November Beer News

Posted on Nov 1, 2017 in Mad River Valley, Our Beer

November Beer News


Back by popular demand – Double Sunshine IPA! This American Double India Pale Ale is packed with juicy tropical fruit flavors and bright herbal aromas, thanks to the abundance of US-grown hops. Bottles and draft will be released beginning November 20th, just in time to enjoy with your family and friends over the Thanksgiving holiday. Bottles will be available 11/21 at Craft Beer Cellar Waterbury, 11/22 at Warren Store and Hunger Mountain Co-op, and 11/24 at Beverage Warehouse.

We’ll be hosting a special bottle sale of Double Sunshine IPA and Fayston Maple Imperial Stout on Saturday November 25th! See below for details!

During this month, you’ll find fresh batches of Sip of Sunshine IPA and Super Session #8 (cans and draft) around Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, select Maine counties (Cumberland, York, Penobscot, Hancock), and New York City. Also, we are rolling out new areas in New York to cover the Hudson Valley, the Capital Region and Long Island through our existing NY partner, Sarene Craft Beer Distributors. Additionally, we will be launching Central and Western NY throughout Distributor TJ Sheehan’s entire footprint, including Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo! In Vermont, we continue to add new accounts and locations using our small trucking fleet and are doing our best to stretch our routes in order to serve thirsty fans who are not yet within our territory!


On Sunday November 5th, we’re proud to participate in The Mad Taco’s and Mehuron’s benefit for Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos islands. From 12-6pm in Waitsfield you can enjoy live music, food buffet, Lawson’s Finest beer, and a silent auction to raise funds for the tornado victims. We will be serving up Carrier Mild coffee ale, Hopcelot IPA, Sip of Sunshine IPA and Super Session #8.

On Thursday, November 9th from 7-11pm, Ski The East Presents Lawson’s In Boston Benefiting The High Fives Foundation at Game On! Fenway. One night only at Game On! Fenway – Stein Hoisting, Beer Mugs and other fun games, hosted by Ski The East.

On Friday November 17th, Simon Pearce hosts a Lawson’s Finest beer dinner featuring Fayston Maple Imperial Stout, Double Sunshine IPA, Super Session #8 and Sip of Sunshine IPA. Limited tickets available. To reserve please call 802- 295- 3655 or email [email protected].com. Quechee Vermont is a lovely place to enjoy amazing food and beer, and we hope to meet you there!

On Saturday November 25th, we celebrate Small Business Saturday on Bridge Street in Waitsfield by hosting a special bottle sale of Double Sunshine IPA and Fayston Maple Imperial Stout (FMIS), and cans of Super Session #8 and Sip of Sunshine IPA. Sale is expected to run from 12-3pm. Limit one case each of Super Session #8 and Sip of Sunshine IPA, 1 bottle of FMIS and 4 bottles of Double Sunshine IPA.

We are offering a limited number of online tickets to guarantee your bottle purchase. In person beer sales will also be available the day of the bottle sale only for people who did not purchase an advanced ticket.

UPDATE 11.3.17 – ADVANCED TICKET SALES ARE SOLD OUT. Advanced tickets can be purchased here. Your ticket price includes 4 bottles of Double Sunshine and 1 bottle of Fayston Maple Imperial Stout in a souvenir bottle bag. You will also have the opportunity to purchase up to one case each (at special pricing!) of Super Session #8 ($10/6 pack; $40 case) and Sip of Sunshine IPA ($12/4 pack; $72 case). CASH SALES ONLY!!! LIMIT ONE TICKET PER PERSON (you may purchase up to two tickets for yourself and a second person), age 21+.

In person sales will also be available for people who have not purchased an advanced ticket.  Beginning 11am on Bridge Street, we will hand out numbered tickets to secure a time frame for your purchase. We have plenty of Double Sunshine IPA available for in person sales ($10 per bottle, limit 4). Fayston Maple Imperial Stout will be available on a first come first served basis for in person sales (1 bottle per person, $15).

Bridge Street merchants will be open for customers to purchase unique gifts. Our Small Business Saturday beer sale is also a benefit for the Central Vermont Region Sled Hockey Team to raise funds to expand their program to reach athletes of all abilities. Team members will be at Village Grocery selling hot dog and hamburgers.

The holiday season is upon us! Whether you put our schwag on your own wish list, or purchase it for a special beer lover in your life, don’t delay! Please allow ample time for shipping. We have two great ideas for you: 1) Shop our Store to show your Lawson’s Finest pride by purchasing apparel, glassware, and our sunshine products; and 2) Sip of Sunshine Parlor SkisGreat beer and skiing are a match made in heaven. 10% of all Sip ski sales will go to the Stark Mountain Foundation at Mad River Glen ski area. 

Construction Update: Work is progressing on schedule in Waitsfield for Lawson’s Finest new taproom and retail store – what more could we ask for? The taproom walls are poured and the timber frame will be erected this month by Mad River Post and Beam!

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