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Connecticut Breweries

Last updated: December 4, 2000


Clay Irving maintains a list of Connecticut Breweries and Brewpubs, and Ralph Sturgen has a Connecticut page on his New England Brewery Database.


01600: Worcester
East Hartford

Olde Burnside Brewing
776 Tolland Street
East Hartford CT 01608

Phone: +1 860-528-2200

Microbrewery
Opened October 28, 2000.
Brewer: Raymond Ballard.

06000: Hartford
Bloomfield - Glastonbury - Manchester - New Britain - Windsor

Central Street Tavern
Central Street
Windsor CT 06000

Phone: +1 860-285-0132

Brewpub - Planned
Metacomet Brewing
New Britain CT 06000

Microbrewery - Planned
Farmington River Brewing
102 Fillee Street
Bloomfield CT 06002

Phone: +1 860-242-3722
Fax: +1 860-242-6413

Microbrewery
Opened February 6, 1996.
Brewer: Bill Hodkin.
Capacity 1,500 barrels.
Alewife Grille and Brewery
Hogshead Brewing Company
2935 Main Street
Glastonbury CT 06033

Brewpub - Closed
Opened April 8, 1996.
Closed June 1, 1997.
Union Restaurant and Brewery
2935 Main Street
Glastonbury CT 06033

Phone: +1 860-633-0880

Brewpub
Opened June 1, 1998.
Brewer: J.J. Rams.
Hops Restaurant-Bar-Brewery - Manchester
102 Buckland Hills Drive
Manchester CT 06040

Phone: +1 860-648-4677

Brewpub
John Harvard's Brew House - Manchester
1487 Pleasant Valley Road
Manchester CT 06040

Phone: +1 860-644-2739
Fax: +1 860-648-5883

Brewpub
Opened December 11, 1996.
Brewer: Rob Leonard.

06100: Hartford
Newington

City Steam Brasserie and Brewery Café
942 Main Street
Hartford CT 06103

Phone: +1 860-525-1600
Fax: +1 860-244-2255

Brewpub
Opened December 8, 1997.
Brewer: Ron Page.
Formerly Brown Thompson.
Hartford Brewery
35 Pearl Street
Hartford CT 06103

Brewpub - Closed
Opened August 15, 1991.
Closed July 12, 2000.
Capacity 1,250 barrels.
Trout Brook Brewery and Restaurant #1
55 Bartholomew Avenue
Hartford CT 06106

Brewpub - Closed
Opened February 1, 1997.
Closed October 1, 2000.
Capacity 4,500 barrels.
No longer brewing, restaurant still open.
Hops Restaurant-Bar-Brewery - Newington
3260 Berlin Turnpike
Newington CT 06111

Phone: +1 860-594-8808

Brewpub

06200: Hartford
Willimantic

Olde Wyndham Brewery
322 Main Street
PO Box 14
Willimantic CT 06226

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened September 30, 1997.
Willimantic Brewing
Main Street Café
967 Main Street
Willimantic CT 06226

Phone: +1 860-423-6777
Fax: +1 860-450-0794

Brewpub
Opened February 7, 1997.
Brewer: David Wollner.

06300: New Haven
Mystic - Niantic - Pawcatuck - Uncasville - Waterford

Mystic River Brewing
76 New London Road
Mystic CT 06355

Phone: +1 860-536-6566
Fax: +1 860-885-0865

Microbrewery
Opened February 1, 1997.
Capacity 20 barrels.
Essex Brewing
34 Industrial Park Way
Niantic CT 06357

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened March 1, 1997.
Closed May 1, 1999.
Cottrell Brewing
100 Mechanic Street
Pawcatuck CT 06379

Phone: +1 860-599-8213
Fax: +1 860-599-8213

Microbrewery
Opened February 28, 1997.
Brewer: Woody Culpepper.
Capacity 2,000 barrels.
Race Book Brewpub
1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard
Mohegan Sun Casino
Uncasville CT 06382

Phone: +1 860-204-8000

Brewpub
Opened December 1, 1998.
Ledge Light Brewery
49 Boston Post Road
Waterford CT 06385

Brewpub - Closed
Opened October 9, 1996.
Closed October 1, 1998.
Formerly Post Road.

