Tastegasm (noun): An extraordinarily pleasant sensation caused by consuming food of exceptional tastiness - Urban Dictionary

Everybody has that one food (or many foods) that will never fail to give them a tastegasm. For us, it's bacon and beer. We love bacon and beer so much that we're having an entire festival dedicated to them.

Bacon and Brew is on July 18 at the CityCenter Green in Danbury, where we'll have all types of bacon delicacies, delicious craft beer, live music and lots more! Tickets are $15 online or $20 at the door. You can get all the details at ctbaconandbrew.com.

In the meantime, here are five recipes that combine bacon and beer that will most definitely help you achieve the eternal bliss of a tastegasm.