Published January 28. 2013 4:00AM Updated January 29. 2013 2:28PM
What started as a hobby for Justin Gargano, Michael Fawcett, and David Morgan has grown into a business: Thimble Islands Brewery. Gargano serves as president and founder, Fawcett as brew master and founder, and Morgan as general manager and partner. Thimble Islands Brewery beers can be found at local establishments including the Chowder Pot, Eli's on the Hill, and Waterhouse Oyster Bar in Branford; Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale in New Haven; The Outerspace in Hamden; and Augur's and KC's Pub in Guilford.
Thimble Islands Brewery
53 East Industrial Road
Hours: Tastings and tours on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.