VT Labor day weekend (FRI-MON)

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  1. bkbergen

    bkbergen (333) Jan 5, 2009 Pennsylvania
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  2. duchessedubourg

    duchessedubourg (320) Nov 2, 2007 Vermont

    Cambridge is kind of the middle of nowhere, and requires driving to get anywhere. But, there's Brewster River brewpub nearby in Jeffersonville; you can go over the Notch (no RV's, trailers or buses) to Stowe for a wealth of options; and head up to Morrisville on Rte. 15 for Ten Bends and Lost Nation breweries.
     
  3. papposilenus

    papposilenus (1,106) Jun 21, 2014 New Hampshire
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    Bring your passports and get COVID tests and go to Brasserie Dunham. Not the most practical answer you’re likely to get but it is closer than Hill Farmstead.
     
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  4. WoolEnthusiast

    WoolEnthusiast (268) Dec 15, 2018 Connecticut
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    HF tends to open more reservations each week at 5pm on Monday of the same week (so the 30th in your case).
     
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  5. LuckFreeZone

    LuckFreeZone (0) Oct 24, 2016 New York

    IF you head up 91 (instead of 87) AND beer stores interest you (as opposed / in addition to tap rooms and breweries) then (according to the reviews on this site) there are nice options in Springfield, MA, Keene, NH and Woodstock, VT (almost) en route . . . plus the Deerfield, MA location of Tree House.
     
  6. Flashy

    Flashy (390) Oct 22, 2003 Vermont

    From Pa?
     
  7. pbrian

    pbrian (0) Feb 8, 2001 Connecticut

    Mt Snow Brewfest on Saturday of Labor Day. Look for our “team”:grin:

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  8. LuckFreeZone

    LuckFreeZone (0) Oct 24, 2016 New York

    Yes. According to Google Maps, I91 is about 10 minutes (but 60 miles) longer than I87 from Philly. It's not the default route, but if beer is a big part of the trip it is (I think) the more interesting route.

    I did a trip about three weeks ago from upstate NY to Burlington/Winooski, Stowe (Alchemist), Greensboro (Hill Farmstead) Hanover, Deerfield (Tree House) so the research on beer stores is relatively fresh. I missed the ones in Woodstock and Keene because of some timing issues.
     
  9. bkbergen

    bkbergen (333) Jan 5, 2009 Pennsylvania
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  10. Flashy

    Flashy (390) Oct 22, 2003 Vermont

    I am glad they are going to have this. I will look for you guys.
     
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  11. Wolfpac78

    Wolfpac78 (0) Feb 18, 2015 Ohio
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    Apologize for bumping this thread - but wife and I just booked our seventh annual trip to Burlington/Stowe the weekend of 10/22. Last year
    In the heart of COVID we had to carefully plan and make reservations in advance everywhere. Based on my quick research, it appears that is no longer the case but I was looking for some confirmation? Also - anything new pop up over the last year we should seek out? I see Alchemist opened a beer garden we will definitely check out. Thanks!
     
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  12. Givemebeer

    Givemebeer (0) Apr 6, 2013 Vermont

    Most places don't require reservations. Some require masks. It's definitely much easier to get in to places than last year.

    Haven't been able to check this place out yet, but have heard good things.

    https://www.kraemerandkin.com/
     
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