Category Archives: FCA news

Demolition man…

…is not just a song by The Police. (Ghost in the Machine, remember? Grace Jones did it, too. It was pretty good. Cool bass line.)  It describes what we were tonight. We took down a wall to expand what will eventually be the tap room. The first four pictures show what the tap-room area looked like before we began work. The last five show the progression through tonight. The first and the last pictures are taken from a similar vantage point, showing what the space looks like as you walk in the front door. More work to do, but we’re making progress.

BEFORE:


  

AFTER:

   

Thinking ’bout the government

We filed the paperwork for our federal brewer’s license last night. Feels good, but it’s gonna be a long haul—the latest average wait time for approval is 132 days. Sounds like a lot, but it’s only the end of February. And let’s face it, this year’s practically over. In the meantime, we’ll order our equipment and start getting the space ready. We’re raring to go.

We have a home

After more than a year of searching and facing hurdle after hurdle (zoning, parking, landlords who didn’t understand our business model), Fairfield Craft Ales has found a home in Stratford, Connecticut. We signed our lease today. Now it’s time to do everything else. More soon…