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Grab a Growler: New East Haven Craft Brewery Opens Friday

Overshores Brewing — Connecticut's first dedicated Belgian craft beer maker — will hold its official ribbon cutting ceremony April 4 to celebrate completion of its shoreline brewing facility.

Grab a Growler: New East Haven Craft Brewery Opens Friday

Craft beer lovers here along the shoreline rejoice! For the state's first dedicated Belgian style brewery will soon be pouring at its new East Haven brewery.

Overshores Brewing Co., Connecticut’s first and only dedicated Belgian style brewery will celebrate the completion of its brewing facility in East Haven with a ribbon cutting ceremony this Friday, April 4, beginning at 11 a.m.

The event, which will take place at the brewery's new facility 250 Bradley Street, is hosted in partnership with the East Haven Chamber of Commerce. 

Community members are invited to attend, the brewery stated in a press release.

Overshores Brewing Co. will soon begin producing its five signature beers:

  • The Simpel
  • The Tripel Brun
  • Belgique du Noire, which many fans may already familiar
  • La Belle Fermiere, a saison 
  • and Blanc de Blanche, a Belgian style white beer

"Overshores beer has been long-awaited by beer connoisseurs around state since the start-up debuted at the 2011 CPTV Craft Beer and Chili Challenge and stood out as the third place finisher in a field of over 70 breweries, including a number of true Belgian imports," the brewery noted in its release.

In 2012, Overshores returned to the event and was awarded first place, beating over 85 other established breweries.

“We are so excited to be finally brewing here in East Haven. The town has been extremely welcoming and we're looking forward to being a part of this great community,” said Christian Amport, founder and president of Overshores Brewing Co. “As the only Belgian style brewery in Connecticut, we look forward to getting our beer out to our fans that have supported us for so long as we got up and running."

For more information on Overshores’ and its craft beer line, visit  www.overshores.com.

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