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Foley Brothers Brewing

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Foley Brothers BrewingFoley Brothers Brewing
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9 Ratings
Ratings: 9
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 16.75%
Active Beers: 11
Beer Ratings: 421
Beer Avg: 3.73
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

79 Stone Mill Dam Rd
Brandon, Vermont, 05733-8945
United States
phone: (802) 353-1228

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(Place added by: papat444 on 12-22-2012)
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Photo of Bierman9
4.34/5  rDev +13.6%

Alewife and I stopped by here on 24MAY14 to try some samples, meet the owners, and relax in the countryside...

This place is off the beaten path near Brandon. Take a turn off route 73, over the water and through the woods... You'll first find their Inn on the left, then an old barn which is their tasting room/retail store. Beyond that is another small building housing the brew equipment. Off a bit further is a large grassy area with tables and chairs, plus an A-1 view of the nearby hills and scenery, as well as their vineyards.

They had about 6 of their biers available to try, with small, free samples, pints, or growlers there for the asking. We had the Native Brown and the fair Maiden DIPA, and both were quite tasty. Chatted a while with Bob Foley, and a bit with brother Dan. Verrry helpful, friendly and knowledgable. We could not have asked for more.... There is also a wood-fired oven out back where they make pizzas, too! We had a couple of pints and relaxed out in their yard on a gorgeous afternoon - a great time! Prosit!

4.34/5 rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | $$

270

Bierman9, May 27, 2014
Photo of sbrock22
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

sbrock22, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of tobelerone
3/5  rDev -21.5%

I've heard these guys have really stepped up their game and I've seen some bottles pop up here and there; will need to give those a try. Might be a while before I return to their brewery/lodge spot or whatever it is. On the day we visited it was absolutely frigid inside, beers were poured from a pitcher on the counter by a woman who clearly knew next to nothing about them. To top it off they were mostly subpar, some badly so. I get the working out of the kinks phase but there is a time and a place to offer your wares to the public and if one is not ready it's probably best to hold off. When we visited it was a little embarrassing. My wife was irked by the poor quality of the beer, the utter lack of warmth, and mostly, the lack of professionalism. In the end I agreed. Will definitely give these guys another crack but won't be going out of my way to do so.

Hey this is Vermont, not West Virginia. Step it up.

tobelerone, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of DrunkinYogi
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

DrunkinYogi, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of joshdacres
3/5  rDev -21.5%

joshdacres, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of KingCobra686
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Well the brewery is pretty much in the foley brothers' mothers' living room, but it is a decent place to visit if youre in the area. The mother gave us the tastings and she didnt know a whole lot about about their brewing operation, but was willing to go find out answers when we had questions. Unfortunately the ginger wheat was the only bottle for sale and it was just ok, but everything else available to sample was very good.

KingCobra686, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of Onequarter
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Onequarter, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of tkdchampxi
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

tkdchampxi, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of NHcraftgal
5/5  rDev +30.9%

NHcraftgal, Jun 23, 2014
Foley Brothers Brewing in Brandon, VT
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.