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The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center

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The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors CenterThe Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center
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4.24/5
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22,361 Ratings
The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors CenterThe Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

100 Cottage Club Rd
Stowe, Vermont, 05672-4139
United States

(802) 244-7744 | map
alchemistbeer.com

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Added by bobv on 07-01-2016

BEER STATS
Beers:
34
Reviews:
3,706
Ratings:
22,361
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PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.57/5
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
125
pDev:
6.13%
 
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Ratings: 125 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of BrentLinkin
4.68/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Bloodsnot77
4.5/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of ThirstyLifeLiver56
4.93/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of bluehende
4.59/5  rDev +0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Photo of mkyer
3.96/5  rDev -13.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Paul-G
5/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Vitalsigns
4.3/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of DaveCash
4.26/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of FriarCal
4.6/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

When a beer is this good it shouldn't be overrated but this one gets slightly more attention than it deserves.

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Photo of oldmankoch
4.33/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of GatorRater
4.64/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Strong, not for the faint. But the grail of the Vermont beer trail.

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Photo of atrocity
4/5  rDev -12.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of lochraneg
4.94/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of bigcountrylutz
5/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

gorgeous tasting room, and views. Beers are stunners.

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Photo of drdiesel9483
3.86/5  rDev -15.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3

Cool looking area with cool architecture and art work. I like how you walk in and they give you tasters then you can purchase whatever you are looking for. What I didn't like was that it was all IPA's and double ipa's. Would like to see that they can do more.

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Photo of spacecake9
4.47/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

I really like visiting The Alchemist. Arrive any time in the morning and you'll be able to get the beers you want. In my case that is Crusher, Focal & Heady. Line moves quickly thru the tap room unless you'd like to have a free taster or two. People are very nice and helpful. Been there 3 times, plan to make it an annual thing.

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Photo of boogerisu
4.8/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jrfehon33
4.48/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of acurtis
4/5  rDev -12.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of von_kaiser
4.35/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of C-Lo
4.93/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of SomethingClever
4.59/5  rDev +0.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Pretty straight forward retail center, can't sit and have a beer you can taste it and buy it or merchandise that is it. Staff was very friendly. Vibe was get your shit and get out.

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Photo of BEER88
4.5/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Super friendly staff. I got to taste heady, focal, and beezlebub on tap for free and it was delicious. Awesome atmosphere.

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Photo of Montanabeerz
4.4/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Jesterr44
4.83/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Yizah!! This place is awesome! State of the art facility, free samples (their beer & other stuff like bumper stickers which my car is now sporting), nice merch, runs like a top moving a long line through in little time. And the beer ... well, it's the Alchemist. They've got 3 of the current top 100 beers listed on BA with Heady, Focal & Crusher. That speaks for itself. They don't always have all of their beers available even if you get there early but I was lucky enough to get Heady, Skadoosh & a couple of others on my way to the East coast & then Focal & Crusher on my way home. Wish I lived closer! This was the only brewery where my kids asked "Why does it smell so good?" when we walked through the front door. The dank hops hit you as though you're opening a can of one of their beauties. You could complain that they have no food, but that would be missing the point. These guys are beer masters. Leave the food to some of the other nice Stowe businesses which focus on food. I now plan my routes for my yearly drive to the East Coast to make sure I stop in here. Plus, amazing hiking in the mountains just a few minutes away.

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The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center in Stowe, VT
Brewery rating: 4.24 out of 5 with 22,361 ratings
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