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Hooker Brewing To Open Beer Tasting Room At Colt Complex

After trying for a decade, the Thomas Hooker Brewing Co. will return to Hartford, the city where it was founded — this time with a beer tasting room in the shadow of the blue, onion-shaped Colt dome. Hooker Brewing expects to open the tasting room in May on the ground floor of the South Armory...

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  • Broad Brook Brewing Plans Move To Suffield

    Broad Brook Brewing Plans Move To Suffield

    Broad Brook Brewing's name pays homage to the village of East Windsor, where it began as a passionate home-brewing project in a garage. Now, three years after opening its popular brewery and taproom in a busy town plaza, Broad Brook Brewing plans to move into an entirely new ZIP code. The brewery,...

  • 2016 A Big Year For Beer At Big E

    2016 A Big Year For Beer At Big E

    Sure, the Big E is a wonderful place to blow off your diet and eat fried candy bars, cream puffs and funnel cake, but it's also a perfect spot to kick back with an adult beverage. This is a good year for beer fans, who will find a wide selection of Nutmeg State brews in the Connecticut building's...

  • J. Timothy's Closing Temporarily For Renovation

    J. Timothy's Closing Temporarily For Renovation

    Dirt wing and craft beer fanatics need to get their fix at J. Timothy's before Aug. 27, as the Plainville tavern plans a temporary closing for major kitchen updates and expansion.  The project, involving installation of a custom-designed walk-in cooler and renovation of the kitchen cooking line,...

      • Hog River Brewing Opening In Hartford

        Hog River Brewing Opening In Hartford

        In 2008, Connecticut native Benjamin Braddock was an insurance professional, feeling wholly unsatisfied with his career. He found himself looking for the perfect job, he said, hoping to follow in the footsteps of entrepreneurs in his family. Home brewing was something that really stoked his passion,...

      • Freedom Beer Fest In Shelton June 18

        Freedom Beer Fest In Shelton June 18

        Shelton’s Veterans Park hosts the Freedom Beer Fest June 18, featuring more than 50 breweries and cider producers, live music, food trucks and specialty vendors. Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 at the gate; attendees will receive an ID wristband and tasting mug. The festival begins at 1 p.m.;...

      • Two Roads Hosts 'Gathering of the Bines' Hops Festival

        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,...

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