Willimantic Brewing Company

Brewpub

Hours today: 11:30am - 12:00am

The Willimantic Brewing Company/Main Street Cafe is a landmark restaurant located in an historic 1909 United States Post Office. Brewing handcrafted beers on site, as well as over 25 guest taps. Full bar and extensive menu. Lunch served Tuesday through Saturday. Dinner and late night pub menu served daily. Private banquet room available, seasonal patio seating.

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Tap List - 41


Back East Sour Cherry Berliner Weisse

Back East Sour Cherry Berliner Weisse

Berliner Weisse4.5% ABV

Back East BreweryBloomfield , CT

A very pale wheat beer low in alcohol with light bread and clean lactic sour flavors.

Fresh

Counter Weight Vulture Culture

Counter Weight Vulture Culture

Double IPA8.0% ABV

Counter WeightHamden, CT

Deeply resinous American IPA with notes of pineapple and passionfruit.

Fresh

Downeast Aloha Friday

Downeast Aloha Friday

New England Cider5.1% ABV

Downeast Cider HouseCharlestown, MA

Substantial body and character. This is a cider made with characteristic New England apples for relatively high acidity, with adjuncts to raise alcohol levels.

Fresh

Heavy Seas Loose Cannon

Heavy Seas Loose Cannon

American IPA7.3% ABV45 IBU

Heavy Seas BeerHalethorpe, MD

Burnished gold with a rich citrus hop aroma, it is wonderfully drinkable with a big hop flavor. We’ve knicknamed it Hop3 (hop cubed) ale to reflect the enormous amount of hops in this beer: over 3 pounds per barrel! It is hopped 3 ways: in the kettle, in the hop back, and dry hopped.

Fresh

New England Imperial Stout Trooper

New England Imperial Stout Trooper

Imperial Stout9.2% ABV

New England Brewing CompanyWoodbridge, CT

A big, intensely flavored dark ale that ends with a warming, bittersweet finish.

Fresh

New Holland Mad Hatter

New Holland Mad Hatter

American IPA7.0% ABV65 IBU

New Holland BreweryHolland, MI

Mad Hatter’s whimsy is celebrated with floral aromatics from assertive dry-hopping, and a bright, hoppy body, punctuated with Centennial, Citra and Michigan-grown Cascade hops. Citrus and pleasant bitterness excite your palate before welcoming a balancing finish

Fresh

Samuel Adams Sam '76

Samuel Adams Sam '76

American Lager4.7% ABV12 IBU

Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)Boston, MA

A light-bodied lager designed with drinkability in mind.

Fresh

Two Roads Too Juicy Unfiltered Double IPA

Two Roads Too Juicy Unfiltered Double IPA

Double IPA8.2% ABV

Two Roads Brewing CompanyStratford, CT

An intensely hoppy pale ale with minimal malt character, designed to showcase its strong hop flavors.

Fresh

Weihenstephaner Braupakt Hefeweissbier

Weihenstephaner Braupakt Hefeweissbier

Weissbier6.0% ABV35 IBU

Bayerische Staatsbrauerei WeihenstephanFreising, Germany

A refreshing German-style wheat beer with high carbonation, a fluffy mouthfeel, and a dry finish. Collaboration with Sierra Nevada Brewing.

Fresh

Willibrew *Cask* Edge Of Darkness W/ Cacao Nibs & Rakau Hops

Willibrew *Cask* Edge Of Darkness W/ Cacao Nibs & Rakau Hops

Black IPA7.0% ABV

Willimantic Brewing Co.Willimantic, CT

Dank & rich wet hopped dark ale w/cocoa nibs. Cask conditioned means this one will be served naturally carbonated & at 60 degrees.

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Willibrew Dry Hopped Cabersaison

Willibrew Dry Hopped Cabersaison

Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer5.8% ABV

Willimantic Brewing Co.Willimantic, CT

Crisp, tart and refreshing sour saison, aged in a Cabernet Sauvignon barrel, then injected with sunny & bright Florida orange juice.

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Willibrew Pushing The Envelope IPA

Willibrew Pushing The Envelope IPA

American IPA6.6% ABV

Willimantic Brewing Co.Willimantic, CT

This IPA has been an inspiration to many brewers! A star amongst hopheads this IPA boasts CTZ, Chinook, Simcoe, & Citra in 6 hop additions!

Fresh

Allagash White Ale

Allagash White Ale

Witbier5.1% ABV13 IBU

Allagash Brewing CompanyPortland, ME

Wheat and spiced with coriander and Curacao orange peel, this beer is fruity, refreshing and slightly cloudy in appearance.

Berkshire Green Gown

Berkshire Green Gown

Double IPA8.5% ABV76 IBU

Berkshire Brewing CompanySouth Deerfield, MA

An intensely hoppy pale ale with minimal malt character, designed to showcase its strong hop flavors.

