Otter Creek Brewing

Otter Creek BrewingOtter Creek Brewing
Otter Creek BrewingOtter Creek Brewing
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.
BEER STATS
Average:
4.03
Beers:
29
Reviews:
1,548
Ratings:
7,686
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.12
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
98
pDev:
10.92%
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Reviews: 19 | Ratings: 98 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by WillieThreebiers:
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WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Cool brewery tasting room just a bit south of Burlington. Entry through the merch area with small tasting room overlooking brewhouse. 16 beers on tap, mostly their flagships. Friendly, personable service. Convenient to route 7.

Sep 06, 2014
More User Reviews:
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Nichols33 from Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Feb 24, 2020
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neliam24 from New York

4.07/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Dec 02, 2019
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Patches826 from Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Jul 01, 2019
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Gkruszewski from New York

4.09/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Sep 25, 2018
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Dchansen54 from Vermont

4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 5

May 02, 2018
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ohthatgaston from Vermont

4.88/5  rDev +18.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Feb 19, 2018
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ryanm3850 from Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +21.4%
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).

Dec 28, 2017
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Kayakguy from Massachusetts

4.15/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Jul 04, 2017
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kool-aid from Vermont

4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
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.

May 14, 2017
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byronic from Canada

4.44/5  rDev +7.8%
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.

Apr 21, 2017
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SpAiReArGsEonNE from New Jersey

4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Apr 11, 2017
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Chrismulk22 from Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Feb 14, 2017
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epyon396 from Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Jan 22, 2017
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smanson56 from New Hampshire

4.01/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Oct 06, 2016
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kdivers from New Hampshire

3.97/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Aug 20, 2016
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Sound_Explorer from Washington

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
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.

May 29, 2016
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BubbleBobble from New York

4.16/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

May 23, 2016
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JLK7299 from North Carolina

4.54/5  rDev +10.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

May 16, 2016
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JAEvans from New Jersey

4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Apr 24, 2016
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redfish2942 from South Carolina

4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Mar 14, 2016
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Waldronsean36 from Pennsylvania

4.51/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Mar 04, 2016
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Kegatron from Pennsylvania

3.91/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Feb 11, 2016
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Kinger22 from Virginia

4.24/5  rDev +2.9%
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.

Feb 03, 2016
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mkyer from Connecticut

3.66/5  rDev -11.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Nov 06, 2015
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