Meadowlands Great Beer Fest TICKET GIVEAWAY

We’re giving away 4 sets of tickets (2 for each session) to the Meadowlands festival this year! This contest is ONLY open to NJCB Members! In order to win, you need to leave a comment in this article. The following needs to be answered in the comments to enter the random drawing for the February 2 event!

  • Tell us what brewery you are most excited to drink a beer from
  • Tell us what session you would like the tickets for. We are giving away 2 pairs from each session.
  • You must also come to the NJCB table during the event.
  • You must also be an 2013 NJCB Member to win. Your name and email address on file with us will be verified.
  • We will be picking a winner on Sunday, January 27. Please stay tuned to your email to see if you are the winner.
  • We will use to pick the 4 winners. You cannot win more than 1 set of tickets.

More details can be found on this post.


Bob, Ray, Chris and Michael. Check your email!

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85 Responses to Meadowlands Great Beer Fest TICKET GIVEAWAY

  1. Danny Caffrey January 25, 2013 at 12:14 pm #

    Session 2
    Excited bout lotsa brewery’s but firestone walker the most
    I will stop by table if I win
    And I am an njcb 2013 member


    • Michael Orr January 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm #

      I have meant to check out Bruton for a while. Now I can.
      I would like tickets to session 1.
      I will stop by your table.

  2. Derek Despotovich January 25, 2013 at 12:29 pm #

    I would do Session 2

    Most excited for Weyerbacher, was at there brewery last week but I was driving so I was only able to try 2 samples. Hoping they have Insanity there.

  3. dave January 25, 2013 at 12:37 pm #


    And Session #2.

  4. Melissa Van Liew January 25, 2013 at 12:38 pm #

    Most excited for Tommyknocker out of Colorado and would like tickets for the first session. Of course we’ll stop by the NJCB table, we’ve been members for 3 years!

  5. Ed January 25, 2013 at 12:40 pm #

    2013 member

    Session 2

  6. Frank January 25, 2013 at 12:45 pm #

    Session 2.
    Excited for Firestone but Uinta has some interesting beer.

  7. Jonathan Sagui January 25, 2013 at 12:56 pm #

    I am really looking forward to otter creek. Visited them a few years back and love what they are doing. Got my membership card and will visit the table! Looking forward to meeting you all as well.

  8. Don Boyle January 25, 2013 at 1:02 pm #


    And 1st session

  9. sean hanrahan January 25, 2013 at 1:06 pm #

    Lots of great breweries but im most Excited for Boulder beer because I can’t seen to get their beer in jersey anymore! . Session # 1.

  10. Matt January 25, 2013 at 1:06 pm #

    Wells & Young’s
    session 1

  11. Emily kotowski January 25, 2013 at 1:14 pm #

    Looking forward to firestone and 21st. Would love to go the 2nd session but can attend either

  12. Jeff Carmichael January 25, 2013 at 1:20 pm #

    Affligem. Have only had their Christmas ale, looking forward to trying others. Session 1.

  13. Steve Rosenberger January 25, 2013 at 1:24 pm #

    Current NJCB. Member! – Can’t wait to come by and see everyone at the NJCB table.

    Super excited for Session #1!

    NJ Beer Company…

  14. Michael Consoli January 25, 2013 at 1:25 pm #

    1. Boulder Beer Company
    2. Session 2

    Thank you

  15. Lana January 25, 2013 at 1:30 pm #

    Hi Mike, thanks for the chance to win tickets. I would love to go to the afternoon session…but would take either. I will Def stop by the booth!

    Go Founders….my tap of choice!

    ps.I don’t know which place I commented on corectly…..

  16. Brian Keenan January 25, 2013 at 1:33 pm #

    Turtle stone! Great brews!!!
    The second session would be great but it would be awesome to win tickets to either session!

  17. Mario January 25, 2013 at 1:34 pm #

    Looking forward to Firestone
    Craft beer member since 2012

  18. Nick Bauter January 25, 2013 at 1:40 pm #

    I want to go to session 1.
    I love German beers and have never tried Hovels.

  19. John G January 25, 2013 at 1:41 pm #

    Brian, looking forward to trying some more beers from Firestone!! Hope they bring out new brews. Also want session one!!

  20. Pieter January 25, 2013 at 1:42 pm #

    Unibroue for sure. I’d love to try La Fin Du Monde on tap. Session 2 would be my choice.

    Thanks Mike.

  21. Rob Burrough January 25, 2013 at 1:42 pm #

    Would love to go to Session 1 and drink some Hooker beer (can’t go wrong with a beer named Hooker…or can you?). I will definitely let you know if I get arrested or not when I stop by the New Jersey Craft Beer table. Email is either as above or and I am a 2013 member.

