Biz Buzz!Jul 14, 2023 08:52AM ● By Janani Varatharajan
Vermont Lake Monsters sold over 8,100 hot dogs on a night in June for the McKenzieTWENTY-FIVE CENT HOT DOG NIGHT!That’s right. Twenty-five cents a dog! Don’t worry, you can attend the next one on July 18!
Snow Republic Brewery in West Dover just paved their parking lot in time for a visit after hiking or biking Mount Snow. Cheers!
Switchback Brewing Co. WINS BIG AT 2023 CRAFT BREWERS CONFERENCE
Switchback Brewing Co. claimed platinum and bronze awards at the 2023 Craft Brewers Conference. The brewery took home a bronze award in the 2023 World Beer Cup®, a global beer competition that evaluates beers from around the world and recognizes the most outstanding brewers and their beers. Awards were given in 103 beer- style categories during the World Beer Cup award ceremony on May 10, 2023, at the Music City Center in Nashville. www.switchbackvt.com
Lawson’s is getting it done with Barr Hill Gin!
Lilac Lemon Haze Cocktail
• INGREDIENTS •
3/4 oz lemon juice
1/2 oz lilac syrup or simple syrup 2 oz of Barr Hill Gin Hazy Rays IPA
• FOR LILAC SYRUP •
Incorporate sugar into water over heat. Steep lilac flowers for 8 hours in the syrup. Strain and chill.
• FOR CLASSIC SIMPLE SYRUP •
1 part water
2 parts sugar
Incorporate sugar into water over heat, then remove from heat and chill.
• COCKTAIL DIRECTIONS •
Shake lemon juice, lilac syrup or simple syrup, and gin with ice.
Strain over ice into a highball.
Top with Hazy Rays.
Little late, we know, but worth it. The Board of Directors of the Vermont Brewers Association is pleased to announce that Emma Arian has been named as the new association director, effective April 7, 2023. Arian succeeds Melissa Corbin, who has served as the executive director for the past eight years and will leave the association to pursue new opportunities.
Don’t forget the Vermont Brewers Association Beer Festival is on July 21 on the Lake in downtown Burlington!