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The Bobcat Café & Brewery

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The Bobcat Café & BreweryThe Bobcat Café & Brewery
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

30 Ratings
Ratings: 30
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.24%
Active Beers: 33
Beer Ratings: 173
Beer Avg: 3.87
Taps: 14
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

5 Main St
Bristol, Vermont, 05443-1317
United States
phone: (802) 453-3311

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(Place added by: scottum)
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Reviews by scottum:
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4.95/5  rDev +15.9%

I'm glad I found this place. Same ridetime from my house as Burlington, except south instead of north. Nice and cosy. Pez despencers are everywhere! They brew a stout, a bitter, a kolsch, and an octoberfest, and now a lager, and now an old ale. Good solid beer. They also have a bunch of other Vermont brews on tap (including McNeill's) if you are looking for a different style. Their tap selection is awesome! Right on route 116 in Bristol. (Just take 116 all the way down from route 2 in Burlington, or come from another non-Burlington direction)

Food is out of this world! Make a reservation!!!

scottum, Oct 15, 2003
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jessehd09, Oct 15, 2013
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4.31/5  rDev +0.9%

Had the pleasure of visiting the Bobcat during a bike trip through Vermont. It was a highlight of the trip.

Every beer I tried (IPA, brown, lager) was great. I gave selection only a 3.75 because they were out of a few beers (its stout and red ale). The beers are in such high demand the brewpub has a hard time keeping all the taps running, according to Dan the bartender. The brewer only works a few days a week at this point and just can't keep up with demand.

I was lucky enough to order the brewpub's LAST bottle of bourbon-barrel aged sour. It was a dark sour, reminiscent of an oude bruin. It was delicious. Unfortunately, the brewer wasn't there that day to tell me more about this beer.

Definitely worth a visit if you're ever in northern Vermont.

WRinMaine, Jul 19, 2013
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

Went here for my 21st birthday with family and friends. Absolutely love this place. Had their IPA, Scottish 90, and a Stout float for desert. Each beer was phenomenal, food was phenomenal, service was great, atmosphere is amazing but good luck making a reservation. Well worth the trip from any direction. Want to go back soon.

KingdomBobcat, Jun 26, 2013
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4.6/5  rDev +7.7%

We arrived at 7:00 on a Thursday and the place was packed. I am unfmiliar with Vermont so I had not realized that we would need a reservation. We found some seats at the bar after about 20 min. We ordered a delicious sampler of beer that included the Saison, Saison de cassis, huit huit, Zesammenavheit, Baltic Porter, Dennis Hop'rd. The three of us agreed our favorite was the huit huit. We ordered the meat and cheese platter. It hit the spot and had a nice variety. The bartender was extremely sweet and helpful helping us put together a great beer sampler. I would go back if I had a reservation.

laurastradford, Dec 16, 2012
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The Bobcat Café & Brewery in Bristol, VT
94 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.