We’ve created a handy guide to the updated hours of operations of breweries across the state for pick-up and delivery orders. As the COVID-19 situation evolves, these hours may change. We’ll do our best to keep this updated, but encourage you to follow these breweries on social media and check their websites for the most up-to-date information.


To-go: Saturday & Sunday, 12 – 5 pm


30 Mile Brewing Co., Old Saybrook
To-go: Thurs & Fri 4-7 pm, Saturday & Sunday 2-6 pm
Delivery: Yes – visit website for information


Alvarium Beer Co., New Britain
To-go: Monday – Saturday, 12-7 pm, Sunday 12-6 pm


Armada Brewing, East Haven
To-go: Mon-Thurs 12-6 pm, Fri-Sat 12-10 pm, Sun 12-6 pm


Aspetuck Brew Lab, Bridgeport
To-go: Tues-Fri 3-6pm, Sat-Sun 1-5 pm


Back East Brewery, Bloomfield
To-go: Th 4-7 pm, Fri 4-7 pm, Sat 12-5 pm (can release only)


Bad Dream Brewing, New Milford
Closed…for now!


To-go: April 7 – April 12, Tues-Fri 4-7 pm, Sat 12-7 pm, Sun 12-6 pm. Check Social media for updated schedule!


Beer’d, Stonington & Groton
To-go: Thurs-Sat 1-5 pm


The Beeracks, East Haven
To-go: Mon-Wed 12-5 pm, Thurs-Sat 1-10 pm, Sun 1-6 pm


To-go: Wed-Thurs – 3-5 p.m., Fri-Sat, 1-4 p.m.


To-go: Mon & Thurs 5-8 pm, Fri 3-8 pm, Sat 12-8 pm, Sun 11-5 pm


To-go: Thurs-Fri 4-7 pm, Sat-Sun 12-4 pm


Brewery Legitimus, New Hartford
To-go: Mon-Fri 12-7 pm
Delivery: Yes – check website for info and locations


Brewport, Bridgeport
To-go: Monday – Thursday 4-8 pm, Friday – Sunday 12-8 pm


To-go: Wed & Thurs 12-6, Fri & Sat 12-7, Sun 12-4 (Follow Facebook/Instagram for updates)


To-go: Th/Fri 4-8 pm, Sat/Sun 12-5 pm


Closed…for now!


To-go: Thurs-Sun 12-6 pm


To-go: Fri 3-7, Sat/Sun 1-5 pm


To-go: Thurs-Sun 11 am – 6 pm


To-go: Open for pickup but times change daily – follow Facebook for up to date information


To-go: Wed-Fri 3-6, Sat 12-4


To-go: Tues & Thurs 5:30 – 7 pm, Sat 3-5 pm


To-go: Th/Fri 4-7 pm, Sat/Sun 12-4 pm


To-go: Tu-Fri 2-6 pm, Sat 12-4 pm


To-go: Thurs 3-7, Fri 2-7, Sat 11-5, Sun 11-3


Front Porch Brewing, Wallingford
T0-go: Wed/Th 1-6 pm, Fri/Sat 12-8 pm, Sun 1-6 pm


To-go: Mon-Thurs 4-7, Fri-Sun 11 – 6 pm


To-go: Mon-Thurs 4-7, Fri-Sun 11 – 6 pm
Delivery: Next Day – Stamford, Greenwich, Darien, New Canaan


Closed…for now!


To-go: Mon-Fri 12-5 pm, Sat/Sun 11-4 (Bottles & hand sanitizer while supplies last)


T0-go: Yes, check Facebook for up to date times & instructions
Delivery: Yes, check Facebook for up to date instructions


To-go: Tues-Saturday, 12-6 pm


To-go: Friday 5-9, Saturday 12-8, Sunday 12-6 (Follow Facebook for up to date hours)


To-go: Tues-Sat 3:30 – 5 pm


To-go: Yes – check social media for hours


To-go: Mon-Fri, 2-7 pm, Sat 12-5 pm, Sun 12-3 pm


To-go: Thurs-Fri 4-7, Sat 12-6 (follow instagram for up to date information)


