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Enjoy a cold one, Plymouth!

TGIF and raise your glass because today, Friday, September 28, is National Drink A Beer Day!

A recent report by 247WallStreet indicates that beer drinking among Connecticut residents has dwindled as of late. Come on Connecticut! We’re ranked #49 of #50 for beer drinking, consuming 20.7 gallons of beer annually. That might seem like a lot, but not in comparison to New Hampshire which placed first by consuming 40.6 gallons of beer annually!

In the past decade, local breweries have been popping up all over Connecticut and around Plymouth. The State of Connecticut coined the phrase  “The Connecticut Beer Trail” to highlight the many beer destinations. According to Connecticut Brewers Guild, promoters of Connecticut breweries, as of September 2018, there are 80 operational breweries (with many more on the horizon).

Here is a list of local breweries near Plymouth that you can check out:

NameLocationPhoneWebsite
Black Hog Brewing Co115 Hurley Road, Building 9A, Oxford, CT 06478-1047 (203) 262-6075www.blackhogbrewing.com
Brass Works Brewing Company LLC2066 Thomaston Ave, Waterbury, CT 06704-1038 (203) 527-6223www.brassworksbrewing.com
Brewery Legitimus283 Main St, New Hartford, CT 06057-2750 (860) 810-8894www.brewerylegitimus.com
Firefly Hollow Brewing Co.139 Center St Ste 5005, Bristol, CT 06010-5086(860) 845-8977www.fireflyhollowbrewing.com
Five Churches Brewing193 Arch St, New Britain, CT 06051-2516(860) 223-8080www.facebook.com/FiveChurchesBrewing
Kinsmen Brewing409 Canal Street, Milldale, CT 06467860-578-4778www.kinsmenbrewing.com
Lasting Brass Craft Brewing1864 Watertown Ave, Oakville, CT 06779-1754(860) 417-2581www.lastingbrass.com
Lost Viking Brewing CompanyHarwinton, CT 06013(203) 525-6196www.lostvikingbrew.com
Relic Brewing95 Whiting St Unit B, Plainville, CT 06062-2842
Shebeen Brewing Company1 Wolcott Rd, Wolcott, CT 06716-2611(203) 514-2336www.shebeenbrewing.com
Witchdoctor Brewing Company168 Center St, Southington, CT 06489(860) 426-1924www.witchdoctorbrewing.com
Woodbury Brewing Company738 Main St, Woodbury, CT 06798-0083(203) 910-8955www.woodburybrewingcompany.com

(courtesy of Wikipedia)

Enjoy a cold one while taking in the magnificent colors of fall in New England. Of course, safety first - before hitting the trail (beer trail) name a designated driver.

For more information check out Connecticut Breweries here.

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