It's been a very difficult few months for everyone but since things seem to subsiding a little bit, we thought it was about time we reunited and did a show. Everybody showed up at the studio and we talked, laughed, drank beer and we had to shake our heads at something Amy did. Listen for Amy's new recipe for beer fruit salad.
Make sure you visit our sponsors, White Eagle Liquor Store in Riverside, NJ and The Thirsty Quaker in Jersey City, NJ. Also reach out to Beer Belly Brew Tours to find out when they are resuming tours. After all, seems every brewery has a beer garden and could use your business.
Publish Date: 7/8/2020
Since Rob is still hating Zoom, we are bringing you a past episode where we talk about some summertime beers. Listen to the choices and I'm sure at some point Rob voices his disdain for sour beers which now he favors to drink.
Now that breweries are opening up their beer gardens, we will get back to recording new material and visiting places in a responsible way.
Make sure you continue to visit our sponsors, White Eagle Liquor Store in Riverside. The Thirsty Quaker Bottle Shop in Jersey City.
When they can begin rolling again, make plans to go and visit places with Beer Belly Brew Tours.
Publish Date: 6/17/2020
While continuing to social distance, Amy and Rob talk via Zoom with Alexis Degan, Executive Director of the New Jersey Brewers Association. She talks about the new non-profit, Brewery Strong and how the breweries of NJ are making out during the quarantine.
You will notice that both Ian and Eric are missing from this episode because Rob is continuing to hate Zoom and lessened the amount on the show. Look for them to appear on upcoming shows.
The show is brought to you by White Eagle Liquor Store in Riverside NJ, Beer Belly Brew Tours in Oaklyn NJ and The Thirsty Quaker in Jersey City NJ
Publish Date: 5/20/2020
We are still doing our social distancing responsibilities and doing our show via Zoom but it still isn't like being all together. Listen to us ramble on about the beers we drinking and what is going on in our world of quarantine.
Check us out on social media and make sure you visit our sponsors too.
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Publish Date: 4/14/2020
On March 24, 2017 we visited the studio of Toxic Radio to record our first episode. In honor of that anniversary I decided to release this episode again so that you can laugh at how I tried to have a "radio voice". Pretty funny listening to us navigate our way through our first episode.
It's been 3 years since we started and we have met so many great people, drank a lot of awesome beer and we all laughed at what Amy said. Thanks for all of our guest who joined us and thanks in advance to those that we will meet in the future.
Publish Date: 4/6/2020
We wanted to sit down and do an episode but with the Covid-19 pandemic just starting to take over our everyday lives, we used the equipment in the studio. With Rob in the studio, he got Amy, Ian and Eric on the phone from their social distancing spots. Actually, Amy and Ian weren't totally following protocol. Even though Rob was running the board, it all worked out.
We want everyone to stay safe, follow the advice of the CDC and your local government in order to remain that way. The situation changes every day so make sure you stay up to date on the news.
Remember to shop local at this time. Support the NJ breweries the best you can.
We drank beers from Flying Fish, Glasstown, Bolero Snort and Atco Brewing and Riverhorse
Publish Date: 3/18/2020
We took a road trip again and this time we visited Eight and Sand Brewery in Woodbury, NJ where we sat down and talked to one of our previous guests, Kristen Wilson. She was on our Ladies Night episode a while ago. Kristen is the tap room manager and self proclaimed den mother of the brewery. She talked about the brewery and the new girls podcast that she will be starting very soon.
We also talked to Chris Mazzone, one of the owners of Eight and Sand, who along with Chris Burke turned a small spot in Woodbury in to one of the best breweries in South Jersey.
You should definitely make it a point to visit them. Follow them on social media to find out all of the events they have at the brewery
Publish Date: 3/3/2020
A few Saturday ago we took a trip down to visit Larry and Nick at Core3 in Clayton, NJ. Most of us made the trip except one. Take a guess on who didn't make. Just listen to find out who.
We find out about how these guys got started and how they chose Nick to be their brewer. We also talk about there different take on pouring a beer.
Make sure you follow them on social media to find out about upcoming events and what new beer cocktails they are making
Publish Date: 2/18/2020
We have talked many times about visiting different breweries so we thought we would sit down with a company that takes you and 17 of your friends (if you have that many) out to visit different spots.
