For December 2014

12/1 - Chai Winter Warmer
12/8 - Saison Du Paulette
12/15 - Malt Liquor
12/22 - Chocolate Orange Stout
12/29 - Bière De Champagne

 

Our delicious dessert beer offering that features cocoa nibs from Lake Champlain Chocolates along with fresh spearmint! A milk stout base that we are offering with select dessert pairings! Ask your server for details. Another VPB first.

 

Bacchus Brau - A Belgian style ale with a local twist!  Brewed with freshly crushed Marquette grapes from locally operated Shelburne Vineyards.  This beer features bold Marquette grape aromas and flavors with a soft, spicy, vinous Belgian finish.  7% ABV and 17 IBU's with a light spectrum color of 12 SRM

*Not served in Pints –   $5~12oz,   $4~8oz

 

A Bavarian style, sour-mashed Weissbier. A special yeast strain creates subtle banana and clove flavors for this light, thirst quenching, authentic wheat beer.

 

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.

5.8% ABV   92 IBU   18 SRM

 
 

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

 

A slightly caramel, medium bodied smooth Irish Red Ale. Rich, creamy and mellow. A VPB favorite for 26 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

 

A Belgian style wheat ale brewed for ABC22/FOX44 morning news anchor Brittney Hibbs in recognition of all she does for the Vermont craft brewers. Brittney hosts the "What's On Tap" segment each Monday morning where she spotlights different craft breweries throughout the state.   We used a select strain of Belgian yeast from the Ardennes region and organic Hibiscus. Light bodied with floral hibiscus notes and soft finish.

5.1% ABV 15 IBU 4 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...

 

A true Vermont IPA! Hopped Exclusivley with Vermont grown Nugget hops from the UVM Extension Vermont Hops Project. Light bodied and solid with a firm bitterness and Vermont strong bite.

5.5% ABV   75 IBU   6 SRM

 

We smoke our own malts over apple, maple and hickory woodchips to recreate this 17th Century Style robust ale.

5.9% ABV   45 IBU  22 SRM