Vermont is exploding with buzz, boasting ownership of the best brewery and best beer in the world. The catch? You have to make the trek to the Green Mountain state to experience the glory. Not since Pliny the Elder has an imperial IPA made beer geeks so giddy. Meet The Alchemist Heady Topper…The Hill Farmstead Brewery in Greensboro is a bucket-list pilgrimage for scoring growlers of Edward, Abner, and Ephraim. Sample some of the crazier creations at Magic Hat’s Artifactory, a 48-tap growler bar in Burlington. Tucked away deep in the woods of the Green Mountains is a little red barn – headquarters of Lawson’s Finest Liquids. Vermont Pub & Brewery celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Beers from Fiddlehead Brewing pour throughout the state.
via Draft Magazine (online at http://mydigimag.rrd.com/publication/?i=164600&p=44)