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
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
Handsome Micks Irish Stout
Another classic from the cellars of the Vermont Pub & Brewery. Brewmaster Russ FitzPatrick 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
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 Flemish Style Vermont Sour Red Ale fermented with brettanomyces yeast providing slight tartness with barnyard aromas and flavors. This recipe was the result of the collaborative efforts of VPB brewers both past and present in honor of their mentor and Master Brewer, Greg Noonan. The name (Toolah - Leez) comes from county Cork in Ireland where the Noonan clan originated. 6.1% ABV. Hits the style.
6.0%ABV 18 IBU 6 SRM
Raise one to Greg...
Vermont Smoked Porter
Celebrate our 2000th batch, originally brewed 30 years ago at VPB. All six former VPB brewmasters participated in brewing this beer; Glenn Walter, John Kimmich, Jon Kusmin, Andre Blais, Steve Miller and Russ FitzPatrick along with current brewmaster, Scott Gawitt. We brew with malts - that we continue to smoke in house - over apple, maple and hickory wood to recreate this dark, medium bodied 17th Century robust style porter.
5.9% ABV 45 IBU 22 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