Tag Archives: New Jersey

Hooray for Beer: Sipping Through the Superstorm

All of you who follow me on Facebook know I’m alive and well after Superstorm Sandy dragged her swirling ass over my little North Jersey town.  For those of you who aren’t my virtual buddies…umm…I’m alive and well.  And beer helped. The storm was scheduled to roll in last Monday, and I waited until the […]

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Brewers Association American Craft Beer Week Event Locator (A.K.A. Why NJ Sucks!)

If you live under a rock, then I have some news for you: American Craft Beer Week started on Monday!  It’s week full of special craft beer events across the nation, unless you live in New Jersey, perhaps the lamest craft beer state in America.  Sure, we get some pretty awesome beers here, but the […]

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Help Make New Jersey a Better Place for Craft Brewers (and Craft Beer Drinkers)

Johnathan Moxey just alerted me to the fact that this is happening, which is kind of embarrassing, seeing as he’s from Missouri and lives in NYC, and I have lived in New Jersey for decades.  Anyway, my state is a crappy place to start a new brewery, and because of that, New Jersey has very […]

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Think Local, Drink Local: Do You Support Your Local Breweries?

Don and I are preparing for our next podcast, which is all about the “Localvore” movement, eating only stuff that comes from within 100 miles home.  I love the idea of going local, but don’t always follow this practice, especially when it comes to beer. 

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Why Didn’t I Think of This?

You gotta hand it to Scott over at the Brew Club – he’s come up with a killer way to try new beers.  It sounds simple, but in that simplicity lies its genius.  It goes something like this: Find five other people at work who like beer.  If you work at an office with more […]

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What’s Your Exit?

This is a question you’ll get when you tell people you’re from New Jersey. That’s because the Garden State Turnpike runs through the most populous corridor of the state and what exit you live off of can say a lot about your heritage, your lifestyle, and even your income. Some folks in New Jersey take […]

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