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Beers of Days Gone Past Part II

I personally like the idea of a short blurb about different beers I found notable, but couldn't be bothered to do a review of. My first attempt doesn't seem so wildly popular, with only 18 views. But that's ok, because I stand behind it! Lets see what I've been too lazy to write about!



Added by Jake Scholan on September 10, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Ct beer trail kegs

Can anyone tell me if all the breweries in ct. sell there beer in kegs? The reason I ask is that Im looking to put in an extra tap in our elks club, and I want it to be ct beer trail exclusive- something we can change monthly.

Added by Michael Higgins on September 9, 2012 at 1:19pm — 3 Comments

Fall is in FULL EFFECT at Backstage!

The calendar might say SEPTEMBER... but its OCTOBERFEST time at Backstage!!  

And to give your wallet a break... we're kicking off the season with $4 Octoberfests and…


Added by Backstage on September 6, 2012 at 11:49am — No Comments

Middlesex Community College's Inaugural Festival: Red Moon Fest

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

This Saturday Middlesex Community College (in Middletown, CT) will hold its inaugural beer and wine festival, the Red Moon…


Added by Brien Stephen on September 5, 2012 at 9:48pm — No Comments

Cork & Brew at Blues & Brews Festival this weekend!!

Cork & Brew will be at the Nathan Hale Homestead during the Coventry Farmers Market Eve nt, Blues, Brew & BBQ. Enjoy music, grilling and beer. Lots of beer. Cork & Brew will be giving out samples of beer and selling gift bags as well.…


Added by Cork & Brew on August 31, 2012 at 12:37pm — No Comments

City Steam Innocence IPA

Recently I wrote a post about a bunch of beers I had sampled.  Two of which were from a Connecticut brewery in Hartford called …


Added by Cheryl Lemos on August 30, 2012 at 6:02am — No Comments

APNH 2nd Oktoberfest at New Haven Country Club

AIDS Project New Haven returns to The New Haven Country Club for its second Oktoberfest with even more craft beers, more entertainment and more fun. Come out in support of AIDS Project New Haven  and taste over 100 different beers, enjoy great food and walk away with some fabulous auction items. Be…


Added by Fran McMulllen on August 29, 2012 at 8:47am — No Comments

Cork & Brew's 1st year anniversary party - Sept 14th - SAVE THE DATE!

Cork & Brew is celebrating one year of success on Sept 14th from 4pm - 6pm.  There will be free appetiz ers, wine samples and prizes.  This is the show our appreciation for our loyal…


Added by Cork & Brew on August 26, 2012 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Cask Beer Night at Eli Cannon's Tap Room: Featuring CT's Relic Brewing Co.

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

On Wednesday, August 8th, Eli Cannon's Tap Room held their annual "Are You Firkin Kidding Me?!" event, which featured three cask brewed beers: Relic Clockwork Session;…


Added by Brien Stephen on August 24, 2012 at 10:52am — No Comments

The Winchester . . . a beer lovers paradise

This post is as much about the location as it is about the beer.  Probably even more so.

Recently, hubby and I went to New England Brewing Company’s …


Added by Cheryl Lemos on August 23, 2012 at 1:36pm — No Comments

Trailblazer 2015
Name change suggestion: Happy Monk?

KayTeeStinch... keeping the blog ALIVE.  I'll pick it up in September!!


Grumpy Monk by Boston Beer Company | Samuel Adams

Belgian IPA

5.7% ABV

Have you…


Added by Tony Leone on August 22, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Sea Hag Hopped Up Pickles (Spicy IPA Pickles)

Quick and easy refrigerator pickles . . . made with New England Brewery Sea Hag IPA! In a week you can have the most delicious pickles ever!

Check out my blog for the recipe . . . so easy…


Added by Cheryl Lemos on August 21, 2012 at 11:40am — No Comments

Trailblazer 2015
Anderson Valley's Summer Solstice Out Shines other Seasonal Brews

KayTeeStinch is back at it again!!  



Added by Tony Leone on August 20, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Beer God's Week 2012: Dogfish Head Tap Takeover

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

Following up on their Beer Fest, Eli Cannon's Tap Room presented a tap takeover to end all tap takeovers on the 7th. Unleashing twenty one Dogfish Head beers, eighteen of them above the 7% a.b.v. line, Eli Cannon's…


Added by Brien Stephen on August 19, 2012 at 6:02pm — 3 Comments

Back East Brewing Open House

Hubby and I went to the official Grand Opening of Back East Brewing.  It was a hot, sticky day with thunderstorms looming. Oh boy was I looking forward to some yummy beer!

Visit my blog to see the…


Added by Cheryl Lemos on August 16, 2012 at 1:20pm — No Comments

Trailblazer 2015
Up Otter's Creek with a Delicious Summer Bottle

From the desk of KayTeeStinch @ Beer411...

Otter Creek Summer

Style | ABV

American Pale Wheat Ale | 4.90%…


Added by Tony Leone on August 16, 2012 at 9:59am — No Comments

President Obama Travels With White House Homebrewed Beer Aboard Ground Force One

It seems the Prez is a fan of homebrew. So much so that he has the White House chefs making the stuff for him using honey from Michelle Obama's kitchen garden. 

The selection has included White House Honey Ale, White House Honey Porter, and White House Honey Blonde Ale. 

Based on the article at Obama Foodorama, he even had his peeps fetch a bottle for a guy that…


Added by Dave Gianetti on August 15, 2012 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Eli Cannon's 2nd Annual Beer God's Beer Fest

Re-posted from my blog, Malted Musings.

This past Monday Eli Cannon's Tap Room kicked off their Beer God's Week with their 2nd Annual Beer Fest. The weather this year was great (though the downpour…


Added by Brien Stephen on August 13, 2012 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Sierra Nevada Homebrew Competition Rd. 2 - THE RESULTS

First off... I want to thank a few people that REALLY made last night a HUGE success!!  

  • To Marty Juliano for the delicious Sierra Nevada offerings, giveaways, prizes - AND INGREDIENTS!!
  • Our judges: Steve Raimondi, Jason McClellan, Rich Loomis and Bryon Turner - thanks for your dedication!
  • To the CT Beer Trail for your continued support!!
  • AND to ALL of…

Added by Backstage on August 10, 2012 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Beer God's Week 2012 at Eli Cannon's Tap Room

In just a few short days Eli Cannon's Tap Room will kick off their highly anticipated summer celebration of all things beer: Beer God's Week. Last year was a…


Added by Brien Stephen on August 4, 2012 at 5:39pm — No Comments

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