The Hops Company is Connecticut’s only destination for an authentic beer garden experience. Offering over 36 draft beers, a full bar, and great food options that are served up in a traditional European beer garden setting with family-style tables, outdoor areas with fire pits, and plenty of games for the whole family. The Lodge and Barn at The Hops Company can accommodate walk-in and private parties of all sizes making it the perfect gathering place for friends and family to celebrate any occasion. The Hops Company is proud to have won Connecticut Magazine’s Reader’s Choice and Expert Pick for Best Beer Bar in the state. Set across 4.5 acres and tucked away in scenic Derby, The Hops Company is a rustic hidden gem that is closer than you would think ̶ a short drive from Fairfield and New Haven County locations. Fresh brews, food, friends and family… no wonder The Hops Company is the perfect destination for every generation.