Our head brewer at our Windsor brewery homebrewed a batch of chocolate stout for himself after trying the style at a beer dinner and loving it. After several Harpooners tried Scott’s batch, we knew that we needed to add this beer to our lineup. It was originally introduced as a limited edition extra in our […]
State Archives: Vermont
This malt-forward IPA was brewed with Pacifica hops from New Zealand. It is a very limited release brewed – under supervision of a Harpoon brewmaster – by our sales rep , Joe Fallarino, at the Harpoon Brewery.
Half imperial stout, half pumpkin ale, with aromas of dried fruit, chocolate, and freshly baked pumpkin pie, this black full-bodied stout is ready to be enjoyed now or saved for a chilly fall evening.
Harpoon Octoberfest is a malty tribute to fall, balanced by a gentle hop bitterness. In keeping with tradition, it is a Marzen-style beer, brewed with abundant quantities of Munich, Chocolate, and Pale malts. Those malts provide a solid, full body and create the beer’s deep color. It is a rich, flavorful beer.
First brewed in 1989, Long Trail Ale is a full-bodied amber ale brewed with our top fermenting house yeast that yields a complex, clean flavor. In 25 short years, our flagship brew has weaved its way into the Vermont landscape and become as much a Green Mountain tradition as the 272 miles of the Long […]
The latest release in our Farmhouse Ales series, this unfiltered Belgian pale ale features the spicy and fruity notes of a Belgian farmhouse yeast. A moderate bitterness combines with the citrusy flavor of dry-hopping to create a complex, flavorful and highly-sessionable brew.
A big, mouth-watering IPA, brimming with all the flavors and aroma of the new breed of hops coming out of Australia and the Pacific Northwest. Limbo IPA is the first year-round Long Trail offering to be born out of our new Farmhouse Pilot Brewery. We had such great success with the IPAs coming out of our […]
An unfiltered golden ale made to chill out summer’s hottest days. Remarkably light on the palate, with a soft Pilsner malt character and a distinct citrus hop aroma deriving from dry-hopped additions of Citra hops. Each sip finishes with a refreshing bitterness that invites another. At 4.3% ABV, this golden beauty is a truly quaffable […]
Back from pasture, homegrown and rugged, this complex ale features a growing-season’s worth of malts and a balanced, down-home flavor. Triple Bag is a small-batch beer brewed from a single infusion that uses only the first running of the mash. The resulting brew contains only the purest part of the grains, which yields a uniquely […]
An ale whose mysterious and unusual palate will swirl across your tongue & ask more than it answers. Brewed clandestinely & given a name whose meaning is never revealed. Why #9®? Why indeed.
Big Hundo Stop, Hop & Roll What does it take to be 100 times bitter than the rest? Hops. And Big Hundo IPA has a lot of them. Step right up and test the strength of your taste buds … if you dare. Tipping the scales at the absolute peak of bitterness, Big Hundo carries […]
The signal we seek to send with our Smoked Porter, Burnpile, is this: It’s delicious. Six malts, ranging in roast from dark to darker, are used in its brewing, offering an aroma of caramel and chocolate with a subtle, complimentary smokiness. Burnpile is brewed with the goal of gathering kindred spirits seeking warmth, flavor and […]
Dream Machine, an India Pale Lager or IPL, is a melding of varied visions of an India Pale Ale and an Amber Lager. Once poured, its light copper color delights the eyes and a citrusy hop aroma flows through the nose. Upon first sip, a smooth hop bitterness reveals itself – fresh, bold and slightly […]
The first year-round IPA in Otter Creek history, Backseat Berner is an American beauty that’s loaded with juicy hops. Like Oslo, Brewmaster Mike’s 150 pound Bernese mountain dog that adorns the label, Backseat Berner is your everyday companion for life’s adventures. This brew clocks in at 7% ABV with 68 IBUs, so load up your […]
Brewed using only traditional ingredients, Switchback Ale is a reddish-amber ale which is particularly well-balanced, allowing for complexity of flavor coupled with an unusually smooth and refreshing character. Five different malts, select hop varieties, and our own specially cultivated yeast create an ale which leads with hop flavors and a subtle impression of fruit (our […]
Like all of Switchback Brewing Company’s beers, the porter is unfiltered and 100% naturally carbonated. Switchback has put its own unique stamp on the porter style, creating a bold and full flavored porter with the balanced smoothness to the finish for which Switchback beers are known. A unique blend of roasted malt, caramel malts, and […]