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

FEATURED & RECOMMENDED EVENTS  -  April  2017
****More events listed daily - check back often****
Cheers!!
Arty Hannemann
Every Thursday
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South Orange, NJ
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Angry Erik

Angry Erik Brewing will take over the taps at Cheers Beer & Bites in Budd Lake
on Thursday, April 6th & Vanderbilt’s Sports & Spirits in Florham Park on
Tuesday, April 18th! Coming back to the tasting room this month are fan favorites
Erik the Orange & To Taste! Erik the Orange is an Oaked Ale with fresh orange
juice and orange zest, fermented with toasted oak chips. To Taste, an IPA, is
literally brewed “To Taste” with continuous hop additions!

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Icarus

April is going to be a jam packed month for Icarus Brewing as they ramp up for
summer. On April 6th, they will be at Chef's Extraordinaire in Asbury Park to benefit
Common Ground Grief Center. The same night, they will also be featured at a Tap
Takeover with Surf Taco in Jackson. Then on April 8th, Icarus will be on tap at the
Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Company Craft Beer and Food Fest.  Icarus will also
be working with the Lakewood BlueClaws when the season starts, as well as
releasing beers such as the Melt Mango Habanero Pale Ale, NorthEast IPA, and
some other surprise brews.
 For updates - www.icarusbrewing.com

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Cape May

CMBC has a great month planned for April. We're gearing up to start new tours
of our Headquarters located within the Cape May Airport, fully explaining the
brewing process. A springtime favorite, Foreshore Shandy, is set to release on
April 6th. Sophisticated Lady, brewed as part of our sponsorship of the Exit Zero
Jazz Festival, releases April 13. We'll be bottling everyone's favorite summer beer,
Summer Catch, starting April 19th. Expect a big announcement regarding

an exciting collaboration in April!

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Lone Eagle

Lone Eagle Brewing has most recently canned their Craison (Cranberry Saison).
They also have cans available of their Maiden Flight West Coast IPA. They have a
special Pale Ale coming up this month using local New Jersey malts and hops. At
the end of the month Lone Eagle will be teaming up with Matt’s Red Rooster
restaurant for a beer pairing dinner to support the Flemington Fire Department.
Look out for the their one year anniversary celebration coming in July!


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Spellbound

ISpellbound Brewing will be canning Peach IPA again. The release will be in April
with the specific date posted on all social media. The canning run will be limited
with the goal of rolling it out in larger scale in subsequent releases. There will
also be a bottle release of our porter aged in Buffalo Trace Rye Whiskey barrels.
Huge bouquet of whiskey and chocolate malts with a lingering sweetness
complimented by the oak barrels. ABV is 6.9%

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Tuckahoe

JGrounded, our Rye Pale Ale with Simcoe and Amarillo hops @ 5.5%.  Also, we
worked with Rabbit Hill Farm and Oast House Hop Farm to create a beer with all
New Jersey grown ingredients.  We will be tapping our strawberry Gose
collaboration beer with South Jersey Girls Pint Out and Cedar Brew after the AC
Beerfest at the NJCB party at Chickie's and Pete's in EHT, and poured at the
SJGPO booth at Beerfest.

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Little Dog

Spring brings the return of Local Girl Blonde Ale, a feisty brew with fresh ginger.
Look for it on draft and in bottles late April/early May  in the Tasting Room and  
select accounts. This month we're also pouring our 100th Batch and first lager -
Rauch Hund smoked blonde.  Each weekend, our regular lineup features a cask.
We're brewing up something special for National Homebrew Day - join us on
Saturday, May 6! Check out our website for more info.  


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Cricket Hill

To celebrate the end of winter, Jersey Summer Breakfast Ale is here!  Look for it in
6-packs at your local store or on tap at your local watering hole. Also enjoy our
newest hit, Cabbey Savvy Abbey Tripel (aged in wine barrels), on tap at the
brewery, while supplies last. Starting April 20th, Sim-Notic Imperial IPA and it's
cousin, Sim-Jerko Imperial Hot Ale will be available at the brewery. For more
details, -- visit crickethillbrewery.com.  


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Double Nickel

Double Nickel is excited to announce that we will be releasing our Summer Beer,
Laid Back Lager, in our tasting room on tap Friday April 7th. The following Friday
April 14th Laid-Back Lager will be available in 12oz cans out of our brewery and at
your local beer store. New to our tasting room in April will be the installation of a
Crowler machine! So you will be able to take our many tap room draft only beers
on the go. Follow us on social media to stay more up to date!

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Flying Fish

Daylight Savings Session IPA comes back for its second season, joining long-
time summer favorite Farmhouse Summer Ale in cans this summer.  Both will be
out in 12 packs of 12 oz. cans.  They will also be available in 16oz cans at all
Phillies games as well.  Look for both beers to be in market April 1.

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Kroghs

Krogh's Restaurant & Brew Pub will have a German seasonal on tap in April, their
Augie's Alt. This is a crisp, clean ale, amber in color with a malt character. Up next
will be their malty spring lager, Madi's Maibock, light amber in color with a
lingering white head. Open seven days a week at 23 White Deer Plaza in Sparta.
Call ahead (973-729-8428) for specific availability or follow them on Untappd @
https://untappd.com/KroghsBrew. Cheers to a Happy Spring!  


