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Tasting Notes: Two Roads Brewing Company

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

The other week I had an opportunity to try a ton of different beer from Two Roads Brewing Company during…

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Added by Brien Stephen on April 14, 2014 at 6:55pm — No Comments

Two Roads - Road Jam

There is a definite freshness about this Road Jam. It is an easy going and refreshing brew that will be awesome as the weather turns hot.…

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Added by Cheryl Lemos on April 14, 2014 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Two Roads Brewery

To All who Know Lawsons Finest.  Two roads has been given the privelage of brewing Lawsons finest a beer that is sought after across the entire country. 

Added by KMM on April 9, 2014 at 8:41am — No Comments

Local Brewery Snapshot: Two Roads Brewing Company

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

If you're a craft beer fan like me then maybe you were equally as shocked when, a few years back, Two Roads Brewing Company suddenly…

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Added by Brien Stephen on April 8, 2014 at 7:20pm — 1 Comment

Cork & Brew is looking to purchase fresh local hop rhizomes.

Please contact Kristin at Cork & Brew at 860-863-5655 or info@corkandbrew.com

 

 

Added by Cork & Brew on April 4, 2014 at 5:05pm — 1 Comment

Tasting Notes: Dogfish Head World Wide Stout

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

Usually when I post Tasting Notes I make notes on a few beers and give some background on the brewery, or some special addition to the notes themselves. For this beer…

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Added by Brien Stephen on March 31, 2014 at 7:17pm — No Comments

Tasting Notes: Four Beers from Stubborn Beauty Brewing Co.

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.


At the beginning of the month Middletown's own Stubborn Beauty Brewing Company opened its doors, becoming the first full-fledged craft beer brewery in Middlesex County (that I know of at least).…
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Added by Brien Stephen on March 24, 2014 at 9:03pm — No Comments

Bottom Side Up - Wild IPA

I received a gift of brews from the guys a Bottom-Side-Up Brewing. As they say, they are two homebrewing brothers who like to make good beer!



Well, I'll be the judge of…

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Added by Cheryl Lemos on March 21, 2014 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Blizzard conditions and flowing beer inspires neighbors to open brewery

Branford, Conn -  Connecticut’s craft beer community is about to grow again thanks to Darcy and Scott Dugas and their neighbors Kim and Dan Vigliotti long-time home brewers who decided to open a  brewery together when they were house-bound during the blizzard of 2013.

 

“Not being able to drive out of the neighborhood is what ‘drove’ us to open a brewery,” said Kim Vigliotti.  “DuVig Brewing Co was born out…

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Added by Bryon Turner on March 20, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Cooking with Beer - One-beer Three-Bean Salad

Three bean salad made with a vinaigrette using Two Roads No Limits. YUM!

See how to make it …

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Added by Cheryl Lemos on March 20, 2014 at 4:18pm — No Comments

Local Brewery Spotlight: Stubborn Beauty Brewing Company

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

Earlier this month (March 1st) Stubborn Beauty Brewing Company officially opened it's doors, becoming Middletown CT's first true production brewery. I had a chance to talk to the owners (Shane Lentini and Andrew Daigle)…

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Added by Brien Stephen on March 17, 2014 at 8:42pm — 1 Comment

Cork & Brew part time position open!

Cork & Brew has a new position open! 

 

Requirements:

 - Customer service experience (retail preferred)

 - Some knowledge of beer or wine making (preferred)

 - Required - must be able to work every weekend until 4pm with…

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Added by Cork & Brew on March 14, 2014 at 1:04pm — No Comments

The Cold weather and Garage brewing

Boy I got a reprieve last weekend and brewed a pale ale with Mosiac hops 1oz start and 6OZ in finish .It was a great day Tonight or tomorrow is Belguim double Wit ,But the temp outside will be a little colder. How are you other home brewers holding up ? I have to fill 8 corny kegs for the spring, summer to fill Keggerator.

Added by KMM on March 14, 2014 at 8:12am — No Comments

Sebago Steps Forward With A Branding Shift

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

After trying some of the great beer lineup at the Sebago tap takeover at …

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Added by Brien Stephen on March 12, 2014 at 3:52pm — No Comments


Trail Blazer 2014
March Middlesex Malters Homebrew Club Meeting

Our next club meeting is Friday, March 28th 7:00-9:00pm at The New England Emporium (386 Main Street, Middletown, CT).  All are welcome to attend; longtime brewers, new brewers or those looking to get started.  If you would like to be added our email list Contact us

The March meeting will focus on Scotch Ale, however, all styles are…

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Added by Dave Peichert on March 9, 2014 at 10:50am — No Comments

20% off beer making at Cork & Brew in honor of St Patty's Day - don't miss out!

LIMITED TIME OFFER!  MAKE YOUR OWN BATCH OF BREW FOR ST PATTY'S DAY! 

 

Is there really a better way to celebrate this beer drinking holiday!!?? 

 

20% off beer making at Cork & Brew, bottles not included. 

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Added by Cork & Brew on March 7, 2014 at 1:21pm — 1 Comment

TWO ROADS TAP TAKEOVER - TONIGHT!!!

TWO ROADS (Stratford, CT) TAP TAKEOVER

BOSS! THE CASK! THE CASK!!

Dry-Hopped Ol'Factory Pils with Jalapeños!!!

And the drafts:

Henry's Farm Double Bock, 7.8% Dopplebock (very limited)



Rye 95, 9.5% Tripel…

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Added by Backstage on March 6, 2014 at 9:07am — 2 Comments

Tasting Notes: Two Great Spring Beers From Sebago

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

At a tasting over at Eli Cannon's Taproom in Middletown, CT the other night, I had the opportunity to try some of …

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Added by Brien Stephen on March 5, 2014 at 6:25pm — 1 Comment

Author will tour state's breweries by bus for new book

Kate Cone will conduct research for her new book release with the CT Beer Trail and you can help

Middletown, Conn. – Kate Cone, author of “What's Brewing in New England: A Guide to Brewpubs and Microbreweries" will take a guided tour of some of the state’s newest craft breweries as she researches the state’s growing craft beer industry with help from the CT Beer Trail Mar 8, 2014.

In the coming year, Cone will be…

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Added by Bryon Turner on March 3, 2014 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings. The Mardi Gras celebration at Eli Cannon's Tap Room has been going on for just about as long as anyone can remember. This year, however, there is an added reas…

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

The Mardi Gras celebration at Eli Cannon's Tap Room has been going on for just about as long as anyone can remember. This year, however, there is an…

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Added by Brien Stephen on February 27, 2014 at 7:33pm — 1 Comment

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