American Craft Beer Week is right around the corner. It will be celebrated nationwide and more importantly statewide from May 14th - May 20th. There will be tastings and flights and draft specials and bottle specials and much much more.
So, consider this your Official (unofficial) guide to American Craft Beer Week in Connecticut. Check back throughout the week for updates. In addition to all of the events/specials detailed below, check out these links for comprehensive…Continue
Added by TapintoCT on May 14, 2012 at 8:17am — No Comments
Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.
This past June I bought several bottles of one of my favorite stouts: the Stone Russian Imperial. I drank one, gifted a few, and decided to keep one in storage for six months to see if the taste would really get better with age (spoilers, it did). I knew that the 6-month-aged time would be right…Continue
Added by Brien Stephen on December 28, 2011 at 3:34pm — No Comments
Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.Continue
Added by Brien Stephen on December 13, 2011 at 10:28pm — No Comments
As I wrote last week, I really want to find some good pumpkin beer to hit that "Autumn" spot in my taste buds (the fact that it's not really Autumn yet aside). I looked in my immediate vicinity and I decided to revisit an old favorite (Shipyard…Continue
This past Tuesday, August 9th, Eli Cannon's Taproom in Middletown featured the Woodbridge, CT brewery "New England Brewery" for their Tuesday night tasting. New England brewers and reps came out with six beers: Imperial Stout Trooper, 668 Neighbor of the Beast, Ghandi Bot, Sea Hag IPA, Elm City Lager, and Alpha Weizen.…Continue
Added by Brien Stephen on August 15, 2011 at 7:38pm — No Comments
This past Wednesday, August 3rd, as part of their epic "Beer God's Week", Eli Cannon's Tap Room held the "Are You Frickin' Kidding Me?!" cask beer event. Cask beer is beer that has been aged and stored in wooden casks and so is unfiltered and unpasteurized. It is also thought by many beer snobs to be the "real" way to drink beer: in its purest form. There were four casks tapped: Thomas Hooker Hop Meadow IPA; New England Brewery Citra Dry-Hopped Sea Hag IPA (a…Continue
Eli Cannon's held their first annual mini-beer fest this past Monday, August 1st. 21 breweries were represented with nearly 40 beers available for sampling. Along with the plentiful beer, Eli Cannon's supplied a spread of pulled-pork or beef sliders, chicken wings, macaroni and cheese, and salad.
Added by Brien Stephen on August 6, 2011 at 1:37pm — No Comments
State officials have proposed a bill to the General Assembly establishing state support for the development of the CT Beer Trail earlier this week.
Proposed Bill No. 464 was introduced by…Continue