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Entry level position open at Cork & Brew!

Seeking a part time entry level Marketing Assistant to work at Cork & Brew.


  • Generate new leads for Cork & Brew through research, new client visits, direct mail, social media marketing, bridal & home show events, etc.
  • Research, negotiate & meet with advertisers & vendors.
  • Learn the home brewing process for beer, wine & soda.
  • Sell items at Cork &…

Added by Cork & Brew on February 15, 2012 at 2:27pm — No Comments

Press Release: Half Full signs lease for brewery site at 43 Homestead Avenue in Stamford, CT

STAMFORD, CT, February 6th, 2012 (Half Full Brewery Newswire)–  The Half Full Brewery is excited to announce that after months of searching for its dream space, it has finally signed a lease on a 5,280 square foot facility in the Waterside section of Stamford, CT at 43 Homestead, Stamford, Ct 06902.  Founder Conor Horrigan had this to say "Over the past year or more, we have seen probably two dozen sites and this was by far our favorite site, so we are very excited that we will be able to…


Added by Half Full Brewery on February 13, 2012 at 10:14am — No Comments

Newcomer looking for help

I'm from Manchester, and looking for someone to teach this old dog about all grain brewing.

Added by dave hanley on February 12, 2012 at 9:53am — 1 Comment

15% off all kegging equipment at Cork & Brew including used kegs!

Dear Cork & Brew Friends,
Select Kegging equipment on Sale at Cork & Brew. 15% off used ball lock kegs & other kegging equipment. Used ball lock kegs normally $63.99, now $54.40.  Sale from February 8th - March 8th.  No coupon necessary.  Prices taken off in store. 

Contact Cork & Brew for more information or stop by!

35 N. Main St…

Added by Cork & Brew on February 8, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Big Ticket Give-Aways at the CT Beer Trail

Looking to win beer event tickets? Well you've come to the right place!  The CT Beer Trail gave away a ton of event ticket during our first year, and 2012 shows no signs that we'll be slowing down.  Here's the first two ticket giveaways of the year, and we already have more in the works!  See below for details on how to enter! 



Added by Bryon Turner on February 7, 2012 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Vote for Cork & Brew in the "Advocate Best of Hartford 2012!"

Cork & Brew fans:  Vote for us at "Advocate's Best of Hartford 2012!" 


It's simple - Go to: http://www.ct.com/news/advocates/best-of-ct/.

Pick People & Places (on left) - Best Local Attraction (write in Cork & Brew) and Best Place for Indoor Fun (write in Cork & Brew). 



Added by Cork & Brew on February 3, 2012 at 11:55am — No Comments

Valentine's Day & Kiss 95.7 radio spots!

Listen for Cork & Brew's radio spots on Kiss 95.7 from Feb 6-12th!



Valentine's Day is right around the corner.  Give a gift certificate to have your sweetie make a batch or beer or wine.  A unique gift that anyone would love. 


Cork &…


Added by Cork & Brew on February 2, 2012 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Trail Blazer 2014
Dogfish's Fort, Not for the Meek

Brewery: Dogfish Head (Milton, DE)

IBU: 49

ABV: 18%

Style: Fruit Beer

No, I haven't gone soft on you.

I know some of you that read this blog, probably just caught the "fruit beer" style and thought that perhaps Tone has lost it since the 12 Beers of Christmas countdown.

Listen, if you are going to judge before even tasting…


Added by Tony Leone on February 1, 2012 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Trail Blazer 2014
Beer411: The skinny on beer and resolutions

Beer411's KayTee drops a little knowledge on the Trail...

I can’t watch TV recently without seeing four to five commercials, back-to-back about weight loss. Jennifer Hudson is singing about her new body, Janet Jackson is touting her new plan and Marie Osmond is trying to read cue cards through her injected lips and tucked face while her before and after photos flash…


Added by Tony Leone on January 25, 2012 at 9:25am — No Comments

Cork & Brew Prize Giveaway!

New Contest!!

Cork & Brew is going to be at the CT Expo Feb 4-5 from 11am-5pm.  This is the biggest bridal show on the East Coast. 


We are going to give away 4 free tickets to the show. 


If you are…


Added by Cork & Brew on January 24, 2012 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Cork & Brew @ Anthony's Ocean View on 1/29 from 11am-4pm

Cork & Brew will be at Anthony's Ocean View's Sweetheart Bridal Show this Sunday January 29th from 11am-4pm. 


Find out how you can make your own beer or wine for your special day or any occasion.…


Added by Cork & Brew on January 23, 2012 at 10:39am — No Comments

The Right Tool for the Job

     Having the right hardware is important. Whether you have a buffed out video card to run the hottest video games, a high horsepower engine to make you the fastest on the block, or the right weights and routines to get you looking real fine: there is a hard and fast rule that there is a "best" tool for every job.

    So if that's the case, what about our barware? Should we agonize over what's a pilsner glass and what's a stout glass? Or should we just find any receptacle, pour…


Added by Brien Stephen on January 21, 2012 at 12:18pm — 5 Comments

Cork & Brew Valentine's Day Special!

Valentine's Day Special!  Cork & Brew wants to help you mark this occasion in a very special way.


Please join us to make your own beer, wine or soda to celebrate Valentine's Day.  Gift cards are also available for a uni…


Added by Cork & Brew on January 19, 2012 at 11:04pm — No Comments

A new malt available now at Maltose Express!

Now available at Maltose . . .

Golden Promise malt from Fawcett!…


Added by Maltose Express on January 19, 2012 at 2:46pm — No Comments

There's actually snow in the forecast?

Even though snow is on the way Maltose will be open for business!

If you don't think you can make it down to us because of the snow if you're in CT call us before 1pm today and we can get an order shipped out to you. It will be a great weekend to brew.

Friday is supposed to be fine so call your orders in for pick up. Our…


Added by Maltose Express on January 19, 2012 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Cork & Brew at Hawk's Landing Briday Show this Sunday!

Cork & Brew will be at Hawk's Landing Country Club http://www.hawkslandingcc.com/ this Sunday from 11am-4pm for their fabulous bridal show. 


Come taste some homemade wine, enter our raffle to win a wine basket & learn how you…


Added by Cork & Brew on January 19, 2012 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Cork & Brew now open on Sundays!

Cork & Brew will now be open on Sundays starting on 1/22/12 from 11am-4pm.  We hope that this makes things more convenient for our customers. 



Added by Cork & Brew on January 17, 2012 at 10:57pm — No Comments

Cork & Brew events

Cork & Brew will be at the following events:

Remember you can make your own beer or wine for any event.  It's less expensive than buying and more fun!


1.  Sunday January 22 (11am-4pm) Bridal Show at Hawk's Landing Country Club, Southington, CT 



Added by Cork & Brew on January 16, 2012 at 4:48pm — No Comments

Tuesday Tastings at Eli Cannon's Taproom: Harpoon Brewery

       Re-posted from blog: Malted Musings.

       For the first tasting of the new year, Eli Cannon's Tap Room in Middletown whet the crowd's thirst with the most recent offerings (and some classics) from Harpoon Brewery. On draught this past Tuesday I found their…


Added by Brien Stephen on January 14, 2012 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Wedding Season - Cork & Brew's specialty!

Wedding Season is here!  If you or anyone you know is getting married, having a bachelorette, bachelor party or shower, make your own wine, beer or soda at Cork & Brew! 


It is actually less to make your own than to buy it. 


Plus, you get your own custom label to make your day even more unique & special. 




Added by Cork & Brew on January 12, 2012 at 4:51pm — No Comments

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