Welcome to Surfridge Brewing Co.

Extending our family one beer at a time since 2019.

Centerbrook, Connecticut

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Surfridge Brewing Co

Centerbrook, Connecticut

Surfridge Brewing is a taproom and eatery nestled in the beautiful Witch Hazel Works property in Centerbrook, Connecticut. With a 10-barrel copper and brass system and a natural, airy vibe, the space reflects the connection between timeless New England sophistication with California roots.

Fresh brews, wood-fired pizzas, and local oysters are just a few of the delicious items offered at the cozy taproom. Our space is family-friendly, great for small or large groups, and our patio in the summer makes for a great place to have a pint with your pup.  We also offer hand-crafted cocktails and Jonathan Edwards Winery wine.

Our mural by the talented Trek6, captures our tribute to the whales that have been a part of the rich history in Connecticut, as well as blue butterflies that have an interesting origin story with Surfridge.

Family Friendly

Dog Friendly Patio

Cocktails & Wine

Full Menu

Our Story

The history of our name, our logo, and our connection to oceans have a pretty incredible back story that we'd love to share with you. Click the button to read the full story and learn why Surfridge is much more than a name. It's a vibe.

Upcoming Events

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HEARD in Centerbrook

Christina A.
Christina A.
1712797277
SUCH a great place. Awesome location. Very cool and engaging owners and staff who VERY much care about the service, quality of food, and the beers they craft. Burger and beer special currently going on every Weds is VERY much worth it. Thanks, Steve, for taking the extra time to tell us what you have in the tanks and what we can look forward to this summer. Surfbridge has it all when it comes to beer, food, and unique entertainment. Just five stars all around! 🌟
Robert M.
Robert M.
1710074495
The beer was very good, the bartender was friendly and provided great service and explained all the different beers they had and made some great recommendations. The wings were very good, as was their special of day- sausage platter and pretzels. We highly recommend it and will return!
m. G.
m. G.
1708895307
Great atmosphere,great food great vibeTried some great beers lServers were great and attentive.Maddie the bartender was phenomenal...full of info and a great personality! Definitely recommend.
Kyle B.
Kyle B.
1708288131
Our one bartender seemed to want no part of being there. Zero personality and clearly didnt know how to pour a beer properly.
Cal P.
Cal P.
1707959356
Such good beer! The Opaque liquid is a delicious IPA - would highly recommend! Awesome service, great place for a casual date night
Amanda S.
Amanda S.
1706908443
Great pizza and wings. Loved the service!
Ross N.
Ross N.
1701663756
😋🍕
nancypereau
nancypereau
1701549570
Amazing experience with Olivia, she made us feel so welcome, was so helpful, accommodating, and prompt. Such a fun experience and good time. We will be sure to tell all our friends. Food was amazing!!!! Service beyond stellar!!!
Brandon D.
Brandon D.
1701169459
It was a really cool place It was my first time and I really enjoyed it I'll be back again soon
d d
d d
1700273107
My husband and I went to this brewery and loved it! Excellent stout excellent pizza. Steve the owner was engaging and we had a great host. We will be back with a crowd !
Michael S.
Michael S.
1700095462
Great drinks, pizza, and beer and super friendly staff/owner!
Jonathan W.
Jonathan W.
1699816209
Great experience with 3 children ranging in age from 3 to 10 years old. Great food and awesome service!!
matthew S.
matthew S.
1699662678
Great experience and great food.
Garry W.
Garry W.
1698269230
Nice pizzas- fresh and made from scratch thin crust with good vege/ salad sides to compliment them with an oat stout beer to wash it all down. Nice neighbors too!
James M.
James M.
1697918717
Great location, delicious beer, and food was top notch.
Lindsey B.
Lindsey B.
1697912165
Amazing experience from start to finish. Beer is great, food is phenomenal, service was amazing. Definitely worth making yourself a regular.
Jason K.
Jason K.
1697408993
We had a great time! The pizza was delicious and the service attentive and helpful. Get the beer flight and the giant chocolate chip cookies. 😎
Ann S.
Ann S.
1697218740
We were waiting for the Essex steam Train and ducked in for a pizza and beer. Thought about skipping the train and just staying- it was that good!
Robert H.
Robert H.
1696860945
I went for the beer & will return for the snacks. Don't get me wrong, the beer was good. The food was unique & outstanding. They could use some acoustic dampeners, but otherwise we had a great time & will be back.
Anthony
Anthony
1696807600
The best. The best. Food great. Wonderful Sunday brunch. Been 5 times in the last 3 months.
Amazing food. Best oysters I’ve ever had. Loved the wings and charcuterie. Staff was very friendly and attentive
Alexis B.
Alexis B.
1696288411
Delicious pizza
Christine C.
Christine C.
1696283429
