Bear Hands Brewing Company

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Hello BHBC Family we are Now Open Inside and have Patio Seating too!

A few Rules and Guidelines;

  • During peak hours a 90 min time slot may occur for patio seating.
  • We offer a limited menu and outside food is welcome with Plenty of local Restaurants for to-go options.


Reservations are welcomed for the Patio, inside is walk-in seating.

Call us at (860)-315-9099

We reserve the right to close the patio for inclement weather.

Wed. & Thurs. 12-8pm

Fri. & Sat. 12-9pm

Sun. 12-8pm

Stay safe and keep drinking!


Now Accepting Online Orders for Pickup

Come Visit Bear Hands Brewing

  • 75 Main Street #1 Putnam, CT 06260
  • (860) 315 - 9099
Pints, Ponys, Samples and Flights Available Right at the Bar
Outside Food Welcome (Tons of Takeout and Delivery Options)
Bar Tops, Tables and Couches for Beer Drinking Comfort
Music and Arcade Games Available for Entertainment

Brewery Hours

 Bear Hands Brewing Co currently offers Patio and Indoor seating. We welcome reservations for our patio. Inside seating is first come first serve. Please see the message above, Call (860)-315-9099 or visit us on Facebook for more information.

Patio and Inside Seating

  • Sunday: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 12:00 PM- 8:00 PM
  • Thursday: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Friday: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Saturday: 12:00 pM – 9:00 PM

What's On Tap

  • Prices are left to right for Refill on Howlers and Full Pours.  

 In-house Pony’s (8oz) and Samples (5oz) available.

  • Violet Diva 5.1% abv-12oz Refill $13 Full $7

    A Blueberry and Pink Guava kettle sour. This sour is tart and crisp with a semi-dry finish. The Pink Guava adds a touch of sweetness to help round out this sour.

  • Shooo Hweat 6.5% abv-16oz Refill $11 Full $7

    A wheat ale featuring 20lbs of local honey form Sage Meadow Farms in Tolland, CT. This beer has a smooth and crisp mouth feel. The honey accentuates the malt characteristics to help balance the bitterness.

  • Dessert 7.7% abv-12oz Refill $13 Full $8

    This Imperial Vanilla Coconut Porter is a medium bodied beer. The Chocolate roasted malts give a slight bittering that is countered with the sweetness of Vanilla. The hints of coconut on the tail end give it a delightful finish. This beer is so good it could be a Dessert.

  • Sanity Pils… 5.1% abv-16oz Refill $11 Full $7

    This German Pilsner meets your classic German style guidelines. Having a pale color with a sweet malty characteristic. It is a perfect beer for those hot Summer days

  • Blue Collar Ethics 6.2% abv-16oz Refill $11 Full $7

    This dry Hopped pale ale is a nice amber color with a light body, allowing the hops to showcase themselves. This beer features Galaxy, El Dorado and Comet hops.

  • ACE Perry 5.0% abv-12oz Refill $13 Full $7

    ACE Premium Ciders- This thirst-quenching cider is refreshing and light, having a semi-sweet/ dry finish. ACE Perry features a Madagascar vanilla and a signature pear juice that pairs well with spiced foods and Asian cuisine.

Our Story

Bear Hands Brewing Company is Us. My husband Justin, is the brewer and I Kayla, am the business. While raising our kids, Ada 7 and Colin 3 we decided to take on the endeavor of opening a brewery and tap room and still trying to balance work/ life/… brewery. We took Justin’s 14 year- homebrewing hobby, to the next level. After, the good feedback from our inner circle, we started traveling all around CT, from beer fest to beer fest. Pouring our beer for the masses, and again the feedback was great! That’s when we took it upon ourselves to formulate a business plan to open our very own Brewery and Tap Room. We wanted to make brewing a career so we could share our passion for beer and atmosphere with everyone. After, three long years of highs and lows we accomplished what we set out to do, our brewery doors are finally open! Bear Hands Brewing Company’s charming home is in the quiet corner of downtown Putnam, CT.

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