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Address: 35 Crossroad, Waterbury, VT 05676
Phone Number: 802-244-7744
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The Alchemist Brewery is our new 15 barrel, small production brewery...

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.

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Awesome Out of the Can

Best IPA I ever had and that included the national IPA winner (Bosque Brewing Co) out of Alburuerqe, NM. I would also recommend the IPA at the Bosque brewery. .

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2015
North Manchester, Indiana
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North Manchester, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Best IPA I ever had and that included the national IPA winner (Bosque Brewing Co) out of Alburuerqe, NM. I would also recommend the IPA at the Bosque brewery. .

Thank TheKru
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We were here 2 years ago when the brewery was open to the public. Staff was very nice and of course the Heady! Incredible.

Thank GTC29
Ogdensburg, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The Alchemist used to be a brew pub in Waterbury whose vittles were to "live" for. I remember their half-pound burgers with sauteed mushrooms and onions topped with a thick slice of Vermont Cheddar cheese coupled with nice and crisp steak fries. Sadly, the pub has shut down. However, the brewery is going full blast. I was back in Vermont... More 

1 Thank Marf13669
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Really this is the best beer in Vermont if you like ipa. The small batch the crusher and focal banger are also outstanding. One can is plenty.

1 Thank Ehuntsch
Wolcott, Connecticut
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We tried. We found it. It's is gloriously awkward location. We peered and looked in the windows and hoped someone would open the door. But no one did. We did find the beer. It was good.

3 Thank Boofy1018
Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Brewery now closed to the public but will likely open a new facility soon. The lines were quick when it was open and well worth the trip to get a case of Heady Topper. Easily one of the best DIPAs in the country and fairly cheap

2 Thank TonyAlaimo
Duxbury, Vermont
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Although the brewery had to close to the public, the Kimmich's have made sure that there is plenty of Heady and Ouroboros available in town. A true gift. John and Jen are working hard to find a new retail spot nearby, so keep your ears open. It should be great! Meanwhile visit Waterbury's restaurants and pubs to get your Heady... More 

1 Thank Andrea_M57231
Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Brewery is currently closed to the public. Alchemist beers are served in most of the great Waterbury Restaurants. Finding cans of Heady Topper to take home is a virtually impossibility as Demand so exceeds Supply it isn't even funny.....

Thank Hotelluswhy
Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

One of the reasons my friends and I made the trip to Vermont was to come here and buy Heady Topper. It was nice being able to try it on tap and we got there shortly after they opened so we had no trouble buying a case. It was definitely worth our trip coming here.

Thank Edarke
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

It's hard to imagine a place where all the product the make sellout in less than one day. When there was an announcement that they would no longer seek their beer from the current location, local hotels received cancelations! They will soon have another location, so that the enormous traffic created by their beer, can be better managed.

Thank cutsman

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