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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WYFB – Craft Beer 101

womens year for beer craft beer 101Next 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

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Holiday Shop at Willibrew

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Join us for our first ever Holiday Shop at Willibrew! Relax, enjoy a brew and finish up some of your holiday shopping!

We’ll have our Willibrew Gear available (we just got new designs in!), glassware, growler of the month club and gift cards, too! In fact, with gift card purchases of $50 or more we’ll be giving away a free shirt (limited quantities and designs)!

PLUS look for gifts from the Thread City Hop Fest, Romantic Willimantic tees and select items from some of the craftspeople of Willibrew and our downtown neighbors!

Where can you do your holiday shopping AND relax and enjoy a bite and a brew? Willibrew!

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Thread City Hop Fest: Oktoberfest

hop-fest-octoberfest-1-75x2-25Attention Beer Fans! We’re hosting a Thread City Hop Fest: Oktoberfest event on Thursday, October 20th on Main Street, Willimantic and you’re invited!

Put on your lederhosen and raise your glass, the Thread City Hop Fest will host an Oktoberfest on Thursday, October 20th! This first-time beer fest will feature traditional Oktoberfest brews, a selection of the best seasonal beers, and delicious food as well. Enjoy an Autumn evening on Main Street, Willimantic!

Look for Broad Brook BrewingHacker-Pschorr OktoberfestHog River BrewingHofbrau Oktoberfest Spaten OctoberfestTwo Roads BrewingWillimantic Brewing Company We’ll be adding as we go, so stay tuned!

It’s not an Oktoberfest without food! We’ll be out on the street, along with our neighbors Cafemantic and A Cupcake For Later. Look for our spin on Oktoberfest fare.

Ticket Price: $30 in advance. $40 at the gate (if any remain). Admission includes a commemorative Oktoberfest stein, and 4 half pours.

DD tickets: $5

For more information and to purchase tickets, head this way!

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Party With The Presidents!

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The Windham Textile & History Museum needs your support! So, we’re having a Party with the Presidents! Join us for this fundraiser as we partner with local historian, Bev York, for a fun and lighthearted evening of beer, food and history!

Space is limited for this informative discussion about our founding fathers and their beers, food and drink recipes and travels to Willimantic!

Enjoy special menu items created for the occasion and colonial-era drink specials! Plus, we’ll be tapping our Colonial Ale and donating a portion of its sales to the museum!

So join us, George and Abe for a Presidential good time!

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Farm to Froth

Join us for Farm to Froth: a beer and cheese pairing featuring The Mystic Cheese Company and WBC brews! Four brews and four cheeses equals one fun night out! Meet the cheesemaker and our brewer! Tickets are $30 and will be sure to sell fast so get yours today!

Farm to Froth

 Tickets are available by phone (860)423-6777 or the next time you’re in!

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Beer vs Wine

beer vs wine flier 2014Don’t miss your opportunity to vote at our Beer VS. Wine Dinner! Join us for this on-going debate over which pairs better with food. Enjoy four courses, each paired with a beer and a wine – then you decide which paired better for each course. At the end we’ll tally the results and decide the winner – Beer or Wine. Tickets are $75.00, go on sale June 16th, by advanced sales only and are limited. Help us decided – Beer VS. Wine!

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Independence Day at Willibrew!

Show your patriotism on Independence Day by coming downtown for the annual Boom Box Parade. We’ll be opening from 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM for full service!  There’s no better place to gather with family & friends and watch the parade! There’s no better place to gather with family & friends to watch the parade! Doors open at 10:00 AM, so get here early for a great spot to watch the procession down Main Street! See you at the Parade!

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Summer Specials at Willibrew

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Summer Specials to help you beat the heat!

 

Sunday – Stein Day & Postal Workers Day – Bring in your favorite drinking vessel for a discount! Plus, we’re inviting all Postal Workers to take 10% off their bill!

Monday – Martini Monday & Guest Beer Night –  Take $1.00 off any of our delicious martinis and, take $2.00 of any pint of guest beer!

Tuesday – Hospitality Industry Night & 2-Can Tuesday – All restaurant, casino and hotel employees, bring in a current pay stub and take 20% Off your bill! Buy any of our great canned beers and get a second one half off!

Wednesday – Pints For Pilsners – Purchase any 16 oz. beer and only pay the price of a 12 oz. beer! All Day – All Night! Plus, Weird Beer Wednesday on the 1st one of the month!

Thursday – Taco-Rita Night – Get a carafe of Margaritas and basket of four tacos for only $15.99 beginning at 5:00 pm!

Friday – TGIF Night – Reward yourself for working hard all week with our delicious Prime Rib Dinner! Reservations are highly recommended!

Saturday – Late Night Happy Hour –  From 10:00 pm – 12:00 am take $1.00 off all Draft Beers & Mixed Drinks! And $1.00 off all Appetizers! Every Saturday’s a Party – but the 1st one of the month is Karaoke Night!

ALL SUMMER: 2nd Wednesdays are FILL-anthropic 3rd Thursdays are Willimantic’s 3rd Thursday Street Fest!

**Cannot be combined with other offers. All specials are subject to change.

 

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