Vermont joins American Craft Beer Week for the first time this year as Green Mountain Beer Week. The week of May 15-21 will be a weeklong celebration of Vermont craft beer and the talented brewers behind the production.
As leaders in the industry known for quality, award-winning beers, Vermont brewers are excited to join in on the national celebration, which is in its 12th year running. The weeklong tribute provides an opportunity for craft brewers to share their diversity, creativity, and passion for the beverage they love.
Events will be held at brewer’s taprooms, restaurants, and craft beer bars across the state of Vermont. Craft beer enthusiast can enjoy special release, all Vermont beer tap takeovers, multiple beer and cheese pairings, and a few special events. Kicking off the week is an event at Magic Hat featuring multiple beers from former employees who now own or work at another brewery. Lawson’s Finest Liquids and Kingdom Brewing are hosting the history sap beer event on May 19 at Kingdom Brewing. Ticket holder can enjoy four different maple sap beers and learn from the brewers themselves about the history and process of these unique brews.
With 51 craft breweries in the Vermont Brewers Association, it is time to celebrate those who produce Vermont beer. Visit your local brewery to see how they are going to be involved in Green Mountain Beer Week or visit www.greenmountainbeerweek.com for ticket information and a calendar listing of events.
Vermont has more breweries per capita than any other state and produces an average of 17.4 gallons per 21+ adult annually. The Vermont Brewers Association was founded in 1995 to promote and strengthen the culture of craft brewing in Vermont through marketing, education and advocating for Vermont made beer. Our industry supports 1,890 jobs and has an overall economic impact of nearly $376.7M. Visit vermontbrewers.com