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Mike R Lynch
  • Manchester, CT
  • United States
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CPTV & WNPRs 3rd Annual Craft Beer & Chili Challenge at Rentschler Field

August 12, 2012 from 12pm to 4pm
CONGRATS TO KYLE SHEMO & LEONARD KINNEY!  THEY BOTH JUST WON A PAIR OF FREE TICKETS EACH!  TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT WILLCALL!Tickets cost $62.50: Buy tickets 100s of beers, dozens of chilis!Sunday, Aug 12th.  General admission 12 - 4 PM at Rentschler Field, East…See More
Aug 8, 2012
Mike R Lynch commented on Olde Burnside Brewing Company's event Burnside Craft Brewers Fest
"FYI, the advance ticket price is actually $30, $35 at the gate on the Burnside site"
Jun 14, 2011
Mike R Lynch is attending Olde Burnside Brewing Company's event
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Burnside Craft Brewers Fest at Martin Park

June 18, 2011 from 12pm to 5pm
One of Connecticut's premier Craft Beer Events.  Enjoy over 100 different beers from over 50 breweries.  All the Connecticut breweries will be under one tent!! THE LUCKY WINNERS OF OUR TICKET GIVE AWAY ARE...Aaren Simoncini and Joe FullerCONGRATS! SCHEDULE:Camper Check-In: 11 am -1 pm Saturday and may stay until 1 pm Sunday (rough camping)Beer…See More
Jun 4, 2011
Mike R Lynch liked Brew and Wine Hobby's video
May 26, 2011
Mike R Lynch might attend Heather Schold's event
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The Rising Pint Brewfest at Rentschler Field

May 21, 2011 from 12pm to 5pm
Looking for a great way to celebrate American Craft Beer Week this May?  Why not attend the Rising Pint Brewfest?   Check out our Unofficial Official Brew ListThe Unofficial Official Rising Pint Brew List THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU WHO ENTERED TO WIN FREE TICKETS!   And the lucky winner is... (was…See More
Apr 12, 2011
Mike R Lynch commented on Ryan Galligan's blog post Where have you been?
"I've been fortunate enough to have several experiences with CT Beer Trail members, from Willimantic Brewing Company, to Uncle Frank from John Harvards (now Tullycross Tavern!), and Rich from Brew-Wine Hobby in East Hartford. Dave from Willibrew…"
Mar 1, 2011
Mike R Lynch liked Jim Cavallari's blog post Hatch Plug Ale
Feb 15, 2011
Jim Cavallari commented on Mike R Lynch's blog post Cavalry Brewing Co., Hatch Plug
"Mike, I tried Hatch Plug for the first time this past weekend and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I agree it's time for a good local session beer that doesn't try to be like all of the super alpha-hopped beers on the shelves right now. The…"
Feb 15, 2011
Mike R Lynch replied to Joe Defeo's discussion Beerstock
"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…"
Feb 11, 2011
SoltanGris commented on Mike R Lynch's photo
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The Trifecta of Awesome

"Nice!  Didn't get a chance to try the Stout Trooper, but I love that Hoptimum artwork.  Cut out the back cover of my latest Beer Advocate and plan to hang it up :D"
Feb 9, 2011
Mike R Lynch liked Bryon Turner's blog post Brewers and state legislators develop a Connecticut beer trail
Feb 8, 2011
Mike R Lynch posted a blog post

Cavalry Brewing Co., Hatch Plug

Cavalry Brewing Co. Grade: A Cavalry is Connecticut's newest brewery, joining the likes of Hooker Brewing and the large number of brewpubs in the state. Mike McCreary is the owner and brewer, and decided to pursue his dream after the…See More
Feb 7, 2011
Mike R Lynch replied to Bryon Turner's discussion Tell us about your favorite home brew supply shop
"I'll put in another vote for Rich at Brew-Wine Hobby in East Hartford. There aren't enough enthusiastic and knowledgeable people like him out there, and I'm glad he's here in CT."
Feb 7, 2011
Mike R Lynch commented on Thomas Hooker Brewing Company's blog post Front Page News!
"Hey, I know that dude! He's also at East Hartford's Brew and Wine Hobby helping out and making videos! Check out their sanitation vs. sterilization video here on CT Beer Trail"
Feb 2, 2011
Mike R Lynch commented on Mike R Lynch's blog post Calvary Brewing Co., Hatch Plug
"@Jason I would suggest grabbing a sixer from this brewery, some of my more hop-forward (read: American IPA fan) friends didn't think much of this beer. But I think it's important to appreciate the complexity malt gives to a beer, not just…"
Feb 2, 2011
Mike R Lynch replied to Bryon Turner's discussion Rumors?
"I've always been a fan of John Harvards, from when Chris Jacques was there to Uncle Frank. There have been some misfires, but I think that's the appeal of a brewpub. I'm not looking for consistency really, I'm looking for…"
Feb 2, 2011

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Check out www.burgersandbrews.net for all my beer-geek and foodie reviews and news
Are you one or both of the following?
Home Brewer, Beer Blogger
Website
http://burgersandbrews.net
What are your favorite CT Beers?
Imperial Stout Trooper by New England Brewing Company, Hopmeadow IPA and the Dopplebock by Hooker Brewing Company, Ten Penny Ale by Olde Burnside Brewing, and anything Dave and Uncle Frank come up with at Willimantic Brewing Company and John Harvard's Brewpub

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New England Brewing Co., Imperial Stout Trooper Cask with Vanilla Beans and Cherry Puree

Posted on January 31, 2011 at 7:36pm 0 Comments

New England Brewing Co.

Grade: A-

 

Finding Imperial Stout Trooper is a bit like trying to find a four leaf clover. It is an extremely limited release, and possibly one of the most sought after beers on the east coast, and for good reason. It’s a very…

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Cavalry Brewing Co., Hatch Plug

Posted on January 30, 2011 at 8:00pm 3 Comments

Cavalry Brewing Co.

Grade: A



Cavalry is Connecticut's newest brewery, joining the likes of Hooker Brewing and the large number of brewpubs in the state. Mike McCreary is the owner and brewer, and decided to…

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Celebrations Through the Years

Posted on January 30, 2011 at 11:13am 3 Comments

(Cross posted from Burgers and Brews)

Well, with the year coming to a close and everyone posting about the special beers they popped on New Years, I figured I'd throw my hat into the ring. While I didn't have anything insanely rare (well, there…

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At 7:46pm on January 30, 2011, Bryon Turner said…
Great photos and nice post!  Thanks for contributing...
At 8:23pm on January 16, 2011, Bryon Turner said…

Mike, welcome to the CT Beer Trail!  The site is just getting started, and will not technically launch until next month, but we figured we'd get the ball rolling.  As a CT Beer Blogger, we invite you to re-post your CT Beer related content to your CT Beer Trail blog and link back to your own site for additional exposure.  If you post on a regular basis we may feature you as a notable CT Beer Blogger...

 

Also be sure to check out our new CT Beer Blogger's group here: http://ctbeertrail.net/group/CTbeerbloggers

 
 
 

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