Brothers Joe and Kevin run Beer Belly Brew Tours and will set up a custom tour or you can catch one of their tours that is open for all. Check out their website or follow them on social media to find out where they are headed to next or contact them to find up what kind of trip they can set up for you.
Publish Date: 2/4/2020
It's a new year and we had taken a little holiday break but we got back into at the studio. The crew sat and enjoyed some beer from Third State Brewing, Spellbound Brewing, Jughandle Brewing and Somers Point. We talked about some of the new breweries that opened in the last few months and some that are opening soon.
Make sure you check us out on social media and visit our sponsor, White Eagle Liquor store in Riverside, NJ
Publish Date: 1/15/2020
We loaded up our equipment and headed up to Bordentown NJ and visited Tindall Road Brewery located where Common Sense Brewing used to be. Owners Jeff and Marci sit down with us and tell how they got started and how they were able to get started quickly by taking over an existing brewery.
Take a ride to 102 Farnsworth Ave in Bordentown NJ. Follow them on social media to find out about all of the new beers they have on tap and what they have going on.
Follow the Jersey Beer Guys on social media. Visit our sponsor, White Eagle Liquor store at 651 St Mihiel Dr, Riverside NJ
Publish Date: 1/1/2020
Jay and Bill from 3rd State Brewing in Burlington City join us in the studio and talk about how they got started in one of the premier home brewing clubs in South Jersey, Barley Legal. We sampled some of the beers they have on tap along with some special beers they had for there stout weekend. Sorry guys, you probably missed it. It was great and the selections of stouts and porters were awesome.
Make sure you stop up and see them in downtown Burlington City. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram to see all that they have going on.
Publish Date: 11/15/2019
For those that listen to our show know that it is a family project. Rob started the show, got his son Ian on board, talked his long time friend Eric, who is like a brother, in to joining the show and the last piece of the puzzle is Amy. She is Rob's sister and Ian's aunt. Rob has another son, Steven, who is also one of the reasons that Rob got in to craft beer.
In this episode Steven sits in with us to talk about his journey into the beer scene and what keeps him going in. By the end of this episode you will understand why Rob drinks and why he started a craft beer podcast.
Richard from Fear of a Craft Beer podcast also sits in and when he and Steven get together... well, just listen for yourself. This is only the 2nd episode that we did where we had to edit some parts out.
Publish Date: 11/5/2019
We got a visit from our friends Tony and Nick Iocono of the Two Brewthers Podcast. They are 2 brothers (go figure) who travel to different breweries in the area. The first episode of the visit is where they talk to the brewers and owners and in the following part they dissect the beers that they tasted.
We talk about their show, Nick's band and some other topics until the 2nd segment when we blind taste test some styles of beers. Listen to find out who got the most styles right.
Make sure you check out their show. You can find it wherever you get your podcasts from. Also follow them on social media to keep up with all of their new shows.
Publish Date: 10/15/2019
Alexis Degan from the NJ Brewer's Association joins us in the studio to talk about the NJBA and what they are doing about the new rules handed down by the NJABC. We also talk about some of the breweries now making seltzer and a whole bunch of other stuff. We had a great time talking with her.
Make sure that you check out their site and social media to keep up with what is going on in the fight to save NJ Beer.
Publish Date: 10/1/2019
This is our final episode...from Summer Swelter Beer Festival. What were you guys thinking? We aren't done interviewing all the awesome breweries in the the Garden State.
In this episode we talk with Adam Mazzola, one of the organizers of the SSBF and all around great guy. Adam happens to be the face of the event but gets a lot of help from so many folks. He talks about all of what it takes and the festival. In that session we were also joined by Tony Iocono of the Two Brewthers podcast. Him and his brother visit breweries and talk with brewers and owners. They follow up that usually a week later with a review of the beers that they tried.
The final segment is with Frank and Dave of Neck of the Woods Brewery, our hosts for the event. They are a relatively new brewery and the festival hopefully got them some new customers. We want to thank them for hosting us.