  22. Jean January 25, 2013 at 1:44 pm #

    Pretty excited about Newcastle, loved their werewolf!

    Session 2

  23. Frank January 25, 2013 at 1:45 pm #

    Excited for Früh Kolsch, will remind me of my multiple past visits to Cologne.

    Session 2

    I will stop at the table and I am a member.

  24. Nancy January 25, 2013 at 1:45 pm #

    I am excited to try Third Shift and Ruckus. I am not familiar with them.

    The afternoon session.

    Would visit your table whether I had to or not.

  25. Ryan Tracy January 25, 2013 at 1:46 pm #

    21st Amendment Brewery
    Session #3 or #2.


  26. BrianAlt January 25, 2013 at 1:49 pm #

    I have to go with Great Lakes because I’ve never had a beer from them before.

    Do I have to choose a session? I’ll take either. But I guess I’ll say Session #2 if I have to.

    Come to the table? A….duh!

  27. Skylar January 25, 2013 at 1:51 pm #

    I’m serious hoping that Weyerbacher brings some of their newly bottled Insanity. And of course always looking forward to Firestone Walker.

    Session 1, and will certainly be stopping by the table!

  28. Kris January 25, 2013 at 1:58 pm #

    Such a tough call regarding the brewers.. But if only having to pick one, would go with Bellhaven from Scotland. I lived there for a year and partook of many Bellhaven products, great Real UK Ale. I will say the other 2 Scottish Brewers are also of interest and Elsyian.
    Would prefer session 2. Thanks


  29. Virginia January 25, 2013 at 2:00 pm #

    Definitely Bruton, and then seeing some old favorites. Hoping to try Sir Perry as well!

    Prefer 2nd session but I would love to go to either! :) Thanks!

  30. Andrew Lemke January 25, 2013 at 2:06 pm #

    I would say the brewery that I am most excited to drink from is Great lakes brewing co. Still only, had one of their beers and looking forward to seeing more of their stuff by Bergen country.

    Session 2 and I will stop by the NJCB table during the event.

    Im also a member

  31. Jason Paneque January 25, 2013 at 2:10 pm #

    * Unibroue
    * 2nd session (but I’d accept 1st)

    As a 2013 NJCB member, I’d be sure to stop by the NJCB table. Craft Beer is the BEST!

  32. Bobby D January 25, 2013 at 2:21 pm #

    Would love to try some New Belgium brewery beers but since they will not be there my runner up choice would be Ruckus brewing.

    2013 member, Session 1

  33. Melissa January 25, 2013 at 2:25 pm #

    1. I’m pretty excited for some cider! So, Magners or Blackthorn for me.
    2. I’d prefer Session 1, but I’ll take either.
    3. Of course I’d come visit!
    4. 1st year member :)

  34. Doug January 25, 2013 at 2:55 pm #

    Looking forward to having some 21st Amendment. Session 2 would be best. Will definitely stop by the NJCB table and have been a member since 2011.

  35. Andrew January 25, 2013 at 2:57 pm #

    Love Firestone but really interested in trying the international selections available. I am a 2013 member and would prefer session 1.

  36. Rich G January 25, 2013 at 3:01 pm #

    Greeting to choose one brewery is quite a challenge but at first glance have to say 21st Amendment.

    Would prefer the 1st session but can go to either

    Definitely will come by the NJCB table and show it off proudly.

  37. amanda marrero-lapidus January 25, 2013 at 3:01 pm #

    why do i have to pick just one beer? ok. The shed for sure as I can’t find it around me yet. Really want to try Keegan Ales as hoping on stopping there next month when traveling.
    Session 1 would work out best for me.
    Of course I’d stop by your table. Even pose for silly pictures while I flash my membership card!

  38. Bhavik Patel January 25, 2013 at 3:06 pm #

    def excited to see Speakeasy, Session 1 would be best

  39. Chris Nelson January 25, 2013 at 3:12 pm #

    Hate to sound like a broken record, but Firestone!

    First sess would work best for me.

  40. Francis C. January 25, 2013 at 3:18 pm #

    1) 21st Amendment
    2) Session 2
    3) Will come to table
    4) Am 2013 member

  41. Christopher Ericson January 25, 2013 at 3:22 pm #

    Would love to taste the Cape May IPA. I will stop by the NJCB table. Session 2 would be better but I can do either.

  42. Eric Rodaman January 25, 2013 at 3:40 pm #

    Great Lakes Brewing – hope they have the Edmund Fitzgerald Porter – Good stuff!!!
    Session 1

    Thanks for running this!!!

