golden ale. No frills, just great wild Brattleboro, VT yeast.
Zingerbird (4.2% ABV)
Kettle soured pale ale with local ginger. Balanced and crushable.
Cassis 2020 (5.7% ABV)
Foudre aged sour ale with local black currants. Bring the funk. We brought the funk.
SESSION 1 ONLY – 2020 Reserve (5.9% ABV)
Oak aged sour red ale. Multi year blend of 18-30 month aged red ales.
Foudre Reserve (7.8% ABV)
Sour red ale aged in a red wine foudre for 24+ months. Nuanced and complex.
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Edward (5.2% ABV)
Our flagship American pale ale brewed with a selection of our favorite hops from the Pacific Northwest.
Mosaic IPA (6% ABV)
Single-hop IPA exclusively with hand-selected Mosaic® hops grown in Yakima, Washington.
Boson de higgs (3.8% ABV)
Low Alcohol wheat beer, Smoked and Saison Yeast.
La Framboise (5% ABV)
Refreshing wheat beer with Framboise!
Saison Station 55 (6% ABV)
Hydrid Hoppy Saison.
Svelty 10 Plato (3.7% ABV)
Malty refreshing blond Czech beer.
Idletyme Brewing Co.
SESSION 1 ONLY – Hefeweizen (5.2% ABV)
Classic Bavarian Style Wheat Ale- golden in color, the yeast strain stars the show!
SESSION 1 ONLY – Zog’s Pale Ale (5.40% ABV)
Classic Vermont Style Pale Ale- copious amount of dry-hops especially Mosaic.
SESSION 1 ONLY – Helles Brook Lager (4.8% ABV)
Classic Munich Style Helles- golden, light malt in mouth, light bitterness, very smooth and naked.
SESSION 1 ONLY – Chocolate Mint Spruce Tip Stout (5.40% ABV)
Our Oatmeal Stout infused with chocolate mint and spruce tips- one of our KEEP IT WIERD SERIES.
SESSION 1 ONLY – Double Bock (7.80% ABV)
Our take on Big Malty beers of the monasteries of Europe, deep amber, chewy.
SESSION 1 ONLY – Habenaro Diversity (5% ABV)
Diversity comes in many flavors! Keep the world guessing!
SESSION 1 ONLY – Bear Mountain Vanilla Bourbon Oatmeal Milk Stout (7.9% ABV)
Its just as f****** awesome as it sounds!
SESSION 1 ONLY – Freezer (7.9% ABV)
Its a NEIPA made with only Vermont Ingredients.
Kraemer and Kin
American IPA (7.0% ABV)
A bouquet of tangerine and lemon set the stage for a balanced, nuanced body with clean bitterness. Multiple, successive dry hops develop a layered citrus, melon and spice profile. Dependable sip after sip and dangerously delicious.
Spruce Ale (5.6% ABV)
Historically used to treat scurvy by early colonists, spruce tips have long been steeped in beer and tea for its high vitamin C content. Piney, woody and resinous this Spruce Ale layers on top of a gentle malt backbone. Fresh and full this beer is an ode to conifers and the ancient knowledge passed down from the indigenous people of New England.
Lawson’s Finest Liquids
Elderberry Gose (5% ABV)
Deep purple with a violet foam, this kettle soured treat is a touch sweet thanks to a hefty dose of elderberries. Pleasantly fruity with a pleasant pucker.
Big Hazy IPA (~8% ABV)
Beach Party IPA (3.4% ABV)
This refreshing IPA is packed with lemony citrus, orange, and tropical hop flavors. It’s a full-flavored brew that’ll take you to the beach and back in each sip.
Hazy Rays IPA (5.5% ABV)
Our new juicy and hazy IPA features a blend of Citra and Mandarina Bavaria to deliver a tropical medley of tangerine, clementine, and mandarin oranges.
Sip of Sunshine IPA (8% ABV)
This lupulin-laden IPA is packed with juicy tropical fruit character, bright floral aromas and delectable layers of hop flavor.
Little Sip IPA (6.2% ABV)
A juicy, fruit-forward IPA layered with tropical hop flavors and bright floral aromas. Notes of grapefruit and pineapple complement this delectably balanced beer.
Double Sunshine IPA (8% ABV)
An American Double India Pale Ale packed with juicy, lush fruit character and dank herbal aromas, thanks to the abundance of U.S. grown hops.
Scragarita (4.8% ABV)
This special version of our Czech Pilsner features a delicate dance of hand-peeled limes and sea salt that creates a vibrant brew with a crisp, refreshing finish.
Baltic Porter (6.5% ABV)
A malty, roasty beer perfect for enjoying by the fire. Crystal and dark malts give hints of sweet caramel and roasted chocolate. Lagered for extra smoothness.
