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Hops, Beer and Hartford’s Union Brewery Strike Beer-that great cold drink! In 1902, Hartford’s brewers went on strike. Find out what happened, explore the resurgence of hop growing in Connecicut and visit the Hog River Brewery, one of the newest craft breweries. We wish to thank Steve Thornton, Dr. James LaMondia, Dr. Katja Mauer, Ben Braddock and the CT Agricultural Experiment Station. Music courtesy of Klokwize and Angela Luna, on iTunes now. This episode was produced by Mary Donohue and Patrick O’Sullivan. Read more at ctexplored.org where you’ll find authentic and fascinating tales from Connecticut history-one good story after another! Order our food issue, Summer 2017 on our website.