Fat Orange Cat Brew Co.

Month: January 2017

The Return of Nemesis double IPA Sunday, February 5.

Stop by the Winter Harvest Farmers’ Market at Cold Spring Farm, 46 Town Rd., Colchester, CT from 10-1 this Sunday! We introduced this beer on New Year’s Eve and received a lot of positive feedback. Please come by the farm market for… Read More

Cat Crowler January 29 Farm Market Lineup: Billy Beer IPA, Consensus IPA and Dreamboat Abbey Belgian Tripel. Cheers!

http://www.coldspringfarmct.com/winter-harvest-market.html Dreamboat Abbey 10% Belgian Tripel German hops coupled with the Belgian yeast create a light, refreshing and slightly fruity Belgian Tripel. Billy Beer 8.1% NE style IPA The special blend of hops brings out a distinct orange flavor. Consensus 7.5% NE style… Read More

Billy Beer and Consensus both are back: 2 New England style IPAs Jan. 29 Farm Market Sunday!

Billy Beer 8.1%  IPA The special blend of hops brings out a distinct orange flavor. Consensus 7.5%   IPA Juicy, hop forward New England style IPA.  

Dreamboat Abbey 10% Belgian Tripel is back… Crowlers this coming Sunday at the Farm Market.

German hops coupled with the Belgian yeast create a light, refreshing and slightly fruity Belgian Tripel. http://www.coldspringfarmct.com/winter-harvest-market.html

Thank you for coming out to the farm market – we had plenty of beer this time! We’ll see you Sunday, January 29 with a different selection. Cheers!

We came back to the brewery with three Cat Crowlers left ( and some wonderful greens, kettle corn  and cheese). We’ll be there at the Cold Spring Farm Winter Harvest Market this coming Sunday with a completely different selection, so please stay… Read More

TRIPLE Double IPA Day: 3 double IPAs and 3 times the beer (at least).

Positive Waves 8.7%, Severe Tire Damage 8.4% and introducing Launch 8.5% this coming Sunday, January 22nd at the Winter Harvest Market at Cold Spring Farm. 46 Town Road in Colchester from 10am to 1pm. We are bringing WAY more beer this week! We will give… Read More

And then there were three: Scott Cross joins Fat Orange Cat, and we couldn’t be happier!

Scott joins us as both a new partner and a second brewer. If you have been to Fat Orange Cat, you’ve had his great beer as a regular guest brewer and have probably met him working with us behind the bar. Mike… Read More

Farm Market Sunday: Crowlers every Sunday through March 26 at Cold Spring Farm Winter Harvest Market.

We are bringing A LOT more beer from now on, and will rotate them every week!  The market hours are 10am to 1pm. The Cold Spring Farm GPS address is at 46 Town Road, Colchester CT. Thank you and CHEERS!

Crowlers for Sale: Winter Harvest Farmers’ Market at Cold Spring Farm 46 Town Road, Colchester. Sunday from 10am to 1pm.

Our tasting room is closed until April 1, but we are still busy here and so excited to start selling our beer at farm markets. Krazy Kat IPA, and a few Crowlers of Positive Waves double IPA and The Raven chocolate porter… Read More

What the heck is a Crowler? (Coming soon: Why Fat Orange Cat is in love with 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 […]