Connecticut Beer

 

Two Roads Hosts 'Gathering of the Bines' Hops Festival

Two Roads Brewing Company, 1700 Stratford Ave., Stratford, hosts its first Gathering of the Bines beer festival May 21 at 2:30 p.m., a "celebration of all things hops." The event features tastings of beer from more than 25 breweries and a "hub" of 10 local food trucks, including Caseus Cheese Truck,...

Connecticut Beer News

  • Brewers Bring Decades Of Experience To Veracious Brewing

    Brewers Bring Decades Of Experience To Veracious Brewing

    Tess and Mark Szamatulski have been at the core of the craft-beer revolution from its start. They started as home brewers, and then 20 years ago they opened Maltose Express, a home-brew and wine-making store in Monroe. Recently, the respected brewers, authors and contest judges brought their years...

      • Branford's Stony Creek Brewery Reinvents Itself As Destination Venue

        Branford's Stony Creek Brewery Reinvents Itself As Destination Venue

        Three years ago, all the state knew of Branford's Stony Creek Brewery was its area-code-branded beers, which were contract-brewed at the much-larger Thomas Hooker Brewery 50 miles away in Bloomfield. Though the 860 and 203 IPAs were available at package stores and restaurants, there wasn't a centralized...

      • Onyx Moonshine Hosts Secret Stash Beer Bash

        Onyx Moonshine Hosts Secret Stash Beer Bash

        Onyx Moonshine hosts a Secret Stash Beer Bash Aug. 29 at Goodwin College in East Hartford, a beer-tasting event featuring local Connecticut brews that have been aged in spent Onyx Moonshine whiskey barrels. Twenty participating state breweries have received one 5-gallon barrel to produce their...

          • Stony Creek Beer Hosts Crawfish Boil

            Stony Creek Beer Hosts Crawfish Boil

            Stony Creek Beer in Branford celebrates summer and its warm-weather seasonal brew, Sun Juice, with a crawfish boil Sunday, July 26.  A $40 ticket gets you food from Clambakes of Connecticut, sweets from NoRA Cupcake Company and two pints of Sun Juice, a Belgian summer ale brewed with wheat and coriander,...

          • Freedom Beer Fest Comes To Ansonia July 18

            Freedom Beer Fest Comes To Ansonia July 18

            The first Freedom Beer Fest is scheduled for July 18 at Ansonia's Warsaw Park, featuring nearly 80 breweries and cider producers, live music, food trucks and specialty vendors. Local, regional and national breweries will pour samples for tasting, with Connecticut represented by Stony Creek, Pies...

              • Max Chef to Farm Hosts First Moo & Brew Festival

                Max Chef to Farm Hosts First Moo & Brew Festival

                Travel the country with themed beer and food tastings at Max Chef to Farm's first "Moo & Brew" festival July 12, held at Rosedale Farms & Vineyards in Simsbury from 4 to 8 p.m. The menu features craft beers paired with signature dishes from each brewery's hometown or state, including: Full Sail...

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