Prohibition Pig

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3.89/5
Prohibition PigProhibition Pig
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

23 S Main St
Waterbury, Vermont, 05676-1863
United States

(802) 244-4120 | map
prohibitionpig.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
42
Reviews:
44
Ratings:
601
PLACE STATS
Score:
96
Reviews:
85
Ratings:
368
Avg:
4.34
pDev:
5.99%
 
 
Taps:
24
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 85 | Ratings: 368
Reviews by ElGallo:
Photo of ElGallo
4.18/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I was a little uncertain about how I would feel visiting the Pig for the first time after so many fond memories of The Alchemist brew pub. But as soon as I walked in I felt right at home. The interior has changed a lot, but the great service, beer, and patrons remain. I was impressed with the menu and thought the food complimented the beers well. Great draft selection, including Heady Topper and several Hill Farmstead and Lawson's Finest options. Half pours are available, which I love. If you love the old Alchemist frites, the current fries may dissapoint you, but the house-made sauces taste good on everything. The Pig is popular, so plan on waiting a bit for a table, but the staff is cool about taking your name and letting you walk over to the Blakcback Pub or The Reservoir for a quick drink. I just wish they would take your number too and just call your cell when your table is ready. Just sayin'. Overall, this is a must visit if you're in the area.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Apellonious
4.54/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of coz
4.14/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of kdivers
4.1/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of JLK7299
4.49/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of Abbbp
4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

This place seems to always be packed. But of the big 3 in Waterbury, I personally think it's the must stop. Solid beer selection, but because the high amount of people, it's just gonna be tough to mosey up to the bar and not be jostled. But I loved it and would recommend it to anyone.

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Photo of Mark_Robinson
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of puftdank
4.4/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of petermethot
4.34/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of rec49
4.74/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of CityofWind_brew
4.54/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of grahuba
4.31/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Blaze5445
4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of nl5xsk1
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of PHBoiler
4.56/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Really nice bar with high quality accessible food service that appeals to a wide range of clientele. The taplist is impressive. It includes nearly anything you'd want to try from Vermont with a range of styles as well. The beer brewed on-site also ranges in style. A must stop in Waterbury. Crowlers are a steal of a deal here.

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Photo of qcbrewer
4.21/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of TheElectricOne
4.38/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of edward_boumil
4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Solid little place, plenty of their own beers on tap (quite good) as well as some heavier hitters from the area. Vibe is rustic and relaxed, people working there all nice.
Worth a drop in IMO.

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Photo of Barracudas
4.31/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Sound_Explorer
4.46/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.24/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of BubbleBobble
4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of lochraneg
4.4/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of reds2harleys
4.71/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

A must stop when in VT on a beercation - which I usually take twice a year. Within walking distance of several other great craft beer bars as well as the craft beer cellar. Superb BBQ - the sides are excellent as well. Amazing beer list with many options as well as their own brews - which are very tasty. I highly recommend their Vanilla Porter. Stop, grab a bite and a brew, then walk around to the other side - fill some crowlers to take home. I'm headed up next week and you can be sure I will spend some time here and across the street at the Blackback pub.

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Photo of SveNss0N
4.31/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

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Prohibition Pig in Waterbury, VT
3.89 out of 5 based on 601 ratings.
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