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Early Opening on St Pats!

We will be opening at 9am on St Patrick's Day, Tuesday March 17th. Kegs & Eggs breakfast menu will be served followed by all of your Irish favorites for lunch & dinner.

Come join the festivities during the day & evening. Live music, bag pipers, dancers & plenty of special giveaways & fun.

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Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout Special Event

Join us for a very special evening of rare beer. We are proud to announce one of the rarest beer flights ever. Featuring: Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout (CBS), Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout 2014 (KBS), Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout 2015 (KBS)  & Founders Breakfast Stout.

McLadden's Simsbury 6pm, Wednesday April 15, 2015.

6 Wilcox Street Simsbury CT 06070

RESERVE NOW!

Canadian Breakfast Stout: An Imperial Stout brewed with a blend of coffees and imported chocolates, then aged in spent bourbon barrels that have most recently been aging pure Michigan maple syrup. The final product has had stellar reviews and is usually among the top 5 highest rated beers in the world on BeerAdvocate.

ABV: 10.6% IBUs: ? Beer Advocate Rating: 100

Kentucky Breakfast Stout (2014 & 2015): What we’ve got here is an imperial stout brewed with a massive amount of coffee and chocolates, then cave-aged in oak bourbon barrels for an entire year to make sure wonderful bourbon undertones come through in the finish. Makes your taste buds squeal with delight.

ABV: 11.2% IBUs: 70 Beer Advocate Rating: 100

Breakfast Stout: The coffee lover’s consummate beer. Brewed with an abundance of flaked oats, bitter and imported chocolates, and two types of coffee, this stout has an intense fresh-roasted java nose topped with a frothy, cinnamon-colored head that goes forever.

ABV: 8.3% IBUs: 60 Beer Advocate Rating: 100

Details: Must be 21 to consume flight. One flight per person. No substitutions, flight is these 4 beers (20 oz total). Must present receipt from this purchase & proper ID. Tapping begins at 6pm promptly.

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What Your Beer Says About You

We got a kick (and quite a few chuckles) out of this piece by Kevin Alexander and Matt Lynch over at thrillist.com. Here's a small sample:

Pale Ale You’re one of those people whose friends are like, “You’re 33 years old, how the hell have you never tried olives?!” You start to get into new bands right before the “they’re too popular now” backlash. You don’t understand why people are ALL about these pale ales from India when there are plenty of great domestic breweries deserving of support.

Stout You despise working out and consume pork products with a reckless abandon that says, “Screw you, pigs”. You shave as little as possible. You have covered a dirty plate with aluminum foil in place of washing it on multiple occasions. You take really, really great naps.

Read the full piece here

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McLadden's Rolls Out Mardi Gras Menu

Louisiana-inspired Flavors Tempt the Tastebuds

With Mardi Gras just 6 days away on February 17th, McLadden's is already celebrating with Executive Chef Dan Henneberger's festive offerings. And what would Mardi Gras be without libations? Louisiana's own Abita Purple Haze is on draught at all of our locations, along with our signature bourbon-based craft cocktails.

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Drink to Your Health at McLadden's!

Beer Is Good for You, A Fact We've Suspected All Along

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According to a piece in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, “In traditional Chinese medicine, hops have been used to treat a variety of ailments for centuries … The presence of a high concentration of [xanthohumol] in beers might be linked to the epidemiological observation of the beneficial effect of regular beer drinking.”

You can more of Hilary Pollack's article at Munchies

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Super Sunday, Super Deals!

PRE-ORDER YOUR GAME DAY CATERING NOW!

 

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Superbowl Sunday will be here before you know it, so plan ahead! Let McLadden's do the cooking for your friends and family - all you have to do is cheer on your favorite team! We've got a great selection of mouthwateringly delicious wing sauces, whether you want Pounds of Boneless or Dozens of Jumbo Traditional Wings!

 

 

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Need a Combo? We've got you covered!

FIELD GOAL COMBO
serves 2 / $25.

1 Dozen Jumbo Traditional - or - 1 Pound Boneless wings with choice of sauce

McLadden's Spicy Chili & Chips

Sausage Kebabs

TOUCHDOWN COMBO
serves 3-4 / $50.

2 Dozen Jumbo Traditional - or - 2 Pound Boneless wings with choice of sauce

McLadden's Spicy Chili & Chips

Sausage Kebabs

 

Call your local McLadden's to schedule pick-up. Not available at our Northampton location.

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Jack's Abby in Framingham Expanding

Getting Larger While Reinventing Lager

Great piece from Gary Dzen in today's Boston Globe about one of our all-time favorite New England breweries, Jack's Abby:

"Jack’s Abby will be a little less tiny soon. The brothers have finalized financing and signed a lease on a new brewery space in Framingham, at 100 Clinton St., the site of the former Dennison Manufacturing Co. They expect to move late 2015 or in 2016. “We are out of room at our current space,” says Sam Hendler. “We’ve actually added a couple thousand feet of off-site storage just to get us by, and it’s still not enough.”

The new brewery encompasses 67,000 square feet, compared with 12,000 at the current location. Current production capacity is 22,000 barrels. The new space is set up to brew ...read more

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