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Must Attend: Stone and Goose Island Beer Dinners @ Ginger Man Norwalk + Greenwich

Stone cold crazy...

Stone cold crazy…

You know that Ginger Man always does things right with their beer dinners, but here are two dinners with quite a hefty beer lineup.  First up is the Stone Brewing Co. dinner on May 12 at 7 pm at their SoNo location.  Tix are $75 per person and include 5 beers and 5 courses.  In typical G-Man style, they’ll be featuring some hard to find brews:

  1. Go to IPA (cask conditioned)
  2. Ruina…

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CT Beer WEEKS 2014: 2x Big, 2x Brews, 2x Awesome

CT Beer Week 2014

Because one week just wasn’t enough! :)

Last year marked the first ever statewide CT Beer Week, brought together by Connecticut Beer Wholesalers Association.  There was a kickoff with the Rising Pint Brewfest that featured over 70 brewers, plenty of events at breweries, restaurants, and retailers, and even a chance at unlocking the CT Beer Week Badge on Untappd.  

Well, we’re happy to report that…

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Shebeen Brewing Company in Wolcott, CT wants to celebrate one year of brewing beer with ya at their Anniversary Party.  Just come on down to their brewery on 5/3/14 from 12-7 for some brews, foods, games, and fun.   Ted’s World Famous Steamed Cheeseburgers food truck will be on hand, so you have something to wash those beers down with.  And, you’ll want to finish up the night with some dessert, right?  Duh…so chow down on some Shebeen Beer cupcakes made by Shebeen’s own Terry!  

In addition, you’ll be able to take a tour of the brewery, have some tastings, or just drink pint after delicious pint.  There will be live music and you’ll be able to see who reigns supreme with a few games of cornh0le.  Don’t miss this one, OmNomivores!

Shebeen Brewing Company Anniversary Party

5/3/14 from 12-7 pm

1 Wolcott Road

Wolcott, CT 06716


Shebeen Brewing Hosting Annivesary Party with Ted’s Food Truck, Cornhole, Tours, Beer, and More     Shebeen Brewing Company in Wolcott, CT wants to celebrate one year of brewing beer with ya at their…

The Dark Crystal Themed Cocktails and Party Before Cult Classic Night at Avon Theatre- Stamford, CT

The Dark Crystal Themed Cocktails and Party Before Cult Classic Night at Avon Theatre- Stamford, CT

Watch Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal at The Avon with a party beforehand…

The Avon Theatre at 272 Bedford St. in Stamford is hosting a movie series sure to reawaken the kid inside of you.  Cult Classics takes you back to some of the most talked about and important films of our generation.  The last film featured was Back to the Future (there are few movies that are better, we argue) and this time…

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Chefs Pasternack, Storch, and Taibe Face Off at Battle of the Chefs for Founder Hall Fundraiser

Chefs Pasternack, Storch, and Taibe are preparing to do battle!  Photo from Karen Rayda

Chefs Forrest Pasternack of Bailey’s Backyard, Matt Storch of Match Restaurant in Norwalk, and Jeff Taibe of The Whelk and LeFarm in Westport will battle to benefit Founders Hall on Sunday, June 1, 4 pm, at Founders Hall.  Call 203-431-7000 for more information. Photo from Karen Rayda

Although June 1 is quite a while away, we wish we could fast forward to that date to witness an epic culinary…

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_______ Wins the Pair of Tickets to Hops + Grapes, Toasts + Tastes

_______ Wins the Pair of Tickets to Hops + Grapes, Toasts + Tastes

See you there!

See you there!

Ooooh, such a mysterious title, right?  Who’s the winner, who won the pair of tickets to Hops & Grapes, Toasts & Tastes?  Well, we had a whole lotta entries, but unfortunately there was only one winner that was chosen by using  That winner is Rob Bouthet.  Congrats Rob…you and the person of your choice will be heading to Chelsea Piers Stamford on 4/25 from 7:30-10:30…

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Get $10 off your PAWS Uncorked: A Taste for Rescue ticket

Get $10 off your PAWS Uncorked: A Taste for Rescue ticket

Paws Uncorked banner

Use “OMNOM” as your code to scratch a little off the cost…

Helping out PAWS ain’t so ruff, especially when they’ve just set up a code to scratch $10 bucks off the $45 price for a PAWS Uncorked (see our original post here) ticket.  All you need to do is click right herethrough to the registration page, then enter “OMNOM” (without the quotes of course, n00bs) in the space where it says Promo…

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Food Trucks, Demos, Living Green + More @ Fairfield’s Earth Day Celebration 2014

Food Trucks, Demos, Living Green + More at @FairfieldEarth‎ Day Celebration @skinnypines @ctfarmfresh

Earth Day happens every April 22, but the core and heart of this day is something that we hope lives on for the other 364 days a year.  “Living Green” isn’t about justrecycling…there’s so much more that we can do to help out our Mama.  What exactly can you do, you ask?  We’ve got some ideas in our heads, but there’s also a huge…

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Sick! David’s Soundview Catering! (at The Ferguson Library)

Can It: Half Full Brewery Begins Canning, Soon to Hit Stores

Can It: @HalfFullBrewery Begins Canning, Soon to Hit Stores @ctbeertrail #ctbeer #craftbeer

Introducing....cans! Pic from Half Full's FB page

Introducing….cans! Pic from Half Full’s FB page

Congrats go out to Conor and crew of Half Full Breweryin Stamford.  Look at that beaut!  It’s their flagship beer that helped to put them on the map:  their Bright Ale.  And, as you can see it’s in a can.  Yes, the moment has finally arrived and production is happening.  According to Half Full, the Bright Ale will hit shelves in the middle of May…

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