Taproom Events

Cornhole League
Thursday November 30, 2023 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join Candlewood Cornhole’s “Competitively Social” League. Join us EVERY Thursday from 6-9 while enjoying beers from our 10 taps. Cash prizes will be awarded and a portion of proceeds will go to a local charity. For sign-ups and questions, email CandlewoodCornhole@gmail.com.

Billy Michael & Friends Live + I’Guana Tacos Truck
Friday December 1, 2023 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Gather around and enjoy a few beers while listening to Billy Michael & friends play your favorite tunes through the decades performed with their Lake Street Dive flare! Plus, the I’Guana Tacos Truck will be here all evening.

Tony & The West Siders LIVE + Brazilian BBQ Boys Truck
Saturday December 2, 2023 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for Tony & The West Siders LIVE as they play authentic Classic Rock & Blues in our taproom! Plus, Brazilian BBQ Boys Truck will be here! 

Live Water Color Portraits with Joan Silver
Sunday December 3, 2023 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

We are excited to welcome Joan Silver to the brewery on December 3. She will be creating one-of-a-kind water color portraits as you pose for 20-30 minutes. $40 for 1 person & $60 for 2 people. Don’t miss out!!

Charlotte Roth Live + I’Guana Tacos Truck
Sunday December 3, 2023 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for sunday funday for some awesome tunes by Charlotte Roth while you enjoy a few beers from our 10 taps! Plus, the I’Guana tacos truck will be here all day! 

Monthly Trivia Night at the Taproom
Wednesday December 6, 2023 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for TRIVIA NIGHT at the Taproom hosted by the Danbury Library. Come by to check out the brewery at 5:00 pm, and hang around for trivia starting at 6:30 pm. Teams should be no more than 6 people. Play for free and win great prizes! Feel free to bring your own food in as well.

North County Band Holiday Party
Friday December 8, 2023 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us in the taproom with the NORTH COUNTY BAND for a preview of their upcoming album, their best dance songs, a potluck-style dinner, and holiday-themed games! Bring a dish for the potluck and a gift ($20 suggested value) to participate in our White Elephant gift exchange. Ugly Christmas sweaters are encouraged.

Steel Blues Live
Saturday December 9, 2023 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for a fun Saturday with great beer, great eats and great tunes by Steel Blues live at the brewery. The Steel Blues plays music of Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Clapton, Allman Brothers, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and more.

Tom Duffy Band Live + Brazilian BBQ Boys Truck
Sunday December 10, 2023 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for a fun day with the TOM DUFFY BAND! TDB’s sweet spot is an eclectic mix of rockin’ hits and deep cuts. These are songs you know and love – some performed as you’ve never heard them before! Plus, Brazilian BBQ Boys Truck will be here all day!

Bourbon and Britches LIVE + Rich’s Wings & Things Truck
Saturday December 16, 2023 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for live acoustic and classic rock with Bourbon and Britches at Charter Oak! Come enjoy craft beer and live music and a bite from Rich’s Wings & Things Truck.

The Argyle Sax Quartet Live
Sunday December 17, 2023 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

“Christmas Time Is Here”; come for some “Happiness and Cheer” as we welcome back the Argyle Sax Quartet performing live. Their clever and unique musical stylings will ring throughout the brewery as they set the Christmas mood with an afternoon of jazz, traditional and pop renditions of holiday favorites.

SINGO Musical Bingo + Rich’s Wings & Things Truck
Thursday December 21, 2023 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for a night of SINGO! Singo is a super fun musical spin on the traditional game of Bingo. Instead of listening for a number, players are listening to their favorite music. Everyone can play along, everyone can sing along and anyone can win. Plus, Rich’s Wings & Things Truck will be here!

Monthly Trivia Night at the Taproom
Wednesday January 3, 2024 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for TRIVIA NIGHT at the Taproom hosted by the Danbury Library. Come by to check out the brewery at 5:00 pm, and hang around for trivia starting at 6:30 pm. Teams should be no more than 6 people. Play for free and win great prizes! Feel free to bring your own food in as well.

HOPS & HORSEPOWER to Benefit Dream Come True
Sunday May 19, 2024 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for a day of classic cars, beer & raffle prizes to benefit THE CT Dream Come True Organization.  TICKETS ARE $10 AND PROCEEDS GO TO DREAM COME TRUE. More details to follow!

Tasting & Industry Events


We're In the News


CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE: Best Brewery in CT. Craft beer lovers will love this CT brewery in Danbury… (cont reading)


Entrepreneurial couple Scott and Michele Vallely originally introduced a few gypsy brews crafted at other local brewers’ facilities under the CHARTER OAK BREWING COMPANY banner way back in 2012 before occupying the present 10,000 square-foot Danbury space they’ve now operated since June 2018…. (cont reading)

HAMLET HUB: Ridgefield Playhouse Announces Partnership with Danbury’s Charter Oak Brewing…

The Ridgefield Playhouse is excited to announce a new partnership for 2023. The Charter Oak Brewing Company, a Danbury, CT-based craft beer brewery + taproom will be joining as a Silver Sponsor in 2023…. (cont reading)

The Beverage Journal: Charter Oak Brewing Hosts Pints & Politics

A little understanding can go a long way. Danbury, Connecticut-based Charter Oak Brewing Company hosted a town hall to discuss issues… (cont reading)

