Vermont Craft Beer


Vermont’s craft beer industry has blossomed, leading the nation in breweries and brew pubs per capita and racking up honors and awards for quality and innovation. Local Vermont craft brews are menu staples statewide, and whole trip itineraries center around sampling rare beers and seeing just how many cans can be brought back home. Vermont is a beer lover’s paradise. How many beers will you check off next time you’re here?

Can’t decide on just one? The Vermont Brewery Challenge Passport, provides beer lovers with a ‘passport’ to get stamped during visits to dozens of local breweries and brewpubs for prizes.

Beer Lovers Paradise

Vermont’s craft beer industry has grown from a few early start-ups to more than 50 today, and Vermont is first in the nation for breweries and brew pubs per capita.

Vermont Brewery Challenge passport.

Brewery Challenge

Small state. Big beer. Vermont's brewers are making magic. The Vermont Brewers Association invites you to go on a tasting tour & discover for yourself.

Vermont Distilled Spirits tasting tour brochure.

Distilled Spirit Tasting

Vermont is home to some of America’s finest artisanal distilleries, proudly producing small batch spirits the Vermont way... crafted by hand.


Wine Tastings Anyone?

Wine in the Green Mountain State is a growing industry. Hand-crafted varieties of reds, whites, and dessert wines offer a full range of choices, as do fruit wines made with blueberries, rhubarb, apples and raspberries.

Stowe Cider Product Shot by Waterfall

Hard Cider

Hard cider is a great refreshing beverage to enjoy during the sunny days in the spring. There's more than just apple flavor, too!


Vermont's craft brewers are gaining worldwide recognition, with many Vermont beers reaching icon status. Enjoy your favorite pours at signature events like Vermont Brewers' Assocation's annual Killington Brewers' Festival, held every winter.