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May 2013 Blog Posts (16)

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings. Though I think the title should pique your interest enough, allow me to explain a little more. I recently started playing for the Hartford Wanderers rugby squa…

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

Though I think the title should pique your interest enough, allow me to explain a little more. I recently started playing for the Hartford Wanderers rugby squad, which has thoroughly broadened my beer horizons  in terms of volume…

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Added by Brien Stephen on May 30, 2013 at 4:33pm — No Comments

Tasting Notes: Goose Island Vintage Ale and Bourbon County Series

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.


Arriving at Eli Cannon's Tap Room for a round of GooseIsland tastings, I saw the usual suspects (IPA, 312, and Summertime) along with some of…
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Added by Brien Stephen on May 29, 2013 at 7:44pm — 1 Comment

Goose Island: Brewing High Quality Beer With AB's Backing

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.


Eli Cannons hosted the Chicago brewery Goose Island the other day and, after enjoying a few of the higher AbV options, I bumped into Henry…
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Added by Brien Stephen on May 25, 2013 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Half Full Bright Ale

I had Bright Ale on tap at Porky's Cafe in Shelton.  It's lemony and hoppy but I thought the taste was odd and definitely a little detergent-like; perhaps the combination of lemon and bitter hops.  It was a little off putting but drinkable.  



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Added by Cheryl Lemos on May 23, 2013 at 11:36am — No Comments

A Firkin of Jalapeño Pils

The casked jalapeño pils was light, wonderful, and perfectly spicy.  What a fantastic beer!  I could drink it all day and all night long.
 
Awesomeness in a glass!
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Added by Cheryl Lemos on May 19, 2013 at 7:45am — No Comments

Two Roads - No Limits

A new Two Roads beer just in time for summer AND American Craft Beer Week!  Yum! 

Read my review of No Limits Hefeweizen …

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Added by Cheryl Lemos on May 17, 2013 at 11:59am — No Comments

American Craft Beer Week at Plan B

One of the best places I can think of to celebrate American Craft Beer Week is Plan B Burger Bar.  The "B" in Plan B stands for more than just burger - and their burgers kick ass - they have…
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Added by Cheryl Lemos on May 16, 2013 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Job Opportunity - Two Roads Brewing

Tasting Room "Beertender"

Duties include: Working the Tasting Room Bar, Beer Garden Truck, and Merchandise room.  Pouring beer and interacting with guests.



This is a part-time…

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Added by Bryon Turner on May 14, 2013 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

CT Tap Domination - ALL FORTY TAPS!

Stop by Backstage this week as we clear our lineup and make room for an ALL CT Tap Takeover.  

That's right... ALL 40 TAPS!!  Celebrate #CTBeerWeek with us!!

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Added by Backstage on May 13, 2013 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Otter Creek Tasting Notes: Copper Ale and Hop Session

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

To pair up with this rather beautiful spring we've been having, here's my notes on two solid entries for great spring/early summer beer from Otter Creek tasted, per the usual, at…
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Added by Brien Stephen on May 8, 2013 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Fresh local Hop Rhizomes are in at Cork & Brew

Fresh local Hop Rhizomes are in at Cork & Brew

Added by Cork & Brew on May 8, 2013 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Beer Fest Ticket Giveaway Bonanza!

Do you like beer fests & saving cash?

The CT Beer Trail is working hard to save you money and get you access to the state's best craft beer festivals!  Here's the growing list of ongoing contests, enter today!  

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Added by Bryon Turner on May 7, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Hizzöner Maibock

The maibock compliments well the existing cast of Two Roads beers. As the burgermeister decreed, this is indeed a smooth and delicious beer.  Hizzöner is abundantly tasteful and dangerously quaffable. Indulge judiciously! 

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Added by Cheryl Lemos on May 4, 2013 at 8:08am — 1 Comment

First Firkin Thursday at Two Roads

First Firkin Thursday at Two Roads. Road 2 Ruin dry hopped with Mosaic hops - really firkin good!

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Added by Cheryl Lemos on May 3, 2013 at 10:10am — No Comments

Willibrew Guest Taps

My recommendation is that if you're visiting Willimantic Brewing Company for the first time that you focus on their house brews.  They are always fresh and consistently good. You won't be disappointed.  But once you've tried them all, there is invariably a number of good brews on the guest taps.

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Added by Cheryl Lemos on May 1, 2013 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Willibrew House Taps

I had an awesome time at Willimantic Brewing Company this past weekend.  Celebrating my birthday and enjoying yummy brews!  Cheers!  

Read about all the awesome beers I…

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Added by Cheryl Lemos on May 1, 2013 at 11:08am — No Comments

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