Top Craft Beers In Connecticut For Your 4th of July Backyard BBQThe Fourth of July is that one day in the summer when almost everyone goes out for a picnic, hosts a barbecue, heads out to a tailgate party or just grills up a pile of hot dogs and hamburgers on the back deck. Nothing goes better with any of those experiences or the foods served at them than a nice, clean, cold beer. Here are five of the top craft beers that can help make the holiday special, and the breweries in Connecticut that make them.
Top Fall Craft Beers In ConnecticutThe state's growing microbrew industry has plenty of first-rate seasonal offerings from which to choose.
Top Craft Beer Shops In ConnecticutNot so long ago, every city and large town had their own brewery. Unfortunately, most closed, unable to compete with the mass-production operations of the big name beer companies. This generation of beer-drinkers, however, has rediscovered the art and joys of brewing beer in smaller batches. Connecticut has many microbreweries where making beer is a labor of love.
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