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Born out of a love for craft beer, Rutland Beer Works began in 2014 as Hop 'N Moose Brewing Company. Hop 'N Moose brought us some classics, such as Rutland Red and Blueberry Blonde, and put Rutland on the map as a contender in the Vermont brewing scene. 

As love for our beer grew, so did we. In 2017, we moved to a larger 15-barrel production facility and decided to change our name to one that better reflected our Rutland roots. Since then, we have been able to further perfect our craft and expand our reach throughout Vermont and beyond. 

We pride ourselves on creating a variety of high-quality beers with a comfortable and down-to-earth feel. We aren't going to try and dazzle you with flashy buzzwords  - we just make good beer. Period. 

Come see for yourself at Hop 'N Moose Pub which still houses our tasting room. You can check out the current tap list and and menu here. 

Current Selection


Rutland Red - Red Ale - 5% ABV

A classic American Amber ale full of rich malty notes, a crisp palate, and just a hint of herbal hops. 

Notable Ingredients: 2-Row, Munich, C45L, C85L, Golding Hops

Blueberry Blonde - Blonde Ale - 5% ABV

A refreshing blonde ale infused with loads of blueberry goodness.  Light bodied and easy drinking. 

Notable Ingredients: 2-Row, Wheat, Oats, Centennial Hops, Blueberry Puree

Lake Monster - American-style Lager - 4.5% ABV

Named after the legend that roams Lake Champlain, this easy drinking American-style lager is a brewer favorite.  Expect a crisp, clean profile- the perfect "lawnmower beer"!

Notable Ingredients: Pilsner, 6-Row, Flaked Rice, Golding Hops

Better Dayz - Vermont Double IPA - 8% ABV

Our Flagship Double IPA! A classic Vermont style DIPA featuring loads of citrus and tropical fruit flavors, along with a clean malt profile and balanced bitterness. 

Notable Ingredients: 2-Row, Wheat, Maris Otter, Simcoe, Calypso, Citra Hops

Just for the Moment

Head Doctor - IPA - 6.5%

A classic American IPA- a hybrid of West Coast and English styles. Full bodied with a rich malt character, followed by a punch of piney and resin-y west coast hops and assertive bitterness. 

Notable Ingredients: 2-Row, 45L, Aromatic, Cascade, Centennial, Columbus Hops

Devil's Fiddle - Double IPA - 8.7%

This delightfully juicy New England Double IPA is, dare we say, devilishly good. Wonderfully fruity flavors of pineapple, mango, and citrus are balanced with a subtle malt. 

Notable Ingredients: Vienna, Pearl Malt, Oat Malt, Wheat, Simcoe, El Dorado, Hallertau Blanc Hops

How She Gose - Raspberry Gose - 5.2%

A delightfully tart kettle sour packed with raspberry puree. Crisp, refreshing, and perfect for a hot summer day!

Notable Ingredients: 2-Row, Wheat, Oats, Golding Hops, Raspberry Puree

Off White - Wheat Ale - 5.4% ABV

Our take on a classic Witbier is brewed with loads of wheat, and just the right amount of orange and coriander. Full bodied with loads of citrus flavors. 

Notable Ingredients: 2-Row, Wheat, CaraPils, Oats, Coriander, Orange Peel, Sterling Hops

Check out our Beer page to learn more about our brews
Check out the Hop 'N Moose page to see what's on tap

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