Publish Date: 9/20/2019
This is the 3rd part of our 4 part episode from inside the Neck of the Woods Brewery at the Summer Swelter Beer Festival. In this episode, Chuck from Death of the Fox Brewery talks with us about the only coffeehouse/brewery in NJ and how the new ABC special ruling affects his business.
Next up is our interview with John from Hidden Sands Brewery, a large production brewery located in Atlantic County. He brought Amy her favorite beer of the festival, a watermelon sour. We talked about the water that they use for their beer and where they get it from.
Thanks again to Neck of the Woods Brewery for hosting us.
Publish Date: 9/10/2019
We continue our interviews inside Neck of the Woods at the Summer Swelter Beer Festival. In our second segment we talk with Chris from Oyster Creek Brewing in Waretown NJ and Tony from Mudhen Brewing, a brewpub in Wildwood.
Make sure you patronize these guys when you get a chance and follow them on social media.
Publish Date: 9/1/2019
We attended the Summer Swelter Beer Festival in Pitman NJ and we set up our equipment inside Neck of the Woods Brewery. Eric didn't make it for this episode so we had Richard fill in for him. You'll miss him in the first interview but he makes an appearance in the second segment.
First up is our interview with John and Tom from South Jersey Beer Scene. We talk about their upcoming beer tour and all of the great things they have going on.These guys are really busy. Make sure you check out the website and follow them on social media.
Next up is Zack from Gusto Brewing in Cape May. He tells us about his small batch brewery in the southern most part of NJ. This is the first time that we sat down to talk to him and I don't think he knew what he was getting in to. Follow them on social media and make sure that you get down to see them when you can.
A giant thank you to the guys from Neck of the Woods Brewing for all of their hospitality and hosting us.
Publish Date: 8/22/2019
Summer Swelter is fast becoming one of the best craft beer festivals in all of NJ. This year is even bigger and better than it's inaugural year last year. The festival has grown to 50 NJ breweries and with that, a new spot.
Maureen Fitzpatrick, the author of the book "A Guide to New Jersey Craft Beer Breweries, South Jersey Edition" and one of the organizers of the festival sat down and talked to me and Amy about what you can expect, how to get your tickets and some of breweries that will be there.We also talked a little bit about her book but that is a podcast for another date. Check out the website, www.uptownPitman.com for more info and updates. Follow Summer Swelter on social media and make sure you find a copy of Maureen's book for info on the breweries in SJ. You can find her book on Amazon and on the SJ Beer Scene website.
Publish Date: 8/4/2019
We did this episode a little while ago. We are joined by Richard from Fear of a Craft Beer Planet and we sat around and didn't talk about much until we turned this episode in to a beer tasting where most of the group tried to figure out what they were drinking.
I just have to say, we need to do it on a bigger scale and we really need to get better.
We drank beer from Workhorse Brewing out of King of Prussia, Pa. I know, not a New Jersey brewery but they have some really great packaging for their takeout beer. Check them out on social media.
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Publish Date: 8/1/2019
Scott Akin from Thunderbolt came to the studio to talk about how he went from running a brewery tour service to getting in to the distributing part of the business and how he's doing it differently.
We had Richard from Fear of a Craft Beer Planet sit in with us again because we were missing a member in the studio but he joined us via phone. Five hour Amy didn't live up to her nickname, barely making it through this episode.
Check out Thunderbolt on social media to find out what NJ craft beer they distribute along with all of the out of state offerings that they are getting.
Follow us on social media when you get the chance and try and leave us a review. A good one if you can.
Publish Date: 7/20/2019
It's not a new brewery but what happened to us. We had a brewery that was supposed to visit with us but cancelled at the last minute and left us to talk about whatever we could think of. We are missing one member, as we sometimes do, but the show must go on.
Honestly, I can't remember the things we discussed but I'm at least one of us said something stupid and meaningless.
Publish Date: 7/1/2019
We got a visit from Megan of Human Village Brewing in Pitman. She brought over some good beer to share with us. One of the members of the show was drinking and enjoying a beer that they usually don't drink.
Rich from the Fear of a Craft Beer Planet joined us and sat in the engineering chair, filling in for the kid. We had a really good time and talked about a lot of things including how the new ABC rules will effect a small brewery like Human Village.