We visited Surfridge Brewing the day after our wedding after taking a ride on the Essex Steam Train.Olivia was extremely helpful in explains beer options. She helped to make sure we had the best time while we were here.And our receipt was given to us in a BOOK 🙀🙀
Martin S.
Martin S.
1696183161
Outstanding food & drink at brunch , cool atmosphere and stunning service! Looking forward to returning!
Jeanmarie H.
Jeanmarie H.
1696020188
Our favorite spot!
Kati D.
Kati D.
1695735093
My husband and I were visiting Connecticut and showed up at this brewery before they opened. We were sitting at their outside patio and the owner, Steve, came out and greeted us and let us in to have a beer! Steve chatted with us at the bar and told us his story while opening up for the day, such an incredible guy!!! Beer was great and the inside atmosphere is decorated so cool with plenty of space and seating. Highly recommend!!!
Matthew M.
Matthew M.
1694733363
First timers. Great service. Wings pizza and beer was excellent. We will be back
Phyllis M.
Phyllis M.
1694369679
Great food, great drinks, and great service.
Theresa L.
Theresa L.
1694285320
Great fennel pizza!!!!! Friendly owners!
Kaylin P.
Kaylin P.
1694196812
This place was awesome! The ambiance is definitely on point. They have many options for seating including a nice outdoor area. We didn’t get the food, but the menu sounded delish. The beers were really good. I had “we used to be friends” and tasted a few others - all very good. Johnny our server was super cool, very attentive and informative on the beer selection. Definitely do not skip this place!
Vangkou T.
Vangkou T.
1693914881
Cute spot, great for dates. Atmosphere is good and pleasant. Food is good and drinks also. Nothing to complain about. Except the bartender. She’s a jerk! Lol jk jk Had a great time here and def recommend it to others!
Doug V.
Doug V.
1693876633
Stumbled upon this place on a 1hr drive we had and we wanted to avoid traffic while having a beer and making sure our 4yr old was content. We found this place and WOW! What a GEM! AMAZING DRINKS AMAZING FOOD, great food great ambiance etc. if you are in the area do yourself a favor and COME TO THIS PLACE. You will be happy!
Brenda M.
Brenda M.
1693869920
My family and I headed to Surfridge after a nice day enjoying the Essex railroad. We hadn't eaten all day and were ready to EAT! Our waiter Alex was very attentive. We ordered quite a variety of things to try because everything on the menu sounded so good, and it was! The short rib and meatball pizzas were so tasty with a thin crust that is our favorite. Don't hesitate to try the smoked fish dip, wings or Brussel sprouts. My husband had a stout that he enjoyed and the rest of us had delicious cocktails. We live about an hour away but won't hesitate to come back to enjoy more of the beers and goodness from the menu.
Jessica R.
Jessica R.
1693863222
Excellent food, great portion sizes and fun atmosphere. Great for our family with three kids, who colored, read books and enjoyed the food! The tiramisu impressed and surprised us the most. The green pesto short rib pizza was so delicious, I’ll be trying to recreate at home.
neenee315
neenee315
1693687422
Enjoyable and relaxed atmosphere, the waitress (Olivia) was a sweetheart and very attentive. The watermelon salad was unique and delicious. Thin crust pizza was really good. I could see this place becoming a favorite haunt. [All I would change is to add coffee to the menu.]
Richard O.
Richard O.
1693686115
The food was delicious! The waitstaff was very friendly and fast. Would definitely return.
Susan H.
Susan H.
1693672608
Say outside with the pup. Music, Cornhole.. great food and beer.
Roger G.
Roger G.
1693607874
Outstanding food and service.
Meghan G.
Meghan G.
1693594815
Stopped by with our two little kids after the train ride.. very nice experience. Loved the outdoor seating, space had nice ambiance and the putanesca pizza was amazing!! Both breed we're good and or waiter was kind and quick! Would return for sure 🤌🏼🙌🏼
Artem
Artem
1693177400
Excellent summer ambience on the patio. Get a patio table on a nice day if you can. Our server Olivia was outstanding and very responsive. Wait time for everything was minimal. Highly recommend for a laid back place to grab good beer and a bite to eat! Would definitely revisit.
Lorraine M.
Lorraine M.
1693156651
Amazing time at Surfridge Brewing! Olivia and her crew were wonderful and the food was amazing- we had brunch and we can't wait to come back! Thank you Surfridge!
Chuck F.
Chuck F.
1693079934
An excellent place to have a few beers. and a bite to eat. The food was very good, the beer was tasty and the service was excellent. A big shout out to Olivia for the awesome service!
Mike C.
Mike C.
1693077703
Olivia our waitress was one of the most friendliest waitresses we had, this place is amazing. I definitely would come back.
Eric W.
Eric W.
1693072846
A rare treat to have an excellent brewery and restaurant in one location. Indoor and outdoor dining options lets us change up the experience seasonally. A limited menu but they execute well on everything they serve and seasonal changes keeps it interesting. A frequent dining spot for us.
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What’s On Tap

