Month: December 2016

Saturday, December 17th: Our first Crowlers, and many more to come in the New Year. Cheers to cans, and please recycle!

In addition to our full lineup, the Crowler Cart will have a very limited number of Black Pearl Stout, The Frog Double IPA and Positive Waves Double IPA 32-ounce Crowlers ready to go.

Saturday, December 17 lineup: Dreary outside but plenty of Cheer and Beer in the Brew Barn.

Jalapeno Jack   5.5% Cream Ale Cream ale infused with a generous amount of jalapeno peppers. Our process creates a unique brew with the aroma and flavor of jalapeno without the heat. Add a wedge of lime for a refreshing variation. Dreamboat Abbey  9.2% Belgian Tripel German hops coupled with the Belgian yeast create a …

Come warm up here this Saturday, December 17th for a tasting and growler fill with both a stout and a porter in the lineup.

  Sleeping In Coffee Stout Guest brewer Scott Cross. This is the higher octane version (9% ABV) of Scott’s popular Breakfast In Bed. Stout with dark roast coffee, vanilla beans, cocoa nibs and dark Vermont maple syrup. The Raven Chocolate Porter This porter is not at all sweet. Three dark malts are used in this brew, but …

Pellets, Propane, Plastic, No Problem! December 10th was crazy fun and cozy in the brew barn.

We are open for the three more Saturdays of 2016, then reopen in April 2017. Stay tuned for winter Crowler availability here and there, And THANK YOU! A special thank you to our young customer Michael who came along for the ride and animal fun here and created an amazing drawing for the Billy Board. We love it.

Saturday, December 10th lineup. We are open from 12 noon to 5PM. Cheers!

There’s nothing like warming up by a fire with a tropical stout: December 10th introducing Black Pearl.

This special style of stout that is popular in Jamaica starts with a chocolate flavor enhanced by a citrus taste from the hops and then a slightly bitter finish. Perfect alone or with a slice of rum cake… or a little rum.

In the Saturday, December 10th lineup: The last batch of our Porcelain Doll heirloom pumpkin holiday season saison until next autumn.

Talky Tina is one of brewery owner Sheila’s personal favorites, with the fresh-cut and roasted pumpkin. With a heavy heart and a personal stash for Christmas in the frig, we say CHEERS until next year to this one.

Colorado coming soon to Connecticut Fat Orange Cat: The Crowler.

From Oskar Blues:   “A CROWLER (CAN +growler) is a 32-ounce CAN filled with fresh craft beer from the source. Yep, draft beer in a portable growler –sized CAN. It’s the newest innovation coming from the Oskar Blues Brewery taproom and their development partner Ball Corporation, the pioneers of the American craft brew in-a-CAN movement. As …

Billy IPA is back this coming Saturday, June 10th.

We are once again so excited to pay tribute to our big, sweet guy and all of the beautiful cats and dogs that have become an important part of our brewery.   Billy IPA 7.9% ABV is a New England style IPA. The special blend of hops brings out a distinct orange flavor.  

Together in the December 10th lineup: Courageous Cat vs. The Frog: Mosaic vs. Citra hops. Side by side for the first time. Bring it.

Courageous Cat   8.4% Double IPA This is the first of three beers in the Courageous Cat Trilogy. This is refreshing, hop forwarded with the citrus and tropical flavors of Citra hops. The Frog   8.4% Double IPA As the third in the Courageous Cat trilogy, The Frog is a very flavor-and-bitterness-balanced IPA that continues through …