Backacre Beermakers Brings the Belgian Gueuze Tradition to Vermont


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The true mecca is up north between Greensboro and Burlington, where you can find coveted breweries like Lawon’s Finest Liquids, Switchback, and Alchemist, plus destination-worthy beer bars such as Three Penny Tap Room in Montpelier. But there’s plenty to discover in southern Vermont as well, and this weekend I found two great places to mainline some Vermont brew culture: Meulemans’ Craft Draughts, a tiny bottle shop off Route 30 in Rawonsville (near Stratton Mountain), and the Pizza Stone, a funky locals hangout in Chester boasting creative pies and an excellent tap list.

But at both stops, I was most intrigued by gorgeous 750mL bottles bearing a woodcut-style label that said “Backacre Sour Golden Ale.” This is the inaugural release from a small outfit out of Weston that’s doing something very unusual for an American brewery: making gueuze, a traditional Belgian beer style made my blending different ages of lambic.

read more at Brewery Watch: Backacre Beermakers Brings the Belgian Gueuze Tradition to Vermont | FirstWeFeast.com.

 

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Alchemist Brewery

Brewery:
Alchemist Brewery


Website: http://www.alchemistbeer.com
Address Work 35 Crossroad Road Waterbury VT 05676

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Backacre Beermakers

Brewery:
Backacre Beermakers


Website: http://www.backacrebeermakers.com
Address Work Weston VT 05161

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Fiddlehead Brewing Company

Brewery:
Fiddlehead Brewing Company


Website: http://www.fiddleheadbrewing.com
Address Work 6305 Shelburne Rd Shelburne VT 05482

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Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Hill Farmstead Brewery


Website: http://www.hillfarmstead.com
Address Work 403 Hill Road Greensboro Bend VT 05842

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Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Lawson's Finest Liquids


Website: http://www.lawsonsfinest.com Blog: http://www.lawsonsfinest.blogspot.com
Address Work Warren VT 05674

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Long Trail Brewing Company

Brewery:
Long Trail Brewing Company


Website: http://www.longtrail.com
Address Work 5520 US Route 4 Bridgewater Corners VT 05035

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Lost Nation Brewing

Brewery:
Lost Nation Brewing


Website: http://lostnationbrewing.com/
Address Home 87B Old Creamery Road Morrisville VT 05661

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Magic Hat Brewing Company

Brewery:
Magic Hat Brewing Company


Website: http://www.magichat.net
Address Work 5 Bartlett Bay Road South Burlington VT 04503

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Otter Creek Brewing

Address Work 793 Exchange Street Middlebury VT 05753

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Rock Art Brewery

Brewery:
Rock Art Brewery


Website: http://www.rockartbrewery.com
Address Work 632 Laporte Road Rt 100 Morrisville VT 05661

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Switchback Brewing Company

Brewery:
Switchback Brewing Company


Website: http://www.switchbackvt.com
Address Work 160 Flynn Avenue Burlington VT 05401

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