Skip to Navigation Skip to Content

Seasonal Sips: Vermont Maple Beer

It's the sweetest time of the year - sugaring season is here! At DigInVT, we love everything maple - and that includes beer. Craft breweries throughout the state are highlighting one of Vermont's finest specialty products in a variety of different beers. Whether you like it dark, light, hoppy, or malty, there's a maple beer for you on this list.

14th Star Brewing Company, St. Albans

Maple Breakfast Stout | Oatmeal stout brewed with local maple syrup and Northern Bayou cold brew

Beer Naked Brewery, Marlboro

Maple Brown Ale | Malty maple brown ale

Bent Hill Brewery, Braintree

Maple Red Ale | Lightly hopped red ale featuring Vienna malt, brewed using maple syrup harvested right at the brewery

Four Quarters Brewing, Winooski

Eleven Below | Barleywine made with maple syrup

Morning Star | Imperial breakfast stout brewed with lactose, maple syrup, and coffee

Frost Beer Works, Hinesburg

Brown Ale | Traditional brown ale containing subtle notes of chocolate and smoke, maple syrup is added for additional complexity

Good Measure Brewing Co., Northfield

Dymaxion #1 | Maple syrup bourbon barrel-aged English-style barleywine

Harpoon Brewery, Windsor

Maple Tap Imperial Porter | Hearty imperial porter brewed with organic maple syrup from Scrag Mountain Sugar House in Waitsfield

Hogback Mountain Brewing, Bristol

Faodail Maple Scotch Ale | Scotch ale crafted with applewood smoked malt and a healthy addition of Vermont maple syrup

Homestead Maple Brown | Brown ale made with local hops and organic maple syrup from Norris Sugarworks in Starksboro

J'Ville Brewery, Jacksonville

Maple Brown Ale | Brown ale with sweet complexity, brewed with raw Vermont maple sap instead of water

Kingdom Brewing, Newport

2019 Barrel Aged Maple Nut Brown, Romanov’s Revenge Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Russian Imperial Stout | Two maple brews to choose from

Lawson's Finest Liquids, Waitsfield

Fayston Maple Imperial Stout Aged in Mad River Distillers PX Rum Sherry Casks | Brewed with loads of roasted and black malts with a hefty dose of Vermont maple syrup, then aged in Mad River Distillers PX Rum sherry casks

Fayston Maple Imperial Stout | Stout made with dark malts and Vermont maple syrup

Maple Brown Ale Aged in WhistlePig Rye Whiskey BarrelsA brown ale made with Vermont maple syrup from Purinton Maple Farm of Huntington and aged in WhistlePig Rye Whiskey barrels

Maple Nipple | Robust and rich maple ale loaded with pure Vermont maple syrup from Purinton Maple in Huntington

Maple Tripple Made just once a year during sugaring season with 100% maple sap, no water added - just barley, hops, and ale yeast

Long Trail Brewing Company, Bridgewater Corners

Harvest | Classic brown ale brewed with added sweetness from Vermont maple syrup, released each autumn

Madison Brewing Company, Bennington

French Toast Brown Ale | Rich, nutty brown ale infused with the flavor of French toast with real Vermont maple syrup

Next Trick Brewing, Burke

Sugarhouse Road Ale | American pale ale with moderate hop flavor and local, dark maple syrup added late in the boil

Tripel Ringer | Belgian tripel that's slightly darker than a classic tripel due to substituting dark maple syrup for cane sugar

Outer Limits Brewing, Proctorsville

Atmosbeer | A dark mild session beer (between a brown ale and a porter) brewed using maple sugar

Rock Art Brewery, Morrisville

Vermont Maple Wheat | Mildly sweet American amber wheat brewed with locally sourced maple syrup from Mansion House Maple

Stone Corral Brewery, Richmond

Chocolate Maple Porter | Dark, rich porter brewed with maple syrup and cacao nibs

Von Trapp Brewing, Stowe

Maple Rauch | Smoky, full-boded lager with Rauch, Munich, and Carafa malts and maple from the von Trapp Family Sugarhouse

Photo provided by Lawon's Finest Liquids.

Stay Connected

DigInVT news twice a month to your inbox.

Sponsored By