BBQ and beer festival at Monmouth Park

Beer and BBQ this weekend at Monmouth Park. The Star Ledger and Monmouth Park present BBQ and Craft Beer Festival… here’s what is going on.

…those over 18 can sample more than 50 craft beers from around the world, including. Anchor, Big Eddy, Evil Genius, Leinenkugel’s, Long Trail, Redd’s, Wolaver’s, Anderson Valley, North Coast, NJ Beer Co., Blue Moon, Blue Point, Brooklyn, Cricket Hill, Flying Fish, Great Lakes, Heavy Sees, Schmaltz, Innis and Gunn, Magic Hat, Ommegang, Samuel Adams, Shiner and Sierra Nevada. Beer Garden goers will receive 10, two-ounce samples of your choice, along with a newly-designed Monmouth Park commemorative Pilsner glass for $10.

Gates open at 11:30 a.m., with the beer garden operating from noon until 5 p.m. on both days. Racing begins at 12:50 p.m. Sunday is also Star-Ledger Family Fun Day, offering free youth activities and live music. General admission to Monmouth Park is $3 and children age 12 and under are free. Parking is $2. Food prices vary.

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For many, Labor Day weekend signifies the end of summer. Some get together for that final family barbecue. But why not give Monmouth Park Racetrack a try? It’s home to the annual BBQ & Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1.

The thoroughbreds won’t be the only things moving into overdrive as your taste buds take full advantage of the tempting array. With more than a dozen food vendors, you’ll be able to sample Jersey’s best, mouth-watering beef brisket, dry-rubbed baby back ribs, pulled pork and barbecue chicken, among others, and then vote for your favorite. On Sunday, you’ll even get a chance to compare your picks with those of the official panel of judges, led by Pete “Munchmobile” Genovese.

Food vendors on board to participate include: Bacon on Wheels, Ben’s BBQ and Catering, Big Boy Foods, Chop Shop Barbecue, George Street Alehouse, Green Light Foods, Harvest Specialty Catering, Jersey Shore BBQ, Local Smoke, JT’s Drive In, J&C Chip Stix, Kona Ice, Waffle de Lys and Four Boys Ice Cream.


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