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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...

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  • 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,...

      • Barcade Brings Retro Arcade Games, Craft Beer To New Haven

        Barcade Brings Retro Arcade Games, Craft Beer To New Haven

        In New Haven, it's on like Donkey Kong. And Ms. Pac-Man. And Frogger, and other vintage arcade games of a bygone era. Barcade, a retro-style arcade with a restaurant and bar, officially opens its sixth location at 56 Orange Street Sunday at 6 p.m. The 21-and-over spot features 50 token-operated...

      • 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...

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