06400: New Haven
Branford - North Branford - Southport - Wallingford

Indian Neck Brewing
1088 Main Street
Branford CT 06405

Phone: +1 203 483-4722

Brewpub
Opened October 1, 1997.
O'Neill's Brewing
EasyFlow Brewing Systems
North Branford CT 06471

Microbrewery
Southport Brewing
2600 Post Road
Southport CT 06490

Phone: +1 203-256-2337
Fax: +1 203-256-5725

Brewpub
Opened April 15, 1997.
Brewer: Mark DeSilva.
Trout Brook Brewery and Restaurant #2
300 Church Street
Route 68
Wallingford CT 06492

Phone: +1 203-265-7000

Brewpub
Opened June 1, 1998.

06500: New Haven
Hamden

Brewery at Ninth Square
Nutmeg Brewery
50 Orange Street
New Haven CT 06510

Phone: +1 860-246-2337

Brewpub - Planned
BruRm @ BAR
234 Crown Street
New Haven CT 06511

Phone: +1 203-495-1111
Fax: +1 203-498-0916

Brewpub
Opened February 17, 1996.
Brewer: Geoffrey Browning.
Capacity 1,500 barrels.
Naples Pizza and Restaurant
90 Wall Street
New Haven CT 06511

Brewpub - Closed
Opened October 1, 1997.
No longer brewing, restaurant still open.
Elm City Brewing
New Haven Brewing
458 Grand Avenue
New Haven CT 06513

Beer Marketing Company - Closed
12.5 points / 1 beer
Opened October 10, 1989.
Closed July 1, 1998.
Diglio's Brewpub and Restaurant
2583 Whitney Avenue
Hamden CT 06518

Brewpub - Closed
Opened 1997.
Closed September 1, 1998.

06600: Bridgeport

Lost City Brewing
Bridgeport CT 06600

Microbrewery - Planned

06700: Waterbury
Oakville

Hammer and Nail Brewers
900 Main Street
Oakville CT 06779

Phone: +1 860-274-5911
Fax: +1 860-274-7224

Microbrewery
Opened March 6, 1996.
Brewer: Pete Hammer.

06800: Stamford
Danbury - Darien - South Norwalk - Westport

Blue Sun Brewing
39 East Franklin Street
Danbury CT 06810

Beer Marketing Company - Closed
Opened October 1, 1997.
Closed 1998.
Classic Rock Brewpub
1 Wibling Road
Danbury CT 06810

Phone: +1 203-791-4430
Fax: +1 203-792-4432

Brewpub
Opened June 1, 1997.
Colorado Brewing and Trading Company
6 Delay Street
Danbury CT 06810

Phone: +1 203-791-1450

Brewpub
Opened 1999.
Champion Beverage Company
44 Talmadge Hill Road
Darien CT 06820

Phone: +1 203-655-9026
Fax: +1 203-655-0676

Beer Marketing Company
Opened November 1, 1996.
Brewer: Stevens Point Brewery.
New England Brewing
13 Marshall Street
South Norwalk CT 06854

Phone: +1 203-866-1339
Fax: +1 203-838-7168

Brewpub
Opened February 1, 1990.
Brewer: Randy Czech.
Capacity 14,000 barrels.
John Harvard's Brew House - Westport
540 Riverside Avenue
Westport CT 06880

Phone: +1 203-454-2337
Fax: +1 203-221-7680

Brewpub
Brewer: Robert Leonard.

06900: Stamford

Bank Street Brewing
65 Bank Street
Stamford CT 06901

Phone: +1 203-325-2739
Fax: +1 203-975-8728

Brewpub
Opened September 12, 1996.
Brewer: Ted Steen.


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