Blue Point Hoptical Illusion

Blue Point Hoptical Illusion

American IPA7.9% ABV79 IBU

Blue Point BreweryPatchogue, NY

A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.

Broad Brook Porter's Porter

Broad Brook Porter's Porter

American Porter5.3% ABV

Broad Brook Brewing CompanyEast Windsor, CT

A complex, malty dark beer with a lightly burnt character.

Dogfish Head Dragons And Yumyums

Dogfish Head Dragons And Yumyums

American Pale Ale6.5% ABV25 IBU

Dogfish Head Craft BreweryMilton, DE

a “lip-smacking” tart pale ale brewed with dragonfruit, yumberry, passionfruit, pear juice and black carrot.

Elysian Space Dust

Elysian Space Dust

American IPA8.2% ABV73 IBU

Elysian Brewing CompanySeattle, WA

The hopping is pure starglow energy, with Chinook to bitter and late and dry additions of Citra and Amarillo.

Firestone Walker Velvet Merlin Nitro

Firestone Walker Velvet Merlin Nitro

Sweet Stout5.5% ABV27 IBU

Firestone Walker Brewing CompanyPaso Robles, CA

Velvet Merlin is a decadent oatmeal stout that offers robust cocoa and espresso aromas with subtle American hop nuances.

Nitro

Founders Breakfast Stout Nitro

Founders Breakfast Stout Nitro

Imperial Stout8.3% ABV60 IBU

Founders Brewing CompanyGrand Rapids, MI

An intense fresh-roasted java nose topped with a frothy, cinnamon-colored head that goes forever.

Nitro

Green Flash Passion Fruit Kicker

Green Flash Passion Fruit Kicker

American Wheat Beer5.5% ABV5 IBU

Green Flash Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Tangerine zest throughout, bright, floral, tropical flavors and a juicy finish. American malts and a blend of Citra and Cascade hops.

Hermit Thrush Brattlebeer

Hermit Thrush Brattlebeer

Wild Specialty Beer4.2% ABV

Hermit Thrush BreweryBrattleboro, VT

Slightly tart, light bodied and dry with both fruity and malty undertones, and a rocky, champagne-like head from the local apples

Lawson's Finest Sip Of Sunshine

Lawson's Finest Sip Of Sunshine

Double IPA8.0% ABV

Lawson's Finest LiquidsWarren, VT

This lupulin-laden India Pale Ale is packed with juicy tropical fruit character, bright floral aromas and delectable layers of hop flavor.

Lindemans Framboise

Lindemans Framboise

Fruit Lambic2.5% ABV12 IBU

Brouwerij LindemansVlezenbeek, Belgium

Lambic - Fruit . -Deep ruby with a lighter red head, Flavor is an intensely fruity sweet and sour Raspberry with a tinge of aged hops.Virtually transparent brew.

Lord Hobo Brewing Boomsauce

Lord Hobo Brewing Boomsauce

Double IPA7.8% ABV

Lord Hobo Brewing Co.Woburn, MA

Perfectly Blended Hoppy Ale made in Cambridge, MA.

New Belgium The Hemperor Hpa

New Belgium The Hemperor Hpa

American Pale Ale7.0% ABV55 IBU

New Belgium BrewingFort Collins, CO

Get ready: The Hemperor HPA, an exciting new style, will change the way you think about hoppy beers.

Olde Burnside Ten Penny Ale

Olde Burnside Ten Penny Ale

Scottish Light5.6% ABV

Olde Burnside Brewing CompanyCT, United States

A very dark Scottish-style ale centered around malt flavors with distinct caramel notes.

Outer Light Royal Sea Lavender Saison

Outer Light Royal Sea Lavender Saison

Saison5.1% ABV12 IBU

Outer Light Brewing CompanyGroton, CT

Royal Sea is a light Belgian saison brewed with lavender flowers. Royal Sea might be our most requested beer we've ever brewed!

Pipeworks Close Encounter Black IPA

Pipeworks Close Encounter Black IPA

Black IPA6.0% ABV

Pipeworks Brewing Co.Chicago, IL

A dark, hop-forward beer with supportive malts that provides gentle supporting character paired with a smooth mouthfeel.

Stella Artois Cidre

Stella Artois Cidre

Common Cider4.5% ABV38 IBU

Stella ArtoisLeuven, Belgium

Stella Artois Cidre is a crisp and refreshing European-style cider made from hand-picked apples.

Thimble Island Lager

Thimble Island Lager

American Lager5.2% ABV

Thimble Island Brewing CompanyBranford, CT

A light-bodied lager designed with drinkability in mind.

