January Beer News

Posted on Dec 21, 2017 in Our Beer

January Beer News


Lawson’s Finest is looking for highly qualified people to join our team! We’re currently hiring for a Brewery Operations Director, Finance & Administration Director, and Sales & Distribution Manager. The Lawson’s Finest job portal allows you to browse current and future openings. If you are honest, hard working and extremely skilled – we want to hear from you! All positions are based in Waitsfield Vermont, and will be instrumental in expanding our leadership team and helping us kick off our next chapter of the new Lawson’s Finest Brewery, Taproom, and Retail Store.


Beginning Thursday January 4th, you will enjoy Peril Imperial IPA (bottles and draft) which has a menacing hop character and dangerously smooth flavor, achieved by copious dry hopping and cold conditioning. Please enjoy responsibly… at your own Peril! Bottles will be available 1/4 at Warren Store and Hunger Mountain Co-op, 1/5 at Beverage Warehouse, and 1/9 at Craft Beer Cellar Waterbury.

Starting Thursday January 25th, we will be releasing one of our first new beers of 2018! Opaque IPA is a hazy and super juicy hop bomb brewed with Simcoe and Ekuanot hops using both lupulin pellets and powder. Bottles will be available 1/25 at Warren Store and Hunger Mountain Co-op, 1/26 at Beverage Warehouse, and 1/30 at Craft Beer Cellar Waterbury.

During this month, you can Find Our Beer – Sip of Sunshine IPA and Super Session #8 (cans and draft) around Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, and New York.

We’re also pleased to announce limited distribution in Rhode Island through our existing partner Atlantic Beverage Distributors! They have a fantastic website to help you quench your Lawson’s Finest thirst for Sip of Sunshine IPA and Super Session #8 in MA or RI!


Saturday January 13th we are proud to help raise funds for the Hartford CT Polish National Home at the Extreme Pint Fest! Lawson’s Finest plans to pour Peril IPA and Double Sunshine IPA. Come enjoy a ballroom filled with epic beer, great food and one of the area’s very best bands…along with some amazing people!

Saturday January 27th we will be participating in the 6th Annual Rhode Island Brewfest to celebrate our RI launch! Lawson’s Finest plans to pour Peril IPA, Opaque IPA, Sip of Sunshine IPA and Super Session #8. The event is sold out, and we look forward to talking to you in person!

Wednesday January 31st at 7pm, join Brewer and Naturalist Sean Lawson at Mad River Glen for a full moon snowshoe hike and beer dinner. This is a rare chance to get up close and personal with Sean to pick his brain about wildlife and beer – what a pair! Tickets are limited so purchase yours now! Lawson’s Finest plans to pour Peril IPA, Fayston Maple Imperial Stout, Sip of Sunshine IPA and Super Session #8.

Construction Update – Despite the cold temperatures, we’ve had lots of progress! The Taproom and Retail Store building walls are enclosed, and we will be pouring concrete and installing radiant floors and beginning interior finishing. The Brewery building will get a new floor slab, trench drains and installation of electrical, mechanical and plumbing utilities.

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