When most Connecticut residents think of Thomas Hooker Brewery Company, they probably think of their flagship beer: Hooker Blonde Ale. This stellar lower ABV brew has sweet taste, low clinginess on the palate, and is just an overall fantastic summer/gateway beer. However, Hooker isn't content with being regarded as just a gateway beer (especially since their …Continue
Added by Brien Stephen on December 18, 2012 at 6:34pm — No Comments
Berkshire Brewing Company, Cabin Fever Ale
6.3% Alcohol by volume (ABV)
20 International Bitterness Units (IBU)
Here’s another brewery I need to tour: The Berkshire Brewing Company.
BBC are the genius creators behind our delicious sixth beer of Christmas, the cabin fever ale.
Located in South Deerfield, Mass., (meaning another sup-Ah fresh beer for me) BBC was launched in 1994 by a pair of homebrewers. The website…
Added by Tony Leone on December 18, 2012 at 9:35am — No Comments
Looking for a great last minute gift idea? Look no further! There’s still time to order a Trail Blazers’ Club membership for that craft beer lover in your life! To make this the ideal stocking stuffer we’ll give the first 20 online shoppers who order memberships a free CT Beer Trail t-shirt.* …Continue
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Brewery: Widmer Brothers Brewing Co.
Style: Winter Warmer
Lucky Number 7. I walked into the package store several…Continue
Added by Tony Leone on December 17, 2012 at 9:23am — No Comments
Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen | 6.90% ABV
“Wampatuck Winter Wheat” by Blue Hills Brewery
Brewed in Canton, Mass. (for me = SUP-ah…
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Throughout the month of January take a photo every time you enjoy a local Connecticut craft beer at home or every time you…Continue
Added by Bryon Turner on December 13, 2012 at 9:52pm — No Comments
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Brewery: Boston Beer Company
Style: Sweet Stout
Ok, so perhaps the title of this post is slightly misleading. After yesterday's…
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Back to you in the studio, @KayTeeStinch...
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Brewery: Peak Organic
Trust the people that know what they are talking…Continue
Added by Tony Leone on December 11, 2012 at 9:22am — No Comments
@KayTeeStinch kicks off this year's 12 Beers of Xmas!!
Added by Tony Leone on December 10, 2012 at 9:16am — No Comments
Yay! A beer review!
I figure it was time for me to do a local beer review, pertinent to my new home town. This is a fun review, so hunker down and lets hop to it!
Added by Jake Scholan on December 8, 2012 at 10:02pm — No Comments
Cork & Brew has a part time or full time opening ASAP. Must be able to work some evenings and weekends. Knowledge of beer or wine making a plus but not required.
Responsibilities & Requirements:
Cash Register, greeting customers, Customer Service, attending meetings, answering phones, mail runs, attending trade shows, bridal shows, beer & wine events, stocking,…
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Just in time for late fall/early winter, I have tasting notes on three big (ish) beers from Smuttynose Brewing Company that are packed with taste, yet drink nice and smooth.
I had these three on draught at Eli Cannon's in Middletown during their Smuttynose Brewing Co. night last Tuesday. The choice was rather daunting, they had the following…
Added by Brien Stephen on December 4, 2012 at 5:44pm — No Comments
Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.
Eli Cannon's Tap Room yearly Christmas tree lighting ended up being bigger, better, and brighter than ever this year. New bar manager JD Crandall added more lights and more trees to the display and lit up the far North end of Middletown with a blast of holiday cheer. Going from one tree…Continue
Added by Brien Stephen on December 3, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.
Every Tuesday Eli Cannon's Taproom in Middletown, CT holds beer tastings where beer brands are poured and represented by the actual people responsible for their production! Last week I had the pleasure of talking to Joe Grotto, the Area Sales Manager for…Continue
Added by Brien Stephen on December 2, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
From the depths of the internet...
How you guys been?! I know it's been ages since we've talked…Continue
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