Beer  Boulevard News
The Fresh Jersey Beer Scene  
Welcome to my column "where the news on the beer
scene is so fresh it's like a wet hopped IPA."
I personally go to every place listed - and update regularly.  
Now that's the freshest  NJ beer news around!

by Arty Hannemann
with  Arny Lands

****More events listed daily - check back often****
Arty Hannemann
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Kings Road

King’s Road Brewing Company in Haddonfield has received their TTB license,
and is now just waiting for the state approval. Construction of the new brewery,
located in the historic Gibb’s Tavern built in 1777, is well under way. The brew
house, bar and cold room have been built. H
oping for a mid-October opening.


Angry Erik

National IPA Day is Thursday, August 3rd! To celebrate, Angry Erik Brewing will
have an all hoppy menu in the tasting room from 5-8 PM! The menu will include a
full spectrum of hoppy beers, including a brand new India Brown Ale, Browbeater.
Kittatinny Valley State Park is hosting a Hikes-to-Happy Hour at Angry Erik Brewing
& the Paulinskill Trail on Friday, August 4th, for International Beer Day. Pre-
registration is required and can be done by calling (973) 786-6445.


Cricket Hill

Join us Thursday August 3rd for extended Tap Room hours of 4 – 8 PM as we
celebrate IPA DAY!  6 of our 13 tap lineup will feature a full-range of unique hoppy
style brews and will remain on tap all weekend long.  Mix and match these India
Pale Ale beers in a flight or with our newly released fan favorite: Pumpkin Ale! for more details on events / weekly beer lineup!



Walk With Me, our Grisette, is our newest beer available in the tasting room. We
blended our farmhouse yeast strain with a Belgian saison strain to get a delicate,
yet complex beer perfect for the summer season. Look for a new Pale Ale that
showcases Mandarina Bavaria, Citra, and Simcoe. Also keep your eyes peeled for
our next Kolsch -- this iteration will be fruited Check our social media outletsfor
some VERY big packaging news!!!  


Flying Fish

This 6% IPA is packed with newly developed cryogenic hops that are twice as
intense in flavor and aroma as regular hops.  The result is a huge citrus, mango
and tropical fruit hop party in a complex, unfiltered beer.  There will be a release
party in the tasting room on IPA Day August 3 featuring special versions of the
beer.  Jersey Juice is only available in 12 oz cans and very limited draft.


Bradley Brew Project

We are extremely appreciative of your continued support - thank you! Things at
BBP are progressing as expected and we continue to remain on target for a late
2017 opening. To better prepare our future customers, we have ramped up our
brew prototypes. We recently tested out a SMaSH IPA expected to clock in at 6.5%
ABV and use 3lbs per BBL of a rotating hop variety in each batch. Please visit our
website ( for more details, soon to be released info on beer
styles and our merchandise store (use code NJBA10off for 10% off). Cheers!


Eight & Sand

Fresh off a successful limited bottle release of our Barrel Aged Tonnage Hound, a
13% ABV bourbon barrel-aged barleywine, we’re looking forward to August for our
first ever canning run! We’re excited to give our customers even more options for
enjoying our beer outside of the tasting room! We made sure the can for our IPA
No. 2 is going to look every bit as good as the beer tastes.



The Major Nelson Pale Ale can release is on August 5th in the Spellbound tasting
room.  The doors open at noon for this limited release heavy hopped pale ale.  
Major passion fruit and citrus hop notes with a touch of malt for balance.  Light
and refreshing at 5.5% ABV.
  -Spellbound will celebrate their 3rd anniversary on
October 14th with a bottle release and a list of exclusive day of beers.  The
anniversary beer this year is a massive imperial stout with cacao nibs, ancho

chili, vanilla beans, and cinnamon.  



For  August, Krogh's Restaurant & Brew Pub, located at 23 White Deer Plaza in
Sparta, is infusing their Belgian Wit seasonal with different fruit purees to enhance
this very sessionable summer beer! In addition, Krogh's will also be offering a
New England-style IPA and a Saison aged in Chardonnay barrels! Stay tuned for
their building's 90th anniversary celebration in September when they unveil a
Prohibition Ale! Check availability at or follow them on untappd!



We’re thrilled to announce that Zed’s Beer in Marlton has started brewing and will
be announcing an opening date for our taproom very soon!  Please sign up at to be on our list for announcements and for opportunities to
participate in special events around our opening day.



Demented Brewing Company is now distributing cans of Scarlet Night, Gallows
Hill, and Astarte. On August 13th they will be hosting their 2 year anniversary party.
On that day they will be releasing cans of Be Real, bottles of Sucker Punch, and a
brand new anniversary beer on draft and cask. Come help them celebrate with
great beer, live music, and BBQ by Oink And Moo. They are also hosting acoustic
Thursdays, with a different artist performing live every week.


Tun Tavern

Come try our latest summer brew!Dry Hopped Blonde:  4.5% light, bright and easy
drinking beer. Brewed with pilsner malt and a touch of wheat. Then dry hopped
generously with Saaz hops for a citrus and floral flavor and aroma.

