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The Alchemist Brewery - CLOSED

35 Crossroad, Stowe, Vermont, USA, Waterbury, VT 05676-9003
+1 802-244-7744
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Not my style, but clearly high quality

We stopped while driving thru VT since Alchemist was on my husband's bucket list. IPAs aren't my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katie M
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Had higher expectations of the beer. The painted tanks were cool. Tasting was free just a small... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
sonniewilkins
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The Alchemist Brewery is our new 15 barrel, small production brewery specializing in fresh, unfiltered IPAs. We are currently focused on brewing one beer perfectly: Heady Topper, our flagship Double IPA.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“heady topper” (41 reviews)
“great beer” (11 reviews)
“holy grail” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
35 Crossroad, Stowe, Vermont, USA, Waterbury, VT 05676-9003
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+1 802-244-7744
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"focal banger"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped while driving thru VT since Alchemist was on my husband's bucket list. IPAs aren't my style of beer, but it's obvious that these beers are high quality. They just had tasters, which were free so that was nice. But you could buy a...More

Thank Katie M
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Had higher expectations of the beer. The painted tanks were cool. Tasting was free just a small donation was asked for.

Thank sonniewilkins
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is great beer. Adults may enjoy free samples. You can buy limited quantities here. You’ll find clean restrooms. Thank

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

What a cool venue. The facility is very unique and offers free samples. I’m not a big fan of their beer but it has a huge following so I know I’m in the minority. They pay a lot of attention to beer education and local...More

Thank Kendra S
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Beers are good yes but only samples are available no pints. Really let down by the overall experience only 3 beers on tap and they were their core beers. If you want to get a case of Heady or other I get it but if...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

1st off, I was so impressed by the building itself. Gorgeous architecture. Very inviting. You cannot buy pints inside but they do give out ample samples. Remember to bring a cooler with you as the beer must remain cold. Unfortunately we didn't know and had...More

Thank KristenG
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Finally found the holy grail of craft beer. When I arrived just before 11 am (the advertised opening time) people were already coming out with beer. Free tasters is a nice touch. Plenty of swag available include free bumper stickers (note this Bissell Brothers!). Very...More

Thank macnmaine
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This place is very much hyped according to my local family. I dont really see why. Their best IPA is good, but IPA is all they do. Place is very new and looks really good, but for my liking lacks a bit of atmosphere. Sure...More

Thank Niels B
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Tasted 3 great beers and then purchased. Not much else to do there LOL but people sure do BUY! Went here twice to capitalize on the Renowned Heady Topper!

Thank cak1962
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Great beer! Alchemist has improved retail sales at the brewery. We waited in line for 30 minutes and had free tastes and opportunity to buy one of best beers in the country.

Thank jmb1954
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