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Beer Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Side Dishes: Something's brewing in the world of local microbrews


Everybody’s buzzing about the rumor that Long Trail Brewing Company will soon snap up Otter Creek Brewing and Wolaver’s. Everybody, that is, except the businesses in question.

Lawyer and beer blogger Andy Crouch of broke the news on November 25 in a post entitled “Welcome to the Age of Craft Brewery Consolidation.” Writing for the Rutland Herald on Thanksgiving, reporter Daniel Barlow confirmed the report, but didn’t name his sources.

Seven Days’ calls to the breweries were not returned by the time we went to press.