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Microbrewery in Stowe

Idletyme Brewing Co

Sip 4oz samples ($2 each) or go in for full pints at this up-and-coming microbrewery in a converted 19th-century blacksmith's shop between Stowe village and the slopes. The kitchen, under the ownership of acclaimed …
Bar in Burlington

Radio Bean

This is Burlington's social hub for arts and music. Espressos, beer and wine keep things jumping, along with grilled sandwiches and baked goods. Regular live performances include jazz, acoustic music and more, both …
Bar in Burlington

Splash at the Boathouse

Perched atop Burlington's floating boathouse is this sometimes low-key, sometimes raucous restaurant-bar with stellar views over Lake Champlain. It serves a full menu, but that's really not the point. Come here to k…
Microbrewery in Burlington

Citizen Cider

Tucked into an industrial-chic building with painted concrete floors and long wooden tables, this animated cidery is a homegrown success story, using only Vermont apples to make its ever-growing line of hard ciders.…
Microbrewery in Stowe

Von Trapp Brewing

Since launching region-wide distribution in 2015, Von Trapp Brewing has expanded its fame among Vermont beer-lovers; drop into its tasting room and sample a flight of four 4oz glasses for $7.75. The adjacent deli an…
Teahouse in Burlington

Dobra Tea

This Czech-owned tearoom offers over 50 varieties – some seasonal, all hand-selected directly from their regions of origin. Sit at a table, an up-ended tea box or on cushions around a small, low pedestal.
Pub in Burlington

Rí Rá The Irish Pub

Part of an Irish-American chain that imports architectural elements from authentic historic Irish pubs and brings them to the US, this one was restored in Ireland, dismantled and then shipped to Burlington. Pints of…
Wine Bar in Burlington

Drink

A lengthy wine list dominates, complemented by an armada of nightly special cocktails ($4 mojitos, cosmopolitans and more) for those in search of stiffer treatment. Small plates of New England delicacies (such as sc…
Cocktail Bar in Burlington

Half Lounge

Step downstairs to this cave-like speakeasy for cocktails, boutique wines and occasional live music. It's sophisticated and sheltered from the raucous scene that unfolds upstairs on Church St on weekend evenings. It…
Microbrewery in Burlington

Vermont Pub & Brewery

This large pub's specialty and seasonal brews are made on the premises, including weekly limited releases. Try the Burly Irish Ale, the highly popular Dogbite Bitter or the raspberry-scented Forbidden Fruit. There's…