Founders Brewing: Backwoods Bastard Ale – Limited Release. This Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy features smells of single malt scotch, oaky bourbon barrels, smoke, sweet caramel and roasted malts. 11.2% | 50 IBU
Founders Brewing: Harvest Ale -Limited Release. This American IPA rewards you with a super juicy hop presence bursting with fresh citrus, then finishes to introduce toasted malt undertones. 7.6% ABV | 70 IBU
Browns Brewing: “Burst” Valencia Orange IPA – available in 4 pack, 16oz cans. Burst IPA is an American East Coast IPA with a global taste profile. Copious amounts of summer sweet delicious Valencia Orange zest, blended with an English Ale yeast give this IPA maximum hop flavor and aroma without being overly bitter. 6.5% ABV | 65 IBU
Fall season has arrived! Along with the change of season, come delicious beverages from our friends at Uinta Brewing and Ithaca Beer Co. Learn more about these new offerings including: Rise & Pine (Dark, Hoppy Ale), Funk’n & Patch (Brett Pumpkin Ale), Hop Nosh (Tangerine IPA), Box of Hops (Collection of 4 Hoppy Beers), & Midnight Sun (German Pilsner w/ Munich and Black malts).
Juniper and piney hops build the framework for this bold dark ale. With its assertive bitterness and smooth malt finish, this beer stands tall above the rest. 7.5% IBU 85, Carafa, Chocolate, Chinook, Simcoe. Available in 1/2 BBLs & 1/6 BBLs.
Aged in whiskey barrels and fermented with a mix of brewers yeast and brettanomyces, Funk’n Patch grooves throug seasonal pumpkin spices, rich caramel and bourbon tones with a wild, barnyard finish. 8% IBU 25. Available in 1/6 BBLs.
A play on our flagship IPA, this beer features an aromatic menagerie of tropical hops and tangerine zest, warps up with a crisp, bitter finish. 7.3% IBU 82, Munich, C40, Galaxy, Chinook. Available in 1/2 BBLs and 1/6 BBLs.
Flower Power IPA, Hopmanian Devil, Dr. Zaic Dr. Zaic., & Pacific Gravity.
Limited Release: This Black Lager is 5.8%. Hops: Northern ewer, HallertauMittelfruh. Malts: German Pilsner, Munich, Black, Acidulated eat. Yeast: Southern German Lager. Packages available in: 1/2Keg, 1/6Keg, 4/6 12oz.Bottles.
Keep up-to-date with new brands, events and news on our Facebook Page. Happy Drinking and Happy Fall!
29 Sep / 2016
The Vermont Cider Classic is back! Join Arts Riot on Sunday, October 9th from 1pm-5pm and enjoy an afternoon of drinking, eating and merriment.
Vermont’s Cider makers come together again for a day of tasting, eating and competing. Makers are bringing their favorite pours for you to indulge in, while hoping they’ll get your vote for Vermont’s Best Cider Maker and Vermont’s Best Cider. There will be over 35 ciders to taste this year. Drink. Eat. Vote.
LIVE music throughout the night, along with ArtsRiot Food Truck, Taco Gordo and Vermont Creamery and much more.
Attending Cider makers:
Hall Home Place
Windfall Orchard Ice Cider
Boyden Valley Winery
Eden Ice Ciderr
Urban Farm Fermentory
1-2 PM VIP Tasting $55
2-5 PM General Admission $25pre/$30 day of
**RAIN OR SHINE
We hope to see you there!
‘Tis the season to start thinking about fall and all of the delicious fall seasonal beers we get the privilege of enjoying in our great State of Vermont. We wanted to highlight a few seasonals from Shipyard Brewing Company to get you as pumped up for fall as we are! Find all the details you need to know below…
Which fall seasonal beer from Shipyard do you look forward to every year? Please share on our Facebook page.
It’s that time of year again! The second annual Vermont Beer Week is taking over the entire state and coming to various bars, restaurants, and breweries, to give you the ultimate beer drinking experience with tastings, giveaways, special releases, parties, beer festivals and more!
During Vermont Beer Week, 50% of all proceeds raised will be donated to the Vermont Food Bank for the second year in a row.