LIVABILITY: Beloved Beverage

The small-batch craft beers from Charter Oak Brewing, named for a legendary Connecticut oak that helped the state maintain some of its independence under British rule. (Cont reading)

i95: Danbury’s Charter Oak Brewery is Awesome…

People have been ranting and raving about their positive experiences at Charter Oak Brewery in Danbury for some time now…. (cont reading)

NEWSTIMES: Danbury-area brewers say Lamont’s beer tax break likely to keep prices stable, encourage new jobs

A 17 percent drop in the tax Connecticut slaps on every barrel of beer brewed here will help keep the price of a pint stable and may lead to new taproom jobs, local brewers said…. (cont reading)

BREWBOUND: Charter Oak Brewing Introduced Over 40 New Styles in 2020

 Charter Oak Brewing, located in historic Danbury, Connecticut continues to market new styles including… (cont reading)

BREWBOUND: Charter Oak Adds Little Charter Session IPA to Core Lineup

Charter Oak Brewery and Taproom, located in historic Danbury, CT, announced their newest core beer called Little Charter Session IPA… (cont reading)

TIMES UNION: Connecticut breweries offering ‘grab-and-go’ beer

Many Connecticut breweries are offering beer takeout service. Much like restaurants, which are only offering grab and go meals for takeout, breweries are setting up curbside service… (cont reading)

MEDIACROSSING: Getting Back to Business

P. Scott Vallely, Founder, President and Brewmaster of Charter Oak Brewing Company located in Danbury, CT., told MediaCrossing he misses the “energy level, crowds, and conversations” that once took place inside his brewery’s taproom. (cont reading…)

BREWBOUND: Charter Oak Brewing Continues to Brew, Offers Curbside Pickup and Home Delivery

Although the Corona Virus has resulted in lower distribution sales and nonexistent taproom activity, Charter Oak Brewing was quick to get in front of the challenge with our Grab and Go Curbside service and Ding-Dong-Ditch Delivery service (yep, we ‘dump and run’)…. (Cont reading…)

HamletHub: Charter Oak Brewery Innovates During COVID-19 Crisis, Thrives with Home Delivery of Craft Beer

Charter Oak has innovated during this crisis and has found ourselves selling more package beer, growlers of beer from our vast selection of draft beers, and kegs for the kegerator. In fact, we’ve had to continue our brewing and packaging to keep up with demand….(cont reading)

Crafty People & Things to Do – Charter Oak Brewing – LISTEN!
Monday March 2, 2020 12:00 am to 12:00 am

Listen to our visit with the owner of Charter Oak Brewing in Danbury CT and hear about his fine line of beers and how they came to land in the Hat City…LISTEN TO EPISODE!

News 12 Connecticut: Crafted Local: Charter Oak Brewing

Channel 12 Connecticut came in and filmed a segment – check it out here!

Brewbound: Charter Oak Brewing Announces Founder’s Club Program

Charter Oak Brewing Company, located at 39B Shelter Rock Rd in Danbury, Connecticut has been busy releasing new limited styles, hosting fun events, helping the community and making connections with fellow beer lovers! Check out some of their latest happenings.(cont reading…)


Cooking is all about flavor.  Adding varied ingredients, spices, and seasoning builds the layers of complex flavor that are the hallmark of the best culinary art. Creative cooks are always eager for new ways to broaden their horizons. (cont reading…)

CT Post: OAKtoBEERfest at Charter Oak Brewing in Danbury 2018

Charter Oak Brewing Company in Danbury held an OAKtoBEERfest event at the taproom on October 4-7, 2018. Guests enjoyed German-style, pumpkin beer and Oktoberfest activities. (cont reading…)

Hamlet Hub: New Connecticut Brewery Announces Exciting Offerings

After 6 years of brewing, Charter Oak Brewing Company recently opened its doors to the public on June 28, 2018 with a brand new taproom & brewery in Danbury, CT. The state-of-the-art equipment allows Charter Oak to brew fresh, small-batch beers that boasts big taste…. (cont reading)

CT Post: Connecticut brewery unveils new look, flavors

After almost six years of brewing in the Nutmeg State, Charter Oak Brewing is reinventing the wheel for Southwestern Connecticut breweries… (cont reading)

NewsTimes: Charter Oak Brewing opens taproom in Danbury

With an industrial look, communal vibe and 10-tap system pouring beer made only yards away, Charter Oak Brewing has opened its taproom to the public… (cont reading)

NewsTimes: Charter Oak eyes late-May opening in Danbury

Scott Vallely started Charter Oak Brewing Co. in 2011 and has built a successful brand whose IPAs, ales and other beer varieties can be found in about 400 establishments throughout Connecticut…(cont reading) 

BREWBOUND: Charter Oak Opens New Brewery with Taproom

After five years traveling around the Northeast ‘gypsy brewing’ and building our brand, Charter Oak Brewing has chosen Danbury, Connecticut for their permanent headquarters. The 10,000 square-foot facility includes a 20 barrel brewing system as well as a pilot 5 barrel system….(cont reading)

i95: Danbury’s Charter Oak Brewing Co. Opens Brand New Taproom

Hey, craft beer lovers I’ve got another beer drinking destination that’s finally ready for you at 39B Shelter Rock Rd. in Danbury….(cont reading)