Connecticut Beer

 

Hanging Hills Brewery Opening In Hartford

HARTFORD — Inside the Hanging Hills Brewing Company's tasting room on Ledyard Street, license plates from all around the country hang on the wall. That's fitting, because although the dream of the owners was to be in Hartford, their journey to the capital city began and grew in several other states....

Connecticut Beer News

  • Elm City Brew Festival At College Street Music Hall

    Elm City Brew Festival At College Street Music Hall

    College Street Music Hall, 238 College St., New Haven, will host the Elm City Brew Festival Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. The event features tastings from more than 35 participating breweries, including a dozen Connecticut brewers: Back East, BAR, Black Hog, Charter Oak, City Steam, DuVig, Firefly Hollow,...

      • Max Burger Hosts Beer'd Brewing Dinner

        Max Burger Hosts Beer'd Brewing Dinner

        Max Burger, 124 Lasalle Rd., West Hartford, teams up with Beer'd Brewing of Stonington for a special beer pairing dinner Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m. Beer'd owner/brewmaster Aaren Simoncini will be the evening's special guest, along with guest chef Scott Miller of Max Catering and Events. The menu includes...

          • 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,...

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