Craft breweries trailblazing with eye-catching labels

By Christina Hennessy on November 22, 2015 at 1:01 AM One day a young Connecticut brewmaster inspired by love created a red IPA, a potable of unique depth and flavor, with fresh ginger. This became Oxford’s Black Hog Brewing Co.’s Ginga Ninja, an homage to the red-haired woman who had captured his heart. So […]

Black Hog Crosses Boarders to RI

BOTTLES & CANS & JUST CLAP YOUR HANDS Rhode Island’s One-Stop Beer Blog • by Lou Papineau • @BottlesCansRI • A bit of catching up and some new brews to ease into the week: • On July 28, 2014, Black Hog Brewing of Oxford, CT, made its debut. One year later, their beers are […]

There’s A New Brew In Town

 Jason Sobocinksi, one of the owners of Black Hog Brewing in Oxford. (photo by Frank Cohen, photo by Frank Cohen) Scholars have learned that brewing beer was a culinary art developed by the ancients on several continents. Before America’s craft beer revolution that was begun by home brewers in the late 1970s and really gained […]

Brewing Up Local Beers Using Local Ingredients

From Fox61 CT – Strawberries, squash and sage aren’t just the stuff of local farm stands. You’ll find them all inside the beer at one of our state’s newest craft breweries. Connecticut has been tapping into the craft beer movement for some time now, but one might say it’s “bubbling over,” and latest addition […]