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BEER AVG
3.88/5
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:
44
Reviews:
46
Ratings:
621
PLACE STATS
Score:
96
Reviews:
85
Ratings:
369
Avg:
4.34
pDev:
5.99%
 
 
Taps:
24
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 85 | Ratings: 369
Reviews by orangesol:
Photo of orangesol
4.31/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

I decided to go to the Pig for dinner on my first night in Waterbury. I will never turn down BBQ and they have an amazing tap list so it was a no brainer for me.

Upon entering the ambiance it pretty nice. Lots of people all over the place eating and chatting amongst themselves. I snagged the last seat at the bar and looked over the tap list, that is when I knew it was going to be a good night. They have some amazing things on tap and I was happy to see they offered half pours so I could try more of them. The quality was pretty high. My beers were good, as was my food.

Service was good. I never had to wait for a refill or to place my food order and the bartenders certainly knew there stuff. The selection of beers, as I said, was top notch. 4-5 Hill Farmsteads, 2 Lawson's and Heady Topper on tap. I would kill to have that selection at my neighborhood BBQ spot. As far as the food goes, I decided to go with the pulled brisket with a side of fries and baked beans. Beans and brisket were ok, I used some of their bacon BBQ sauce to make it better, and the fries were excellent with their smoked ketchup. Prices were a little high across the board. If they tried to charge what they do down here they would be out of business quick.

Overall a really nice beer bar with above average food, albeit a little overpriced. I will return when I am in the area.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Canada_Dan
4.46/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

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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Prohibition Pig in Waterbury, VT
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