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USBG CT Hosts Education Bus Tour Highlighting Local Brands

By November 24, 2016Connecticut, Top News
USBG CT chapter members at Litchfield Distillery.

The United States Bartenders’ Guild Connecticut (USBG CT) chapter held a day of education on October 16, in conjunction with the USBG’s National Education efforts in October. USBG CT members visited area breweries and distilleries to promote learning and product knowledge. The stops included Brass City Brewery in Waterbury, Litchfield Distillery in Litchfield, Waypoint Spirits in Bloomfield and Hartford Flavor Company in Hartford. The Connecticut Beverage Journal, along with Brescome Barton and Slocum & Sons, sponsored the event. During the bus trip, short interactive sessions showcased The Connecticut Beverage Journal’s new iOS ordering app, a trade-only market resource that includes more than 45,000 market-available SKUs. The sessions included finding products, using an iOS camera for a bar code scanner to order, accessing current ratings and tasting notes; search, price compare and order features; list building; and managing order history; all tools included in every subscription at no extra cost.

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