This year Vermont Beer Week has over 50 events scheduled from Friday, September 16th through Sunday, September 25th. To view the entire list of events happening throughout the week, please click here.
Lastly, we all know that “Beer is big business in Vermont”! Read the Vermont Biz article on Vermont’s wholesale beer industry and the industry employees that are making it a success!
We are excited to announce that we’ve added Ithaca Beer Company to our beer portfolio and they launch in Vermont next Tuesday, September 13th! Ithaca Beer Co. has been crafting award-winning ales in Ithaca, NY since 1998. They craft year-round, seasonal & speciality beers including: Nut Brown, Apricot Wheat, Happy Pils & Embrr Rye Porter, just to name a few!
Let’s give Ithaca Beer Co. a warm welcome to Vermont by participating in these upcoming events:
- Ithaca Beer Co. Launch Party at Mule Bar – Wednesday, September 14th from 5pm-7pm.
- Ithaca Beer Co. Tasting- at Woodstock Hops and Barley, on Thursday, September 15th.
- Beer Social with Ithaca Beer Co. at the Vermont Tap House in Williston on Thursday, September 15th.
- Beer Social with Ithaca Beer Co. –Worthy Kitchen 9/15.
Wondering what may be on tap or available for tastings?
01 Sep / 2016
Do YOU think you have what it takes to take on the Spartan Race course at its birthplace at the Killington Resort on Saturday, September 17th? If so, we want to make this dream a reality! This years race is sponsored by Coors Light and we are giving away free race certificates.
Post your training video on our page by noon time Friday, September 9th and the best video submissions will be rewarded with free race admission! Winners can chose to compete in the Ultra Beast, Beast, or Sprint. We have ten tickets to give away so team up with some friends, or send in a solo video that inspires us, or makes us laugh.
About the VT Spartan Race:
“The Killington, VT Spartan Race has hosted three Spartan World Championship events. If you think you’re among the baddest of the east, we welcome you to come play in what is known as “Joe’s backyard.” This is where Spartan Race was born; and that means anything goes. You can expect steep slopes, off-trail descents, massive climbs, and chilly swims. The wonderful ski-town of Killington welcomes Spartans with open arms. Come see where it all began and witness the menace that gave Spartan Race its roots. Be forewarned though: this course has been known to destroy those not prepared in their mind, body, legs and soul.”
If you want to experience one of the most rewarding and challenging courses in the world, come out to the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont. While the climbs will have your calves and quads begging for a massage, the cascading silhouettes of mountains and the unpredictable weather will have you shouting AROO! as you battle for glory from the mountain tops.
The race will take place Saturday, September 17th at 7am – 6pm.
The location is: Killington Ski Resort Killington, Vermont.
Check out the Vermont Spartan Race Beast page for more details and information.
Join Brown’s Brewing Company this Saturday, August 27th, 2016 as they burst wide-open with a zestfully hoppy IPA packaged in the manner in which beer was meant to be – in a can (their first ever and it is stunning)!
The limited release of Burst Valencia Orange IPA begins at 9 am at Brown’s Troy Taproom (417 River Street, Troy, NY) and Walloomsac Taproom (50 Factory Hill Road, North Hoosick, NY). They will also allocate a limited number of cases to be sold at the Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market on Saturday, August 27 as well. Be a part of Brown’s history at their first can release!
Read more about Brown Brewing’s first ever can release in their newest blog.
19 Aug / 2016
We are excited to announce that Baker Distributing is a sponsor to the first ever “Steeple Market Brewfest”, that’s taking place on Saturday, September 17, 2016, at the J&L Field in Fairfax, VT!
Steeple Market’s brewfest will feature: Craft Beer, Live Music, and Great Food to support the Fairfax Fire Department and Survivorship NOW Vermont! There will be two tasting sessions, the first being 12pm-3pm, and the second 5pm-8pm.
Tickets are Limited!
Steeple Market Brewfest tickets are $35 each and include event entry for one person as well as (15) tasting tickets and a commemorative beer glass. Some of the breweries in attendance will be: Goodwater Brewery, Otter Creek, Shed, Woodchuck Cider & Sam Adams, just to name a few!
*A friendly reminder, this is a 21 age required event. Anyone without appropriate ID will not be permitted.
We hope to see you at this first ever event!