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From Wall Street to Brew Street

Sitting in a manufacturing zone just a couple of hundred yards from the harbor in Stamford, Conn. is one of the area’s best kept secrets for an inexpensive Saturday afternoon: a popular new brewery that loves to invite locals in to taste their delicious beer and experience their contemporary-feeling space. Self-proclaimed chief beer philosopher Conor Horrigan opened up Half Full Brewery after an unloved four-year career of investment banking and trading on Wall Street. “I wanted to do something that would make me feel good about myself,” Horrigan said. So he quit his job and he and his wife, Lindsay, planned a 15-week trip to Europe and South America to discover their true passions. ((CONTINUED...))