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The Star Ledger’s beer days til Christmas

Pete spoke to me a few year ago about doing something beer related when I was on the Munchmobile but that never happened.  I’m glad that he’s able to do some beer work now.  A few weeks back The Star Ledger visited Copper Mine and now they’re profiling some beers on NJ.com.  Glad to read their reviews, but I enjoy Hoptopia and Simply Beer’s reviews better.


Brickwall Tavern in Asbury Park

While I haven’t been to the Brickwall yet, their tap list looks pretty good.  Here’s what they have to say. We have rotating featured taps and resident taps.. Our resident taps are Guinness, Bass, Blue Moon, Stone IPA, Purple Haze, Palm , Miller, Coors…right now our featured taps are :Dogfish Head Raison D’Etre, Blue Point Oatmeal Stout, Clipper City Category 5 Winter Storm, Mad Elf, Bourbons Winter Cask, Chimay….Next up are: Terrapin Uncle Vladdy’s Russian …

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Joe canals growlers

Joe Canals Growler Fills

Here’s the deal.  Joe Canals is starting to do growler fills.  Check out this list below for their Woodbridge and Lawrenceville locations.  They’re also partial to hosting some in-store tastings.  After the new year starts, Joe Canal’s in Woodbridge is going to have Otter Creek and Weyerbacher while Lawrenceville is offering Stoudt’s and Victory among others.  Details here. You may randomly run into Sweet Dee’s dad or a Ghostbuster, so be on the lookout. Some …

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Andy's Corner Bar Bogota New Jersey

Andy’s Corner Bar

Andy’s Corner Bar in Bogota is known for its beer selection.  Barbara and George put all their time and effort into keeping the bar going and tending to their loyal fan club.  The after work crowd sits at the wood bar sipping their ales, pilsners and stouts while enjoying some music and the Food Network on the televisions.  The atmosphere changes a little later in the day when George arrives.  You know you’re in for a treat. …

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artisan's brewery & italian grill

Christmas Eve / New Years Eve at Artisans!

Artisan’s Brewery & Italian Grill in Toms River has posted their menu for Christmas Eve and New Years Eve, make your reservations now! Don’t stress about cooking and preparing your home, come and enjoy the beautiful food and atmosphere! A 3 course dinner: $34.95pp featuring the below items. The Regular Menu & Childress Menu will be available excluding burgers and pizza.

Park and Orchard East Rutherford

Park & Orchard

Park & Orchard in East Rutherford is known for their awesome food and unbelievable wine menu, but they have a few good beers on draft also.  Usually something from Flying Dog or Sierra Nevada is on draft as well as hard cider from Doc’s.  Pair that up with great food and you have a winner.

court jester freehold beer

Dogfish 60 @ Court Jester in Freehold

30 taps in Downtown Freehold @ Court Jester and among those are two of my faves.  Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA and Victory Hop Devil.  They are also the only place in NJ to carry Magic Hat Single Chair Ale.  It’s dubbed Jester Ale if you’re stopping in.  According to the management their taps change often and a few months ago, I convinced them to use BeerMenus.com so they’re off to a good start getting …

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Mad Batter Beer School

I’ve been to the Mad Batter and it’s a cool spot in Cape May.  They offer a tasting class thing called Beer School.  Throughout the specific Sunday of the month, The Mad Batter offers a class starting at 2PM.  Each sessions offers tastings of beer and food. It’s a great way to learn if you’re trying to get into appreciating good craft beer.  The Mad Batter also has great brunch food.  Here are the details …

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