The Stand | Branford | MENU – DRINKS
Originally a full-service gas station, The Stand is now a filling station for folks with an appetite for authentic barbecue, local produce and community building. Visit us in Branford, CT!
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YOUR FAVORITE DRINK? PULL ON UP.

No BBQ meal is complete without a cold beverage. Be it a craft beer, a perfectly measured small batch cocktail, a tasty mocktail or a Foxon Park soda, all of our drinks are selected to perfectly complement the unique tastes you’ll experience at The Stand.

LONG DAY OF WORK? RELAXING AFTERNOON? NIGHT OUT WITH FRIENDS? WE HAVE SOMETHING FOR EVERY OCCASION.

Who said a roadside stand can’t get a little sophisticated at times?
Wet your whistle with one of our signature cocktails. Just like all our offerings, they’re made with fresh, local ingredients.

SHRUB DOWN

Corralejo Reposado Tequila, muddled strawberries, La Petit Soeur Rose, and fresh lime

FARMSTAND FIZZ

Gin Mare Gin, muddled blueberries, basil, lemon juice, simple syrup,
and club soda

MONTOWESE MULE

Figenza Mediterranean Fig Vodka, fresh lime, and ginger beer.

SON OF A SAILOR

American Born Peach Bourbon, Housemade ice tea, fresh lemon, and mint

PEGASUS PUNCH

Zays Rum, Mezan XO Rum, Combier Triple Sec, pineapple juice, Fee Cranberry Bitters, mango puree, grated nutmeg

SEASONAL STANDGRIA

La Petit Soeur Rose, Rhum Clement White Rum, Combier Triple sec, Combier Peach liquor, and seasonal fruit

Enjoying a glass of great wine is anything but pretentious at The Stand. Here, it’s all about sitting back and savoring the experience. Our wines are carefully selected from small-production, hand-harvested, sustainable wineries to pair perfectly with our menu.

Seasonal Specialty: Ask about our seasonal wine offering — a premium wine selected to pair well not only with our fare, but with the weather. $11/glass

WHITE

CIELO Y TERRA

PINOT GRIGIO

Crisp, fresh, light bodied wine with a touch of spice in the finish.

OTTO’S CONSTANT DREAM

SAUVIGNON BLANC

Bright and expressive with lively fruit notes balanced by crisp, refreshing acidity.

JEANNE MARIE

CHARDONNAY

A well-balanced, “just right” chardonnay — just enough oak, not too buttery

ROSE

LA PETIT SOEUR

Wine of pleasure, fond and fruity, full-bodied but with garrigue aromas, spices, currants and prunes. Well balanced with round and soft tannins, Final beautifully aromatic.

SEASONAL PREMIUM

JONATHAN EDWARDS STONE TABLE WHITE

A bright crisp white blend of Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc.

This wine simply summertime in a glass. It has incredible vibrancy that combines with its great finish to create a wine that is both a very serious rose wine but has something for everyone.

BUBBLY

MIONETTO PROSECCO DOC TREVISO

Fine, persistant bubbles with crisp, fresh fruit aromas and flavors of golden apple, pear and honey.

RED

SIMPLE LIFE WINERY

PINOT NOIR

Tempting spicy oak aromas and lots of classic varietal fruit flavors make this a very attractive, medium-bodied wine. Fragrant with clove and cinnamon, it tastes like cherries and berries lightly dusted with sweet spices.

THE PATH

CABERNET SAUVIGNON

Medium-bodied and well-rounded, with a clean, fruity finish.

FABRE MONTMAYOU

MALBEC

Complex and well-balanced with notes of vanilla and chocolate.

ELQUI

RED BLEND

Young, juicy and vibrant with loads of suave tannin, earthy elements and elegant minerals, building into a smooth lingering finish.

What’s better with hearty, farm-fresh fare than a cold, refreshing craft brew? We’ve chosen some of the region’s most respected beers to complement The Stand’s barbecue and other dishes. Cheers!

ROTATING TAPS

Our delicious taps change daily. Check the tile to see what is fresh today.