Willibrew Anniversary Amber

Willibrew Anniversary Amber

American Amber Ale6.0% ABV

Willimantic Brewing Co.Willimantic, CT

Celebrating our 27th year as Main Street Café and 21st as Willimantic Brewing Co. we add raw honey to enhance this delicious Amber Ale

Willibrew Carrier's Credo Cream Ale

Willibrew Carrier's Credo Cream Ale

Cream Ale5.3% ABV

Willimantic Brewing Co.Willimantic, CT

Our interpretation of this iconic style, brewed w/ 2-Row, Carapils, flaked Maize and hopped with Hallertau this Cream Ale is easy to please!

Willibrew Certified Gold

Willibrew Certified Gold

Blonde Ale4.7% ABV13 IBU

Willimantic Brewing Co.Willimantic, CT

Our flagship Golden ale that is balanced with Munich malt and Goldings hops, also a touch of Hallertau hops for aroma.

Willibrew Colonial Ale

Willibrew Colonial Ale

Unfiltered American Hybrid6.1% ABV

Willimantic Brewing Co.Willimantic, CT

Unfiltered Ale w/ English floor malted barley & Smoked malts. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Windham History and Textile Museum!

Willibrew Edge Of Darkness

Willibrew Edge Of Darkness

American Brown Ale7.0% ABV

Willimantic Brewing Co.Willimantic, CT

David brewed this recipe at Sierra Nevada Beer Camp #12. Wet hopped Dark w/6 malts, local fresh Centennial hops & Bravo hops for bittering.

Willibrew Hoppy Hour IPA

Willibrew Hoppy Hour IPA

American IPA6.7% ABV

Willimantic Brewing Co.Willimantic, CT

An unfiltered IPA with Amarillo, Centennial, and Cascade hops enhancing the citrus character and piney notes. Big body while smooth & tasty!

Willibrew Kettle Sour Series #2

Willibrew Kettle Sour Series #2

Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer4.5% ABV

Willimantic Brewing Co.Willimantic, CT

Sour & sessionable! 3rd in our kettle soured series of ales. Brewed w/Whole Cone hops, Wild Yeast & Mixed Culture Lacto Kettle Soured. Mmmm!

Willibrew Rail Mail Rye

Willibrew Rail Mail Rye

American Pale Ale5.6% ABV55 IBU

Willimantic Brewing Co.Willimantic, CT

Our favorite unfiltered Rye Pale Ale with 25% German Rye malt and hopped with Cascades from the Great Northwest!

Willibrew Smokey The Stout

Willibrew Smokey The Stout

American Stout6.4% ABV

Willimantic Brewing Co.Willimantic, CT

Unfiltered Black Ale brewed w/2-Row barley, Rye, Chocolate Wheat, Brown, Peat Smoked, & Biscuit malts imparting flavors of Scotch & cocoa.

Willibrew Willi Whammer 2018

Willibrew Willi Whammer 2018

American Barleywine10.3% ABV

Willimantic Brewing Co.Willimantic, CT

A very strong ale with hop character, rich malt flavors, and prevalent alcohol with a very long finish.

Cocktails - 3


Sadie's Orange Spritzer

Sadie's Orange Spritzer

Tito's Handmade Vodka, Peel Orangecello & Hosmer Orange Dry

Skyy & Lightening

Skyy & Lightening

Skyy & Hosmer Red Lightening

Uncle Tinkerbell

Uncle Tinkerbell

Stolichnaya Oranj & Hosmer Orange Dry

Events - 1


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Thread City Hop Fest 2018

April 29, 1:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

The Thread City Hop Fest is celebrating 5 years of cheers and beers on Sunday, April 29th from 1 - 5 pm on Jillson Square (645 Main Street) in Willimantic! Tickets are $35/per person in advance, or $50 at the gate (if any remain). (Proper ID will be required.) Attendees will enjoy samples from over 45 breweries from throughout New England. Tickets are limited! All New VIP Hour: We're teaming up with our favorite local historian, Bev York, and our friends at Mercado for our VIP session this year! Willibrew will be on hand with a special cask, Mercado will be there with something sure to please, and Bev York will share some stories about our founding fathers (and mothers!) and their favorite libations. The VIP session begins at 11:45 and ends at 12:45, just in time for the 5th annual Thread City Hop Fest to begin! Tickets are $55 each (which includes admission to the Fest) and are limited to 50 ticket buyers. First come first serve - a very limited number remain! The Thread City Hop Fest is organized by the Willimantic Brewing Company on behalf of Willimantic Renaissance, Inc. Proceeds from the Hop Fest benefit The No Freeze Project, Willimantic Renaissance, Inc. Vulturetown Arts, Windham Area Interfaith Ministry, Covenant Soup Kitchen, Horizons - Camp Horizons, and The Mill Museum. The Hop Fest is rain or shine! Check out the Brewer line up here: http://www.threadcityhopfest.com/brewers/ Check out the Food here: http://www.threadcityhopfest.com/food/ Buy tickets online or at Willibrew (967 Main Street, Willimantic) Stay tuned for the entertainment line up!

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