Vermont Beer

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Today in 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.

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State_Vermont

Vermont Breweries

Vermont Brewery Guides

Guild: Vermont Brewers Association

State Agency: Vermont Department of Liquor Control

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  • Capital: Montpelier
  • Largest Cities: Burlington, Essex, Rutland, Colchester, South Burlington
  • Population: 608,827; 49th
  • Area: 9615 sq.mi., 45th
  • Nickname: Green Mountain State
  • Statehood: 14th, March 4, 1791

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  • Alcohol Legalized: January 1, 1934
  • Number of Breweries: 20
  • Rank: 26th
  • Beer Production: 479,810
  • Production Rank: 48th
  • Beer Per Capita: 23.9 Gallons

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Package Mix:

  • Bottles: 41.5%
  • Cans: 49.2%
  • Kegs: 9.3%

Beer Taxes 6% and below:

  • Per Gallon: $0.27
  • Per Case: $0.60
  • Tax Per Barrel (24/12 Case): $8.22
  • Draught Tax Per Barrel (in Kegs): $8.22

Beer Taxes above 6%:

  • Per Gallon: $0.55
  • Per Case: $1.24
  • Tax Per Barrel (24/12 Case): $17.05
  • Draught Tax Per Barrel (in Kegs): $17.05

Economic Impact (2010):

  • From Brewing: $96,367,211
  • Direct Impact: $229,529,964
  • Supplier Impact: $140,810,643
  • Induced Economic Impact: $92,151,994
  • Total Impact: $462,492,601

Legal Restrictions:

  • Control State: No
  • Sale Hours: On Premises: 8 a.m.–2 a.m.
    Off Premises: 6 a.m.–midnight
  • Grocery Store Sales: Yes
  • Notes: Licensed supermarkets, convenience stores, and gas stations may sell beer and wine. ABV >14% wine and spirits sold in state stores. Off-premises sales no later than 12 a.m. Numerous dry counties exist.

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Data complied, in part, from the Beer Institute’s Brewer’s Almanac 2010, Beer Serves America, the Brewers Association, Wikipedia and my World Factbook. If you see I’m missing a brewery link, please be so kind as to drop me a note or simply comment on this post. Thanks.

For the remaining states, see Brewing Links: United States.

Comments

  1. James says

    Three Needs Taproom & Brew Pub is near VPB and American Flatbread in Burlington. There’s aslo Switchback Brewing. The Thirsty Bull Brewery at the Peavine is defunct.

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