Thanks to Megan and Rich for joining us and make sure that you visit Human Village in Pitman, NJ and follow them on social media.
Publish Date: 6/14/2019
When I found out that my town was getting a brewery, I had to track the owner(s) down and find out what the story was. Jack was kind enough to accept an invitation to come talk to us. On his birthday too. He also brought alone their brewer, Ingrid, formerly of Tuckahoe Brewing.
They discussed the plans that they have for their space and the beers that they plan on brewing. Needless to say, the gang is looking forward to the opening. It will probably be Rob's new home away from home.
Publish Date: 6/1/2019
In this episode we sat down on session 3, Saturday night, with a few old friends and some new ones. We talked to Damien of Nomad Brewing, Joe from Brainy Borough was joined by Mike from Westville Brewing and we tried to get them to do a collaboration. Mike from 3 Threes also joined us as did Kathy from Devils Creek. We also talked to the members of 3 shows that are on the Hopped Up Network with us. The guys from The Wort with Mike and Pete sat with us as did John Couchoud of South Jersey Beer Scene and Al Gattullo of the AG Craft Beercast.
Thanks to everyone who sat down with us. We enjoyed every minute of the best beer festival on the east coast. Make sure you check out everyone on social media and we look forward to seeing you next year.
Publish Date: 5/2/2019
On our first night of the Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival we sat down and talked to Keith Oriente from Brotherton Brewing, Mike Nuhn from Tonewood Brewing, Joe. a new friend that we met before the festival and who we had the chance to talk with at the festival.
We also got to talk with Jason Campbell from Slacktide Brewing who was joined by Mike Kivowitz from New Jersey Craft Beer. We were inundated with Robs in the last segment. Rob Zarko from Ship Bottom Brewing and Rob Callaghan from Tuckahoe Brewing.
This is a long episode but we had a lot of fun making and we want to thank all those who stopped by. Make sure you check them all out when you get the chance, except Joe, he wouldn't use his real name with us. Thanks everyone for sitting down with us.
Publish Date: 4/23/2019
We recently attended the Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival where we sat down and talked to various brewers and folks that attended. The tables were turned on us when Rob, Amy and Eric (Ian was MIA for this) sat down with Richard and Jay from The Fear of a Craft Beer Planet podcast. They are one of the first and longest running craft beer podcasts in NJ. We talked about some of the beers they had and how we all got started along with some other funny insights.
Make sure you check them out wherever you get your podcasts and on the Osiris Network. They are also on FB, Twitter and IG. They even have a website and if look, you can find their "lukewarm" line where you an talk with Richard.
Stay tuned for our episodes from AC Beerfest coming up very shortly.
Publish Date: 4/10/2019
Our friends from Axe and Arrow stopped by the studio with some beers to continue the conversation we started a couple of episodes back. Greg, Josh and Krystle sat down and talked about what it's like getting a new brewery started and what it is like finally beginning production. That's right, production. They have begun making beer and will be opening soon.
Make sure check them out on Facebook and Instagram to find out the date of their opening.
Publish Date: 3/28/2019
We loaded up the equipment and headed to Raritan Bay Brewing in Keansburg where we checked out their awesome space, tried some really good beer and talked with owner/brewer Jeff Benfer about what he's doing in his historic building and how he's making an impact in a downtown area.
Make sure you visit them at 32 Church St., Keansburg NJ. Follow them on social media on Facebook and Instagram.
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Publish Date: 3/15/2019
We packed up the equipment and went to Uno in Maple Shade where we were joined by Vic Sbailo from South Jersey Beer Scene along with Jason Campbell from Slacktide. We also talked with Mike Hahn bar manager with Uno, Rich Rabic our producer and one of the hosts of Fear of a Craft Beer Planet and the guys from Axe and Arrow brewing, a soon to be opened brewery in Glassboro.
