We are partnering with The Inn at Stonington!! Sundays for a limited time (see below), the Inn is offering an inclusive rate of $169. This includes your guest room, your extra tasting at Beer’d and a $35 gift certificate to The Engine Room or Pizzetta (proud Beer’d pouring establishments). As an added bonus, Farm to Hearth will be selling their pretzels, Beer’d spent grain bread, and Beer’d brine pickles at the brewery every Sunday for the month of April and May!!
Special Sundays include:
Sunday, April 19th
Sunday, April 26th
Sunday, May 3rd
Sunday, May 10th
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As the Beer’d Brewing Company reflects back on it’s first two years, we have seen production double year over year. That’s the goal in 2015 as well! The projected 1000 BBL’s will be produced via a brand new 7 BBL brew house, replacing the existing 3 BBL brewery and moving us out of the Nano Brewery classification. The cellar equipment will also see substantial increases in volume and efficiency, meaning Beer’d should be available at more local better beer establishments. Beer’d has also recently made the transition from it’s state issued Manufacturer permit, to the highly coveted Manufacturer for Beer and Brewpub license, allowing for pint sales in the tasting room. Hours will slowly be introduced throughout February and March, adding to the existing Friday 5-9pm and Sat/Sun 1-5PM Hours.
The past few months has been exciting for us here at Beer’d Brewing! We have doubled the floor space of the already existing brewery into an adjacent space. The goal with this expansion was not only to make the tasting room more serviceable, but to also allow for a significantly larger volume in the fermentation cellar.
We continue to focus on collaborations with fellow breweries, on Wednesday, December 3rd from 5pm to 8pm we will be hosting our Nano-A-Nano release party! Last year’s Nano-A-Nano collaboration with Relic Brewing of Plainville, was a Belgian Black Rye IPA. This year the duo brewed up a Hoppy American Amber Ale.
The evening will include:
Free Side-by-side tastings
Beer’d’s version available in Growler/ Growlette fills
Relic’s version available in bottles
Tulips for purchase of both brews
On Thursday, December 4th starting at 6PM, Beer’d Brewing Co. will tap a special cask at Pizzetta. Proceeds from the cask pints will be donated to Team-Grow-A-Mo, which is locally based in Stonington, CT.
There will also be giveaways throughout the night. Come early and stay late with us!
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Finally, Beer’d Brewing would like to thank everyone for another great year! Last month we celebrated our Two Years of Beer with over 300 guests! We couldn’t be more thankful for our wonderful customers.
Cheers! Aaren & Precious
This summer has been crazy for us here at Beer’d Brewing, and shows no sign of slowing down. A currently ongoing expansion is taking place, doubling the floor space of the already existing brewery into an adjacent space. The goal with this expansion is not only to make the tasting room more serviceable, but to also allow for a significantly larger volume in the fermentation cellar. Currently Beer’d is working with a 3 barrel brew house and 36 barrels worth of serviceable fermentation capacity. With the existing capacity and the planned additions Beer’d should jump into the 70 barrel cellar range.
Collaboration has also been a major focus with two new collaborations slated for release between October and November. Already released in August, Beer’d collaborated with Night Shift Brewing of MA on Tropical Hydra, an American IPA featuring a super juicy profile coaxed out through the use of Amarillo, HBC 342, and Wakatu hops. The beer was also conditioned with pineapples and clementine juice. The yet to be named version features a number of ingredients including pineapple and lime juice as well as Citra and Mosaic hops. Also rehashing last year’s Nano-A-Nano collaboration with Relic Brewing of Plainville, the duo will work up a new iteration of a unique Belgian style beer, slated to be released in late November.
Finally, Beer’d Brewing will be celebrating Two Years Of Beer with a bash scheduled for mid November. You can expect live music, food trucks and plenty of beer. Tickets will be sold in advance via the tasting room and online. Check the website http://www.beerdbrewing.com and Facebook feed for details as they become available.
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Stonington, (860) 857-1014, beerdbrewing.com
Beer lovers will want to do themselves a favor and seek out this Connecticut brewery tucked into a former velvet mill in Stonington. It’s so small it’s not even considered a microbrewery—instead it’s a nanobrewery—but the proudly bearded brewer Aaren Simoncini’s carbonated creations have been making big waves in the burgeoning Connecticut craft beer industry. In fact, local bars and restaurants are so eager to carry Beer’d they’ve begun offering to pick up their own kegs. One taste of the Whisker’d Wit will tell you what all the fuss is about—this refreshing witbier is a tasty work of liquid art.
Why it’s the best: Beer’d embodies what the microbrewery movement is all about: finely crafted beer made in small batches by a brewing genius.
While the explosion of new breweries is making shockwaves in central and southern Connecticut, it’s easy to forget the eastern part of the state. It’s well worth the ride to get tastes of seasoned veteran Cottrell Brewing Co. and brash newcomer Beer’d Brewing Co., which is just what a group of us did last weekend.