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McNeill's Brewery

Not Rated.
McNeill's BreweryMcNeill's Brewery
BA SCORE
85
very good

56 Ratings
Ratings: 56
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 18.11%
Active Beers: 27
Beer Ratings: 1,189
Beer Avg: 3.58
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

90 Elliot St
Brattleboro, Vermont, 05301-3269
United States
phone: (802) 254-2553

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Reviews by currysage1:
Photo of currysage1
3.93/5  rDev +6.2%

Been to this establishment many times over the years. Do yourself a favor, get a room at the Latchis and stay the night. You won't want to leave once you've started.

Some people believe that the rustic look means a place is shabby and beneath them. I don't think so, not if that is what the place is going for.

Nice long pub tables, a throne fit for a king, darts, ring toss game ( my favorite ). They brew many different beers ranging from Pilsners to Oatmeal Stouts. They have won numerous awards for their beer over the years. No I don't work for them, I just want some good light to shine on them.

Yes it can be true that the locals get preference over everyone else. So what, saddle up to the bar order a beer like you know what your talking about, strike up a conversation and your part of the crowd. Thats all you need.

Food is so-so, but that isn't exactly what you'll be going there for now is it?

I gave good numbers to quality, and to selection. I did this for the simple fact that everytime I'm there I have 3 or 4 pints of different brews and end up bringing 2 growlers home with me to boot. Not once have I gotten a bad beer.

Try the Slopbucket Brown, or the Firehouse Red.

And the "guitars" on the wall are paddles.

currysage1, Jan 30, 2008
More User Reviews:
Photo of KingCobra686
2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

Mcneils beer offerings are awesome, but unfortunately their beers greatly outshine their brewery location. Their brewery is essentially a run down dive bar that only sells mcneills beer. They are not able to sell bottles on the premise, so i was forced to go to a package store down the street to stock up on bombers of mcneills. Prices are decent and the staff was very friendly, so it was worth the stop there, but overall the operation was very lackluster compared to most other vt breweries.

KingCobra686, Aug 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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1.25/5  rDev -66.2%

chippo33, May 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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McNeill's Brewery in Brattleboro, VT
85 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.