CASK BEER FINDER: CONNECTICUT

A summary of all known bars and brewpubs in the state of CT that serve cask-conditioned beer (a.k.a. 'real ale')



(permanent / regular outlets only)

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Key:
Permanent outlet for cask beer. Counted in the tally above.
Regular outlet for cask beer (on most but not all the time). Counted in the tally above.
Occasional outlet for cask beer. Not counted in the tally above, and location not shown on the map.
No cask - recently ceased stocking it for whatever reason.
No cask - but has deceiving lookalike fake handpumps nefariously serving regular keg beer. Don't get fooled! Such places are listed here only to help prevent confusion as to what's 'real' and what's not.

M: Monday
T: Tuesday
W: Wednesday
Th: Thursday
F: Friday
S: Saturday
Su: Sunday

Times are shown in 24 hour clock, 0001 (12.01am) through to 2400 (midnight).

Be aware that some places may temporarily suspend offering cask-conditioned beer in hot weather.
Information shown is subject to change, and accuracy and availability is not guaranteed.

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Granby

The Cambridge House (Granby)
357 Salmon Brook Street
Granby, Connecticut, 06035-1804
Phone: 1 860 653 2739

From 1130 T-Su
closed M

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at November 2010


Hamden

Mikro
3000 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, Connecticut, 06518-2353
Phone: 1 203 553 7676

Enquire for opening hours

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at November 2010


Hartford

The Half Door
270 Sisson Avenue
Hartford, Connecticut, 06105-3136
Phone: 1 860 232 7827

1130-0100 Su-Th
1130-0200 F/S

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at November 2010


Manchester

Tullycross Tavern and Microbrewery
(Formerly John Harvard's Brew House)
1487 Pleasant Valley Road
Manchester, Connecticut, 06040
Phone: 1 860 644 2739

1130-0030 M-Th
1130-0100 F/S
1130-2400 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Updated November 2013


Middletown

Eli Cannon's Tap Room
695 Main Street
Middletown, Connecticut, 06457-2732
Phone: 1 860 347 3547

1130-0100 T-Th
1130-0200 F
1500-0200 S
1300-2230 Su
Closed M

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at November 2010


New Haven

BruRm @ BAR
254 Crown Street
New Haven, Connecticut, 06511
Phone: 1 203 495 8924

1700-0100 M/T
1130-1430, 1700-0100 W/Th
1130-1430, 1700-0200 F
1130-0200 S
1130-0100 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at November 2010

The Cask Republic
179 Crown Street
New Haven, Connecticut, 06510
Phone: 1 475 238 8335

1130-0100 Su-Th
1130-0200 F/S

[MAP]

Bar

Updated November 2013

Delaney's Tap Room
882 Whalley Avenue
New Haven, Connecticut, 06511
Phone: 1 203 397 5494

1600-0100 Su-Th
1500-0200 F
1600-0200 S

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at November 2010

Prime 16
172 Temple Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06510-2616
Phone: 1 203 782 1616

1600-2300 M
1200-2300 T-S
1200-2200 Su

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at November 2010


Newtown

My Place Restaurant
8 Queen Street
Newtown, Connecticut, 06470-2122
Phone: 1 203 270 7061

Enquire for opening hours

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at November 2010


Oxford

Cavalry Brewing
115 Hurley Road #9A
Oxford, Connecticut, 06478-1037
Phone: 1 203 262 6075


2nd or 3rd W

Enquire for opening hours

[MAP]

Brewery Taproom

Updated November 2013


South Norwalk

The Ginger Man
99 Washington Street
South Norwalk, Connecticut, 06854-3080
Phone: 1 203 354 0163

1145-2300 Su/M
1145-2400 T-Th
1145-0100 F/S

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at November 2010


Torrington

The Cambridge House (Torrington)
84 Main Street
Torrington

Brewpub closed, out of business.

Correct as at November 2010


Willimantic

Main Street Cafe (Willimantic Brewing Co.)
967 Main Street
Willimantic, Connecticut, 06226-2330
Phone: 1 860 423 6777

1600-0100 M
1130-0100 T-Th
1130-0200 F/S
1130-0100 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at November 2010



Festivals

Bru Rm @ Bar, New Haven: Annual Cask Festival - late January.



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Wandering Star Craft Brewery

WANDERING STAR CRAFT BREWERY
11 Gifford Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 01201

Supplying fresh, quality cask beers (and also keg) to MA, NY, and RI.

Is there a cask venue missing? Anything incorrect?

Please report changes and previously unknown cask outlets so this database can be as accurate as possible!

For NEW VENUES, please supply ALL of the following details:
-Full name of establishment
-Full address including zip code
-Phone number
-Please describe cask availability as either...
"Permanent" (all times within reason)
"Regular" (offered at least weekly - please state what days/times casks are tapped)
or
"Occasional" (twice a month or less)
-Opening hours
-Whether a bar, brewpub, taproom, etc.
-If there is a beer engine (handpump), are you 100% positive that it is a real one rather than a fake lookalike?
-What beer(s) are usually being dispensed?


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Disclaimer: I cannot be held responsible for any errors or changes to the above information. Real ale is not guaranteed to always be available in any of these outlets (especially in the summer).