Black Flannel Brewing Co.

A one of a kind experience - Black Flannel Brewing Co. is Vermont's only brewery and distillery hybrid. Boasting an amazing culinary program, exceptional brews, and a rotating pairing menu, crafted food and drink experiences live here.

Black Flannel Distillery Bar


Monday : 4-9pm
Tuesdary : 4-9pm
Wednesday : 4-10pm
Thursday : 4-10pm
Friday : 4-10pm
Saturday : 11:30 AM-10pm
Sunday : Closed

Distillery Hours

Wednesday - Saturday: 12 PM-5 PM


21 Essex Way # 201 Essex Junction, VT 05452

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About Us

At Black Flannel Brewing Co., our craft is rooted in tradition, but not shackled by it. Expect true representations of historic styles of beer, spirits, and food with a commitment to flavor and quality. Our team includes a Certified Cicerone®, a 2022 James Beard semifinalist, and multiple Beer Judges who offer a carefully crafted experience that will delight your senses.

Meal at Black Flannel

Black Flannel Brewing & Distilling Companies are passion-driven! Everyone respects and values those who hone their craft to the highest level. From beer to spirits to food made with fresh local ingredients, to the craftspeople and artists who contribute their talent, skills, and passion to bring a unique experience to the community, Black Flannel is the place where TRUE CRAFT is celebrated at every turn!

Black Flannel manufactures and sells craft beer & craft spirits, both for on-site consumption at their restaurant, and in cans & bottles to go. They distribute a percentage of the beer & spirits they make on-site to retail locations within a 30-mile radius. That range will expand over time with carefully considered and curated growth.

Chris Kesler is the founding partner of Black Flannel Brewing Co. and one of 4 founding partners of Black Flannel Distilling Co. He looks forward to bringing a unique experience to local & state residents, and travelers looking to experience the best Vermont has to offer.

Black Flannel Brewing & Distilling Co. is a collection of some of the best talent in the crafts of brewing, distilling, bar, and culinary arts that the state has to offer all under one roof. Passion drives them, and collaboration between disciplines means that guests have the opportunity to take a journey and experience their unique local craft.

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