Looking for something to do while you visit Vermont? Go on a brewery tour!
There is a lot of beer being produced and consumed in Vermont. Our state is one of the highest states with breweries per capita with 21 breweries in operation; and you get the opportunity to visit many of them and taste some great beer along the way.
Breweries in South Central Vermont
Hermit Thrush Brewery
29 High Street, Brattleboro, Vt. 05301
Brews Belgian inspired ales and sour/ fruit beers using historical brewing processes, oak casks and renewable energy. Offers guides tour almost every Friday and Saturday at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m.
90 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, Vt. 05403
One of the oldest Vermont breweries. Beer is the reason they wake up every afternoon.
Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery
36 Bridge Street, Brattleboro, Vt. 05301
An small experimental brewery that produces small batches of beer that are crafted only once and the recipe is posted on their website. They host monthly tours and tastings on the first Sunday at 12 p.m.
Long Trail Brewing Company
5520 US Route 4, Bridgewater Corners, Vt. 05032
Crafting excellent, award-winning beers with a taste of history, originality and freshness. The brewery and restaurant are open daily from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Trout River Brewing Company
100 River Street, Springfield, Vt. 05156
Serving delicious and traditional style ales while adding a personal touch is what makes this brewery refreshing!
Outer Limits Brewing
60 Village Green, Proctorsville, Vt. 05153
Offering a full range of brews, from really light lager to a really dark barrel-aged beer, and everything in between. They use a proprietary Ringwood yeast, which will distinguish their brews from any others. Grab a pizza while you’re here!
336 Ruth Carney Drive,, Windsor, Vt. 05089
Their goal is to craft beers that are distinctive and a pleasure to drink.