Taproom in Wallingford, CT

Cliffside Brewing

16B Center St, Wallingford, CT 06492

Located in Wallingford Center, Cliffside Brewing is a family-friendly taproom that serves wine, hard cider, boozy seltzers, and of course, their own craft beer.

Cliffside Brewing FAQs

Does Cliffside Brewing serve food? Yes, they serve food.

Is Cliffside Brewing kid friendly? Family friendly, kids are allowed.

Is Cliffside Brewing dog friendly? No

Owner/brewer Dave Durant was a small-batch home brewer for a long time. Received some positive brew reviews, then took the hobby professional with the downtown Wallingford tasting room, just 10 minute drive to Quinnipiac University and 20 minutes from downtown New Haven. From Cliffside's location, at the corner of Routes 5 and 150, you can walk to a bunch of restaurants, if you'd prefer to eat there before or after a few pints.

The taproom / nanobrewery opened in the fall of 2017. At the time, they offered guest taps. Not sure if they still do. Guest taps are like cover songs to a brewery.

Breweries near Cliffside Brewing in Wallingford, CT

Cliffside Brewing Beer

Small batch brewing, with beer types including brown ales, honey beers, stouts, IPAs, and Maibocks. The Enlightenment (Apricot fruit beer) is neither heavy on the fruit, nor overpowering. Cliffside will serve tasting flights if you ask.

  • Graceful Shutdown
  • Mesmerized
  • Moonless Night
  • Rockslide
  • Soft Landing
  • Stonewall
  • Synaptic Misfire

Brewery Food/Menu

By food, we mean pizza. And by pizza, we mean pizza with meat. Plus, a popcorn machine.

  • Cheese
  • Pepperoni
  • Sausage
  • Buffalo Chicken
  • Cajun Bacon

Brewery Entertainment & Events

Trivia nights on the occasional Friday. Board games are available for the kids. TV for sports, Cliffside Brewing is a good place to watch a few innings in the summer.

However, no dogs allowed.

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Interesting Craft Beers

The Saga Continues, a DIPA brewed by Riverwalk Brewing Company

8% ABV

The Saga Continues

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feierzeit, a German-style Lager brewed by Second Wind Brewing Company

6.1% ABV


Second Wind Brewing Company

Red Rack Ale, an Amber Ale brewed by Woodstock Inn Brewery

5.5% ABV

Red Rack Ale

Woodstock Inn Brewery

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