Meet the finalist homebrewers Sat. 4/21 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM!
Does a Tropical Sour Beer or New England IPA reign supreme in Vermont? It is time for YOU to taste and cast YOUR VOTE to decide which Vermonter ‘makes the cut’ and is crowned the 2018 Make The Cut Homebrew Challenge Champion! The winner will return to 14th Star Brewery to have a commercial run of their beer canned and featured at the VT Brewers Festival in July. Get in to the Bevie for a free sample voting flight and pouring partners across Vermont for additional voting and flights!
Beverage Warehouse public vote and sampling:
- 2:30-7:00 PM | Friday, April 20th
- 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Saturday, April 21st – Meet & greet with the homebrew challenge finalists from 10AM-12PM! – if the kegs kick before 4PM, the public voting is over so get in early!
Make The Cut Homebrew Challenge Pouring Partners:
- 14th Star Brewing – St. Albans
- The Bench – Stowe
- Beverage Warehouse – Winooski
- Doc Ponds – Stowe
- The Farmhouse Tap & Grill – Burlington
- Hatchet – Richmond
- Mule Bar – Winooski
- Prohibition Pig – Waterbury
- The Reservoir – Waterbury
- Three Penny Taproom – Montpelier
- Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery – Brattleboro
- Worthy Burger – South Royalton
- Worthy Kitchen – Woodstock
Make the Cut distribution and logistics partner: Farrell Distributing
Fresh Upper Pass Hip 2 the Hops IPA just landed!
H2H#3 | India Pale Ale | 7% ABV | 70 IBU’s
Fresh Second Fiddle DIPA came in today – don’t drink Second Fiddle while fiddling on the roof!
Second Fiddle DIPA | $12.99/4pk
Second Fiddle Double IPA
- Big, juicy, Double IPA
- 80 IBUs
- 8.2% ABV
Matt Cohen has worked in the brewing industry for 14 years and is known industry wide as “Matty O.” He got his start in a small Vermont brew pub and eventually went on to become the head brewer of Vermont’s largest craft brewery. He’s now the head brewer and owner of the Fiddlehead Brewing Company.
Matt’s philosophy is to brew well-balanced beers. He’s been known to use interesting and exotic ingredients in an attempt to craft the perfect pint.
When he’s not brewing, creating recipes, or enjoying a beer you can find him playing disc golf, skiing, hanging out with his Golden Retriever or spending time with his family.
Dropkick Murphy’s Barroom Hero Pub Ale $6.69/4pk 16oz Cans +tax/dep
Dropkick Murphys Barroom Hero Pub Ale is a special collaboration between Dropkick Murphys & Magic Hat Brewing Company.
Sales of this english pub-style ale will raise money for The Claddagh Fund and their mission to help underfunded nonprofits that are supporting veterans, children’s charities and helping people who are on a path of recovery.
The Claddagh Fund
The Claddagh Fund is the charitable foundation of the Dropkick Murphys, founded in 2009 by band frontman, Ken Casey. The Claddagh Fund honors the three attributes of the Claddagh Ring: Friendship, Love & Loyalty.