To-go: Wed-Fri 3-7 pm, Sat 2-7 pm, Sun 2-6 pm
Delivery: Yes – see website for details


Little Red Barn Brewers, Winsted
To-go: Weds-Thurs 4-8 pm, Fri-Sat 12-8 pm, Sun 11-2 pm


To-go: Yes, check website for hours


Luppoleto Brewing Co., Windsor Locks
T0-go: Tuesday 3-6, Thursday 3-6, Saturday 1-4


To-go: Thurs-Fri 5-7 pm, Sat 1-3 pm


To-go: Mon 3-8, Tues-Thurs 12-9, Fri 12-10, Sat 11-9, Sun 12-5


To-go: Monday-Saturday, 12-7 pm, Sunday 12-6 pm


New Park Brewing Co., West Hartford
To-go: Wed-Fri 2-6 pm, Sat 12-4 pm


To-go: Fridays beginning at 3:30, check back for updates on times


To-go: Monday – Sunday 11 am – 6 pm


Nod Hill Brewery, Ridgefield
To-go: Tues-Thurs 2-7 pm, Fri 12-7 pm, Sat 12-6 pm, Sun 12-4 pm
Delivery: Every Friday, Cans only – Ridgefield, Redding, Wilton, Weston, Danbury and Bethel


To-go: Wed-Sat 12-8 pm, Sun 12-6 pm


OEC, Oxford
To-go: Mon-Sun, 12-7 pm
Delivery: Yes – see website for more info


To-go: Wed-Fri 2-6 pm, Sat 12-5 pm, Sun 12-3 pm


To-go: Wed-Fri 3-7 pm, Sat 12-7 pm, Sun 12-5 pm (Enfield Location)


To-go: Tues-Sat 3-7 pm, Sun 2-6 pm


Relic Brewing, Plainville
To-go: Wed-Fri 3-7 pm, Sat 12-4 pm


To-go: Tues-Sat 12-7 pm, Sun 12-6 pm
Delivery: Thurs-Sat 5:30 – 8 pm


Shebeen Brewing Company, Waterbury & Wolcott
To-go: Wolcott – Wed 5-6 pm, Sat 12-4 pm | Marlborough Daily 9 am – 8 pm
Delivery: Wolcott – surrounding areas, Thursdays | Marlborough – surrounding areas, Fri-Sunday


To-go: Thursday 5-8 pm, Saturday 10-2 pm


Gift cards available for purchase, stay tuned for cider availability


To-go: Saturday 12-5 pm, vegetable plants available as well (follow website for more info)


Still Hill Brewery, Rocky Hill
To-go: Tues-Fri 3-7 pm, Sat 2-7 pm, Sun 1-6 pm


To-go: Call ahead or text 203-361-7100, check Instagram and Facebook for updated menus


To-go: Th-Fri, 10-6, Sat/Sun 1-5 pm


To-go: Growler Fills Wed-Fri 3-7 pm, Sat 12-4 pm


Closed…for now! Find their beer in local stores! Message them on Facebook for help finding them near you.


Thomas Hooker Brewery, Bloomfield & Hartford
To-go: Bloomfield location open 12-5 pm


Tox Brewing Co., New London
To-go: Mon-Fri 2-7, Sat-Sun 12-6 pm


To-go: Mon-Sat 12-7 pm, Sun 11-6 pm


To-go: Wed-Sat 10-7 am, Sun-Tues 12-6 pm
Delivery: Yes – but follow social media for up to date information


To-go: Mon-Sat 12-7 pm, Sun 12-5 pm


To-go: Tues-Wed 12-5 pm, Thurs 12-7 pm, Fri 12-5 pm, Sat 10 am – 5 pm


Closed…for now! Stay tuned on social media for updates


To-go: Tues-Wed 12-5 pm, Thurs 12-7 pm, Fri 12-5 pm, Sat 10 am – 5 pm


We can’t wait to be back with you all soon. In the meantime, if you can, keep supporting your local breweries (and make sure to tag @smallstategreatbeer and #SSGB in posts of the beers you’re enjoying – we miss you!). Join our mailing list to stay up to date with the latest CT beer info and announcements about SSGB 2020.