FESTIVAL ONLY – Brew Fest Pilot Batch (5.8% ABV)
Featuring Champlain Valley hops, we let our brewers have fun on our one-barrel brewing system. Only available at Vermont Brewers Festival.
Barrel Aged Wee Heavy (9% ABV)
Our Barrel Aged Wee Heavy is packed with smooth, malty notes of caramel and toffee and a subtle peaty character.
Scrag Mtn Pilsner (4.8% ABV)
Our house lager is a tribute to the source of Waitsfield’s town water and the aquifer deep beneath Scrag Mountain.
Long Trail Brewing Company
Long Trail Blackbeary Wheat (4.2% ABV)
Back from hibernation for another season of spring and summer sipping, Blackbeary Wheat is our classic American wheat ale brewed with a whole bunch of blackberries to impart a pie-on-the-windowsill sweetness.
Long Trail Limbo IPA (7.6% ABV)
Smooth and juicy like the IPAs of New England with an assertively bold bitterness that pays homage to the best of the west.
Long Trail Ale (5% ABV)
A full-bodied amber ale brewed with our top fermenting house yeast that yields a clean, complex flavor.
Long Trail Maple Bourbon Bag Stout (8.1% ABV)
Stout aged 1 year in a “maplized” Woodford Reserve bourbon barrel previously used to age Vermont maple syrup.
Lucy and Howe Brewing Company
Our Impossible Ask (7.7% ABV)
Dry and clear DIPA with notes of tropical fruit and a mild bitterness.
FESTIVAL ONLY – COLLABORATION WITH WEIRD WINDOW BREWING – Dad Jokes and Pop Culture References (4.5% ABV)
Hop forward and low ABV IPA brewed with NZ hops. Notes of tropical fruit, white grape skin, and a light crisp dankness.
Biere Du Chateau (5% ABV)
Belgian-style table beer brewed with coriander and lemon peel. Dry and refreshing.
Plain Knowledge (6% ABV)
Belgian-style amber beer. Notes of plum, light spice, and distinctive Belgian yeast. Malt forward and a fuller body.
Madison Brewing Co.
F-bomb DIPA (8% ABV)
Brewed with an all Pale malt grist and Bombed with Falconers flight hops. A true Imperial style IPA.
Old 76 strong ale (6.8% ABV)
A rich English Yorkshire ale with a strong malt backbone and smooth finish. Dark amber in color.
Bennington Blueberry Wheat (5.5% ABV)
A light summer wheat beer with a hint of fresh blueberries.
Mill River Brewing
Hello my Name is Beer (5% ABV)
The Most Crushable Lager. Thirst quenching and easy to drink! Embracing Champlain Valley Hops!
Black Berry Rhubarb Wheat Ale (5.25% ABV)
A sweet, slightly tart and juicy wheat ale.
Hello my Name is Jalapeño Lime (5% ABV)
Our Hello My Name is Beer aged on Jalapeños and Lime.
Watermelon Gose (4.2% ABV)
Our Sippin Something Sour series made with Watermelon. Perfect summer sour!
Hazy (6.5% ABV)
It has notes of passion fruit, pineapple, mango and grapefruit on the nose. On the sip, big and smooth with a bitter grapefruit pithiness, orange, peach, pineapple, cantaloupe and a slight mango juiciness.
Misty Morning (8% ABV)
Guava Jelly (4% ABV)
Catharina Sour with Guava.
Gravioh-là-là (4% ABV)
Catharina Sour with Soursop.
Mango Jelly (4% ABV)
Catharina Sour with Mango.
Oxbow Brewing Company
Dulcette (4.5% ABV)
Dulcette is a rustic farmhouse wheat beer brewed with 100% Maine-grown grains & wildflower honey.
Luppolo Pils (6% ABV)
Luppolo is an unfiltered pils brewed with European malts and noble hops. Named after the Italian word for “hop,” this “Italian-style pils” is an homage to the hop-forward pale lagers produced in Italy.
Blue Noir (7.5% ABV)
Blue Noir is a mixed fermentation farmhouse ale blended with blueberries and pinot noir grape juice. Production Time: 6 Months
Queen City Brewery
South End Lager (5.4% ABV)
German Helles A delicate malt-accentuated blond lager with refreshing crispness and a pleasing noble hop finish.
Vienna Lager (5.3% ABV)
A clean amber colored toasted lager. Crisp bitterness with a balance between noble hops and malt.
Maibock (7.2% ABV)
Traditional spring celebrator that is a smooth malty copper lager produced from the finest German malts.
Steinbier (5.4% ABV)
Germain Alpine Lager. An ancient alpine beer style in which the wort is heated with hot rocks to reach a boil, resulting in unique flavors of smoke and caramel with mineral notes.
