A house favorite! Our 92 IBU Dark IPA. Roasty and bitter. Made with British malts. This style was brought to modern brewing by our founder, Greg Noonan and its current popularity is vibrant and growing throughout the country. In 2010, the Brewers Association created a BLACK IPA category for this style of beer.
6.5% ABV 65 IBU 18 SRM
Bombay Grab IPA
A big, bitter 77 IBU India Pale Ale, spiced with a blend of fragrant Magnum, Simcoe, and Cascade hops. An American IPA receipe designed by our late Brewmaster, Greg Noonan. He said that he wanted this to represent the American style IPAs being brewed by the creative brewers using todays malt and hop varieties. One of the original "East Coast IPA's."
5.5% ABV 77 IBU 6 SRM
Burly Irish Ale
A slightly caramel, medium bodied smooth Irish Red Ale. Rich, creamy and mellow. A VPB favorite for 30 years! Designed to be a session ale at 4.2% ABV. Very lightly hopped to enhance the appeal for the masses. A true crowd pleaser. We have proudly served over a half million pints of this popular ale to our loyal customers!
4.2% ABV 17 IBU 12 SRM
Burly Irish Ale (Alchemist Collaboration Canned)
Brewed in collaboration with The Alchemist, VPB's flagship beer has been a favorite for more than 30 years. Greg Noonan created this legendary beer for the opening of VPB in 1988. It is a slightly caramel, medium bodied smooth Irish Red Ale. Rich, creamy and mellow. Very lightly hopped to enhance the appeal for the masses. A true crowd pleaser. Specify if you would like to try a can rather than on tap. 4-packs and cases are also available to take home with you!
4.9% ABV 17 IBU 12 SRM
BurlySauer (Hermit Thrush Collaboration Canned)
Greg Noonan's 1988 original Burly Irish red ale recipe, fermented with Brattleboro wild mixed culture, and aged for 15 months in red wine barrels and gin barrels. This kettle sour tastes like our creamy and smooth Burly with all the Hermit Thrush flourishes! The gin and red wine sweetness really compliments the tartness.
7.1% ABV 17 IBU 12 SRM
A big and juicy double India Pale Ale heavily dry hopped featuring Citra hops and brewed with oats and wheat, medium bodied with a smooth finish. Careful, this one goes down easy!
8% ABV 50 IBU 4 SRM
A classic, well balanced ESB brewed with traditional East Kent Golding and Fuggles hops. There is a big, fierce, earthy hop bite complemeted by a well rounded, flavorful and malty body. A very bright beer with a rich, deep amber appearance. Try it. You'll like it. A Pub favorite for over 20 years!
5.4%ABV 40 IBU 8.5 SRM
A light, refreshing fruit beer fremented with over 500 pounds of real raspberries! At 6.2% ABV it is in the early reaches of the strong biére category! This ruby red, sour mashed and oak aged weiss beer is for everyone. Maybe some oak, cherry and vanilla come through? Try mixing it with our currently offered stout, on tap. It is real, it is right and it works. The freshest framboise on tap in town, no question!
6.2% ABV 15 IBU 8 SRM
Forbidden Fruit (Alchemist Collaboration Canned)
Brewed in collaboration with The Alchemist, this light, slightly tart refreshing fruit beer is fermented with over 500 pounds of real raspberries! This ruby red beer is for everyone, especially in the summertime. Specify if you would like to try a can rather than on tap. 4-packs and cases are also available to take home with you!
6.3% ABV 15 IBU 8 SRM
Handsome Micks Irish Stout (Cask Conditioned and Dispensed)
Another classic from the cellars of the Vermont Pub & Brewery. Brewmaster Russ Scott Gawitt has tweaked this Irish style dry stout to take on a character of its own! A rich, roasty, smooth and creamy Export Stout with a session 4.5% ABV reminiscent of a popular and well renowned stout that comes from Ireland. Sit back and enjoy this one no matter what the season! Mixes well with our very own Forbidden Fruit for a perfect "Raspberry Stout." Yum.
4.5% ABV 10 IBU 40 SRM
Maple Ale (Nitrogen Dispensed)
Our spring seasonal ale brewed with over 15 gallons of maple syrup from Stonyhill Sugar House in Fletcher VT. Medium bodied with maple flavor up front and a clean finish. Nitrogen dispensed!
6.7% ABV 30 IBU 11 SRM.
A Belgian style sour red ale created by Greg Noonan in the early 1990's. The "Spittin' Devil" is a Flemish style Vermont Sour Red Ale brewed with Brettanomyces yeasts that produce complex sour-cherry and barnyard flavors. The Belgian style brew is sour mashed and acidified for a tart, challenging flavor. We were one of the first US breweries to brew this old-world style!
5.6% ABV 18 IBU 7 SRM
The Wee Heavy
VPB's famous 120 shilling strong scotch ale. From Greg Noonan's original GABF gold medal winning recipe. Proudly served at Vermont Pub and Brewery for over 25 years. Medium bodied, rich and malty with a warming finish.
8.1% ABV 38 IBU's 13 SRM
A medium bodied Austrian-style amber lager. Low alcohol with a toasty malt character and a smooth, dry finish. This is an easy drinking session lager!
4.9% ABV 22 IBU 11 SRM
What the Helles
A light bodied Munich-style Helles Lager with a soft malt character and finish, delicately balanced with German Hops.
4.8% ABV 18 IBU 4 SRM