Local Breweries

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Vermont is leading the charge in the craft beer scene, and a good number of breweries can be found here in the Northeast Kingdom!

Craft beer is a staple around here, and many visit our area simply to get their hands on these specialty samplings. Hit the NEK beer trail outlined below or head out on your own hoppy adventure! Whether you visit one of these breweries or try out something on tap while dining out, cheers to drinking beer NEKed!

Please check websites and social media channels of each business for latest info and current hours of operation.

EASTERN TREK

Whirligig Brewing St. Johnsbury, VT

A small one-barrel nano brewery and taproom, BIPOC-owned and brewed, located in downtown St. Johnsbury. Known for its sours and wild ales brewed largely with local and regional grain and hops.

Saint J BrewerySt. Johnsbury, VT

Draft room and hoagie bar located inside The Green Mountain Mall in St. Johnsbury.

St. Johnsbury DistillerySt. Johnsbury, VT

A throwback to old world ideals and enjoying the moment, St. Johnsbury Distillery serves up the finest spirits from scratch and is truly one of a kind in the region.

Next Trick BrewingWest Burke, VT

Family-owned seven-barrel brewery and taproom open seasonally from May to October, conveniently located on Route 5. It offers on-site tasting and take-out craft lagers and ales.

Dirt Church Brewing CompanyEast Haven, VT

A seven-barrel brewery located right off of Route 114. Come for beer but stay for trivia and live-music.

P.S. Check out the Kingdom Taproom and Table in St. Johnsbury for a great selection of craft beer, wine, and spirits! Mike’s Tiki Bar, located next to Kingdom Trails in East Burke, features over 30 micro brews, food trucks, and live music on select nights!

FARM & FIELD

Hill Farmstead BreweryGreensboro Bend, VT

A revival and continuation of 220 years of Hill family heritage and handcrafted history in North Greensboro, offering a vast variety of beers in far-ranging styles.

Red Barn BrewingDanville, VT

Brew pub located just outside of downtown Danville, featuring eight beers on tap at any time.

MOUNTAIN & LAKE GETAWAY

Eden Specialty CidersNewport, VT

Cidery and orchard with a storefront located on Main Street Newport. Eden Specialty Ciders works with over 50 varieties of heirloom apples including 35 of those grown in their own biodynamic orchards.

Kingdom BrewingNewport, VT

Starting with American grown grains, Kingdom Brewing combines farm chemistry and heirloom recipes with ingredients from its farm and greenhouse such as maple sap, spruce tips, and berries to create a variety of light to robust seasonal beers.