Small State Great Beer 2019

SSGB is a celebration of our thriving culture, featuring unlimited tastings from the best CT breweries alongside local food trucks and live entertainment. SSGB transforms a craft beer showcase into an immersive festival experience in Downtown Hartford.

Connecting over 45+ CT breweries with thousands of attendees across two sessions, we aim to unite a truly diverse crowd around GREAT beer, local pride, and top-level culture.


Rules + Regs

Must Be 21+ To Enter
No Re-Entry
No Weapons
No Smoking
No Pets
No Backpacks
No Oversized Bags (Bag must be 14″x14″x6″)
No Glass or Metal Containers
No Chairs
No Umbrellas
No Outside Food or Beverage
No Flyers, Samples, Giveaways or Promotional Items
No Drones or Remote Control Aircraft, Cars or Toys
No AVPs or MODs or Liquid Refills for E-Cigs
No Detachable Lens Cameras
No Flyers, Samples, Giveaways or Promotional Items
No Outside Alcohol
No Drunk Uncles


SMALL STATE GREAT BEER was the first festival to feature exclusively Connecticut beer and boy are we proud of it.

2019 TAP LIST!

2nd Bridge Brewing Co
30 Mile Brewing
Alvarium Beer Company
Asylum Distillery
Back East Brewing
Bad Dream Brewing
Black Hog Brewing
Boondoogle Beers
Brass Works Brewing Company
Brewery Legitimus
Center Street Brewing Company
Charter Oak Brewing Co
City Steam Brewery
Cliffside Brewing
Cottrell Brewing Co
Duvig Brewing Company
East Rock Brewing Company
Firefly Hollow Brewing Co
Five Churches Brewing
Front Porch Brewing
Great Falls Brewing Company, LLC
Half Full Brewery
Hanging Hills
Hartford Flavor Company
Hoax Brewing Co
Hog River Brewing Company
Kinsmen Brewing Company
Labyrinth Brewing Compnay
Little House Brewing, LLC
New England Brewing Company
New England Cider
New Park Brewing
No Worries Brewing
Nod Hill Brewery
Norbrook Farm Brewery
Other Desi Beer Co.
Outer Light Brewing
Powder Hollow Brewery
Reverie Brewing Company
Shebeen Brewing Company
Skygazer Brewing Company
Spoke and Spy Cidery
Stafford Cidery
Stony Creek Brewery
Stubborn Beauty Brewing Co.
These Guys Brewing Company
Thimble Island Brewing Company
Two Roads Brewing
Witchdoctor Brewing Company

Live Music


SSGB features live music during both the daytime and evening sessions. We’re excited to announce the 2019 line-up hosted by Rosanna with house band Funky Dawgz Brass Band featuring special guest Kat Wright

Past performers include RJD2, Bronze Radio Return, Cults, Son Little, Amasa Hines, West End Blend, Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Penniless Wild, Atlas Gray and Balkun Brothers.

Food Truck District

SSGB brings you the best food in town, with a whole street closed off for food trucks, and only accessible to festival attendees.

Food by:
Baba Ghanoush Food Truck
Ben & Jerry’s Catering CT
Black Eyed Sally’s
B.T.’s Smokehouse
Craftbird Food Truck
Fuego Picante
Hartford Baking Co.
The Celiac Epicurean LLC
The Whey Station

Plan Your Trip
The simple part. First things first, you’ll need a ticket
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Getting There
SSGB is located in the heart of downtown Hartford. Bike, walk, bus + train line accessible!

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Join us for Connecticut’s biggest and best beer festival!

1:00 pm – 4:00pm

Session 1 GA

Start off your day right with sunshine and craft beer. #daydrinking

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VIP guests get early access (more time to drink!) and a bigger tasting glass (beer and more pours!).

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Session 2 GA

Take on the night sipping CT beer under the stars. #nightcap



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Live Music, Food Trucks + More!



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Live Music, Food Trucks + More!



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