Willimantic Brewing Company | Main Street Café

967 Main Street, Willimantic CT 06226 | 860-423-6777 | FAX 860-450-0794

If You Like Fresh Beer
& Enjoy Good Food…


The Willimantic Brewing Co./Main Street Café is a living
landmark restaurant & pub brewery located in Willimantic, in the heart of rural northeastern Connecticut. Located at 967 Main St. Willimantic, CT 06226 at the corner of Main Street & High Street in downtown Willimantic, Connecticut

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CTNow Best of Hartford Readers’ Poll – Vote for Willibrew!

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The CTNow Best of Hartford Readers’ Poll is back!

In the past you’ve really shown your Willibrew love. (Thank you! We love you, too! To say that we were overwhelmed by your love last year would pretty much be an understatement. ) 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!

 

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Connecticut Magazine’s Experts’ Picks

willimantic, willibrew, Connecticut, Connecticut magazine, craft beer, craft beer haven, ct beerThe results of Connecticut Magazine’s 2016 Best Restaurants: Experts’s Picks are in!

 

“This group of veteran restaurant critics, food writers and contemporary bloggers have weighed in on the best our state has to offer in a variety of categories.”

 

We are honored to have been selected as a Craft Beer Haven! Congratulations to our fellow honorees – LocalEli Cannon’s Tap RoomThe Engine RoomCoalhouse PizzaPrime 16MiKro, Stanziato’s, and Cask Republic

 

Click here to see the full line-up of winners.

 

 

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New Year’s Eve

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You are cordially invited to join us for New Year’s Eve Dinner, being served from 4:00 – 9:00 PM. We’ll offer our full menu with wonderful additions as well!

(Reservations are recommended.)

 

After dinner, the night’s still young and you’ve got two New Year’s Eve parties to choose from!

Party in the Pub beginning at 9:00 PM! We’ll have a fun DJ providing great tunes for dancing, a champagne toast at midnight, hats & party favors and a complimentary hors d’oeuvres buffet! Check out photos from our party last year!

or

Swing into the New Year right across the street in the Bellingham Auditorium beginning at 8 pm. The little Big Band will be playing and we’ll be there with a cash bar featuring beer, wine and a signature cocktail! For more information and to purchase your tickets head this way. Or, have dinner with us and get tickets for a reduced rate of $30 per person!

 

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New Willibrew Gear

Just in time for your holiday gift giving we have new Willibrew gear! New t-shirt designs and a growler coozie that can’t be beat add to our line up of t-shirts, hoodies, pint glasses and a whole lot more!

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Not sure what to get the beer lover on your list? Gift Cards make great gifts!

Ask your server for help with retail items the next time you’re in, or purchase a gift card in our online store.

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Hog River Brewing Company

Connecticut Beer Week is a celebration of Connecticut’s craft beer and the artisans that brew it. We’d like to direct your attention to one particular artisan – Ben Braddock – who has been brewing with us for many years. Ben is preparing to move on to the next phase of his hoppy adventure – Hog River Brewing Co. Please show Ben some ‪Willibrew‬ love by supporting his dream! ‪#‎Cheers

Learn more about Hog River Brewing Company, and support Ben’s Kickstarter Campaign!

Check out the CT Beer Trail’s recent interview with Ben about Hog River.

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Vote for Willibrew!

CraftBeer.comGABB_beer is accepting nominations for the Great American Beer Bar!

You may remember this contest from last year. (Thanks for voting for us!) This year is a little different. They’re asking you to vote for the Best Beer Bar in your state!

Show some Willibrew love!

Please and thank you!

 

Via Craftbeer.com: 

With more than 3,800 operating breweries in the U.S., your options for places to enjoy craft beer continue to grow. To put it into perspective, according the Brewers Association, breweries are opening at a rate of 2 per day, and there are more than 1,800 breweries in planning.

To keep up with this growth, we decided to switch up the Great American Beer Bars competition this year in order to highlight more bars across the country that truly show what craft beer is all about.

With your help, we’re looking to name the best beer bar in every state!

VOTE FOR WILLIBREW!

 

 

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Beer vs Wine 2015 Winner

We’ve tallied the votes from our Beer vs Wine Dinner!

Without further ado – we announce the winner ….

Here’s the breakdown of votes by course:

Course 1 – Appetizer Tasting – Thai Chicken Cake 

  • Beer – Simon Saaz-On – 18
  • Wine – Chateau Ducasse White Bordeaux – 11

Course 2 – Pasta Course – Duck Ravioli 

  • Beer – AmBeerlicious – 21
  • Wine – Fortenza Pinot Noir -9

Course 3 – Salad Course – Panzanella Salad

  • Beer – Anytown USA ASB – 13
  • Wine – Haymaker Sauvignon Blanc – 17

Course 4 – Entrée Course – Veal Rib

  • Beer – Derailed Mail IPA – 12
  • Wine – Chappallet Mountain Cuvee Proprietors Blend  -18

Course 5 – Dessert Course – Citrus Sabayon

  • Beer – Willi Whammer 2015 – 16
  • Wine – Electra Moscato  -15

Total Votes

Beer – 80

Wine – 70

 

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