Our philosophy

Sip of sanity

Fri, Jul 31, 2020

This Sucks. Beer Helps. People Make it Better. Appreciation for You + Some Thoughts on the Importance of Ritual & Connection.

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Grazie di tutti cecelia

Wed, Jun 17, 2020

Thank You for Everything Cecelia / Gramma (Sep 1929 - Jun 2020)

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You + luppoleto + idle wilde printing

Tue, May 12, 2020

We've partnered with Hartford-based idleWilde Printing Co to help raise money for The CT Hospitality Employee Relief Fund and our team.

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Puerto rico earthquake relief

Wed, Jan 15, 2020

In these chaotic times, sometimes it helps just to give back -- even in a small way. We're collecting personal care items for PR

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Hindsight + 2020 priorities

Mon, Dec 30, 2019

We've only been open 3 months, but we've come a long way! We're incredibly grateful for your support & eager for what's ahead!

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Introducing the prova series

Tue, Oct 29, 2019

Prova ('proof' in Italian) is our experimental series, where we explore the nooks & crannies on the edge & between styles

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It's always stout season!

Tue, Aug 20, 2019

We helped brew a special batch of Imperial Stout at New England Brewing Co. in Woodbridge, CT to Raise Money for Smilow Cancer Hospital

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Closer to free

Mon, Aug 19, 2019

Part of our mission as a brewery is to make a positive impact in our community. One way we are doing that is through the Closer to Free Ride

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The mugless club

Mon, May 20, 2019

What if you could get all the benefits of a mug club without ALWAYS drinking from a mug?

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Community hopyard project

Tue, May 7, 2019

We envision a day soon where you can sip Luppoleto beers among the hop bines. But until we can make that a reality, we need your help!

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Team craft beer

Mon, May 6, 2019

Our fearless leader, Jennifer and her sidekick James ride for Team Craft Beer which supports cutting-edge Cancer research & patient care.

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Ugly sweater toy drive

We will be gathering unwrapped toys for Yale New Haven Children's Hospital. Wear your ugliest holiday sweater (if you want) and get into the giving spirit.

Event Date: Dec 6th, 2019


Brewing bacio beers

Tue, May 15, 2018

Bacio means 'kiss' in Italian but we've shoehorned it into an acronym for our brewing strategy, you know...for fun!

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Freshness matters

Thu, Mar 15, 2018

Your favorite Hazy IPA is about as perishable as milk. That's why we think small & local is the future of craft beer.

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Do you even haze bro?

Thu, Feb 15, 2018

We love hops. We enjoy many of the tremendous hazy IPAs available in the Northeast. But were not ready to put all our hops in that basket.

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Drink for yourself

Thu, Jan 15, 2015

Do you chase the grails? Do you scour the rating sites & comb thru top 10 lists? Do you pick something for it's 'Check In' appeal? Or do you drink what you like?

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Flavor awareness

Wed, Oct 15, 2014

I hear it all the time: 'You're a beer judge? I could never do that, I don't have a good palate'. While some have genetic advantages & disadvanteges, most people can learn to improve their palate.

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Thinking outside the glass

Fri, Feb 15, 2013

Beer is just a starting point; an intersection at which two otherwise unconnected people can meet and explore topics beyond beer.

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The tyranny of the rare

Tue, Jan 15, 2013

Rare is exciting. Rare transforms casual beer shopping into beer hunting. But there is a downside...

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