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The Vermont Pub & Brewery

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The Vermont Pub & BreweryThe Vermont Pub & Brewery
BA SCORE
85
very good

137 Ratings
Ratings: 137
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.64%
Active Beers: 40
Beer Ratings: 507
Beer Avg: 3.52
Taps: 13
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

144 College St
Burlington, Vermont, 05401-8416
United States
phone: (802) 865-0500

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bigone4

Rhode Island

4.95/5  rDev +32.4%

I absolutely love this Brewpub. The people are great and the beers are even better. Greg Noonan does an exectional job of running this fine establishment. I have been going to the pub for about 5 years. I fell in love with the place during college and now I try to make it back as much as I can. It takes me 4 hours to get there now. The selection of beer is great and the list will suit the taste of any experienced beer drinker or first timer. I highly recomend their IPA extreemly hoppy and my favorite. Great seasonal beers and always working on new brews. The wait staff and bar tenders are some of the nicest people I have ever met. My other favorite aspect is the Growlers nice 64oz. jugs to take home. The IPA stays for the longest. If you are in Burlington I suggest you stop by and give the VPB a try.

06-28-2004 18:42:59 | More by bigone4
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scottum

Vermont

4.65/5  rDev +24.3%

Hit it up for lunch. My first visit as a legal drinker. As a kid I had been there before for dinner but was unable to sample the brews. An what brews! All the beers I sampled with the exception of the Irish Stout were awesome. The bar is in a greenhouse on the side of the building which makes for a great place to have a beer on a sunny afternoon. The food is top notch. I had a lovely Toad in the Hole which is maple sausage and chedder cheese in pastery served with chutney. Mmmmm.

03-25-2003 08:07:54 | More by scottum
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RunawayJim

Rhode Island

4.63/5  rDev +23.8%

Stopped in for lunch the other day while visiting VT. The place has a nice feel to it, lots of wood. The beer list was quite impressive. They had about 6 or 7 brews on tap and 2 casks. They had a great food menu as well. I had their Flemish Sour Red and my wife got a tasting of their stout on tap and on cask to compare. All the beer we had was quite excellent. I was very impressed. The waitress knew her stuff and was very helpful. I ordered their Ploughman's Lunch for lunch. It was a loaf of bread, some VT cheese, and some spreads. It was extremely tasty.

This place was recommended to me by a couple BA's and I recommend it to anyone else spending time in Burlington. It was well worth the trip.

06-15-2008 03:20:01 | More by RunawayJim
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woooobeer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

02-10-2014 21:14:57 | More by woooobeer
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braedon_peluso

New York

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

01-15-2014 02:18:14 | More by braedon_peluso
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JimmyK77

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

On a recent beer-themed vacation, this was one of the few places that I visited twice. The pub has a good variety of beer styles, including standard and off-the-wall styles. One of my favorite features here (and at other Burlington brewpubs) was that you could order a 1/2 pint for 1/2 the price of a full pint. This allows you to sample more beers without resorting to the 'beer sampler' which I don't feel gives you enough to enjoy.

I ate dinner their twice and was pleased each time. The food was very reasonably priced and often made with local and/or organic ingredients. Service was attentive and the place has a dark, bar hangout feel to it. Outdoor seating is available when its warmer.

10-15-2009 16:51:56 | More by JimmyK77
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BierBliss

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

04-04-2014 00:47:29 | More by BierBliss
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Yetiman420

Ohio

4.45/5  rDev +19%

My wife and I did a quick, one-day visit to Burlington in mid June which included visits to all three brewpubs in the downtown Burlington area - Vermont Pub, American Flatbread, and Three Needs (listed in rank order from best to very good). They're all within walking distance to each other and a block off the main pedestrian shopping area. These three visits put me at 167 breweries/brewpubs visited.

We sat outside on the patio at Vermont Pub & Brewery and enjoyed the beer sampler of...
Grand slam baseball summer blond
Forbidden fruit stein raspberry beer
Chiiwll xxx Trappist tripel
Beetlejuice spicy sour mash wheat
Burly Irish ale
Dogbite bitter ESB
Rauchbier
Handsome Mick's smoked stout
12 oz Bombay grab IPA

I ranked Vermont pub #1 in my experience because of the ambitious and well-done beer styles. We also ate lunch here and especially enjoyed the Vermont cheese plate.

07-09-2009 20:57:00 | More by Yetiman420
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mikeys01

Colorado

4.4/5  rDev +17.6%

The Vermont Pub & Brewery is certainly a good place to visit when in the Bulington Area, ne of many good breweries/brewpubs in the vicinity. Atmosphere is pretty clean, laid back, and fairly well lit. Nice separated bar area, with a closed off area on one side for smokers and an open area with plenty of bar tables on the other side for those who wish to breathe somewhat fresher air. Service is usually very good and attentive, at least in the bar area where I've spent most of my time. Food is pretty decent, but not outstanding...though I've heard ravings about the sweet potato fries. The beer is excellent, with a good selection of 6-8 house brews on tap at any given time. Haven't had a bad beer there. The highlight for me usually is the Vermont Smoked Porter, which at least in my mind is unparalleled...bold statement I know, but you gotta try it. Prices are pretty reasonable, and 3 oz. samples of the beer are available for like 50 or 75 cents, a good way to try several without finishing your day all at once....

12-16-2003 05:11:06 | More by mikeys01
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madmanjf

New York

4.33/5  rDev +15.8%

This past weekend was my second visit to VPB. The first was quite a few years ago, and I honestly don't remember much from it unfortunately.

I was in town for the Vermont Brewers Festival, so I obviously had to stop off again and have lunch and sample the brews.

They have a really nice menu and just had to ask for a side of the brown onion gravy to go along with the fries ( and if you've ever read any of my other reviews, you'll know I most likely ordered a burger, and you'd be right).

The beer .... did the flight tasting on 6 beers of my choice. They were all good and nothing stood out as being out of the genre for the style in which they described as.

This place can get quite busy by the locals

07-24-2007 19:27:35 | More by madmanjf
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The Vermont Pub & Brewery in Burlington, VT
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