Connecticut’s First Annual Winter Beer Festival

by Kevin on February 8, 2012

Connecticut’s First Annual Winter Beer Festival

The City Steam Brewery and CT Beer Trail will be putting on a Conecticut based beer festival on March 1st, 2012 from 7-10 PM

This event will include beer samples and merchandise for sale from breweries, brew pubs, and home brew shops that are located  all over Connecticut. The ticket price is $25 dollars a person and includes an autehentic German buffet.

If you live near City Steam Brewery, support all your local CT beer community by attending this event on March 1st.

For addtional updated information, visit this event’s page on


 Press Release:

City Steam Brewery Cafe and the CT Beer Trail are proud to announce their First Annual Winter Beer Festival on Thursday, March 1, 2012 from 7-10 PM.

This will be an excellent opportunity to sample what the state’s local craft beer industry has to offer!

$25 per person includes beer, food, tax and gratuity! Call (860) 525-1600 to make reservations.

Reservations required with credit card. Cancellations allowed up to 48 hours before event. Limited number of tickets may be available at the door. Please call on the day of event to inquire. Attendees and participants must be 21 or over.

This event will feature every local Connecticut craft brewery and brew pub, as well as a number of the state’s new breweries still under development. All will offer samples of their beer and many will sell merchandise. Home brewing suppliers will also be present with samples and information.

An authentic German buffet will also be included in the price of the event. Further details on who will be represented and a complete menu are available below.

Confirmed Breweries:
Cavalry Brewing Co.
Olde Burnside Brewing Co.
Thomas Hooker Brewing Co.
Cottrell Brewing Co. – Old Yankee, Mystic Bridge IPA, Perry’s Revenge, & Safe Harbor Blonde

New England Brewing Co.
City Steam Brewery Cafe (Not just a brewpub!)

Confirmed Brew Pubs:
City Steam Brewery Cafe (of course!)
Brü Rm. at BAR
TullyCross Tavern & Microbrewery
Willimantic Brewing Co.
Cambridge House Brew Pub (Granby)
SBC Restaurant and Brewery

Confirmed Developing Breweries:
Broad Brook Brewing
Relic Brewing
Back East Brewing

Confirmed Home Brew Shops:
Brew Wine Hobby
Zok’s Homebrewing and Wine Making Supplies – Sour Cask Ale
Cork & Brew
Eli Cannon’s Trading Company
Maltose Express – American IPA, Porter and a German Weizen beer

Winter Beer Festival Buffet Menu:
Suckling Pig: For your viewing and eating pleasure!
Smoked Kielbasa: Over a bed of braised red cabbage
Sauerbraten: Braised beef with a bacon, pugnacious porter gastrique
Schnitzel Wiener Art: Breaded and fried pork loin with caper lemon butter sauce
Authentic Hand Made Spatzle: Made with spicy City Steam mustard
Warm German Potato Salad: With bacon and onions
Root Vegetables: With honey and caraway
Apple Raisin Strudel: With a cider hard sauce

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