Kent Falls Brewing Company Paved Way for Farm Breweries in CT

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Kent Falls Brewing Company was born out of the idea of combining a brewery and a farm together on one piece of land.
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They offer a variety of craft beers for sale, on draft and bottled.
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When they started out, there was no farm brewer law, so they had to approach the town of Kent about the idea.
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After difficult year of navigating town and state rules, Kent Falls Brewing Company finally opened in 2015.
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The craft beer business is growing in Connecticut, and in other states farm brewery permit laws had resulted in significant economic growth.
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On July 10, 2017, Gov. Dannel Malloy signed a bill into law creating the new "Farm Brewery" license, which will make it much easier for future businesses to get approval.
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Which means Kent Falls Brewing Company paved the way for future farm breweries in the state.
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They grow their hops on scene at the farm.
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They're both a brewery and an operational farm.
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Like most farms, they are home to a variety of animals, like these chickens.
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Here's a look at some of the pigs.
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This little piggy was ready for his close-up!
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They also house the brewery building and a tasting room on site.
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Here's a look at the bottling operation.
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A look at the barrels.
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The barrels hold a variety of beers.
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Here's a look at some of the machines used for brewing.
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Each beer has a unique label.
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The beers are available on draft, in bottles, or in growlers. It varies depending on what's on hand.
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You can visit their website for a detailed description of each beer. You can also sample them at one of the many events and festivals they visit around the Northeast.
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Or you can just stop by the brewery in person.
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