• Otter Creek Brewing, Inc.

    • Dining
    • Tasting Rooms
    • Food & Beverage Producers
    793 Exchange Street
    Middlebury, VT 05753-1106
    (802) 388-0727
    (802) 388-1654 (fax)
    Hours:
    11:00am - 6:00pm daily
    Self Guided tours during business hours

    About Us

    Otter Creek has been hitting, hopping and dosing brews with creativity since acid-wash jeans were hip. Under the direction of brewmaster Mike Gerhart, we are undergoing a renaissance of rad, a rebirth read more
    • About

      Otter Creek has been hitting, hopping and dosing brews with creativity since acid-wash jeans were hip. Under the direction of brewmaster Mike Gerhart, we are undergoing a renaissance of rad, a rebirth of cool--throwing a bit of kind into the kettle whenever possible. Our hop-soaked ales are available throughout the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions.

      With a focus on sustainability, we have managed to dramatically reduce our contribution to the waste stream and are always looking for new ways to improve on this front. Our spent hops and yeast are donated to local farmers for use as an alternative fertilizer, while our spent grain feeds local dairy cows.

      In 2010 we completed a sizable expansion of our facility. Six new fermenters added 30,000 barrels to our capacity while a state-of-the-art filling machine helps us meet the growing demand for our brews. Our newest toy, a centrifuge, allows us to control the efficiency of each batch we brew and bottle. With a new mezzanine just completed, we're poised for prolonged growth and innovation as our cosmic journey continues.

      Led by Mike Gerhart?Vermont's best kept secret? our team of brewers share a passion for great beer. Though Mike runs a tight ship, there?s no shortage of personality in our brewhouse. In fact, it?s our brewers? differing backgrounds and unique areas of expertise that contribute to our growing lineup of world class beers. And then there?s devotion. It?s not wholly uncommon to find someone dosing the brew kettle at 3 AM, or couch surfing in the back office while beer ferments. Good thing we have a shower.

    • Highlights

      • Small batch brews
      • Home to the Shed Brewery
      • Distributed in 14 states
      • Now Serving Food!
    • Media

    • Directions

      We are located right off of Rt. 7, on Exchange St. in Middlebury, VT. Only 40 miles south of Burlington Vermont

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