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April 2012 Blog Posts (16)

Tuesday Night Tastin' @ Eli Cannon's, Middletown (Tapintoct.blogspot.com)

Location: Eli Cannon's Tap Room, Middletown

Date: Tuesday,  May 1 7:00PM - 9:00PM                                    



Added by TapintoCT on April 30, 2012 at 10:33am — No Comments

Beer Festivals (Tapintoct.blogspot.com)

Below is a list of Beer Festivals/Events in the state of Connecticut.  If you are a craft beer fan to any degree and you have not been to a beer festival, you must, must, must attend one.  They are such a great time.  They are the best opportunity to sample the widest variety of amazing craft brews from Connecticut, New England and elsewhere.  Beer Festivals are also an awesome opportunity to meet other craft brew aficionados.

There are so many other great aspects to Beer Festivals as…


Added by TapintoCT on April 28, 2012 at 9:06am — No Comments

Four-Way Tap Showdown! (Friday, April 27th) Plan B vs Plan B vs Plan B vs Plan B

So which Plan B location has the best draft list today.  Well here they are:

Plan B Glastonbury:

Sebago Elegans Saison


Southern Tier Mokah

Brooklyn Pennant

Pyramid Outburst

Ommegang Witte

BBC Lost Sailor

Wolavers Wildflower Wheat

Blue Point No Apologies

... Dogfish Black and Blue…


Added by TapintoCT on April 27, 2012 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Brewery Event: Relic Brewing

Location: Relic Brewing, 95B Whiting Street, Plainville

Date:  Friday, April 27th, 5:00PM - 7:00PM & Saturday, April 28th 12:00PM - 3:00PM



Added by TapintoCT on April 27, 2012 at 10:15am — 1 Comment

Coalhouse Pizza Goes IPcrAzy!!!


Location:  Coalhouse Pizza, Stamford

Date: Right Now

The Skinny:  The folks at Coalhouse Pizza have gone off their rocker with this insane IPA list.  IPAs are currently dominating 15 of their 52 taps!!!  If you live anywhere in or near the state of Connecticut then you must must must head to Coalhouse to get your IPA…


Added by TapintoCT on April 27, 2012 at 10:13am — No Comments


Everyone know how much we love dogs, cats and all animals at Maltose. We want all of our brewers to know that hops, spent or fresh are potentially fatal to dogs.

Please go to our blog www.whatsbrewingatmaltose.com to read about the dangers of your best friend ingesting hops. Please keep our furry friends safe!…


Added by Maltose Express on April 26, 2012 at 6:37pm — No Comments

Celebrate American Craft Beer Week with bikes and beers

Bloomfield, Conn.  – Many of the state's craft beer enthusiast will be celebrating American Craft Beer Week on two wheels at the Thomas Hooker Brewing Company on Sunday May 20, 2012.

"Bikes & Beers" is a collaborative effort between the CT Beer Trail and the bike experts from the Pedal Power bicycle shops in Middletown and Vernon.  The concept started in 2011 with a series of organized bike rides developed with the goal of promoting local craft beer and…


Added by Bryon Turner on April 25, 2012 at 9:52pm — No Comments

Win $50 Cash every Week!

Wine $50 cash every week!  Pick up Enterainment Extra in Stop & Shop's in Watertown & Cheshire & go to the back page for the $50 giveaway info.  It's very easy! 


Who doesn't need $50 more dollars?? See ad below.




Added by Cork & Brew on April 23, 2012 at 6:09pm — No Comments

Tasting Notes: Goose Island

Reposted from my blog: Malted Musings.

Goose Island, a Chicago based brewery/brewpub dating to 1988, has officially extended the distribution of its artisan beers through Connecticut. Up until this point you may have come across a stray bottle here and there at specialty package stores, but now (with full distribution plans rolling…


Added by Brien Stephen on April 21, 2012 at 11:14am — 2 Comments

Trail Blazer
Can't We All Just Get Along??

Why yes, yes we can.

But that's not how it used to be...

Not long ago... Anheuser-Busch stormed its way to the top of the Beer Mountain. They were one of 3 games in town along with Miller and Coors. AB…


Added by Tony Leone on April 18, 2012 at 10:32am — 3 Comments

Tap Takeover!!!! Check out http://tapintoct.blogspot.com/

Location: Monster B's, Stamford

Brewery: Saranac Brewery

Date: Friday, April 14th, 5PM-8PM

Prices: Happy Hour Pricing for All Saranac Drafts ($5 per Beer)

The Skinny: Monster B's of Stamford will be teaming up with Saranac Brewery out of lovely Utica, NY for a Tap Takeover tonight.  So head on down to Monster B's for…


Added by TapintoCT on April 13, 2012 at 8:15am — No Comments

Chilean Juice now available at Cork & Brew!

Fresh Chilean Juice is now available at Cork & Brew. Must order by May 25th. Print off the order form below, fax, email or call in your order.

35 N. Main St

Southington, CT

Phone: 860-863-5655

Fax: 860-863-5655


Chilean Juice Price List


Added by Cork & Brew on April 10, 2012 at 8:08pm — No Comments

Taste of Wethersfield Benefit - Cork & Brew will be there this weekend!

Cork & Brew will be at The Taste of Wethersfield Benefit on April 14th from 6-9:30pm at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center in Wethersfield . This is a fun & delicious event where you can sample wine, beer & food from local CT restaurants and Cork & Brew. Sample some tasty wine from Cork & Brew!

General admission is $35. You can contact 860-529-7656 for…

Added by Cork & Brew on April 9, 2012 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Tasting Notes: Harpoon Brewery Spring 2012 Sneak Peek

This past Tuesday, Eli Cannon's Tap Room greeted Harpoon Brewery representative Roger Willson and offered a full selection of Harpoon beer on tap. This included Harpoon Leviathan Barley Wine, the classic IPA, Hard Cider, Celtic Ale, Raspberry UFO, and Black IPA. Out of these I had never tried the Black IPA or the Raspberry UFO, and so was looking forward to trying the new varieties. For those that…


Added by Brien Stephen on April 7, 2012 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Hop Rhizomes & Mother of Vinegar are in at Cork & Brew!

Large selection of Hop Rhizomes arriving this weekend for homebrewers. 


Mother of Vinegar arriving next week.  First come first serve!

Added by Cork & Brew on April 5, 2012 at 3:51pm — No Comments

12 finalist in homebrew competition.

below is the list of the homebrew finalists..  

Ed Silva 3rd place (please pick up your prize)

geoffry dobos 2nd place

mike patient 1st place

the rest of the twelve finalist (in random order)

tyler reginatto

ryan fitzpatrick

don shala

dan roy

jody rockhill

vincent Scherbner

tom phillips

brandon stack

heath gelinas

once again, i just wanted to thank everyone who participated in our first homebrew event..  it was a smashing…


Added by Backstage on April 3, 2012 at 8:40pm — 2 Comments

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