In all seriousness, one of, if not the only restaurant and brewery Vermont I do not like. The ambiance feels very chain like, just doesnít fit. Service is ok, but to busy to be personable. The pizza sounds and looks amazing, but falls short. The crust is super crispy but lacks flavor. There is very little sauce, and the whole thing is super dry. Their fennel sausage is mouthwatering. The drinks focus on Zero Gravity, which throws back to older styles of beer like a vienna lager, gose, gruit etc. They are ok, and true to style but just so boring. I get how some may find this refreshing in a hop overload in Vermont, but the beers just arenít that good.
This is a miss for me.
We enjoyed our visit to this place. They actually have more Zero Gravity beers here than the production facility down the street. The food is pretty tasty as well. Very short walk from our hotel, which is always nice. Great selection and surprisingly good food sums it up for me. Vibe-wise, it seems like a popular spot for students/early 20s folks.
Nice brewpub with excellent food. Interesting clientele as it was 40% hipster, 40% hipster families (yes, a decent amount of kids there but well behaved) and 20% everyone else. Metered parking on the street and walking distance to other good bars.
Definitely worthy of a few visits. I was impressed with the overall beer quality across a solid range of styles with the Belgians particularly fun and tasty brews. Keep in mind they have about 20 house brews. Thereís also one cask offering. As mentioned, the flatbreads are delicious. The bartenders are friendly and chatty. Thereís outside seating for the warmer days. A great spot.
Went for lunch with jamesewelch on a relaxed Monday noon. The building is located right in front of the line of strictly enforced parking meters that locals have become all too familiar with. First off, the large wooden entry door is gloriously attractive: looked like it was a polished maple wood; I was thinking its handle must have been bronzed. In any case, *wow*. Itís a dimly lit setting with which an incrdibly clean bar gives Burlington its magnificent reputation. Sampled 2-3 beers, all good, before finally making my decision. Our bartender could almost certainly work for the White House, as the service had been excessively top-notch. The pizza was splendidly filling and, above all, delicious. Will be back.
This is a cozy, packed (even on Thursday) and authentic wood-fired pizza place (pizza was A+) that also boasts a sturdy list of quality in-house beers. Burlingtonís #1 beer destination in my book. (Brewery #674).