Rauchbier (5.5% ABV)
Smoked Marzen. German malt is house smoked over beech coals and blended with Pilsner and Munich malts to produce a complex smoky amber lager.
Munich Dunkel (5.5% ABV)
Bavarian Dark Lager. Rich nutty palate and malty with a rounded finish. Medium-bodied with a firm creamy head.
Schwarzbier (5.7% ABV)
German Black Lager. Flavors of bread, lightly roasted malts and hints of chocolate, all balanced by moderate hop bitterness for a clean drinkable dark lager.
Poludnitsa (5% ABV)
Czech Pilsner, Light-bodied with a bright spicy hop finish. Made with 100% local Saaz hops from Champlain Valley Hop farm in Starksboro VT.
River Roost Brewery
Glimpse (7.8% ABV)
Double IPA hopped w/ Citra, Mosaic & Vic Secret
Gravel (4.8% ABV)
Hello Hello (8.2% ABV)
Double IPA hopped w/ Citra & Nelson Sauvin.
Martian Moon House (8% ABV)
Double IPA hopped w/ Galaxy & Mosaic.
Rock Art Brewery
FESTIVAL ONLY – BlackBerry Banger (4.5% ABV)
Blackberry fruit fermented in a Gose-style beer. Slightly tart, refreshing bursting with fresh blackberry flavor and color.
Sunny and 75 (5.1% ABV)
White beer brewed with coriander, orange, and wheat fermented with a Belgian yeast, truly refreshing summer hit!
Bohemian Pilsner (6% ABV)
Hey Neighbor (5.5% ABV)
IPA Juicy, fruity, slight haze – Citrus booms from this quaffable IPA with notes of guava and passion fruit
Vermont Hard Seltzer (4.5% ABV)
Raspberry Hard Seltzer- fermented with real fruit and organic cane sugar – Looking for an easy drinking seltzer for the day, enjoy the real fruit raspberry flavor and low ABV for an enjoyable day. Zero hops.
Rutland Beer Works
Dreemee Creemee (6.2% ABV)
IPA brewed with orange, vanilla, and lactose.
Wild Ape (5.8% ABV)
Sour ale brewed with 100% wild yeast and apricots.
Poppin’ Champlain (5.6% ABV)
Hazy New England IPA featuring a local hop blend from Champlain Valley Hops
Schilling Beer Co.
Aosta (5% ABV)
Petrin 11 (4.4% ABV)
Polotmavy (Czech-style Amber Lager)
Adem (4.8% ABV)
Simple Roots Brewing
Helles Lager (4.7% ABV)
A light, crisp German lager.
Secret Crush IPA (7% ABV)
Cashmere, Idaho 7 and Moutere hops burst through with a delicious, hazy fruitiness.
Summer Breeze (5.2% ABV)
Light and refreshing cream ale with strawberries and peaches.
Supernova (4.7% ABV)
Sour ale with blackberry and salt.
Switchback Brewing Co.
Switchback Ale (5% ABV)
Unfiltered, Undefinable, Unrivaled. Vermont’s Iconic Ale since 2002.
Citra Vista (5.1% ABV)
Kellerbier dry hopped with Citra. A breathtaking summer crusher.
Zaboo Hazy IPA (5.9% ABV)
A vibrant medley of hand-selected hops amplify aroma with notes of juicy stone fruit, honeydew melon, orange, peach, and pear.
Gemini Cat DIPA (9.1% ABV)
Brewed with all-grain & no added sugar, this double IPA is bursting with aromas of juicy strawberries playfully paired with notes of pink lemonade.
Thai Lime Gose (3% ABV)
A lactobacillus soured ale with Thai Lime leaves and French Sea Salt.
Katie’s Love Poem (3.2% ABV)
A traditional Grodziskie, this Polish wheat beer has a light and lofty body enhanced by a classic touch of smoke.
Bisou (7.8% ABV)
French-Style Smoked Saison brewed with oak-smoked wheat, cracked pink peppercorn & orange zest.
S-O-S (Smoked Oyster Stout) (5.1% ABV)
New England oysters delivered fresh from the boat by Wood Mountain Fish turn this dry stout into a celebration of smoke on the sea. CONTAINS SHELLFISH.
Ten Bends Beer
Spruce Peak IPA (6% ABV)
A distinct Vermont-style IPA with notes of pine, citrus, and berries, Spruce Peak IPA will be your go-to ale for all seasons at Spruce Peak in Stowe, Vermont.
Infinite Drift IPA (6.2% ABV)
A distinct mash-hopped IPA brewed with Sauvignon Blanc grape skins and Nelson Sauvin hops.
Sterling Pils (5% ABV)
A contemporary craft Pilsner with a clean and distinctive flavor heightened with New Zealand hops.
