Vermont is known for its craft beers. However, these beers are not just famous for their taste; their authenticity and artistic quality add to the value.
If you think about what artistic value a beer could possess, here we provide a list of the best beers in Vermont that say why they are of value.
Here they are:
Fiddlehead Second Fiddle
The Fiddlehead is famous among all beer drinkers. The beer is juicy with a citrusy, dank flavor. The Second Fiddle is an extra dry-hopped imperial IPA. It carries the love of Vermont in its fresh-cut grass taste, grapefruit, tangerine, caramelized pineapple, and floral notes.
The Alchemist Heady Topper
The Alchemist Heady Topper is born from the love of The Alchemist’s John Kimmich. It has a hazy, juicy flavor borrowing fruity bits from tangerine, grapefruit, mango, and pineapple. It is also malty with caramel, herbal, and earthy with dank pine needle notes.
The Switchback Ale is Vermont’s “#1 draft beer.” It is simple and sweet (metaphorically, otherwise balanced perfectly by light bitter hops). It has a wet grass smell to refresh and a mix of bready malts, sweet caramel, dried fruits, pine, and herbal flavors.
Grass Roots Brother Soigné
Grassroots Brewing is a part of the legendary Hill Farmstead Brewery. Their Brother Soigné is a Saison, eminent for its tart flavor thanks to the blood orange, hibiscus, and lime added during fermentation.
Zero Gravity Green State Lager
The Lager is one name that comes first in everyone’s mind when they think of a well-crafted beer. Vermont can be famous for its Lagers Zero Gravity Green State Lager occupies an inevitable place because of its crisp, easy-drinking flavor. The Noble hops, or the most sought-after hops, add flavor to the beer together with Pilsner malts.
Foam Brewers Built to Spill
The Foam Brewers’ Built to Spill is a juicy beer. It is ripe with pineapple, citrus peels, and tropical fruits. The notes include lemon zest, fruits, bready malts, and grassy, herbal hops.
Lawson’s Finest Sip of Sunshine
The Sip of Sunshine is indeed like sipping sunshine. The beer is of sunshine color with a mix of tropical fruits and citrus zest making justice to the name. It smells like a sunny day with freshly cut grass and piney, floral, and herbal hops notes.
Hill Farmstead Edward
Hill Farmstead is the Big Brother of not only Vermont brewing but also American brewing. As serious as it sounds, the beer can looks fresh out of a Bond movie. But, the beer combines its style with traditional and country flavors. Hence it has found a place in all American homes and hearts, and thus the next-door name Edward. It is a 5.2% ABV American pale ale of Columbus, Centennial, and Simcoe hops.
Foley Brothers Brewing Prospect
The Prospect is a lesser-known treasure. But it scores #5 in the tasting. It is equally hazy and juicy, sweeter than most beers. The low bitterness and lightly doughy malt make it comforting. It has pineapple and peach notes.