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Summer Beer Tasting

Learn about the history of beer in New England

with Gregg Glaser

 


Thursday, July 25, 2013

7-9pm


Mill Hill Historic Park

Town House

2 East Wall Street

Norwalk, CT

 

A tasting of  8-10 Connecticut beers with appetizers

Back East Brewing , Bloomfield

Cambridge House Brewery & Beer Co., Naugatuck

Charter Oak Brewing, New Canaan

City Steam Brewery Cafe, Hartford

Half Full Brewery, Stamford

Olde Burnside Brewing, East Hartford

Southport Brewing, Fairfield-Stamford-Bramford-Hamden

Thomas Hooker Ales & Lager, Bloomfield

Limited Seating!

Purchase tickets online

$30/person after 7/23/2013 and at the door

Must be 21 years old or older

(ids will be checked)

For information:

info@norwalkhistoricalsociety.org /203-846-0525

Gregg Glaser will present a talk titled The History of Beer in New England with an emphasis on Connecticut breweries — both old ones that have closed and the new flourishing of craft breweries.

Along with the talk, there will be a tasting of beers from several Connecticut breweries, including: Back East Brewing, Cambridge House Brewery & Beer, Charter Oak Brewing, City Steam Brewery, Half Full Brewery, Olde Burnside Brewing, Southport Brewing, and Thomas Hooker Ales & Lager.

About Gregg Glaser

Gregg is based in the Silvermine section of Norwalk, is Editor in Chief of Yankee Brew News, Contributing Editor with Modern Brewery Age, Publisher/Editor of Modern Distillery Age and Director of the Great International Beer & Cider Competition.

Gregg conducts regular tasting panels for several of the publications with which he’s affiliated. Since 1996, he’s been the Competition Director for the Great International Beer Competition, the largest professional beer competition on the East Coast. In New York City, he’s been a Beer Presenter at the Astor Center.  He conducts beer, spirits and saké talks and tastings around the world, and consulted for breweries, importers, wholesalers and restaurants.