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Brien Stephen
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  • Middletown, CT
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Brien Stephen's Friends

  • Ryan Cayer
  • Chris Chimento
  • Plan B Burger Bar
  • Tony Leone
  • Eli Cannon's Tap Room
  • Jake Kulinski
  • Jim Hartzell
  • Daniel Oleksiw
  • Cottrell Brewing Co.
  • Olde Burnside Brewing Company
  • Kevin
  • Brew and Wine Hobby
  • joshua.a.mead
  • New England Brewing Co
  • Cavalry Brewing

Brien Stephen's Discussions

Tools of the Trade

Started this discussion. Last reply by KMM Mar 10. 12 Replies

Now that my tax return has come in and I (amazingly enough) have a little extra money, I'm looking to buy into a decent home-brewing kit. I have the essentials priced out, but I'm wondering what you…Continue

What's Your Favorite Brewery (Out of State)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kate Eber May 9, 2011. 13 Replies

Ok, I could drink Old Burnside, Hooker, Cottrell, and the other locals all day long: theres nothing like good, fresh, local beer. But is there any out-of-state beer that you can just grab, knowing…Continue

 

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CT Brewery Update Two

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.There are tons of things happening with CT breweries, so much so I had to split my update into two articles! Click here for the first one, then read on to see what's going down in three brands new to CT.…See More
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Brien Stephen posted a blog post

CT Brew News Update One

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.It's obvious that we are living in a great time for beer in the CT right now. At the Eli Cannon's Beer Fest the other week I caught up with a few different brands that are new to the CT beer scene. Since there is so much new stuff going on in Connecticut, I…See More
Aug 21

Trail Blazer 2014
Wally Pocius commented on Brien Stephen's blog post Eli Cannon's Beer Godz Week Fest 2014: A Remarkable Event for CT Beer
"I gotta make this next year...sounded awesome, also sounds like a bigger venue may be needed "
Aug 12
Brien Stephen posted a blog post

Eli Cannon's Beer Godz Week Fest 2014: A Remarkable Event for CT Beer

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.This past Monday Eli Cannon's Taproom held their 4th annual Beer Godz Week Kick-Off Beer Fest. The weather was perfect, the crowds were excited, the reps were on point, and the beer was plentiful. Add that all up and you have (what I consider to be) a darned fine beer fest that no longer merely "rivals"…See More
Aug 8
Brien Stephen posted a blog post

Two Great Beer Events to Catch Before Summer Ends

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.In the middle of the summer it can be easy to overlook beer events. After all, you have BBQ's, parties, games, and a lot of lazing around to do! However, the summer is one of the best times (besides fall) for beer events as you can actually get outside and enjoy the weather! If you don't know what to do or where to go to get a good craft beer,…See More
Jul 23
Brien Stephen posted a blog post

Narragansett Del's Shandy: Best Summer Beer of 2014 So Far?

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.If you've read my blog at all then you know that my go-to "cheap" beer is Narragansett. Similarly, though,…See More
Jul 5
Mihkel Jaan Haus liked Brien Stephen's blog post Tasting Notes: Three New Beers From Stubborn Beauty Brewing Company
Jun 18
Craig Terrell liked Brien Stephen's blog post Tasting Notes: Three New Beers From Stubborn Beauty Brewing Company
Jun 18
Brien Stephen posted a blog post

Tasting Notes: Three New Beers From Stubborn Beauty Brewing Company

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.A little while back at Eli Cannon's Tap RoomStubborn Beauty Brewing Company victoriously unveiled three brand new beers: Two Headed Boys, Australopithecus, and the big stout Singularity. I tried the Australopithecus first.…See More
Jun 17
Mark Flanagan commented on Brien Stephen's blog post New Brews and News From Narragansett Brewing Company
"I had a 'gansett shandy last night at Plan B.   It was very good.  I must admit that I'm a Shandy fan in the summer.  The Del's was lemony with a hazy pulp appearance I was expecting.  I'd still rather mix my…"
Jun 1
Brien Stephen posted a blog post

New Brews and News From Narragansett Brewing Company

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.The other day I had a chance to talk to the Narragansett Beer rep at an Eli Cannon's tasting. As many people expect Narragansett to be just "cheap beer" I was psyched…See More
May 20

Trail Blazer 2014
Frank Lea commented on Brien Stephen's blog post Tasting Notes: Two New Beers From Narragansett
"I had the Russian Imperial Stout at Rising Pints and was very pleased with it! I would buy this beer!"
May 13

Trail Blazer 2014
Frank Lea liked Brien Stephen's blog post Tasting Notes: Two New Beers From Narragansett
May 13
Brien Stephen posted a blog post

Tasting Notes: Two New Beers From Narragansett

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.Yes, you read that headline right; Narragansett is actively in the process of adding more and more beers to their line-up (which I'll report on in a different blog soon). I went over to Eli Cannon's Tap Room the other night and tried two of their new-ish brews:…See More
May 7
Brien Stephen posted a blog post

Tasting Notes: A(nother) Must Drink From North Coast Brewing

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.I already posted Tasting Notes for two North Coast Brewing beers (which I tried at Eli Cannons) that I feel are more-or-less above reproach. I wanted to…See More
May 1

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Dave Peichert liked Brien Stephen's blog post Tasting Notes: Two Roads Brewing Company
May 1

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CT Brewery Update Two

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 7:12am 0 Comments

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

There are tons of things happening with CT breweries, so much so I had to split my update into two articles!…

Continue

CT Brew News Update One

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 11:03am 0 Comments

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

It's obvious that we are living in a great time for beer in the CT right now. At the Eli…

Continue

Two Great Beer Events to Catch Before Summer Ends

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 7:52am 0 Comments

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

In the middle of the summer it can be easy to overlook beer events. After all, you have BBQ's, parties, games, and a lot of lazing around to do! However, the summer is one…

Continue

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At 11:36am on February 22, 2011, Kevin said…
Welcome to the trail! What is the name of your beer blog?
At 8:21am on February 20, 2011, Michael Page said…
Welcome!
At 3:57am on February 20, 2011, Bryon Turner said…
Welcome to the trail Brian!
 
 
 

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