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Otter Creek Brewing

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BEER AVG
3.97/5
Otter Creek BrewingOtter Creek Brewing
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

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

(800) 473-0727 | map
ottercreekbrewing.com

Notes:
Formerly Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

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BEER STATS
Beers:
29
Reviews:
2,366
Ratings:
9,875
PLACE STATS
Score:
92
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
85
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
4.32%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 14 | Ratings: 85
Reviews by laurastradford:
Photo of laurastradford
4.88/5  rDev +17%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Stopeed in here as part of Vermont Brewery tour. This was our fourth brewery of the day and one that we were very excited about. The waitress was amazing. We told her we wanted a well balanced sampler and she delivered. We tried the Spring Bock, Wolavers IPA, Oatmeal Stout, H2, Berliner, and Russian Stout. We were having a great time and took a growler of the H2 to go. We wanted the Russian Stout to go as well but it wasn't available. We would have stayed longer but we had two more breweries to go to.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of smanson56
4.01/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of kdivers
3.97/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Sound_Explorer
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
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 -0.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of JLK7299
4.54/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of JAEvans
4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of redfish2942
4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Waldronsean36
4.51/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of Kegatron
3.91/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Kinger22
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
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 -12.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of rodmanfor3
2/5  rDev -52%
vibe: 2 | quality: 1.75 | service: 2.25 | selection: 2.25 | food: 1.5

Photo of zotzot
3.88/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of bluehende
4.39/5  rDev +5.3%
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 +19.9%
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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Photo of Heronn
3.95/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Photo of paulytasker
4.16/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of fastestmanalive
3.94/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of smb71481
4/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of orcrist_cleaver
4.15/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Smallish tasting room with a bunch of high top bar tables situated around a horseshoe bar that seats about a dozen. Retail store is situated nearby and stocked with signs, glasses, Frisbees, etc. You can see the tanks through a glass separator.

You can expect a broad clientele here. From group tours to families to aficionados. Doesn't seem like many locals go here, but I did go on a weekend. Can get quite loud.

You can get wolavers, shed, and OC beers here. About a dozen overall. I'm pretty sure all are avail in stores except their pilot batches. The one when I went was an English mild, and I could definitely drink it all day. OC beers are pretty good to semi-spectacular. Prices for beers are $5/pint, and tasters are avail, but they choose the beers.

I didn't expect to order food, but after seeing and smelling the smoked buffalo wings I gave it a shot. They have wraps, paninis, nachos, and vermont cheese board for mostly under $11. I had pulled pork, smoked gouda, and jalapeƱo pesto on crostini. Very delicious and reasonably priced.

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Photo of IPAchris
3.66/5  rDev -12.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of tobelerone
3.81/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of cnwillis31
5/5  rDev +19.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Great beer, great service, great food. What else is there to say??

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Otter Creek Brewing in Middlebury, VT
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