Alcohol The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked  

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List Rules Only beers brewed in Vermont.

While some visit the state for its gorgeous natural scenery and striking architecture, alcohol lovers may wonder what beers to try in Vermont. In addition to its reputation for being an artistic hub brimming with prestigious colleges, Vermont is home to some seriously impressive craft breweries churning out lagers, ales, IPAs, and more. Whether you prefer a simple brew without too much fuss or artisanal flavor profiles, Vermont beers run the gamut when it comes to taste! 

Some of the most popular Vermont beers are churned out at breweries known and beloved throughout the state. Any Vermonter with discriminating taste has tried brews from Alchemist Brewery, Lawson's Finest Liquids, and Hill Farmstead Brewery. However, maybe you're on the hunt for some extremely local beer scenes. If so, you can try some beers brewed at places like Harpoon Brewery, Rock Art Brewery, and Covered Bridge Brewing Company. With ales sporting names like Lumbersexual, you're not going to find anything more unique when it comes to the world of indie imbibing. Vote the best Vermont beers to the top of the list below and feel free to add anything you see missing! 

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14 1
Double Sunshine IPA is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Double Sunshine IPA

Lawson's Finest Liquids

2
15 3
Focal Banger IPA is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Focal Banger IPA

The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center

3
10 1
Prospect IPA is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Prospect IPA

Foley Brothers Brewing

4
9 1
Cloud Drop IPA is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Cloud Drop IPA

Upper Class Beer Company

5
10 2
Double Citra Imperial IPA is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Double Citra Imperial IPA

Hill Farmstead Brewery 

6
12 4
Heady Topper IPA is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Heady Topper IPA

The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center

7
10 3
Beyond Good And Evil Stout is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Beyond Good And Evil Stout

Hill Farmstead Brewery

8
8 2
Lush Double IPA is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Lush Double IPA

Frost Beer Works

9
8 2
Sassamanash Stout is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Sassamanash Stout

Burlington Beer Company

10
10 4
Double Dose IPA is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Double Dose IPA

Oak Creek Brewing

11
8 3
Society & Solitude #5 IPA is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Society & Solitude #5 IPA

Hill Farmstead Brewery

12
9 4
Built To Spill IPA is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Built To Spill IPA

Foam Brewers

13
6 2
Circus Boy Hefeweizen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Circus Boy Hefeweizen

Magic Hat Brewing Company

14
5 1
Conehead Wheat IPA is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Conehead Wheat IPA

Zero Gravity Craft Brewery

15
5 1
Bohemian Pilsner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Bohemian Pilsner

Von Trapp Brewing

16
4 0
Citra & Amarillo APA is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Citra & Amarillo APA

Simple Roots Brewing Company

17
8 5
La Noche Oscura del Alma Stout is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
La Noche Oscura del Alma Stout

Four Quarters Brewing

18
7 4
Mosaic IPA is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Mosaic IPA

Lost Nation Brewing

19
7 4
Really Pale Ale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Really Pale Ale

Frost Beer Works 

20
3 1
Cowboy Neal Pale Ale is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Cowboy Neal Pale Ale

Fiddlehead Brewing Company

21
6 5
Green Dot Wild Ale is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Green Dot Wild Ale

 House of Fermentology

22
4 3
Sip of Sunshine IPA is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Sip of Sunshine IPA

Lawson's Finest Liquids

23
4 3
Camp Wannamango is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Camp Wannamango

Harpoon Brewery

24
4 3
Cranberry Goose Wheat Beer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Cranberry Goose Wheat Beer

Long Trail Brewing Company

25
3 2
Sour Golden Ale is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Sour Golden Ale

Backacre Beermakers

26
3 2
Rustic Ale is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Rustic Ale

Lost Nation Brewery

27
2 1
Lumbersexual is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Lumbersexual

Covered Bridge Brewing Company

28
1 0
Chocolate Stout is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Chocolate Stout

Northshire Brewery

29
1 0
Experimental Jet Set is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Experimental Jet Set

Foam Brewers

30
1 0
Rainbow Red Ale is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Rainbow Red Ale

Trout River Brewery

31
1 0
Petit Ardennes is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Petit Ardennes

Lost Nation Brewery

32
1 0
Caught In Webs Blonde Ale is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Caught In Webs Blonde Ale

1st Republic Brewing Company

33
1 0
104 Porter is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
104 Porter

1st Republic Brewing Company

34
1 0
Out Of Bounds IPA is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Out Of Bounds IPA

Kingdom Brewery

35
1 0
Brother Soigné is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Brother Soigné

Grassroots Brewing

36
4 4
Seurat Dot Ale is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Seurat Dot Ale

House of Fermentology

37
4 4
Citrus Limbo IPA is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Citrus Limbo IPA

Long Trail Brewing Company

38
4 4
Vermont Maple Wheat Pilsner is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Vermont Maple Wheat Pilsner

Rock Art Brewery

39
3 3
Boston Irish Stout is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Boston Irish Stout

Harpoon Brewery

40
1 1
Brett's On Haight-Raspberr... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Brett's On Haight-Raspberry Ale

Fiddlehead Brewing Company

41
1 1
Romanov's Revenge Stout is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Romanov's Revenge Stout

Kingdom Brewery

42
0 0
Baroom Hero Ale is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Baroom Hero Ale

Magic Hat Brewing Company

43
0 0
Hangry Angler Double IPA is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Hangry Angler Double IPA

Trout River Brewing Company

44
0 0
Nawch Hoppa Double IPA is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Nawch Hoppa Double IPA

Rock Art Brewery

45
0 0
Bourbon Porter With Mint Julep... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Bourbon Porter With Mint Julep Cask

Northshore Brewery 

46
0 0
Bridge Over The River Chai Bro... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Bridge Over The River Chai Brown Ale

Covered Bridge Brewing Company

47
0 0
Pitch Black Ale is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Pitch Black Ale

Lost Nation Brewery

48
0 0
Legitimacy IPA is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Legitimacy IPA

Grassroots Brewing

49
0 1
Equinox Pilsner is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Vermont Beers, Ranked
Equinox Pilsner

Northshire Brewery