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?
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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:
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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
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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
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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...)…
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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
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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
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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!
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Please let me know if you know any business that prints up business t-shirts. Looking for inexpensive & local. Thanks
Broad Brook Brewing Company is reaching out to local craft beer fans seeking assistance in naming their latest creation at the 1st Annual City Steam/CT Beer Trail Winter Beer Festival on March…Continue
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Connecticut's craft beer industry will get a little bigger this week with the announcement that one of the state's developing breweries is now officially open for business.
Relic Brewing, a small batch brewery located in Plainville, Conn will formally announce later this weekend that they are officially state…Continue
This past Tuesday I attended Eli Cannon's Tap Room's Anti-Valentines Party with my wife, which featured a Stone Brewing Co. tap takeover. They had Levitation, Arrogant Bastard, Double Bastard, and Oaked Bastard on draught, in addition to their already-copious beer list.
Though I am well acquainted with Stone's Arrogant Bastard…
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Seeking a part time entry level Marketing Assistant to work at Cork & Brew.
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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…Continue
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