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Highlights from Annual “Best of” Survey Announced

By October 1, 2020Connecticut, Top News

Elm City Social in New Haven earned the title of Best Cocktails in the Connecticut Magazine 2020 reader poll.

The Connecticut Magazine “Best of Connecticut” 2020 list was released on September 1, with votes coming from its annual online reader survey. With more than 125 categories of food, fun and services, the drinks highlights include the following winners: Best Beer Bar & Best Outdoor Bar, Eli Cannons Tap Room, Middletown; Best Irish Pub, The Inishmor, Colchester; Best Beer, Two Juicy Unfiltered Double IPA, Two Roads Brewing Company, Stratford; Best Brewery to Visit, Two Roads Brewing Company, Stratford; Best Dive Bar, The Monkey Farm Cafe, Old Saybrook; Best Sports Bar, Sliders, Berlin, Plainville, Middletown, Southington, Torrington and Wallingford; Best Rooftop Bar, Rooftop 120, Glastonbury; Best Hard Cider, New England Cider Co., Wallingford; Best Distillery, Litchfield Distillery, Litchfield; Best Cocktails, Elm City Social, New Haven; Best Wine Bar, Barcelona Wine Bar, Fairfield, New Haven, Norwalk, Stamford and West Hartford; and Best Local Wine Shop, Stew Leonard’s Wines & Spirits, Danbury, Newington and Norwalk. For a complete list of all nominees and winners in the many food and drink categories, visit







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