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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.;...

Connecticut Beer News

  • 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,...

              • 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...

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