Otter Creek Brewing

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Otter Creek BrewingOtter Creek Brewing
BA SCORE
3.93/5
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7,546 Ratings
Otter Creek BrewingOtter Creek Brewing
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

793 Exchange St
Middlebury, Vermont, 05753-1193
United States

(800) 473-0727 | map
ottercreekbrewing.com

Notes:
Formerly Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

Acquired by Long Trail Brewing Company in 2010.

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BEER STATS
Beers:
26
Reviews:
1,494
Ratings:
7,546
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.13/5
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
94
pDev:
11.14%
 
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Ratings: 94 |  Reviews: 17
Photo of Dchansen54
4.33/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 5

Photo of ohthatgaston
4.88/5  rDev +18.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of ryanm3850
5/5  rDev +21.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

The best beer in the great state of Vermont and that is saying something. Sit on the patio and enjoy the scenery or head inside for amazing pub food (vegetarian/vegan available) and tons of bottles, cans, and swag to take home. The beers rotate occasionally and sampler flights are offered for each of their brands (Otter Creek and Shed Brewing). The Couch Surfer on Nitro will blow you away (if available).

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Photo of Kayakguy
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of kool-aid
4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

The revamped taproom is attractive with lots of seats and much improved food. (Trust me, the food was awful before.) The beer selection is standard OC fare which is found everywhere, but it's clean and tasty from the source. Often there's a pilot brew on tap and sometimes it's for sale in cans. The merch here is great and I think could be expanded even further, considering the strength of their design branding. Service is friendly and excellent- it's easy to leave here happy.

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Photo of byronic
4.44/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Worth the trip to Middlebury! Wasn't expecting too much but was pleasantly surprised. A nice shop, a great bar area with really good small bites for lunch/dinner. Good selection on tap and best of all the staff was phenomenal. We dealt with three different staff members and all were some of the best we've had in any brewery visit. The acoustics are a bit overwhelming and it tends to get loud quit quickly. Other than that, top notch place.

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Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
4.03/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Chrismulk22
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of epyon396
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of smanson56
4.01/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of kdivers
3.97/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Sound_Explorer
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

In a small town off the beaten path of Burlington. Has a modest taproom/pub that is fun and simple looking into the brewery through windows. Food is snack to light lunch or dinner and very tasty. Staff are attentive and very helpful. Glad I stopped in on my way through.

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Photo of BubbleBobble
4.16/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of JLK7299
4.54/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of JAEvans
4.33/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of redfish2942
4.33/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Waldronsean36
4.51/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of Kegatron
3.91/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Kinger22
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 5

The sandwich I had was amazing, thanks in large part to the Jamtastic Jam they used. I decided to go with Shed IPA instead of Otter Creek, as I had never had Shed prior to that. It was definitely worth the stop on the way home from skiing.

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Photo of mkyer
3.66/5  rDev -11.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of rodmanfor3
2/5  rDev -51.6%
vibe: 2 | quality: 1.75 | service: 2.25 | selection: 2.25 | food: 1.5

Photo of zotzot
3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of bluehende
4.39/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of JaredSammy
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Hoptimistic_Pissamesstic
5/5  rDev +21.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

My fourth visit here, never really crowded and never disappoints. Menu is SO good with healthy offerings all showcasing locally sourced products. the first time I was here they were aging triple bag in oak barrels. Great people great food great beer!

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Otter Creek Brewing in Middlebury, VT
Brewery rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 7,546 ratings