Tapping Into Twain event to be held Sept. 30

http://www.westhartfordnews.com/articles/2016/09/07/entertainment/doc57c867e80d2a6794665761.txt Published: Wednesday, September 07, 2016 Hartford >> On Friday, Sept. 30, from 5:30-9:30 p.m., 351 Farmington Ave. in Hartford will be the place to be, even more so than usual. The Mark Twain House & Museum will host The 9th Annual Tapping into Twain. The best party in Hartford is back. Featuring more than […]

Black Hog Brewing Co. in Oxford wins gold medal for its Granola Brown Ale in World Cup Beer Competition

http://www.nhregister.com/general-news/20160510/black-hog-brewing-co-in-oxford-wins-gold-medal-for-its-granola-brown-ale-in-world-cup-beer-competition By Register Staff Posted: 05/10/16, 5:46 PM EDT | Updated: on 05/10/2016 They have some bragging rights at the Black Hog Brewing Co. in Oxford. The company took home the gold medal for its Granola Brown Ale in the American Brown Ale Style category at the World Beer Cup competition on May 6 in […]

Big E to feature Connecticut beer tent

http://www.myrecordjournal.com/news/state/9368961-154/big-e-to-feature-connecticut-beer-tent.html Photo courtesy of The Big E. September 19, 2016 10:32AM By Farrah Duffany Record-Journal staff FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+Email As thousands flock to the opening of The Big E Friday, many are expected to try a new beer garden near the Connecticut Building. The Connecticut Craft Beer Garden will feature breweries from around the state, including City […]

24 Breweries to Present Cask Creations at Noah Webster House Ale Fest.

Published: Thursday, September 15, 2016 http://www.westhartfordnews.com/articles/2016/09/15/entertainment/doc57db195221bdc478583350.txt WEST HARTFORD >> On Saturday, Oct. 1, the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society will host the 2nd annual Noah Webster Real Ale Harvest Festival. Co-hosted by Harvest Country Store and Harvest Fine Wines & Spirits, the event will feature 24 breweries in a competition that uses […]

All Aboard The Black Hog Express!

by Paul Bass | Sep 13, 2016 4:22 pm (15) Comments | Post a Comment | E-mail the Author Paul Bass Photo. Malloy with DOT chief James Redeker at Tuesday’s event. Black Hog brews: Train-bound? The bar car is returning to the New Haven Line — and the governor plans to stock it with local craft […]

Craft breweries trailblazing with eye-catching labels

By Christina Hennessy on November 22, 2015 at 1:01 AM http://blog.ctnews.com/sundaymagazinect/2015/11/22/craft-breweries-trailblazing-again-with-eye-catching-labels/ 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 • bottlescansclaphands@yahoo.com 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 […]