If there’s one thing Connecticut has become passionate about, it’s beer. We are dedicated to it year round, regardless of season. We brew it, drink it, and we know how we like to enjoy it. But most of all, we want our beer brewed locally.

In Connecticut we enjoy our beers surrounded by friends at a farm table, hanging by a fire pit, playing ping pong and cornhole or outside with the sun in our face and a cool breeze coming off the water. We play our one handed games with a beer in the other. Stony Creek Brewery provides just this experience.

Stony Creek Brewery has been brewing beer on the banks of the Branford River in Branford for two years. They do it in a facility that can only be described as THE destination for that perfect beer trip. Not only do they have a 30,000 square foot brewery available for tours, complete with a large tap-room loaded with tables, a warm fireplace, ping pong, and up to 15 beers on tap. They also have a scenic outdoor space, right on the water, featuring a spacious deck with plenty of seating and an expansive sunlit recreation area highlighted with a bocce ball court, fire pits, Adirondack chairs, picnic tables and (of course) cornhole boards. And did we mention that it’s WATERFRONT!

Just take a look at all they have to offer:

Of course, the experience isn’t just about the fun – it’s also about the beer. Stony Creek has something for everyone. They feature clean aggressively laid back lagers like their World Beer Cup Gold Medal Winning Dock Time Amber Lager and soon to be released La Garza Mexicali Lager. For you hop heads out there they have their Cranky IPA series highlighted by Cranky IPA, Big Cranky Double IPA, and Lil Cranky Session IPA. If you are searching for something unique and seasonal, look no further than Snow Hole (their winter seasonal double red ale) or  Sun Juice (Belgian Summer Ale). Finally for the beer geek searching for the latest in innovation, don’t miss their Stony Joe Golden Mocha Stout, a beer that will bend your mind and confuse your senses. No matter your choice, (and there are many) you’ll find the beer for your taste that makes that perfect experience complete.

So the next time you’re daydreaming about having a distinctive beer in your hand and the foolproof way to enjoy it, know that there’s a destination right here in Connecticut where that desire becomes a reality: Stony Creek Brewery in Branford or on Facebook at facebook.com/StonyCreekBeer. Ask for Stony Creek Beer at your at your favorite bar, restaurant and at your local package store.

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