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Last Minute Open Seats on Today's Bus Tours!

Good Morning,

Today's West Central CT Brewery Bus Tour (April 16th) may have some limited last minute available seating on bus one and two.  First-come-first-serve with cash in hand ($20).…


Added by Bryon Turner on April 16, 2016 at 9:06am — No Comments

KC's Pub expands it's offering to 14 Taps!

KC's Pub in Guilford, expands it's line up to 14 Taps and kicks off the new line with Galaxy Pale Ale from the New England Brewing Co. Stop in, enjoy a pint and the warm days on our patio with a plate of our famous smoked wings! 725 Boston Post Rd. 203-453-0771

Added by KC's Restaurant and Pub on June 26, 2016 at 6:10am — No Comments

An Announcement from the Broad Brook Brewing Company

Did you hear the special announcement from our friends at Broad Brook Brewing earlier today?  In case you missed it, check out the note from owner Eric Mance below...

From Broad Brook Brewing…


Added by Bryon Turner on June 1, 2016 at 5:46pm — No Comments

Trail Blazer
Support your local "new" brewery!

Hello fellow craft beer lovers.
    I am posting this to you to see if you might be interested in supporting a new brewery trying to open in Hartford.  II t will be called Hog River Brewing and owned by Ben Braddock a former Hooker brewer and current brewer at Willibrew.  Please take a few minutes and watch the video in the link below.  There are many levels at which to donate.  Every dollar helps. He only has about another month to reach his goal to be…

Added by Alan C. on November 17, 2015 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Eli's craft beer week

Eli's restaurant group ofHamden, Branford , orange & Milford is celebrating Connecticut craft beer week with a beer passport . You must drink the two beers associated with each Eli's & get it stamped from a bartender . Once completed turn in your passport & the top four winners will receive private tours at Nebco, firefly, back east & stubborn beauty breweries . The tours will include free growler fills & beers all day after the tour . You will also receive an Eli's $50 gift… Continue

Added by Kevin Fitzsimmons on November 16, 2015 at 3:43pm — No Comments

We love our local beers at KC's and what better way to show them off!

CT Beer Week starts Today and we can't wait to celebrate! Thimble Island American Ale, Thimble Island IPA, Thimble Island Dark Pumpkin Porter, Black Hog Autumn Nugget, and Duvig Cream Ale.  Look for Two Roads Route of All Evil (a Black Ale) tapping later today or tomorrow. Coming soon selections from Back East, Hooker, New England, and more; we will have ALL LOCAL all week. 

Added by KC's Restaurant and Pub on November 16, 2015 at 10:45am — No Comments

What's the deal with Tidal River Brewing?

We recently had a one-on-one conversation with Geoff Mattheis, founder of Tidal River Brewing Co. In the interest of transparency I must tell you that Geoff was an ‘early adopter’ for the CT Beer Trail. He and his bride Mary were on our very first brewery bus tour, and number of tours after that. We see them at most brew fest throughout the state and almost always adorned in CT…


Added by Bryon Turner on June 25, 2015 at 10:10pm — No Comments

Happy Father's Day Weekend!

Forgot to get Dad something for Father's Day?  Why not get him a Trail Blazers Club card?  We'll even toss in an extra card for you, or Mom, or who ever.  Valid for cards ordered online between June 17 - 22. So …


Added by Bryon Turner on June 19, 2015 at 8:15pm — No Comments

Four chances to win tickets to four different brew fests!

We love to give away free brew fest tickets!  Here's four chances to win tickets for four different events via FaceBook!  UPDATE:  All winners have been announced, look below to see if you won!  More chances to win tickets are coming!  Congrats to our winners!!!


Added by Bryon Turner on May 14, 2015 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

Why Not Go Out? 5 Reasons to Brave the Cold for a Beer

Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.

Now that winter's fully set in, it's all too easy to sit back, crack out the thick, malty winter seasonals (which are my favorite), and hibernate. But I'm here to encourage you to…


Added by Brien Stephen on January 22, 2015 at 8:03pm — No Comments

What are your New Beer's Resolutions for 2015?

It's almost time to make your New Year's resolutions...  Let's all stop kidding ourselves about cutting calories, going to the gym and cutting back on coffee.  Instead, let's make some resolution about local craft beer.  We would love to hear your related resolutions, but here are some to get you started...  Leave…


Added by Bryon Turner on December 27, 2014 at 9:50pm — No Comments

Dec 13th will be a day of choices on the CT Beer Trail!

Saturday, Dec 13th will be a day of choices on the CT Beer Trail.  First we have two breweries offering two great celebrations, both events should be a great deal of fun!


Added by Bryon Turner on December 4, 2014 at 8:07pm — 3 Comments

Hamden Here We Come

We are excited to be coming to Hamden, CT! Here are a few additional updates http://goo.gl/05pS9v

Added by No Worries Brewing Company on October 16, 2014 at 11:03am — No Comments

Warm up for CT Beer Week with free beer fest tickets!

We have a ton of great events planned for CT Beer Week, and we're teaming up with the folks who put on CT Restaurant Week to form CT Restaurant and Beer Week!  Check out the growing…


Added by Bryon Turner on October 9, 2014 at 9:17pm — No Comments

Smoke in the Valley

When I bought my tickets for Smoke in the Valley beer and chili festival I had never anticipated that it would be pouring rain the whole farking day. Whatever. It is what it is. And it is beer! And chili.
We got shuttled to the…

Added by Cheryl Lemos on October 7, 2014 at 4:34pm — 1 Comment

Untappd - CT Restaurant & Beer Week

Connecticut Restaurant and Beer Week kicks off Monday, October 13th, bringing with it seven days of events statewide to celebrate the vibrant restaurant and beer industry of CT.  Fabulous food, tap takeovers, pairings, and sampling events will abound.  Events will take place at a variety of local restaurants;…


Added by Bryon Turner on October 2, 2014 at 8:30pm — 7 Comments

Happy Saturday! Did you just win brewfest tickets?

We got up early this morning to give away a ton of beerfest tickets, and we'll be giving away more next week! Did you win tickets?  Check these out and see for yourself!

  • Did you just win a pair of tickets to the Sunday…

Added by Bryon Turner on September 27, 2014 at 9:31am — No Comments

Save on your brew fest tickets, or win some instead!

We're looking to save you some cash and get you out to some great craft beer festivals this Fall!  Trail Blazers Club members can save in the following…


Added by Bryon Turner on September 22, 2014 at 2:31pm — No Comments

More free brewfest tickets & more events!

Tomorrow is Wednesday, the week is nearly half over, and our proverbial glass is more than half full!  We're pretty excited because we have some great events later this week and weekend, and we're also giving away more beer fest tickets tomorrow night and Friday night! 

Did you enter these contests yet?


Added by Bryon Turner on September 16, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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