Maybe what CT needs to really get the ball rolling on local beers, brew bars and the like is a yearly/semi-annual brewfest.Any thoughts on this? I can see a place like the convention center or even a…Continue
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"We would be there with demo's and bells on. Brew and Wine Hobby is looking at sponsoring a second competition to get a Spring competition to complement the Underground Brewer's competition. Thoughts on that?"
"I'd be interested in helping as well. Hopefully we could get support from all that benefit from CTBeertrail.net as well. Perhaps we should start a group on the CT Beer Week to encourage brainstorming from all members and create a…"
"I've always wanted to start up a Connecticut Beer Week. I think that would be one of the more effective ways to promote all things beer related in the State. From brewery events, bar nights, and maybe even another beer fest at the…"
"I understand and agree with your points to a degree. Knowing that I'm out of beer on a Sunday doesn't necessarily mean that I'm going to go to the local bar however. I've had guys over for poker on Sunday nights for…"
"I think that Sunday sales can be a benefit if the stores utilize the extra day effectively. Why not make it an "event day?" Do a beer tasting, do a wine tasting. Give "Joe Six-Pack" a reason to come to your store, rather than the…"
"I was very surprised when I saw all the "Family Farm" signs indicating that a winery was ahead. I'm guessing the vineyard/wineries are given consideration as a farm and enjoy such tax write offs, breaks and so on. It seems that…"
"I went last year and had a blast. My only regret was not getting there sooner and not camping out afterwards! Hopefully this year the rain will hold out.
Perhaps we could convince CT's breweries to have a limited…"
"I was at the Burnside fest last year, and although it was almost a washout the turnout was still good. I can't wait to see what's in store this year, I'll certainly be there. I can't remember, but I think there was a homebrew…"
Hmmm I would try their gandhi-bot, a great double IPA, if you can find it. They can their beers, offer growlers at their brewery, and have a few limitted beers in bottles. Their Sea Hag IPA and Elm City Lager are also very good.