Refractives White Grape Sour (4.5% ABV)
A light, fruity, tart, and crushable kettle-soured ale brewed with white grape skins and mosaic hops.
Vermont Pub & Brewery
FESTIVAL ONLY – COLLABORATION WITH FOAM BREWERS – Goodbye for now (3.4% ABV)
A collaboration brew with our friends at Foam Brewers. An English bitter to honor Greg Noonan, 3.4 ABV for this March 4 birthday and named for a song by one of his favorite local artists, Aaron Flinn.
FESTIVAL ONLY – Galactic Juxtaption (5.4% ABV)
A light and refreshing American Golden Ale brewed with orange and lemon peel and fermented with a lactic acid producing yeast strain. Tart and citrusy, perfect for sipping on a sunny day in Vermont.
FESTIVAL ONLY – COLLABORATION WITH GOOD MEASURE PUB & BREWERY – Prunier (4.7% ABV)
A collaboration brew with our friends at Good Measure Pub & Brewery. A light-bodied Belgian Grisette fermented on plums harvested in Burlington’s Old North End. Crisp, tart, and refreshing with a balance of fruit and spice character.
von Trapp Brewing
SESSION 1 ONLY – Radler Trail Bier (3.9% ABV)
A refreshing light lager blended with fresh grapefruit.
SESSION 1 ONLY – Hopfen Weisse (5.5% ABV)
This hop-forward Hefeweizen is hazy with notes of citrus, spice, tropical fruit, with a dry effervescent finish.
SESSION 1 ONLY – Bohemian – Style Pilsner (5.4% ABV)
Spicy, citrus peel botanicals with a dry, peppery finish.
Weird Window Brewing
Centenatian (5% ABV)
German Style Pilsner brewed with 100% German malts and hops.
We Named the Dog Citra (6% ABV)
NEIPA Brewed with 100% Citra Hops #CitraTheBrewDog.
Space Movie (6.5% ABV)
NEIPA with Comet and Galaxy.
Cersei’s Wildfire (6.5% ABV)
Jalapeno Cream Ale. This batch was brewed for VBF using CVH Cascade.
SESSION 1 ONLY – I only brought the wild and sour stuff (TBD)
A VBF Special Release #1: A mixed culture barrel-aged and fermented beer conditioned on fruit released only for the 2023 VBF.
SESSION 1 ONLY – This is not an ippah (TBD)
A Vermont Brewers Festival Special Release #2: A mixed culture barrel-aged and fermented beer sat on local strawberries released only for the 2023 VBF.
SESSION 1 ONLY – Juice Box Poser Extra Sour (TBD)
A fruited sour for the real sour heads out there. Prepare yourself.
Zero Gravity Craft Brewery
Big Joe (6.3% ABV)
On the palate, the piney characteristics of Simco perfectly balance the richer fruit notes of Nelson Sauvin and Strata hops. Golden, hazy, and delicious!
Levitate (6.1% ABV)
Simcoe, Citra, and Idaho 7 hops bring bright aromas of apricot, orange, and lemon to this soft, summer IPA. Stone fruit, lemon, and peach pop on the palate, leading to a finish that is dry and soft but backed by a perfectly light and malt sweetness.
Pineapple Vibes (3.5% ABV)
This delightful, little sour features the addition of pineapple puree. Bright and sunny pineapple notes jump off the palate accompanied by a touch of white grape. It is a tropical, refreshing beer with a low alcohol content, perfect for sipping during summer.
Jelly Shoes (8.8% ABV)
Jelly Shoes is a double IPA that brings big tropical flavor and a hint of summer nostalgia. It features hop varietals that provide pineapple and papaya notes, with a hint of citrus. The beer has a tropical palate and a bold, hoppy aroma.
Jaws (5.4% ABV)
Jaws is a crisp pilsner beer featuring Czech ingredients. It is smooth and snappy on the palate, with a big and bitey finish.
Put A Lime In It (4.9% ABV)
Put A Lime In It is Zero Gravity’s take on the Mexican lager style. It is clean, crisp, and refreshing, perfect for warm weather. The beer is malty with low bitterness, making it exceptionally easy to drink. While it doesn’t have a lime yet, it’s designed for you to add one if you wish.
Green State Lager (4.9% ABV)
Green State Lager is a crisp and easy-drinking Pilsner beer. It balances noble hops with the finest Pilsner malt, providing a clean and satisfying brew that embodies the welcoming spirit of the Green State.
Conehead (5.7% ABV)
Conehead is an all Citra-hopped IPA brewed with Pilsner Malt and American Wheat. It pours a beautiful golden haze and is bright and juicy on the palate. This beer is described as your Rushmore, hinting at its exceptional quality and enjoyment.