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  • New Canaan's Charter Oak Brewery Aims to Connect With CT Brew Lovers

    New Canaan's Charter Oak Brewery Aims to Connect With CT Brew Lovers
    Scott Vallely brewed beer at home for 30 years while running a successful career in the paper and pulp industry. But the digital age took its toll, and three years ago, Vallely sold his company, paper.com. He always brewed beer in the kitchen of his New...
  • Goose Island pubs pluck new head brewer from Flossmoor Station

    Goose Island pubs pluck new head brewer from Flossmoor Station
    The brew pub that arguably started it all in Chicago — or can at least lay claim to being the granddaddy of the city's current generation of breweries — has a new hand at the helm. This month, Nick Barron, 28, formerly the head brewer at...
  • Maryland Wineries Association to host mead and cider event

    Maryland Wineries Association to host mead and cider event
    This could be the big summer of cider. We've fallen hard for the crisp dry hard ciders coming out of Millstone Cellars in Monkton, which are so refreshing for hot-weather dining. The Maryland Wineries will host Locapour - Drink Local, a tasting event at...
  • The Craft Brew Revolution Extends Its Reach Through Contract Breweries

    The Craft Brew Revolution Extends Its Reach Through Contract Breweries
    There are beer snobs or ("craft-heads" as they're sometimes called) who sneer at anyone daring to create their own special beer using someone else's brewery. "I've had bars tell us, 'If you don't have your own brewery, we won't pour you,'" says...
  • Dooby's to open The Hatch on new space in Mount Vernon

    Don't worry, Dooby's will be here soon. That's the word from Dooby himself. Dooby's is the long-long-awaited Mount Vernon cafe from Phil Han, the Gilman alumnus whose childhood nickname is now plastered on the Park Plaza building, which has been without...
  • “Homicide Hunter” Joe Kenda on Season 2, life, death … and guns

     
    He has to be one of the most understated personalities on television. But Lt. Joe Kenda (retired) made a solid impression on viewers with the premiere season of Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda, and he’s returning to his nightmares and to...
  • Beer Cans Are Making a Comeback

    Beer Cans Are Making a Comeback
    Back in the mid-2000s, the Boston Beer Co., brewers of the Samuel Adams brand, issued a "Beer Drinker's Bill of Rights," which declared that "Beer shall be offered in bottles, not cans, so that no brew is jeopardized by the taste of metal." This year, the...
  • Letters: Beer Bottles vs. Beer Cans

    Letters: Beer Bottles vs. Beer Cans
    These letters were sent by readers in response to our July 31 article, "Beer Cans Are Making a Comeback."   I'm a big fan of Rob Leonard's local brews from New England Brewing Company, and likewise a big fan of canned beer after years as a bottle...
  • Your 2013 guide to street festivals

    Your 2013 guide to street festivals
    Not long ago, going to a Chicago street festival usually meant settling for '80s cover bands, greasy food and ordinary beverages. That was then. Paralleling the grass-roots evolution of the city's dining and brewing scenes, summer get-togethers have...
  • Connecticut Small-Batch Distilleries Are Making Award-Winning Vodkas, Brandies and Whiskeys

    Connecticut Small-Batch Distilleries Are Making Award-Winning Vodkas, Brandies and Whiskeys
    Margaret and Louis Chatey are turning pears and apples from Ledyard and Middlefield into award-winning brandy in a barn off an Ashford country lane. Over in East Hartford, Adam von Gootkin is hunting for Connecticut corn he can transform into what he...
  • Lehigh Valley Beer Week festivities brewing

    Lehigh Valley Beer Week festivities brewing
    Beer lovers will appreciate that the first ever Lehigh Valley Beer Week, Feb. 11-17, encompasses Valentine’s Day. Is there a better way to express abiding affection for craft brews than enjoying a special beer dinner on Feb. 14 at Allentown or...