von Trapp Brewery Beers

Enjoy Vermont-Made Lagers at von Trapp Brewing

Whether you prefer your beer light or heavy, hoppy or sweet, smooth or bold, you’ll find something to satisfy your palate at von Trapp Brewing. We offer an array of year-round and seasonal lagers at our brewery located at the world-famous Trapp Family Lodge. Stop in any time of year and enjoy a heavenly libation made right here in Stowe, Vermont.

Our Lagers

Golden Helles 4.9 ABV 20 IBU

From the German word for “Bright”, our golden lager displays a floral hop aroma with a bready malt balance. Traditional in style, Helles is brewed with pilsner malt to produce a dry, snappy finish while perle and tettnanger hops create a spicy, herbal hop aroma. The result is an incredibly clean yet complex lager.

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Bohemian Pilsner 5.4 ABV 42 IBU

The two time award-winning Bohemian Pilsner is the 2015 Silver medalist for both, the Great American Beer Festival, and the Great International Beer Festival. It has a Spicy, citrus peel botanicals combine with a dry, peppery finish to create a truly thirst-quenching lager. A beer that demands you take more than one sip.

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Vienna Style Lager 5.2 ABV 33 IBU

Named for the city that created the style, our amber lager is malt forward with a grassy, crackery hop aroma. A classic blend of German malts and hops develop lingering flavors of biscuit and caramel on the finish.

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Dunkel Lager 5.7 ABV 22 IBU

Creamy, toffee aromas balance the bitterness of Munich malts in our roasted brown lager. Although dark in color, Dunkel is medium in body and finishes dry and clean, resulting in a rich lager that can be enjoyed throughout the year.

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Oktoberfest Lager 5.6% ABV 35 IBU

The Bronze Medalist at the Great International Beer Festival and Attitash Oktoberfest “Best Brew Award” in both 2015 and 2016.

Oktoberfest is brewed with a blend of light and dark Munich Malts, which not only adds to its depth but delivers a residual sweetness. Carmel and toffee notes linger but are balanced by the subtle hops additions in this beer.   We use hallertau and Tettnang hops which adds a floral yet peppery aroma to this beer. It's our take on this traditional fest beer. 

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Kölsch Style 5.0% ABV 28 IBU

Kölsch is a German ale, famously Brewed in Cologne. A true Summer session ale, this kölsch utilizes new, experimental German hop strains all of which combine to provide a hoppy explosion packed in every can.

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Double India Pale Lager 8.0 ABV 55 IBU

This India Pale Lager infuses the complexity of our lagers with the addition of AmericanWest Coast hops. Simcoe Hops provide a pronounced piney aroma, while the Amarillo Hops provide the citrus like aroma. A perfect harmony in a classic rendition of this new -school style.

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Bock Bier 6.5% ABV 20 IBU

Brewed traditionally during  Lent, Bock, which is “goat” in German, is a dark, strong lager. A blend of Munich and Carafa Special Type 2 malts give this lager its truly deep hues, and light hopping with Hallertau evens out the flavors. The recipe stays true to its cultural roots. 

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Hoppy Märzen 6.4 ABV 40 IBU

This Amber Lager is dry-hopped with copious amounts of Hüll Melon hops, Mandarina Bavaria hops notes of melon and citrus give this marzen a beautiful aroma while not being overly bitter. Check-In On Untapped View on BeerAdvocate Where to Buy

Trösten Lager 6.0% ABV 19 IBU

Trösten translating to “comfort beer”, a dark lager with rich notes of chestnut and toast. Carafa and smoked malts create rich flavors lingering on a surprisingly light, smooth finish. Brewed for the cold winter nights in Vermont, but can be enjoyed on any occasion.

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Weissbier 5.2% ABV 14 IBU

Our Vermont take on a Bavarian classic, this “white beer” exudes a spicy, citrusy aroma with a lush, tropical pallet. The malt imparts a fruity, peppery character.Rich mouthfeel that yields to a lovely, brightly carbonated finish.

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Natur Helles 4.9 ABV 20 IBU

This specialty release was brewed by JP Williams in honor of the 50th Anniversary of America’s first cross 
country ski touring center, created at the Trapp Family Lodge by Johannes von Trapp. Brewed colder and longer than a typical Helles, this style is known in Europe as a “Hell Naturtrüb”.


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