Middlebury and More Tasting Tour Venues

Below is a list of the possible venues for our Middlebury & More Tasting Tour.

Appalachian Gap Distillery

The folks at AppGap are pretty serious when it comes to sustainability, handcrafting a line of delicious, unique spirits by harnessing the power of the sun.

Drop-In Brewing Company / GrapeVine Grille

Enjoy a flight of brews at Drop-In Brewing Company, the home of the prestigious American Brewers Guild. Next door is the Grapevine Grille, one of our possible lunch stops.

Foley Brother’s Brewing

Yes, they’re brothers, and a sister, too!For this small batch barrel brewery, it’s all about hard work, dedication and quality.

“We select the finest ingredients and operate with diligent brewing techniques and excruciating attention to detail. We create beers that taste the way we think beer should taste. Our motto do it the hard way, means no shortcuts in making the beer that carries our family name.”

Hired Hand Brewing Company / Bar Antidote

At Hired Hand Brewing Company, taste the creations of chef and brewer Ian Huizenga, who uses all locally sourced ingredients to craft his beers, beer cocktails and farm-to-table foods.

The on-site Bar Antidote is one of our possible lunch stops.

Hogback Mountain Brewery

Dedicated to their mission of Local Supporting Local, Hogback Mountain Brewery’s “hyper-local” craft beer is often brewed with all ingredients grown within Addison County, Vermont. Their taproom is also one of our possible lunch stops.

Lincoln Peak Winery

Enjoy a wine tasting, and receive a souvenir wine glass, at Lincoln Peak Winery — recipient of three best-in-show awards as well as several gold and double-gold medals.

Neshobe River Winery

In the same tasting room as Foley Brothers Brewing, you have Neshobe River Winery whose wines are crafted using grapes from their small vineyard as well as other local vineyards in Vermont.

Otter Creek Brewing Company / OCB Pub

Come sample a flight of hop-soaked ales and lagers at the Otter Creek Brewing Company.

The on-site OCB Pub is one of our possible lunch stops.


Red Clover Ale Company

Red Clover Ale Company is a small brewery and taproom in the heart of downtown Brandon, Vermont.

“We believe that beer is the most complex and wonderful beverage in the world and we want to highlight that complexity. Our goal is to brew an array of delicious beers and to have an ever changing tap list to allow for new beer drinking experiences. Our work is inspired by our backgrounds in farming, the changing seasons, and the natural beauty of Vermont. Also, our taste buds.”

Shacksbury Cider

At Shacksbury Cider we’ll taste a sample of their daring and complex ciders while learning about their lost apple orchard.

Stonecutter Spirits

Stonecutter Spirits proudly combines barreling techniques from around the world to age their gin and whiskey right here in Vermont. Aging makes all the difference, come taste!


Take the self-guided tour upstairs, then enjoy four pours at America’s original hard cidery, Woodchuck.