The 17th Annual Connecticut Real Ale Festival is Sunday January 28th. This year the event will be held at “Brewport” in Bridgeport CT. This is an annual tradition you won’t want to miss! The Connecticut Real Ale Festival is Connecticut’s premier cask ale event. Attendees can expect great, one of a kind ales from Connecticut and beyond, plus great live music. All casks are prepared expressly for the Connecticut Real Ale Fest. Tickets are $45 and include entry, collector’s glass and two 5 oz.