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Fiddlehead Brewing Company

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Fiddlehead Brewing CompanyFiddlehead Brewing Company
BA SCORE
3.98/5
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4,977 Ratings
Fiddlehead Brewing CompanyFiddlehead Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

6305 Shelburne Rd
Shelburne, Vermont, 05482-4437
United States

(802) 399-2994 | map
fiddleheadbrewing.com

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Added by Brad007 on 12-31-2011

BEER STATS
Beers:
37
Reviews:
581
Ratings:
4,977
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.07/5
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
111
pDev:
10.07%
 
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Photo of AAllers08
4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Small. Limited selection. Great quality beers though

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Photo of benjaminsa
4.07/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

I dropped in for some Mastermind as it's just down the road from our Winter Softball location. Next time maybe I'll hang around a bit and have some pizza too.

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Photo of JPeterson17
4.01/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.25

Photo of s_minette
4.26/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Bloodsnot77
4.33/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Maudrey
3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of DaveCash
3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of spacecake9
4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

This was my second visit to Fiddlehead. The first time they only had tasters in the tap room. Second time they had a mountain of Second Fiddle. Like an idiot I only bought (1) 4-pack of Second Fiddle ..... it's an awesome beer and I should have bought more. Small tap room, get in and get out. If you are in Burlington you gotta go.

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Photo of von_kaiser
4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of CharlesEvan
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jheimbigner
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of petrie777
3.18/5  rDev -21.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 2

Photo of InspectorBob
4.3/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of UncleCapt
4.73/5  rDev +16.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of jcoleMA66
4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of flaskman
3.83/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3

A very small brewery attached to a restaurant. Never been to the restaurant. The brewery is very small but very nice. They have growler fills and cans. Kind of rustic but hey, It's Vermont. The space was very nice and well done for how modest it is. The service is great. No lines and friendly workers. I have been there twice on Vermont beer runs. I live 12 hours away so it is a labor of love to plan and implement. The first time we went there they hey had nothing available in cans - at all. Major bummer. The second time they had a small amount of Second Fiddle available so it was worth the trip. Will I go back? Maybe. As long as it is on my beer route. If I do go I will make sure that something is available so I don't kill an hour and a half for nothing.

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Photo of Gawz
3.78/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.25

Photo of HurryItsJacob
3.81/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.23/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Just along RT 7 and joined with Folino Pizza, in the same building, this absolutely wonderful brewery houses Matty O'Cohen's beers. His meticulous skills of brewing fabulous batches of beers sure wins the hearts of many as he's constantly doing his best along with his assistants to win the hearts of the locals. Though I live roughly a half an hour away, when I'm in this part of Vermont, I have no problem going in here to see what Matty is brewing up. Even on the tougher days of more people, they do a good job of keeping up with people's requests.

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Photo of mltobin
3.82/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of tbryant21
3.15/5  rDev -22.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3

Photo of kool-aid
3.76/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Since it's the only place to find the rare one-offs and seasonals, it's always worth a trip out here. Don't forget your growlers if you've got em because that's the only way to enjoy more than a few sips. There's not much else of note here, especially since the taproom is in transition and the brewery has moved to a nearby space. Service is hit or miss, depending on who's pouring. Something I find disappointing is that when cans are for sale, they're kept warm and have often changed flavor from temperature fluctuations. Cans bought from other retail spots are almost always better quality. There's a lot to be improved here but they do seem to be working on it. I'll still keep stopping by for their delicious beer though.

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Photo of xtonytx
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of riderwbd
4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.15/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

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Fiddlehead Brewing Company in Shelburne, VT
Brewery rating: 3.98 out of 5 with 4,977 ratings
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