Visit Slacktide Brewing at 1072 Rt 83, Clermont NJ. Stop in to Uno Pizzeria and Grill, 2803 Rt 73 S, Maple Shade, NJ. Check out Axe and Arrow Brewing on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to see when they are going to open
Publish Date: 3/4/2019
John and Ed from Somers Point Brewing visit the studio to talk about their brewery located at the old Somers Point ice company. The building at this time is still undergoing construction but they are expecting an early spring opening, possibly the beginning of April. Make sure you check them out on Facebook and Twitter to track of their progress and for the grand opening date.
We especially want to thank Ed for being a long time listener of the show. He actually recognized Amy at the Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival last year and we haven't heard the end of it from Amy since. Thanks Ed.
Somers Point Brewing, 705 New York Ave., Somers Point, NJ
Publish Date: 2/1/2019
We finish up our interview with good friend of the show, Kevin Reilly and his business partner from Naked Brewing, Jim Crossland. The awesome assortment of beers kept flowing while we talk about all the great stuff that Naked Brewing has going on at their location. Make sure you visit them at 51 Buck Rd, Huntingdon Valley, PA.
Check them out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Follow Kevin's travels on Facebook at Philly Beer Trail. Kevin and his partner in crime, Steve Wiercinski visit breweries in PA, NJ and DE, letting you know all about the beers from these great places.
Publish Date: 1/26/2019
Our good friend Kevin Riley O'Reilly from Philly Beer Trail stops by to talk about his new venture, Naked Brewing in Huntington Valley PA. He brings along his business partner, Jim Crossland and we have one hell of a good time. The conversation went on enough that we were able to make 2 episodes.
Make sure you visit Naked Brewing, 51 Buck Rd. Huntington Valley PA. Check them out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Publish Date: 1/16/2019
We loaded up the truck and headed to Iron Hill Brewery in our home base of Maple Shade to enjoy
We loaded up the truck and headed to Iron Hill Brewery in our home base of Maple Shade. We sat down with head brewer Josh Ervine, a veteran brewer who oversees the operation at this location which is one 15 brewpubs located in the Philadelphia/SJ/DE area. We also enjoyed some great food and when we finished, we hung out and met some great people.
Make sure you check out an Iron HIll Brewery location near you for some great beer and food. Also check out their King of the Hill rewards program.
Publish Date: 1/1/2019
It's a Christmas Miracle! We sat down in our new studio to swap a few beers and talk a little crap like we do sometimes do.We want to wish everyone a happy holiday season no matter what holiday you celebrate.
We want to thank all those who listen to the show. We look forward to making the show better in the new year and looking towards Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival in March.
Publish Date: 12/21/2018
We finish up our conversation with Dr Matt Farber, the head of program at the University located in Philadelphia. We were fortunate to sample some beer that was brewed with an experimental yeast that some of his students discovered in the area.
Our thanks to Dr Matt for hosting us and letting us sample some really good beer. You can find out more about the program by contacting the University, following on Facebook @USciences Brewing Science and on Instagram @brusciences.
Follow the Jersey Beer Guys on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. You can check out other episodes of this show and many more independent craft beer podcasts at www.hoppedupnetwork.com
Publish Date: 12/15/2018
We made a trek across the Ben Franklin Bridge to the University City area of Philadelphia were we made a visit to Dr. Matthew Farber of The University of the Sciences Philadelphia. What's unique about this school is that they a brewing course. Not only that, but his students have discovered a new yeast strain which sours beer without the introduction of bacteria into the brewing process.
To find out more about the course please check with the school and for more about the yeast, check the Feb/Mar copy of Craft Beer and Brewing Magazine. But of course, listen to his show to hear about the beers they made.
Follow Dr Farber on Instagram @brusciences and The Jersey Beer Guys on Twitter, Instagam and Facebook. Find this show along with other independent craft beer podcasts on The Hopped Up Network.
Publish Date: 12/3/2018
We sat around one Friday night to talk about the growth in the craft beer industry in the state of New Jersey and how craft beer continues to grow in the US. We also got to talk with Mike O'Toole from the Wort Podcast, a show about craft beer on Long Island.
You can find their show, along with ours, on the Hopped Up Network and check out their show on Govs Radio.
