Vermont Vacation Summer Guide

10 Vermont Vacation Guide 2019 Take a Sip of Vermont by Shane Rogers/Rooted in Vermont t ’ s no secret that Vermont is a go-to destination to experience some of the best farm-to-table food. But none of Vermont ’ s great food, whether it ’ s for lunch, dinner, a snack or a late- night munchie, can be complete without an accompanying beverage. Luckily, Vermont ’ s burgeoning drink scene refus- es to be outdone and, trust us, you don’t want to miss your chance to check out some of these amazing drink producers laying down their roots in Vermont. Tap into These Brewers Heralded as the “Napa Valley of beer” by The Washington Post , Vermont ’ s craft breweries are a must-stop during any trip to this brave little state. Lawson’s Finest Liquids in the Mad River Valley encapsulates what makes Vermont craft beer so special – independently owned, unique and traditional flavors featuring local ingredients and just plain good. Their newly opened brewery, retail store and tap room in Waitsfield is a great place to try their flagship Double Sunshine or any other number of their tasty brews. While in southern Vermont, be sure to wet your whistle at Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery in Brattleboro. Partly overhanging the Connecticut River, the restaurant, bar and brewery actually sit overtop the Vermont and New Hampshire state lines. But no mat- ter what state guests find themselves in, they ’ ll be treated to a wide selection of house-brewed beers on tap which range from the likes of their Whetstoner, a crisp and hazy Session IPA, to the Updog, a classic American stout. All the beers can be rounded out with a selec- tion of any of the Vermont-fresh meals they’re serving up as well. From the Grapes to the Glass If wine is more your style, never fear, Vermont still has you covered. That’s right, amongst the Green Mountains lay BREWED, PRESSED AND DISTILLED. I