Captain's Keg

Captain's KegCaptain's Keg
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3.95/5
9 Ratings
Captain's KegCaptain's Keg
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

200 E Main St
Ste 6
Stratford, Connecticut, 06614-5114
United States

(203) 377-5025 | map

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Added by tigg924 on 05-08-2009

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
9
pDev:
15.95%
 
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Ratings: 9 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by nickfl:
Photo of nickfl
3.23/5  rDev -18.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 2.5

One of several package stores that I tried when looking for local beer while on a business trip in CT. All of the bottle shops in the Milford area were bitter disappointments, though this was was the best of a bad lot. They have a pretty decent selection of imports and even some local growlers, but I was really hoping for a selection of singles and they failed to deliver there. There were a few bombers of some regional brews, but I really had a hard time finding anything I wanted. I ended up having better luck at the Whole Foods a few miles away and honestly, even if I lived a block away from this place I probably would find myself driving to another part of the state (or NY) to buy my beer.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of coolkulesza
5/5  rDev +26.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Mscell22
4.51/5  rDev +14.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of P15Rod
4.64/5  rDev +17.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of tobelerone
3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of CTJman
4.03/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of ferrari29
3.2/5  rDev -19%

This is the closest quality package shop I can find when I visit family in Connecticut. It has a good, but not great selection of craft beers. The prices seem a bit higher than I'm used to coming from Chicago, but I was able to try some new beers like Weyerbacher Hops Infusion that I don't get in the Midwest. I'll continually visit this place until I find something else in the area. Duvel, SA, Stone and Great Divide are available here along with Magic Hat, Brooklyn which are staples for the area. Price for 6-pack of Hops Infusion was $12.99, seemed kind of steep.

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Photo of HarleyRider
4/5  rDev +1.3%

This store is in the Dock Shopping Center. Lots of parking right in front. Never been here and was more than pleasantly surprised at the craft beer selection I walked back to. It's more a beer store than anything else. I'm a boater and down that way a lot per a couple boating clubs and launching ramps are in this area. This is by far the best beer store in this area. This store as Growlers from Old Burnside Brewery and others. I think I paid under 10 for the growler including a 1.50 for the deposit. Last 2 stores I bought this in I know they hit me up for a 2 dollar deposit and the beer was more as well. Lots to choose from and some hard to find beers as well. Local brews like New England brewery and Calvary. Wife picked up a Ras Lambic (soda pop to me) she was very happy with. Lots of singles as well. And from the other side of the spectrum, they also have 30pks of PBR. My college kid asked me to grab him some Beer Pong beer. Store is definitely worth a trip in if you're in this area and searching for a good beer.

Jay

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Photo of tigg924
3.65/5  rDev -7.6%

Whenever I visit my parents in Southern Connecticut, I have found it really hard to find a good beer store. The Captain's Keg is the best in the area that I have found. The prices here are about what I would expect to pay in Massachusetts. A six will range from $8-$15. The service is helpful and knowledgeable. The selection is good, but exceptional for the area. They have bombers of Captain Lawrence and several English and Polish brews. You can find growlers of two local Connecticut breweries and sixes from around the world. They have three shelves of bombers and four coolers of chilled micro brews. Overall a decent store, but for the area, this is the place to stop.

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Captain's Keg in Stratford, CT
Place rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 9 ratings
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