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Back East Brewery

1296 Blue Hills Ave, Bloomfield, CT 06002-5312
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Good beer

I first visited Back East a couple of years and enjoyed the beer and atmosphere. I returned... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Manchester, Connecticut
Darn near perfect!

The Back East Brewing Company is one of my favorite breweries in New England. The team know what... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Trip M
Lansing, Michigan
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“on tap” (3 reviews)
“free samples” (3 reviews)
“tasting room” (5 reviews)
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1296 Blue Hills Ave, Bloomfield, CT 06002-5312
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

I first visited Back East a couple of years and enjoyed the beer and atmosphere. I returned earlier this year. The beer was just as good as I remembered. The staff just as friendly. The redesigned tasting room is really nice.

Thank joanninct
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The Back East Brewing Company is one of my favorite breweries in New England. The team know what they are doing. Their beers are amazing. Their offerings cover the gambit. The new improved tasting room is relaxing. There is ample parking. Stop by to and...More

Thank Trip M
Reviewed 18 October 2016

the other stop on our pub crawl was back east brewery. a small local brewery but dont let the size fool you. a warm and friendly atmosphere, nice tasting area and hosted by tony. he was out there to explain all the different beers and...More

Thank frank1101987
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I suggest stopping in if you are in the area, you get 5 complementary tastes of any of their beer. There are a lot of fun games to play while you sip on good beer. There is a giant sized connect four also. You can...More

Thank Tracearoo27
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to do a brewery tour in ct and this was our first stop. We stayed here longer than expected because of the terrific staff and awesome beer! 5 free samples or you pay $5 and get a tour (which was super interesting and...More

Thank Alissa B
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Great set up and assortment of finely crafted beers! Each brewery visit has been different. Back East Brewery's policy is 5 free samples. They also offer pints, growlers and cans for sale on site. Tap beer variety was larger than most local breweries we visited!...More

Thank Priscilla K
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Back East beer is great! Their Back East Ale is my favorite go-to beer to bring to a picnic or a party. Everyone loves it. It is a delicious, drinkable, and unpretentious beer. So many other craft breweries are going out of their way these...More

Thank carrie r
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Took a trip to Back East Brewery with some friends for an afternoon excursion. Took the tour which was very interesting and learned a lot of how the process is performed. We all then went to the tasting room and tasted all 10 of their...More

Thank Edward Z
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We stopped by for a tasting and were surprised to hear it was free! Not that we were going to complain! Anyway, they had 8 beers on tap that you could taste any and all of them, if you so desired, and decent pours too....More

Thank nutsgoalie
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

These guys have it all together and it's only getting better. I've sampled a number of their brews, but today was my first visit to their tasting room. Situated in an suspecting commercial/industrial office park. I actually drove past, then a double take corrected my...More

Thank John L
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