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…Continue
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Large selection of Hop Rhizomes arriving this weekend for homebrewers.
Mother of Vinegar arriving next week. First come first serve!
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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)
once again, i just wanted to thank everyone who participated in our first homebrew event.. it was a smashing…Continue
Thank you to all of the home brewers who participated in the home brew competition held at Backstage in Torrington on Thursday March, 29th. The event participation surpassed our expectations and our friends from Backstage and Sierra Nevada did a great job of hosting.
Special thanks to my fellow judges Jason McCellellan from Olde Burnside Brewing, Rich Loomis from Brew Wine Hobby and Stephan Raimondi. Kudos to Tony Leone, Timothy and Abigail Phelps, and the gang from the…Continue
Added by Cork & Brew on March 31, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
We are looking for local CT residents who happen to grow their own Rhizomes & are looking to sell some to us. We can order them from other states, but would like to give back locally if possible.
Please contact Kristin @ Cork & Brew at 860-863-5655 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Added by Cork & Brew on March 28, 2012 at 4:34pm — No Comments
Von Bair; Nov. 10, 1931 – Mar. 12, 2012
Von Bair grew up on a potato farm in Idaho, a curious and academically inclined young man. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy where his intelligence, hard work and talent gained him entry into the Naval Academy in Annapolis for officer training. As an officer, he served on both ships and submarines and taught in Yale’s Naval ROTC program. After he retired from the Navy, Von worked as the chief…Continue
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New local Connecticut beer brand Beaver Beer presented their product this past week at Eli Cannon's Tap Room in Middletown CT. The brand representatives on hand were co-owners Bill O'Brien and Baxter Urist, with the third owner (Rob Anson) away for the evening. When asked why they chose beer as an occupational choice, Urist and O'Brien both laughed and said that they were just all guys that have loved beer…
Beer411's KayTeeStinch hits up the CT Beer Trail...
As the Irish half of Beer411, I thought it was appropriate to weigh in on one of my favorite Irish pints, and remind everyone that while green beer is festive, it still tastes like Budweiser, because it is. It just has green food coloring in it -…Continue
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I thought I saw something about a CT Stout & Porter competition coming up in May, but I can't find it now. I have a chocolate stout I could enter. Does anybody know of such an event?
Added by Bob Hamilton on March 9, 2012 at 10:34pm — No Comments
Reposted from my blog, Malted Musings. And no the blog isn't dead, I just finally got a real job.
Although this mild winter we've had may make it seem like we are already in the grips of spring, in reality the spring season doesn't officially start until March 20th. What this weather has done (besides make me extremely grateful for a lack of snow) is make me begin to…Continue
Take a look at the nice review on the Southington Patch:
Added by Cork & Brew on March 4, 2012 at 9:27pm — No Comments
This has been an exciting week on the CT Beer Trail!
Our First Annual City Steam/CT Beer Trail Winter Festival was a great success, bringing the best of the best from…Continue
Added by Bryon Turner on March 2, 2012 at 8:58pm — No Comments
Our first T-Shirts will be available in limited quantities at the First Annual City Steam/CT Beer Trail Winter Beer Festival. If you want one, you'll need to make a beeline for…Continue
Added by Bryon Turner on February 29, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Just got back to brewing. Just finished an American ale based on a recipe from Lake Front brewery and provided by Northern Brewers. Unbelievably good. Tomorrow going to start a brew from Surly brewery.
I know I have a ways to go but you got to start somewhere
Everything happens for a reason. (Grandma Leone would always say...)…
Added by Tony Leone on February 28, 2012 at 8:50am — No Comments
As a member of the CT Beer Trail you are taking an active role in our state's craft beer industry and for that we thank you. Our goal is to promote, strengthen, and help Connecticut's craft beer community to grow, with your help we can make that happen. Your input is important to us, please consider taking a few minutes to complete this survey to help us…Continue
Added by Bryon Turner on February 25, 2012 at 8:36pm — No Comments
Hartford, Conn. – Every active craft brewery and brewpub in Conn. will converge on the state capital to share samples of their hand crafted masterpieces for attendees of the First Annual City Steam/CT Beer Trail Winter Beer Festival on Thursday March 1.
The event is a collaborative effort between Hartford’s own City Steam Brewery Café and the CT Beer Trail with the goal of promoting the state’s entire craft beer community to craft beer fans and members of local…Continue
Added by Bryon Turner on February 24, 2012 at 10:26pm — No Comments
These are just a few new items now offered at Cork & Brew. Go to our facebook page for all the items or stop by the store!
Added by Cork & Brew on February 22, 2012 at 8:19pm — No Comments