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Ninety 9 Bottles Beer Fest Returns + Your Shot at Tix!

9 May

Update: we generated a random winner from all the contestants on FB and on here and our winner is: Timothy Bartlett! Congratulations and thanks to everyone for entering!

Tucked off from downtown SoNo is a park that most people have probably never noticed. We’re talking about Oyster Shell Park . . . and it has some breathtaking views of the Sound. This is exactly where the 3rd Annual Ninety 9 Bottles Craft Beer Festival will be, again, this year, as they celebrate with great brews and killer eats. The action goes down on June 4 from 2-5 with tickets costing $40 or $20 for designated drivers. You’ll get unlimited pours of beer, live music, and access to food trucks!  Continue reading

2nd Annual Flag Day Cornhole Tourney + Pig Roast @ Black Hog Brewery

6 May
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Swine, swigs, and swishes . . .

Beach and beer are like peanut butter and jelly as far as we’re concerned. Well, er, it’s not like we’d eat both of them together, but you feel us? You know what goes even better with beach and beer? Games! Yup yup, peoples. And you’ll get all this with the 2nd Annual Flag Day Cornhole Tournament, Pig Roast, and Beach Party. Oh, we left out the pig roast in all of that, well, now we didn’t. Okay, here are the juicy and hoppy details: Continue reading

CT Beer News: Releases, Hours,Openings + More – 1/14/16

14 Jan

Normally we’ve posted up our Fairfield County food news and CT beer news together, but there was so much going on this week that we just had to share the love exclusive with the CT beer scene. Check out all these great events, dinners, release info, and more. 

1/15 Firefly Hollow is doing a Cone Flakes release! $10 gets you a 4 pack with a limit of 1 case per person. That’s a stellar deal and so worth the trip.
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CT Food News: Crawls, Deals, Bites + Beer – 12/18

18 Dec

A little elf told us today that you’ve been good boys and girls, so we’re going to let you know about some great events, a last chance at a Santa crawl, deals, dishes to try, and -of course- CT beer goodness. 

12/19 Green Eyed Lady is playing J House Greenwich from 8-11. Get yo’ drank on, get yo’ food on, get yo’ groove on.

12/19 It’s a Santa Crawl in SoNo, baby! Dress up as the jolly ol’ St. Nick or wear your ugliest sweater and take part in some great deals including beer, specials, and prizes. Participating restaurants include Johnny Utah’s, Blind Rhino, O’Neil’s, Mama’s Boy, SONO Pizza , Famous Pizza, Washington Prime, Local, and Cask Republic. If you visit 7 of the 10, you’ll be entered to win a raffle prize and can get more chances at the registration desk with proceeds going to The Connecticut Challenge. Register here. Continue reading

Get Stoked: The New Stony Creek Brewery and Brew Magic Series

14 Nov

Numbers don’t lie (more on that below), but that’s not what Stony Creek Brewery of Branford, CT now believes. They started by producing their 203, 860, and 401 brews right at Thomas Hooker, so they never did have a place of their own. But, that’s soon to change as they get ready for a February/March opening of their brand new brewery in Branford. What will it be like, what changes have they made, and what kind of brews do they have planned? We found out all of those things when we had a nice talk with Sales Director Jamal Robinson who used to work at Blue Point . . . and we’re ready to share everything that we learned: Continue reading

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