Thomas Hooker Brewery at Colt

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide Thomas Hooker Brewery at Colt A new tasting room and small batch pilot brewery now open in Hartford. Located in the South Armory at the former Colt firearms complex, their new facility features a beautiful reclaimed wood bar, plenty of seating indoors and an outdoor patio. Photos lovingly borrowed from […]

Hog River Brewing Co.

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide Hog River Brewing Co. Already dubbed “Hartford’s living room” for the Cheers-esque ambience, Hog River Brewing Co. is a new addition to Parkville with an old soul. Their taproom is dominated by high ceilings and massive vintage pressing machines, which are longtime locals formerly of Hartford Rubber Works and Pope Manufacturing. On […]

Hanging Hills Brewing Co.

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide Hanging Hills Brewing The history of this Hartford brewery is steeped in hops and local history. Tales tell of a mystical dog that roams the ridges of the Hanging Hills just south of this city. They will be popping up all season long at Winterfair so you can grab a cold […]

Hartford Flavor Company

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide Hartford Flavor Company With a mission to provide uniquely flavored natural liqueurs, the Hartford Flavor Company is the city’s only distillery and is doing their best to extend the new “cocktail culture.” Want to experience some of their distinct Wild Moon Liqueurs? You’re in luck. Enter Diana’s Lair – Hartford […]

Capital Spirits

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide Capital Spirits To say that Capital Spirits has a wide array of wines, beers, and liquors would be a drastic understatement. Oh, and they have Scotch… Photo lovingly borrowed from Capital Spirits. VISIT THEM 73 Pratt StreetHartford, CT 06103 (860) 947-8111 Facebook-f Desktop

Spiritus Wine Shop

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide Spiritus Wines Fine wines, liquors and beers.  Their staff is extremely knowledgeable and completely friendly – it’s impossible to walk out of there without the perfect bottle. Photos lovingly borrowed from Spiritus Wines. VISIT THEM 220 Asylum StreetHartford, CT 06103 (860) 247-5431 Facebook-f Instagram Desktop

City Steam Brewery Cafe

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide City Steam Brewery City Steam Brewery Cafe was doing the craft brew thing before it was THE CRAFT BREW thing. They’re just as comfortable being a family friendly dinner spot before a Wolf Pack game as they are being a Pool Hall and Brewery for a drinking crowd after the […]

Phantom Brewery

← Bars Phantom Brewing Company Phantom Brewing Company is a comprehensive brewery and homebrew supply. Go get some brews and some Adolf’s ‘basa and sit in their super cool tap room with an awesome Hartford skyline mural.  Photo lovingly borrowed from Phantom Brewing Company. VISIT THEM 290 Murphy RoadHartford, CT 06114 (860) 247-2969 Facebook-f Instagram […]

Winterfair

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide Winterfair: Hartford’s Holiday Market Winterfair is an all ages market packed full of opportunities to shop small this holiday season with a total of 23 market days at 6 storefronts culminating on December 31st for the annual First Night Hartford New Year’s Eve celebration. Photo lovingly borrowed from Winterfair. VISIT […]