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Crop Bistro & Brewery

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Crop Bistro & BreweryCrop Bistro & Brewery
BA SCORE
88
very good

20 Ratings
Ratings: 20
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.39%
Active Beers: 14
Beer Ratings: 168
Beer Avg: 3.33
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1859 Mountain Rd
Stowe, Vermont, 05672-4890
United States
phone: (802) 253-4765

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @cropvt

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(Place added by: stoutluvr420 on 01-24-2012)
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Reviews by ElGallo:
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

3.85/5  rDev 0%

Crop Bistro is a huge departure from its previous life as The Shed. While the pub side remains, it is very different from the cozy apres hangout for ski bums that existed in its former life. There is also a fancy new bar in the center of the formal dining area. I was there on a nice August evening, so we ate out back on the patio.

No in-house brewing yet. Draft list was decent, but no Hill Farmstead or Lawson's that day, so I had a couple of Heady Topper cans ($7), which are always nice. The appetizers were very unique and tasty. Entrees are pricey (this is Stowe, after all), and to be honest my $30 fillet didn't wow me as much as the apps and was overcooked.

Overall this is a nice place for good beer just down the road from the mountain. However, the Waterbury triangle is a better option for beer and food if you don't mind the 20-minute drive.

08-09-2012 16:35:33 | More by ElGallo
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Svendozen

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

08-31-2014 22:50:39 | More by Svendozen
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bobv

Vermont

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-22-2014 06:41:37 | More by bobv
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Duffke

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Crop has come a long way in the last year. While I'm not in love with their in house brew list, the Idletyme IPA is legit. Great beer and very reasonably priced. They sell 22s to go or growler fills. They typically have one tap of Hill Farmstead (usually Edward) and a good offering of bottles/cans too (including Heady Topper). The new outdoor bar is a slice of heaven under some shady trees, right off the Stowe recreation path and the westbranch river. A little lawn with cornhole and ladder balls makes it like your backyard with a bartender and some good food. Chef Steve has really brought some great changes to the menu. We met the baker who makes the pretzels and they were excellent and the baker was very nice and gracious. The beer cheese sauce is drinkably good. Short rib poutine...need I say more?

Indoors there are two bars. The old Shed bar is a no frills good space and the brewing setup is in that space too. When they expanded a couple of years ago they built another huge upscale bar also. Something for everyone here. Check it out if you haven't already.

Bonus points, they are across the street from the Liquor store which sells crop 22s so if they are out of your choice at the brewery itself, check across the street.

07-16-2014 13:48:58 | More by Duffke
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Spreetaper

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-16-2014 02:55:21 | More by Spreetaper
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Dicers

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

06-29-2014 13:20:27 | More by Dicers
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sdaly3

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-09-2014 19:52:37 | More by sdaly3
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sgn4779

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

06-03-2014 22:56:58 | More by sgn4779
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chippo33

Vermont

3/5  rDev -22.1%

06-01-2014 09:12:04 | More by chippo33
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patrick802

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-11-2014 18:49:36 | More by patrick802
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Crop Bistro & Brewery in Stowe, VT
88 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.