Westport Now: October 13, 2018

RB-WestportNow-10132018Hundreds turned out today for the inaugural craft beer tasting called Westoberfest in downtown Westport sponsored by the Westport Downtown Merchants Association. The event featured more than several dozen local and regional breweries as well as food from Westport culinary favorites Kawa Ni and Rothbard Ale + Larder and music courtesy of Easton-based Amber Anchor. It took place in the Bedford Square courtyard as well as along Elm Street.

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New Canaan Darien Magazine: October 3, 2018

RB-NewCanaan-10032018Move over IPAs. Sour beers are making a mark. Popular at Rothbard Ale + Larder, the boutique European gastropub in Westport, and among aficionados like Renzo Kian-Kubota, artisan beer specialist at Harry’s Wine and Liquor Market in Fairfield, this old European ale-brewing tradition is inspiring American brewers to expand on tradition. Two Roads in Stratford is opening a sour facility this fall, where they’ll experiment with open fermentation and barrel aging, sources of the complex flavors and aromas, and soft, sparkling textures found in sours. At their best, sours are the Champagne of beer.


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Westport Magazine: September 9, 2018

“This cocktail is always a favorite. It’s a mix of vodka, Giffard Pamplemousse—grapefruit liqueur—lime and grapefruit bitters, so it is sweet with a citrus appeal. We had it on the cocktail list last summer, then took it off briefly. People asked for it still, so now it’s back.” –Joe Farrell, owner

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