THANK YOU to everyone who voted for us in the CT Now Best of Hartford Readers’ Poll nominating round! We’ve moved on, and have been nominated in several categories! Vote for us, and your other favorites!
Willibrew’s turning 21! We’re finally old enough to drink and we’re celebrating! Join us from Monday, April 2nd through Saturday, April 7 and help us raise a toast to 21 years as the Willimantic Brewing Company (and 27 as the Main Street Café)! How are we celebrating? Look for: Blast-from-the-past menu items all week! We’ll be tapping Willibrew beers (including some from our barrel aged cellar) throughout the week and wrapping up when we take over 21 of our lines!! And we’ll cap it off with a Party in the Pub with RHYTHM STEW on Saturday, April 7th! The fun starts at 9:30! And it wouldn’t be a Willibrew event if we didn’t #beeritforward! We’ll offer a few ways to raise money for Covenant Soup Kitchen. One is a beer brewed just for the occasion, we’ll have some fun ways to display your artwork behind the bar for a donation, we’ll be donating a percentage of the profit from […]
‘Tis the season for the CTNow Hartford Readers’ Poll! They’re mixing things up a bit this year and are asking you to nominate your favorite organization in appropriate categories. Once nominating ends, they’ll assemble top finalists from each category and official voting will begin on May 1st. Also, new this year is the ability to start nominating, take a break and then revisit it. Nice! Please show Willibrew some love! Head this way to vote!
The Thread City Hop Fest is celebrating 5 years of cheers and beers on Sunday, April 29th from 1 – 5 pm on Jillson Square (645 Main Street) in Willimantic! Tickets are $35/per person in advance, or $50 at the gate (if any remain). (Proper ID will be required.) Attendees will enjoy samples from over 45 breweries from throughout New England. Tickets are limited! All New VIP Hour: We’re teaming up with our favorite local historian, Bev York, and our friends at Mercado for our VIP session this year! Willibrew will be on hand with a special cask, Mercado will be there with something sure to please, and Bev York will share some stories about our founding fathers (and mothers!) and their favorite libations. The VIP session begins at 11:45 and ends at 12:45, just in time for the 5th annual Thread City Hop Fest to begin! Tickets are $55 each and are limited to 50 ticket buyers. First come […]
Vote for Willibrew in Hartford Magazine’s Best of 2018! Voting is open for the Best of Hartford Magazine 2018! Please take a moment to vote for Willibrew! Cheers!
Join us on Small Business Saturday for our 2nd annual Holiday Shop at Willibrew! Relax, enjoy a brew and do some of your holiday shopping! We’ll have our Willibrew Gear available, glassware, growler of the month club and gift cards, too! PLUS we’ll feature vintage items, custom signs and paintings from Brehant Creations, and we’ll be joined by some of our neighbors! Look for: BLISS CLiCK Willimantic Grounded Coffee Company Kerri Art Studio and Gallery Plumgully Farm &more! Where can you do your holiday shopping AND relax and enjoy a bite and a brew? Willibrew! Are you a craftsperson who would like to join us? Send an email with details and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org
Voting in CTNow’s annual Best of Hartford Readers’ Poll has begun! Last year you really showed Willibrew some love! (Thank you! We love you, too!) Please take a moment to vote for Willibrew! In fact, while you’re voting, how about showing some Willimantic love too? Vote for Willibrew AND your other favorite downtown businesses!
Next up in our Women’s Year for Beer event series we introduce Carey Niekrash a Certified Cicerone® and Craft Brand Manager at Levine Distributing who will lead us in a Craft Beer 101. We’ll learn about what it means to be a Certified Cicerone, beer styles, glassware, beer origins and more! Sign up today to kick off your weekend with a bite, a brew, and expanding your beer knowledge,too! Admission to Craft Beer 101 includes a tasting of 5 beers and a boxed lunch (choose from WBC’s Franklin Farmer wrap, a BLT or turkey wrap). Price: $21.95 (includes tax and gratuity). This event is by reservation only and seating is limited. Don’t delay, call today! 860-423-6777
Thank you to everyone who joined us at our Women’s Year for Beer Dinner with Relic Brewing! The combination of Relic‘s brews and our Executive Chef, Will Deason’s carefully crafted menu was amazing! Our main course was paired with our first Ladies Who Brew session beer. Look for Venus the Goddess of Victory IPA on tap now. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this beer will benefit the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut’s Women and Girls Fund. Stay tuned for more of our Women’s Year events and our next beer dinner!