Switchback Brewing Company

160 Flynn Avenue, Burlington, VT, 5401, United States
(802) 651-4114
Latitude: 44.45573, Longitude: -73.21983

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  • Monday: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Thursday: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Friday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Saturday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sunday: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wifi Available
Cask Beer
Indoor Smoking
Available Parking
Beer Pricing: $
Public Transit
Proper Glassware
Outdoor Seating
Family Friendly
Selection: 2.50 | Atmosphere: 3.00 | Service: 4.63
67.5
out of 100
Overall Beer Mapping Score
Based on 2 reviews.
Score from Google Reviews:
4.7
out of 5
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Monday 12th of October 2009 11:49:09 AM
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Switchback is a great example of a brewery that keeps it simple and does it right. switchback has just the one ale, but occasionally (wintertime?) puts out a roasted red which is awesome, get it if you can. the flagship switchback ale is what has propelled this brewery to number one in on-tap sales in the state of vermont, which is significant considering the wealth of breweries including the heavy hitting, corporate monster that has become long trail (don't let l.t.'s rustic tap room fool you, it's all budweiser, baby!). i had the fortune of serving switchback on tap for two years at element's in st. johnsbury, and it was easily the smoothest, most consistent, well received beer that we served. despite the lack of a tap room, the beer alone stands as one of the greats in vermont. by beermapping scoring standards, this brewery would score pretty low, but points must be given for making a great beer, so i'm giving the selection a five, atmosphere zero, and service based on my dealings with switchback distributors.

* I'm editing my original score on this, as I recently visited the brewery and found out, not only are they offering tours now, should be opening a taproom soon and a friend of mine from high school is working there, so I got a great tour and pretty tore up to boot. Switchback is awesome! Still giving them a 5 on beer selection, for doing such a great job with the few beers they do.
Selection: 4 | Atmosphere: 4 | Service: 4.25 | Food: N/A
81.7
Overall

Hochreiter (16)
Monday 8th of December 2008 03:13:41 PM
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One of my many stops for the Vermont Brewery Challenge. Right in Burlington. This place is just a brewery. It took my a few tries to guess which door was theirs. Once I walked in to the brewery a friendly guy came over to me and offered me a free sample of their beer. There was only one which i believe (i could be wrong) is all the make. It was pretty much a no frills experience. It would be nice if they opened up a little gift shop.
Selection: 1 | Atmosphere: 2 | Service: 5 | Food: N/A
53.3
Overall

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