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River Horse

This month River Horse's seasonal River Horse, Summer Blonde, will be hitting
shelves. Their tasting room one-off is a single hop IPA using the New Zealand
hop, Motueka, which is known for its citrusy "mojito" lime-like qualities (4.9% abv).
Their annual "Sprig Thaw" event will be April 29th, where they'll be showcasing
spring and summer favorites as well as live music by The Springfielders.
Attendees will also get a sneak preview of their upcoming bottle release: Berry
Lemonhead, a barrel aged kettle sour. Tickets on sale the beginning of April!

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Gaslight

Join us Sunday April 30 for our annual bus trip to TAP-NY. Tickets are going fast.
Get your seats now. Nothing like having a Designated Driver when going to a beer
festival with over 120 Craft Brewers & over 400 Craft Beers.Gaslight Beers on Tap:
Colossus Imperial Stout, Satan Claws, Pirate Pale Ale, Bison Brown, Easy
RYEder I.P.A., Mosaic E.S.B.|, Chernobyl 2xI.P.A., Slalom Ale, Big Dog Porter



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New Jersey  Beer Company

Currently on draft in our taproom and selectlocations throughout the state is New
Jersey Beer Company’s newly-released Skyway Saison.
Slated for April/May
release is the return of Beach Watch, a nicely hopped golden ale at 4.6% abv. This
summertime quencher is brewed with pilsner and dextrin malts, with a balanced
bitterness using Mt Hood hops. Dry hopped using Mosaic and Ahtanum hops for a
wonderful flowery, citrus character on the nose and pallet. It will be available on
draught at the brewery and better beer establishments throughout the state. And
NEW for this year are 12 oz. 6-packs of this for anytime drinker, so you can easily




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Spellbound

Spellbound just released their 2nd can in the "So, when are you going to can..."
Cherry Belgian tripel. Next up is the Peach IPA likely in early spring.The
Spellbound Century charity bike ride is filling fast. Over 250 riders signed up for
the July 29th event (capped at 750). Go to the website for details and to register.

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Tuckahoe

Twyla, Tuckahoe's Blueberry Cobbler Table Sour, is back on tap! We also brewed
more Parum Sole, our Citra dry hopped Table Sour and a small batch of Duck
Dive, our Gose.  New Beer!!  Hop Revolver, a constantly changing DIPA. soft, full,  
with copious amounts of Citra and Equinox hops. Our collaboration with South
Jersey Girls Pint Out and Cedar Brew Ins. is debuting at Chickie's and Pete's in
EHT for the NJCB AC Beer Fest Kickoff Party. Shinning World and Hidden Tunnel,
both mixed fermentation Golden Sours and ready to release soon!   

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The Shepherd and the Knucklehead
Now with 90 great taps!!
529 Belmont Ave., Haledon, NJ
973.942.8666
Click
HERE for current tap list.
=Nexus Recommended!=

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

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Basil T’s
183 Riverside Ave Red Bank
732-842-8675


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Pizza Uno
US Rt 1 South Metucheon
CLOSED

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River Horse Brewing
Lambertville NJ

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Kane Brewing
Ocean Township NJ
Free tours weekends - 732.922.8600

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

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Tuckahoe Brewing Co.
9 Stoney Ct Ocean View
609-645-7100

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Stirling Hotel
Main Ave Stirling NJ
908-647-6919

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Nexus Recommended Beer Bar
Current beer list at
THE TAP ROOM
Warren, NJ
click
HERE

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Cricket Hill
Fairfield, NJ
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The Tap Room
Warren, NJ
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NJ BREWPUBS

Artisan’s Brewery & Italian Grill
Toms River, NJ
732-244-7566

Basil T’s Brewery & Italian Grill
Red Bank, NJ
732-842-8675

Gaslight Brewery & Restaurant
South Orange, NJ

Harvest Moon Brewery & Cafe  
New Brunswick, NJ
732-249-6666

Iron Hill Brewery
Maple Shade, NJ
856-273-0300

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
908-876-1122

The Ship Inn Restaurant & Pub  
Milford, NJ
908-995-0188

Trap Rock Restaurant & Brewery
Berkeley Heights, NJ

Triumph Brewing Company  
Princeton, NJ
609-924-7855

Tun Tavern & Restaurant  
Atlantic City, NJ
609-347-7800

Uno Chicago Grill & Brewery  
Metuchen, NJ
April 15
Spellbound Easter Firkins
Mount Holly, NJ
Every Friday
Climax Brewing
Tours & Tasting
Climax Brewery
Roselle Park, NJ
April 22
Pub Crawl
Hackettstownr, NJ
And please keep drinking local beer!!
Cheers
Arty
Northside Lounge
Manville, NJ
say hello to our great chef
Artie when you go!
For  special events
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HERE
April 30
Tap-NY Fest Trip
South Orange, NJ
Beer Spot & Grill
Fort Lee, NJ
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Recommended Craft Bar

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Special Events HERE
April 15
Adult  Egg" Hunt
Millville, NJ