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Donation Request

From day one, here at Housatonic River Brewing have been committed to giving back to the community that has been so instrumental to our growth. Due to the nature of being a small business combined with the vast amount of requests that we receive, we must be selective in what we are able to donate. Below are the requirements that must be met in order to be considered for a donation.

  • Your group, organization or event must be located within the State of Connecticut.

  • You must provide a current 501(c)(3) designation number. You must upload the 501(c)(3) form via the link at the bottom of this form.

  • All requests must be made at least one month from the date of the event. Any request made with less than one month remaining before the event, MAY be declined.

  • We donate gift baskets for auction or raffle. At this time, we do not buy journal ads or pay for sponsorship.

  • We donate beer for tastings or give away when beer supplies allow.

  • We DO NOT donate product to be re-sold at an event as per Connecticut State law.

  • A qualified applicant is limited to ONE donation within a 12 month period.

  • All donations must be picked up and dropped off at the brewery during tasting room hours Wed-Friday: 3-9pm, Sat-Sunday 12-6pm. 30 Kent Rd, New Milford, CT 06776.

  • For beer donations there is a $75 keg deposit as well as a $50 tap deposit that must be given at time of pick up. Once all kegs and tap are returned to the brewery the deposits will be returned. Deposits are accepted via All Major Credit Cards & Cash ONLY. All returns must be made a week after pick up date for deposit return during tasting room hours:Wed-Friday: 4-8pm, Sat-Sunday 12-5pm.

  • Requested dates must be submitted at least 30 days in advance.

  • Must have a valid 21 or older drivers license for beer pick up. 

  • We reserve the right to accept or deny any donation request.


Will there be any other alcohol served at this event?
Will our beer be re-sold at the event?

Thanks for submitting!

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