New Jersey Craft Beer

First Call at Last Wave: New Brewery Opens in Point Pleasant Beach

One Saturday morning last year, as I embarked on my exercise route, I noticed a change to one of...
Screamin' Hill Brewery

From Farm to Glass at Screamin’ Hill Brewery

Screamin’ Hill is a farm brewery, located on the property of Bullock Farms in rural western Monmouth County, in...

How Irish Can You Get? Find Out at Rinn Duin Brewing

In doing some research for a piece about Irish beer for the Asbury Park Press I quite naturally...

Troon Brewing, in Hopewell

The brew house, the business model, and the beer are all just a little different. With monikers like Migratory...

Spice up the Season with Holiday Ale

It all started with a bunch of rowdy vikings celebrating the winter solstice. “Jul” or, later, “Yule” they...

An Inside Look at Harvest Ale and Jersey Fresh Hops

You won’t find harvest ale in the Certified Beer Judge style guide, but you will find it on taproom...

Craft Beer Engagement: There’s an App for That

Besides hops, water, malt and yeast, there is a fifth key ingredient that goes into making the fine lagers...

Bloomfield Welcomes Essex Junction Craft Bar & Kitchen

Essex Junction Craft Bar & Kitchen brings a destination gastropub experience to the heart of downtown Bloomfield. A few weeks ago,...

Craft Beer in New Jersey Faces a Big-Beer Challenge

I usually reserve this space to talk about the best and brightest on the craft beer scene in the...

Coming Soon: Jughandle Brewing in Tinton Falls

What better way for a beer writer to celebrate a new year than by visiting a new brewery? Thankfully,...

Departed Soles Brewing Arrives at Salt Creek Grille Princeton

This sponsored article is brought to you by Salt Creek Grille - Princeton. If you want to start a fight in...
It's Bring Your Family to Work Day at Departed Soles. Brian with his mother, cousin Molly and his dog Bogan.

So Close You Can Smell the Hops: Departed Soles Brewing

It is said that great artists suffer for their art. That can be true of brewers, too. In an industry...

Latest Bites

Authentic Afghan Cuisine at Hills of Herat in Basking Ridge and...

  At the foot of the rolling hills of Herat lay green pastures where the livestock roams free and is raised with care to feed...