Back East is available throughout Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Back East Ale, Misty Mountain IPA, Intergalactic Lupulinary, and Porter are currently available year-round in retail outlets in six-pack cans, as well as on draft at restaurants and bars. Palate Mallet is brewed periodically throughout the year, and is available on draft at select restuarants and bars and in 4-pack cans at package stores. Our seasonal beers are available on draft at select restaurants and bars and our Summer Ale, Octoberfest, and Shad Derby Pale Ale are also available seasonally in six-pack cans (and available at package stores). We also periodically brew other beers (see our "Other Offerings" page). These beers are available on draft. At this time, many of our specialty beers are available in cans, but only at the brewery. We do hope to distirbute more of these beers when we have additional capacity.
Our tasting room is open Thursdays and Fridays from 4-8 PM and Saturdays from 12-4 PM. We generally have 8-12 different beers on tap (click the "On Tap" button in the menu bar above to see what is currently available in our tasting room). These beers are available in pints and offered "to go" in growlers or cans. We also offer 2 complimentary samples. If you are interested in purchasing a keg, please contact your local package store as we are not permitted to sell kegs direct to consumers.
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We distribute in draft (1/2 and 1/6 barrels), as well as in 12 ounce cans (Six-packs of Back East Ale, Misty Mountain IPA, Porter, Intergalctic Lupulinary, Summer Ale, Octoberfest, and Shad Derby Pale Ale; and Four-packs of Palate Mallet & Ex Machina Imperial Stout. Our beer is distributed through Hartford Distributors in the following Connecticut counties: Hartford, Tolland, Windham, Middlesex, New London, and Litchfield. In New Haven and Fairfield counties, Back East is distributed by G&G Beverage Distributors. In Hampshire & Hampden counties in Massachusetts, Back East is distributed by Williams Distributors. Please contact your local HDI, G&G, or Williams rep or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We do not distribute outside of Connecticut or Western Massachusetts at this time.