Brown Ales May Be Unfashionable, but the Style Is Timeless

By ERIC ASIMOV JAN. 5, 2018 Brown ales are relaxed and easygoing, pure and pleasing, with flavors that are subtle rather than flamboyant. CreditTony Cenicola/The New York Times It turns out that in beer-drinking circles I would be considered unfashionable. Not because I insist on wearing cargo shorts or dad jeans. With the exception of Garrett Oliver, the […] 5 QUESTIONS WITH… Tyler Jones

5 QUESTIONS WITH… Tyler Jones, Lord of the Liquid at Black Hog Brewing Years Brewing: 10 Favorite Amherst Beer: “The one in my hand! Love them all. But if I had to pick one to drink all the time it would be the Easy Rye’Da IPA.” Favorite Type of Beer: “Beer is so situational for me. What […]

Black Hog Brewing: Beer Born With A Culinary Pedigree

  Beer lovers will find food-friendly beers, wild experimental brews and “super flights” at Black Hog Brewing in Oxford. Read story here. Leeanne Griffin (Contact Reporter) If it seems like a new brewery opens in Connecticut every week, that’s not far off — the state’s beer scene continues to grow at a rapid clip, with […]

Yes Chef! Chef Marcell Davidsen Collaborates with Black Hog Brewing Co.

Yes Chef! Chef Marcell Davidsen Collaborates with Black Hog Brewing Co. Amy Kundrat February 10, 2017 I’d like to introduce you to the best, shittiest beer in Connecticut. No, it’s not a slam. In fact, it’s exactly what chef Marcell Davidsen and brewmaster Tyler Jones set out to create when developing Black Hog Brewing Co.’s […]

Tapping Into Twain event to be held Sept. 30 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 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 […]