Hill Farmstead Brewery

Hill Farmstead BreweryHill Farmstead Brewery
Hill Farmstead BreweryHill Farmstead Brewery
Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

403 Hill Rd
Greensboro Bend, Vermont, 05842-8813
United States

(802) 533-7450 | map
hillfarmstead.com

Notes: Hill Farmstead has a small bottle shop that carries offerings from other breweries in addition to bottles and growlers of their own offerings.
BEER STATS
Average:
4.42
Beers:
177
Reviews:
8,432
Ratings:
56,674
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.67
Reviews:
125
Ratings:
715
pDev:
10.06%
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Reviews by Seebeej:
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Seebeej from Massachusetts

4.68/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Aug 27, 2016
More User Reviews:
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shawver74 from North Carolina

4.87/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

In the middle of nowhere, but somewhere. This old farmstead is part of family history and has a intentional purpose for its inception and legacy. Turns out amazing high quality beer.

Jun 23, 2020
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Jimmylikesbeer from Michigan

4.97/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Apr 25, 2020
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matts2896 from Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

The Northeast Kingdom is beautiful, especially after a fresh snowfall. The taproom is gorgeous--smart integration of wood with concrete and metal, lots of natural light--and the outdoor space is expansive. The only downside is the size of the taproom and the single bathroom, both issues a clear product of insatiable demand conflicting with a desire to keep things more intimate than commercial. A wonderful place to enjoy world-class beer, just be cautious of when you go and the large crowd you might encounter

Feb 29, 2020
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Handz from Rhode Island

4.83/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Feb 03, 2020
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Samdaddy from Massachusetts

4.39/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Love the beers, staff was super friendly and helpful, just way to busy. Not the vibe you're looking for when you travel up to the Northeast Kingdom. One bathroom for the amount of people that come on a Saturday is a major issue.

Nov 19, 2019
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DokiDokiLitFam from New Jersey

4.64/5  rDev -0.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Nice cozy, folksy atmosphere. Everything made out of a wood decor. The bar, the tables, walls, balcony, all wood panels. Aesthetically pleasing. You walk into the taproom and you get a nice view of the brewing area on the left as soon as you walk in. The staff is informative and accommodating. Extremely nice people. My friends and I ordered a bottle of Anna and the server split it for us into 4 glasses. Paired nicely with the 7 year old Canadian Cheddar they had available as well. Being my first time in Vermont, this was a great introduction.

Nov 09, 2019
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Gatch from Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Not much I can say about this place that others haven’t already described. This is the crown jewel of craft beer. The pilgrimage site for where beer became an art form. Definitely off the beaten path way up in the NEK. Nice to see a lot of Québécois cross the border for great beer, in addition to license plates as far as Virginia and even Texas. Such a pleasant experience no matter the weather. Worth the trip.

Nov 03, 2019
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hozersr from Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Visited in the fall or 2019 with my wife and dogs. The drive off of Rt 15 to the brewery is a trip on their own. A long dirt road, you feel like you made the wrong turn. Alot of outside room and games to play. Service was top notch, in my opinion, a must brewery to visit. My dogs were welcome everywhere except the tap room.

Oct 30, 2019
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Beerbom from California

4.83/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Oct 19, 2019
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atlbravsrno1 from Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Sep 06, 2019
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colby600 from Connecticut

4.83/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Love this place. I try to get there as often as possible as the beer is spectacular and it's a place I could hang out for hours.

Aug 14, 2019
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Ryannotbryan from Texas

4.32/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Aug 03, 2019
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322wingedfoot from Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Jul 25, 2019
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M_chav from New Mexico

4.45/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Jun 29, 2019
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Abe_Froman from Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev -9.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Jun 23, 2019
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DaMacAndCheese from Massachusetts

4.39/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Jun 23, 2019
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BillRoth from Maryland

4.78/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Finally made it to HFB. In the South west corner of the NEK. Beautiful farmland and woods.
The facilities include a large bar/table area... with draw a number system for take home draft beer; 750 ml and 2l growlers available but can also bring your own if meets standards. Adjacent is full modern brewery and retail store/ building for cans, bottles and some limited swag. There is also plenty of parking at facilities and nearby/ just off the road about 100 yards or so.
There is plenty of outdoor space and set up to enjoy your beer outside if desired.
The beer is deservedly famous and amazing... and to have it fresh from the taps or in super fresh cans and bottles is just so worth the trip.
The people were great and super helpful. While this is a tap/tasting room... my Wednesday there seemed mostly about people coming for bottle releases and complementary purchases of cans and growlers. So most people were outside /waiting in line to purchase beer at Retail store. The taproom was fairly quiet as the buyer crowd left.
No food but outside there was a cool word burning brick pizza oven sitting on the bed of a truck...was selling all kinds of ‘Za’s all day.
While the line took 3 hours today... we had a great group; glassed beer ( no solo cups) to drink from the bar while in line as well as nearby .
Agree with earlier review... GPS will get you there, but no cell service once there. Good to have a map with you to guide return if not a local... like me.

May 19, 2019
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Cwarwick812 from Massachusetts

4.72/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Apr 01, 2019
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Griffith from Connecticut

4.47/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Mar 18, 2019
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jrc1093 from Connecticut

4.54/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Mar 09, 2019
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egrandfield from Massachusetts

4.51/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Really cool place to visit; you have to drive on a dirt road for over a mile to actually get to the brewery. Went when it snowed and it made for a picturesque taproom experience. That said, they don't have many of their beers available in cans at a given point in time.

Mar 04, 2019
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rebelrocky from Massachusetts

4.19/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Feb 21, 2019
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DaveCash from New York

4.75/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Feb 09, 2019
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Userme59 from Massachusetts

4.15/5  rDev -11.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Feb 09, 2019
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