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The Vermont Pub & Brewery

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BEER AVG
3.59/5
BEER STATS
Beers:
39
Reviews:
248
Ratings:
632
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
86
Reviews:
102
Ratings:
195
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
8.18%
 
 
Taps:
13
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
The Vermont Pub & BreweryThe Vermont Pub & Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

144 College St
Burlington, Vermont, 05401-8416
United States

(802) 865-0500 | map
www.vermontbrewery.com

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Reviews: 102 | Ratings: 195
Reviews by Billolick:
Photo of Billolick
3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

This place has been a Burlington regular, must visit spot for ever and on my last visit it seemed a bit dated, compared to some of the young upstarts that have been sprouting up in town over the past few years. On the dark side inside, crowded with folks enjoying a comforting meal and a few pints on a winter's eve.

The beer selections I sampled were sort of just OK in a middle of the road sort of way. British style pale ale is decent, but they def. are not pushing any envelopes or doing anything all that interesting here beer wise in my humble opinion. Of course, thats ok and they are free to keep it up year after year, and make some decent coin, just sayin' that its not the kind of place that gets me real excited to go back to.

The out door deck during the warm weather months is a pleasant place to hang out, drink a pint and watch the crowd go by

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More User Reviews:
Photo of jtk21351
3.71/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of fitzy84
3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Went here on vacation with the family. The pub is nicely located in downtown Burlington with plenty of street parking if you can find it. There is an outdoor deck area to eat, but we ate inside. A two sided bar is to the right of you when you enter with dining tables in the bar area, next to it, and in a small sun-room. General pub atmosphere that is both family friendly but also a nice place to hang out.

Service was quite good and knowledgeable. Our waitress was very attentive and knew details to the beers I wanted to try. Our food came promptly, which was surprising since it was lunch time. Nevertheless, both of our meals were very good (I had the Reuben sandwich). Beer selection seemed limited to just what they brew. What I tried on my sampler was a wide range of styles and qualities. I am not too certain if they served any other beers at the place, so if you want to try the pub, be cognizant on their beer focus.

Overall, a nice atmosphere, good service and food, with unique craft beers at the place.

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Photo of Oidmoe
3.79/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of beersapian
4.01/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

VPB used to be one of my favorites while at UVM. The beer and the food are priced right.

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Photo of ScottP
4.08/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of redfish2942
3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 5

Photo of groleau
3.59/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of HamdenHector
4.2/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Has an odd entry. Once inside, it was great. Nice bar crowd watching football. Service was attentive. Food was very good and the menu has a lot of enticing options. Beer selection is really nice. Lots of different styles. A couple casks. The original black IPA. The beers I had were true to style.

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Photo of Gatch
4.49/5  rDev +18.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Vikesfan93
4.63/5  rDev +22.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of theDuck
4/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Back_in_the_Saddle
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

This establishment has quite a happening vibe to it. Every time I've been there, its been teeming with people. Still, the staff keeps the place pretty well kept. Some of the bartenders can be knowledgeable about the beers, but some of the bartenders don't always pay attention to the board and can't keep it updated with what they actually have on tap. Though almost always busy, they do keep up with the people. I've rarely had any problems with getting my beers and food in a good amount of time. Also, its a bit of an old school sort of vibe so don't expect explosive hop bombs, new dry saisons and fully robust American stouts. Think English styled beers.

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Photo of DaaaaBeers
3.35/5  rDev -11.6%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

Photo of Miccal
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of JustinTauscher
3.58/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of mmmbeerNY
3.89/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Ajlvt
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of rydub
3.49/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 2.75

Photo of Heronn
3.2/5  rDev -15.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

Photo of user785335
3.35/5  rDev -11.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 2.75

Photo of tim007007
3.57/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Baab200
3.31/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3 | food: 3

if your going to Burlington there are a ton of better places to go. Food is average, beer is average, and the vibe is average. It looks like an old Irish Bar attempting to be a brew pub. The only positive I can say is the staff was nice and friendly when I went with a group of four. We each had a few 3oz beers and weren't impressed with any.

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Photo of Kegatron
3.7/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of costanzo_mike
3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

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The Vermont Pub & Brewery in Burlington, VT
86 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.