  43. Kaitlyn Plum January 25, 2013 at 3:40 pm #

    It’s a tie between Great Lakes and Victory and I would like session 2. Definitely will make a stop by the NJCB table. I’m a new member, but lovin’ it already.

  44. Chris Raia January 25, 2013 at 3:42 pm #

    Firestone is definately one I am really gettig into so far this year. So many out there but they are on top of my list.

    Session 2 would be best but certainly flexible.

    I would love to stop by and meet you guys. 2nd year member. Would love to put a face behind the posts on untappd and twitter.


  45. John Loconsolo January 25, 2013 at 3:59 pm #

    Session 1

    Turtle Stone and Cape May since they are harder to get up in North Jersey and I have not tried their beers yet.

    Thanks for the opportunity Mike.

  46. chris kenyon January 25, 2013 at 4:02 pm #

    Session 1

    There are so many great breweries listed; Firestone is always a favorite but after Hurricane Sandy, gonna support my loca NJ breweries like NJ Beer Co. and, Cape May Brewing . ….hopefully Carton will be added to the list.

    Will absolutely stop at your table

    2013 member.

  47. Scott Hendershott January 25, 2013 at 4:11 pm #

    I’m most excited for Carton brewing and will attend session 2

  48. Chris Finn January 25, 2013 at 4:27 pm #

    Most excited to for Elysian and Turtlestone
    Session 1 and have been a member since 2012

  49. Sean Hamlin January 25, 2013 at 4:37 pm #

    I am most excited for Heady Topper from alchemist. I can taste it getting closer to New Jersey. I would love a pair of tix to session 1. If not. See you on the bus to Delaware.

    • Sean Hamlin January 25, 2013 at 4:54 pm #

      Just realized Alchemist won’t be there. Had heard maybe they would. Turtlestone should be really interesting though.

  50. Julian Fernandez January 25, 2013 at 4:47 pm #

    My favorite craft beer would have to be Dogfish Head! I along with a bunch of friends are actually making the pilgrimmage down to Milton, DE tomorrow to tour the brewery and enjoy the brewpub, and a beerfest next weekend would be awesome. I’d prefer the first session, and am a 2013 member!

  51. Francis J. Tedeschi January 25, 2013 at 4:50 pm #

    The second session

    Everyone I want to enjoy them all

    They all taste great

  52. Rev Tom January 25, 2013 at 5:13 pm #

    - Excited: Firestone
    – Session: Saturday night
    – Table: I’ll even give a thumbs up
    – Current member (2013)

  53. Catherine Kerns January 25, 2013 at 5:52 pm #

    Excited about the New Jersey breweries, but I really like Stoudt’s Double IPA. First session tickets please. Current member CK

  54. John Louhier January 25, 2013 at 5:56 pm #

    Excited for Dogfish and Victory. Session one. Would def stop by the table and I am a member

  55. DJ Hartman January 25, 2013 at 6:12 pm #

    Looking forward to Starr Hill. Visited that brewery this morning past year and glad to see them making their way north.
    We would like to attend the 1st session.
    And what beer expo/fest is complete without visiting the NJCB table???

  56. Devon Cash January 25, 2013 at 6:35 pm #

    Unibroue, home of the great maudite.
    second session

  57. Derron Dover January 25, 2013 at 7:34 pm #

    excited about Innis & Gunn
    would like session 2 tickets

  58. Michael Schmon January 25, 2013 at 8:31 pm #

    I am most excited about Cricket Hill. Haven’t had many beers from them but the ones I have, never had a bad experience. Point Brewing and Victory wil also be on my to-do list.
    The 12:30 session would be best for me.
    I was planning on stopping by NJCB adn yes I am a re-newed member for 2013!

    • Michael Schmon January 25, 2013 at 8:33 pm #

      Think i replied to the wrong thread before, Not trying to enter twice!

  59. Peter eisma January 25, 2013 at 8:44 pm #

    Looking forward to flying fish. Tried the 2x ipa and thought it was great. Looking forward to trying others during session 2

  60. George January 25, 2013 at 9:13 pm #

    Looking to break my beer expo cheery-Will def be looking forward to checking out the Victory and Unita stands.

    Also will be there to congratulate you guys on awesome work



  61. John Mauger January 25, 2013 at 9:41 pm #

    Firestone Walker or Speakeasy would be my first stops!

    Session 2 is the only one I can make.

  62. Eddie January 25, 2013 at 10:05 pm #

    I’m excited to see Turtlestone during session 1. I don’t get a chance to find their beers in my area too much.

