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Connecticut Sunday Liquor Sales: A Craft Consumer's View

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

This past Sunday a law took effect in Connecticut that allowed beer and liquor to be sold on Sundays, thus ending the archaic "blue law." I, like other beer fans, took it upon myself to visit my local beer superstore to pick up a few bottles to commemorate the event. In doing this, though, I fell into the trap that several…

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Added by Brien Stephen on May 23, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Beer Dinner: Mikro Beer Bar and Allagash Brewing Company, Monday, June 4th (Tapintoct.blogspot.com)

Beer Bar:  Mikro Beer Beer

Brewery:  Allagash Brewing Company

Location:  3000 Whitney Avenue, Hamden

When:  Monday, June 4th (Reception 5:00PM - 6:00PM & Dinner 6:00PM)

Price:  $75 Per Person (Includes tax and gratuity) …

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Added by TapintoCT on May 23, 2012 at 9:21am — No Comments

Cork & Brew - save 10% or up to $25 on making your own beer or wine!

Save 10% or up to $25 off of making your own beer or wine at Cork & Brew.  This deal will not last long so take a look! 

Take these few simple steps:  go to www.wfsb.com - click on whatever the main story is for the day on the left - scroll down to the ad under the "most popular stories" on that page on the…

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Added by Cork & Brew on May 21, 2012 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Bikes, beer and cheese oh my!

Four small businesses are coming together this Sunday for a special event along Hartford’s Riverfront Recapture area to celebrate a unique marriage of bikes, beer and cheese.

The CT Beer Trail has teamed up with cycling experts from the Pedal Power bicycle shops to host their first “Bikes & Beers” …

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Added by Bryon Turner on May 18, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

The 2nd Annual Rising Pint Brewfest Rocks Rentschler Field

Reposted from 
my blog: Malted Musings.

 

Rentschler field, in East Hartford Connecticut, was the hosting location of the 2nd Annual Rising Pint Brewfest. The 'fest featured over 70 breweries including Connecticut breweries Relic Brewing, Williantic Brewery, Tullycross Tavern, Olde Burnside, City Steam, Thomas Hooker Brewery, Calvary Brewing, The Hartford Better…

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Added by Brien Stephen on May 17, 2012 at 12:28pm — No Comments


Trail Blazer 2014
Revolutionize Your Beer Drinking

I hope you all are enjoying your American Craft Beer Week as much as I am. Monday, my friends and I did a vertical tasting of the Anchor Merry Xmas Happy New Year Ale from 2007, 2008 and 2009... Tuesday, I picked up my Hefeweizen home brew and hooked it up to my kegerator... then, we enjoyed some Hatch Plug Ale and Marauder IPA from Cavalry Brewing... and yesterday we kicked the night off up at Backstage up in Torrington. Yea, its been a good beer…

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Added by Tony Leone on May 17, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Developing brewery looks to Connecticut’s craft beer community for a kick-start

Three local entrepreneurs are working to make Bristol a part of the state’s growing craft beer industry and they're looking for your help.

Rich Loomis, Bill Collins and Dana Bourque are no strangers to the craft beer scene as they have been teaching many of the state’s would be brewmasters the finer points of making quality beer from their home brew supply shop,…

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Added by Bryon Turner on May 15, 2012 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

Tasting Notes: Oskar Blues

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

Famed Colorado brewery
Oskar Blues was featured for tasting this past Tuesday at
Eli Cannon's Tap Room in Middletown, CT. Oskar Blue, infamous for being one of the first major craft breweries to offer their beer in cans, had four beers on draught: Mama's…

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Added by Brien Stephen on May 14, 2012 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Official (unofficial) Guide to American Craft Beer Week in Connecticut (http://tapintoct.blogspot.com/)

American Craft Beer Week is right around the corner.  It will be celebrated nationwide and more importantly statewide from May 14th - May 20th.  There will be tastings and flights and draft specials and bottle specials and much much more.

So, consider this your Official (unofficial) guide to American Craft Beer Week in Connecticut.  Check back throughout the week for updates.  In addition to all of the events/specials detailed below, check out these links for comprehensive…

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Added by TapintoCT on May 14, 2012 at 8:17am — No Comments

Rising Pint Brew Fest today - photos from Cork & Brew!