Available in 32 oz Crowler $7.99, 64 oz Growler refill $14.95


Double Nickel

Double Nickel is excited to introduce Batch No. 1 of our D·N·A (Double Nickel
Auxilary) Series: Boysenberry Berliner Weisse. Our goal with the D·N·A Series is
to create interesting, auxiliary beers that stand out from our core series’ classic
brewed styles. It gives us a chance to flex our creative muscles beyond the norm,
and offer you a taste of a few experimental beer recipes. There will only be 350
cases of Batch No. 1 available at our brewery and across NJ and Philadelphia at
selected accounts. Follow us on social media for more info to come!


River Horse

River Horse Brewing of Ewing, NJ will celebrate the final days of summer with a
Hibiscus Mint Pale Ale to be released the last week of August as part of their Final
Friday series. In anticipation of fall, they will also begin pumping out pumpkin with
their Hipp-O-Lantern Imperial Pumpkin Ale making its first appearance of the year
on liquor store shelves this month. On 9/9, the brewery will host a Beer & BBQ
Pairing festival and fundraiser for the Ewing PBA where they'll debut a smoked
malt beer, specially made to compliment BBQ.


Little Dog

Little Dog Brewing Co. is celebrating the Dog Days of Summer with longer hours
and seasonal brews perfect for the hot weather! Join us in the Tasting Room 3-7
pm Fridays, 1-6 p.m. Saturdays & 2-6 p.m. Sundays (thru Labor Day).  This month
we’re featuring  pours of Steinerberry , our German-style Wheat with a bit of berry,
and Local Girl Blonde Ale, brewed with ginger. The brewery is less than a mile
from  the beach with plenty of free parking.     

Cape May

Cape May Brewing Company's Barrel Aged Series is back for Round Two (and
Three)! On Saturday, August 19th at 11AM, we'll be releasing Phantom Crew and
Higbee. Phantom Crew, a Flanders-style Red Ale aged for nineteen months in red
wine barrels, has a harmonious blend of malt and acidity with a touch of funk and
tannic quality tying things together. Higgle  a Golden Sour Ale aged for seventeen
months, has a sharp acidity with a refreshingly dry finish and a gentle rustic funk.


The Shepherd and the Knucklehead
Now with 90 great taps!!
529 Belmont Ave., Haledon, NJ
HERE for current tap list.
=Nexus Recommended!=


Carton Brewing
6 E. Washington Ave Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Call for tour information - 732-654-beer


Basil T’s
183 Riverside Ave Red Bank


Pizza Uno
US Rt 1 South Metucheon


River Horse Brewing
Lambertville NJ


Kane Brewing
Ocean Township NJ
Free tours weekends - 732.922.8600


The Gaslight Brewery and Restaurant
South Orange, NJ
=BeerNexus Recommended=


Tuckahoe Brewing Co.
9 Stoney Ct Ocean View
Stirling Hotel
Main Ave Stirling NJ

Nexus Recommended Beer Bar
Current beer list at
Warren, NJ
Open Most Days
Brewery tour
Cricket Hill
Fairfield, NJ
Every Tuesday
$4 off Trappist Beers
The Tap Room
Warren, NJ
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listed or to update
information contact

Artisan’s Brewery & Italian Grill
Toms River, NJ

Basil T’s Brewery & Italian Grill
Red Bank, NJ

Gaslight Brewery & Restaurant
South Orange, NJ

Harvest Moon Brewery & Cafe  
New Brunswick, NJ

Iron Hill Brewery
Maple Shade, NJ

Iron Hill Brewery
Voorhees, NJ

JJ Bittings Brewing Company
Woodbridge, NJ

Krogh’s Restaurant & Brew Pub
Sparta, NJ

Long Valley Pub & Brewery  
Long Valley, NJ

The Ship Inn Restaurant & Pub  
Milford, NJ

Trap Rock Restaurant & Brewery
Berkeley Heights, NJ

Triumph Brewing Company  
Princeton, NJ

Tun Tavern & Restaurant  
Atlantic City, NJ

Uno Chicago Grill & Brewery  
Metuchen, NJ
Aug. 12
Hackettstown, NJ
Every Friday
Climax Brewing
Tours & Tasting
Climax Brewery
Roselle Park, NJ
Aug. 12
Manahopkin 2017
Manahawkin, NJ
And please keep drinking local beer!!
Northside Lounge
Manville, NJ
say hello to our great chef
Artie when you go!

We now brew beer too!

For  special events
Aug. 12 & 13
Food Truck / Beerfest
Tuckerton, NJ
Beer Spot & Grill
Fort Lee, NJ
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Special Events HERE
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brewery listed
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Aug. 19
Food, Wine, Beerfest
Edison, NJ
Aug. 5
Pints For Pets
Pennsauken, NJ
Craft Beer & Crab Fest
Cape May, NJ