BAR/ BruRm, 254 Crown St., New Haven. Serving traditional New Haven style thin crust brick oven pizza and BAR's own fresh micro brewed beer. 203-495-8924,

DuVig Brewing Company, 59 School Ground Rd., Branford. Est 2013, quality session beers that are brewed to style. Available in several CT eateries and offers seasonal events. 203-208-2213,

New England Brewing Company, 175 Amity Rd., Woodbridge. Est. 2003, this small craft brewery has been listed as one of the top 20 breweries in the country. Call for tours. 203-387-2222,

Overshores Brewing Co., 250 Bradley St., East Haven. The first Belgian brewery in Connecticut. 203-909-6224,

Southport Brewing Company (SBC), 33 New Haven Ave., Milford. SBC's 27 home-brews processed with the finest natural ingredients, beer tastings, and dining. 203-874-BEER (2337),

Stony Creek Brewery, 5 Indian Neck Ave., Branford. Craft brewery. Holds tasting events at different locations across CT, see website for calendar. 203-433-4545,

The Cask Republic, 179 Crown St., New Haven. Unique approach and appreciation for the craft is evident through the caliber and variety of beer. Tavern, dining, beer events. 475-238-8335,

Thimble Islands Brewing Company, 16 Business Park Dr., Branford. Offers several varieties on tap at bars and restaurants throughout the CT shoreline. Unique brews in brewery's tasting room. 203-208-2827,