Surfridge has a 10-barrel production taproom and eatery located  in Centerbrook, Connecticut.

Click the button below to view our full beer list or learn more about the history of our brand.

Food at Surfridge

Surfridge Brewing Company offers a rotating seasonal menu with a focus on sourcing fresh and local ingredients. Click to view our menus, brunch options, local partnerships and more.

Get Social With Us

We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to bring you our take on the burger! Many of you requested it and we listened. Only we did it our way! We hope you enjoy it, available ONLY on Wednesdays! *Limited-until sold out!#organic#local#grassfed#pastureraised#humanelyraised#localfarmers#craft#essex#centerbrookct#findingct#ctfoodie#ct#craftbeer#ctfoodscene ...

We are doing some test runs on our homemade buns. What’s your favorite type? #localbusiness#foodie#craft#essex#essexct#centerbrookct#craftbeerlover ...

Planning a celebration! Let us be your host!
Reach out to eastevents@surfridgebrewery.com
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Join us for LIVE MUSIC every Thursday and Saturday! ...

Happy ❤️ Day! Join us tonight as we team up with @middlesexunitedway for a wonderful cause! Take part in giving back all while enjoying our new beer release Alice! #giveback#localbusiness#craft#ct ...

Beer Floats now available! This creamy rich treat is made with our Gnomes Delight Chocolate Vanilla Stout and good old fashioned vanilla! ...

Join us for our 2nd year anniversary! In celebration we are offering a prix fixe menu all weekend! Pair it with our delicious beer or equally delicious cocktails! Live Music w/Usual Suspects tonight 7-10! *featured Bison Meatloaf #ctfoodies#craft#crafbeer#essexct#centerbrookct#local#ctbeertrail ...

🎉Join us February 1-4 as we celebrate our 2 year anniversary!! 🎉 We will be offering a prix fixe menu with 3 courses to choose from! If you choose to, you may pair it with our delicious beer or equally delicious cocktails. Live music on the 1st and the 3rd! 🍻 ...

We are loving our fresh Fire Roasted Little Neck clams! They are prepared in our wood oven with prosciutto, fennel, fresh herbs and spices in a white wine broth served with toasted garlic bread. Perfection! ✨ ...

Make sure to check out our NEW Winter Hours!! #supportsmallbusiness#essex#ctbrewery#newenglandwinter#ctbeerdrinkers#ctbeertrail#craftbeer#craftfood ...

Exciting news!! ✨ Stay tuned for our “Giving Back Beer Project”! 🍻! As you know we are still raising money for the Maui wildfire in collaboration with @mauibrewingco - 4 kegs left of this delicious beer!! Now we have teamed up with a more local organization and cause! Details coming soon. We are super excited!!🕊️#give#beerforacause#ctbeerdrinkers#essexct#craftbeer#craftfood#centerbrookct#findingct#ctsmallbusiness ...

Soon we will say goodbye to 2023 and welcome 2024…as you look ahead may you have taken the lessons from 2023 and turned them into moments of inspiration. We wish you all a healthy, inspiring, joyful 2024. Open tomorrow 12-8! We will say it now (not sure we will make it to midnight) Happy New Years!! ✨🎉 ...

Thank you to our Surfridge Team, and to everyone that has supported us! Wishing you all a very Happy Holiday Season! 🎄 See you Wednesday! ...