  63. Joel January 25, 2013 at 11:09 pm #

    Most excited by Firestone because I claim some responsibility for they brewery (I tasted owners homebrew while wine tasting their many years ago). But also Great Lakes which I grew up with in Cleveland, OH. Great beer and brewery to visit. Happy with either session, but later one would be better. And how could I not stop by the NJCB table? Great work team.

  64. Ray Pipher January 26, 2013 at 9:11 am #

    All of the breweries on the list I’m sure will be amazing but would love to taste some Firestone Walker!

    1st Session is preferable! :-)

    Cheers to Good Beers!

  65. George January 26, 2013 at 9:45 am #

    I am looking forward to sampling Smuttynose. As a home brewer it is a great opportunity to sample and enjoy multiple breweries.
    The first session would be great and I welcome the opportunity to stop by your the NJCB table. I am a 2013 NJCB member.

  66. David January 26, 2013 at 9:54 am #

    I am most excited to drink your selections from Stone Brewery.
    I would like tickets for session 2
    I am a proud NJCB member!!!! Please, please let me win!!!!!

  67. George Blazeski January 26, 2013 at 10:01 am #

    I can’t wait to try Boulder. I love Colorado beers and am already very familiar with Tommyknocker.

    I’m going to Session 2, I have to work earlier in the day!

    I actually first joined NJ Craft at this event last year so I look forward to seeing you guys again! Hopefully I’ll get my card in the mail before.

  68. Ryan Paul January 26, 2013 at 10:20 am #

    Hooker. Great beer, great name. They have some awesome barrel aged saisons only available at the brewery. Hopefully they bring some. Session #1

  69. Kurt Ferrari January 26, 2013 at 11:40 am #

    I’d like to try the brews from 961 – something I haven’t seen.
    Session #2 is preferred but I can do either.

  70. Jim D. January 26, 2013 at 11:40 am #

    I’m looking forward to Harpoon, Unibrou, Wells, Ramstein- yummy… can’t pick one.
    Session one please?
    I just signed up for membership today, and bought a gift membership for my buddy RV.

  71. Steve Schreyer January 26, 2013 at 12:51 pm #

    I am looking forward to New Jersey’s Flying Fish Brewery
    Session one please
    Will stop by the booth to say Hi!
    New member this month, cheers!

  72. Bob N January 26, 2013 at 1:23 pm #

    There’s a lot of beers I’ve had, a lot I haven’t, but I’m most intrigued by 961Beer because it’s from Lebanon.

    I’d be interested in session one.

  73. Michael Mark January 26, 2013 at 1:31 pm #

    I am most interested in attending Session #2, but would attend either session. As a North Jersey resident who rarely has had a chance to try South Jersey’s lesser known microbrews, I am looking most forward to trying Cape May Brewing Company’s beers.

  74. Bill Schreyer January 26, 2013 at 3:14 pm #

    Looking forward to trying Cape May brewing
    Session two please
    Will be sure to stop by the booth
    New member this month

  75. Richard Thomas January 26, 2013 at 3:23 pm #

    Evil Genius because I have never had the pleasure of trying their brews. Second session please, I would be more than happy to visit your table, and I am a 2013 card holder.

  76. Anthony Fox January 26, 2013 at 4:20 pm #

    If i have to pick one, Weyerbacher. I would prefer to attend session 2.

  77. Matt January 26, 2013 at 5:09 pm #

    Session 1. Excited to see 16 Mile from my home away from home in DE on tap, as well as New Jersey Beer Co., since i have not yet tried their brews…

  78. Nick January 26, 2013 at 9:09 pm #

    I owuld love to attend session 1. As far as breweries to choose from, what can I say I am from NJ and I would love to visit all of our home state breweries and give them much praise. As far as stopping at the NJCB table I would even be willing to volunteer at the table just to get a taste of all of these fine breweries for the day.

  79. Mike January 27, 2013 at 8:00 am #

    Session 1
    Toss up between Stoudts and Firestone
    Am a 2013 Member and of course I’d stop by and hang out @ the NJCB table!

  80. John January 27, 2013 at 10:55 am #

    Firestone and session 2

  81. Stan Valvis January 27, 2013 at 11:45 am #

    Session 2

    I’m looking forward to tommy knocker brewery and a couple of other west coast breweries.

    I am a 2013 member

  82. Michael Zakhar January 27, 2013 at 1:45 pm #

    Hi Mike,

    I’m especially excited to try selections from 961 brewery.

    I’d prefer tickets to session 2.

    Michael Zakhar