Tag Archives: beer

Beer We Go

Since it opened in 2018, The Beeracks, a collaborative beer brewery in East Haven, has flown under the radar. The name, a play on “barracks,” is a little puzzling, and…

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Coming Back

When I arrived a little after 4:30 p.m. yesterday, rows of CRT monitors were flashing, and Journey’s “Any Way You Want It” was flying, and, as Barcade reopened its doors to declare that it had survived its latest boss fight …

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Hoppy Birthday

Everyone on the brewery floor seems happy, even though it’s a slushy winter morning, they’re all bundled in flannel and fleece and the equipment is so loud it’s hard to talk. …

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Beer over Water

Milford’s new Dockside Brewery had planned a March opening, right when the lockdowns began. It opened in May instead, and today, planning is often required just to get a table. …

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By the Dozen

How can a brewery be many breweries? …

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Mixing Things Up

The CT Cocktail Car is like a magnet. Everyone who passes by on a recent afternoon feels compelled to ask owner Dave Blomberg a question. Did you build it yourself? Can you drive this thing? What model year is it?…

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Watch This Space

Rick Omonte and Carlos Wells inside The State House

The State House feels like a place where almost anything creative could happen. That’s the way co-owner Carlos Wells and talent buyer Rick Omonte like it. …

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Cup and Up

Fussy Coffee

Don’t let the name fool you: Fussy Coffee offers much more than a typical coffeehouse.

But let’s start with the headliner. …

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Prost!

Beers by East Rock Brewing Company

A banner advertising the new East Rock Brewing Company has had neighbors buzzing all summer, waiting for greater New Haven’s newest zymurgists to open for business on Nicoll Street. Now East Rock Brewing’s bottled pilsner, weisse bier and hopfen lager …

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Counter Offerings

Counter Weight Brewing Company

Not many people can claim they’re always making headway. But Matt Westfall can. The owner of Hamden’s Counter Weight Brewing Company, Westfall always has his flagship beer, Headway American IPA, on tap …

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