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Added by Cork & Brew on May 12, 2012 at 8:43pm — No Comments

The Weekender (May 11-13)

Every Friday I will publish "The Weekender".  This will be your guide to awesome craft beer events and deals for that weekend.

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I will give a brief highlight of 5 Connecticut Craft Beer events or deals to check out.  Some will be the same from week to week and some will be different.  So please check back each…

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Added by TapintoCT on May 11, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Cork & Brew Gift Certificates - Buy for $17.50 worth $25 starting May 14th!

Great Deal! Buy a Cork & Brew $25 gift certificate for only $17.50 starting May 14th.

 

Go to Aunt Clara's online store.

 

Check out this link and don't be left behind. Certificates are limited! Click on the below link or copy & paste it into your browser window. Good…

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Added by Cork & Brew on May 10, 2012 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Girls Night out this Wednesday from 5-9pm at the Aquaturf!

Girls Night out at the Aqua Turf is this Wednesday April 9, 2012 from 5pm-8pm.  Cork & Brew along with a lot of other fun vendors like a martini bar, wine from Cork & Brew, purses, gourmet chocolates, jewelry, photos, delicious food,…

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Added by Cork & Brew on May 7, 2012 at 3:24pm — No Comments

Tasting Notes: Sebago Brewing Company

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

Last Tuesday Eli Cannon's Tap Room featured Sebago Brewing Company at their Tuesday Night Tasting. On draught (beside the usual lengthy beer list) were the Barleywine 2011, Elegans Saison, Saddleback Ale, and the Full Throttle Double…

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Added by Brien Stephen on May 7, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Fundrasier/Beer Tasting @ Thomas Hooker Brewery, Saturday May 19th (http://tapintoct.blogspot.com/)

Fundraiser:  Bark & Brew

Location:  Thomas Hooker Brewery, 16 Tobey Road, Bloomfield

 

Date/Time: Saturday, May 19th 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Ticket Prices: $20 in advance (by May 12th) / $25 (after May 12th)

 

Head (Here) to Purchase Advance Tickets.

 

The Skinny:  The great guys and gals at Thomas Hooker Brewery…

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Added by TapintoCT on May 7, 2012 at 8:12am — No Comments

Tapintoct presents: "The Weekender" (Your Connecticut Craft Beer Weekend Guide) http://tapintoct.blogspot.com/

This is the first installment of "The Weekender".  Every Friday I will publish "The Weekender".  This will be your guide to awesome craft beer events and deals for that weekend.

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I will give a brief highlight of 5 Connecticut Craft Beer events or deals to check out.  Some will be the same from week to week and some will be…

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Added by TapintoCT on May 4, 2012 at 8:56am — No Comments

Cork & Brew - 5% off opportunity!

Cork & Brew is now on some Shoprite shopping carts in Southington, CT.  Take a photo of the ad, bring it into Cork & Brew to show us and we'll take 5% off of your total purchase that day.  One per customer & cannot be combined with any other offer.…

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Added by Cork & Brew on May 3, 2012 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Free Craft Beer Tasting @ Prime 16, May 2nd (Tapintoct.blogspot.com)

Location: Prime 16, New Haven

When: May 2nd, 9:00 PM  

The Skinny:  The awesome folks at Prime 16 in New Haven host a free Craft Beer Tasting every Wednesday Night!  (That is right, Free Beer Every Week!!!)  Tonight, starting at 9:00PM they will be offering up free samples of some of the finest beers that Dogfish…

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Added by TapintoCT on May 2, 2012 at 2:06pm — No Comments

All New! Purchase Cork & Brew products & accessories on Etsy.com!

You can now purchase Cork & Brew products and accessories on Etsy.com. 

 

Paypal, check or money orders are accepted.  Featured items this week include Mother of Vinegar & Cork Cages. 

Go to:   http://ning.it/tPtAUy

 

Kristin

Added by Cork & Brew on May 2, 2012 at 2:02pm — No Comments

Buy one rhizone & get the second one free from Cork & Brew!

Buy one rhizone & get the second one free from Cork & Brew!

 

Only $5.99 & huge selection to choose from!

 

 

Added by Cork & Brew on May 2, 2012 at 1:24pm — No Comments

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