Publish Date: 11/5/2018
What happens when two podcasts meet up at one restaurant? In this episode we sit down with John and Vic from the South Jersey Beer Scene Podcast at Uno in Maple Shade. We also talked with Rob Zarko of Ship Bottom Brewing who put a few beer on tap. We also talked with Tom Renzulli, staff writer for the South Jersey Beer Scene website and Dan Hoover of Atco Brewing.
Publish Date: 10/29/2018
The guys from Neck of the Woods Brewery stop by the studio to talk about the progress of their brewery and all of the things that they have in mind for it. Unfortunately, they don't have an exact date for their opening but it's coming up quick. Make sure that you keep checking social media for updates on their grand opening.
We got to sample some excellent beers and we are looking forward to all of their offerings when they open up. Find them Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Also at www.neckofthewoodsbrewery.com
Publish Date: 10/17/2018
Sunday morning is a great time to drink beer and talk about it. Actually,every time is a great time. We caught up with Lori White, co-owner of Zed's, and a guest on a double episode of the podcast. We are joined by her co-owner, husband and the head brewer at Zed's, Geoff Bado. They are absolutely one of the nicest couples we have come across in the brewing industry.
They tell us how they got started, their desire to make approachable craft beer and what the future is for them. Make sure you listen closely to Geoff tell Amy about a double dry hopped beer. None of us told her until later that he was totally messing with her.
Make sure you follow them on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Stop in to the tasting room at 19 North Maple Ave, Marlton, you won't be disappointed.
Publish Date: 10/1/2018
Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a fly on the wall when we get together to record without a guest or a topic for that matter? If you have, this episode is for you. We had no guest so we met up to bs and bust on each other. Actually Amy had some of us in tears and even one member snorted. Lol. Listen to how and where Amy eats Cheetos. Please don't let the image of that get to you.
Make sure that you stop out to see us if you can at the Uno in Maple Shade at 6 pm on October 4th.
Publish Date: 9/20/2018
On a beautiful Saturday we packed up the equipment and headed to another awesome brewery where we talked to an amazing and generous woman. Torie Fisher is the owner of Backward Flag and a veteran who gives so much back to her fellow warriors and first responders.
She is one of the most interesting interviews that we have had. This definitely is a must listen to episode. If you ever have the chance to visit the brewery, make sure that you do. 10% of the tips get donated to a new charity every month and the beer is awesome. Make sure that you check out her non profit, Arms2Artisans. They train veterans in all phases of the brewing industry.
Visit them online at www.backwardflag.com and www.arms2artisans.com
Publish Date: 9/12/2018
The guys from Williamstown's first brewery stopped by to talk about how they got started and all that they have going on in their space. It happens to be an old bank that they have turned into an awesome little brewery.
Make sure you stop down to see Steve, Tom and Justin. Three really fun guys making some great beer. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram but make you stop into their place at 345 S Main St, downtown Williamstown.
Publish Date: 9/2/2018
We finished up our podcast with owner Dave Doe and his brother Alan, who is the front end manager and discussed how their brewery is a true family affair. Everyone is involved to make their new space an exceptional place to visit with some truly great beer.
They are definitely are a MUST stop brewery. Make it a point to find the time. They are located at 570 Mullica Hill Rd, Glassboro. Right off Rt 55. Check out their Instagram, Twitter and Facebook for what's on tap. Cheers.
Publish Date: 8/23/2018
On a rainy Saturday we packed up our equipment and headed to New Jersey's newest brewery. Bonesaw Brewing in Glassboro, which had just opened a few weeks earlier.
This first episode of two, we sat down with one of the owners, Rich DiVerniero and head brewer AJ Stoll. They tell us their stories, how they came to work with each other and where they feel the brewery is headed. Their stories are great. Make sure you visit these guys, whether you're on your way someplace or just wanna brewery hop, this place is phenomenal and is a must visit.
Publish Date: 8/15/2018
After a slow July, we are hitting it hard in August with the first part of an episode featuring women in the South Jersey beer business. We are joined by Lori White, co-owner along with her husband Geoff Bado of Zed's Brewing in Marlton and Kristen Wilson, front end manager and self proclaimed den mom at Eight & Sand Brewing in Woodbury.
These awesome ladies know their beer and the business around it. They are also members of the Pink Boots Society and definitely get in there and get their hands dirty. Plus they brought some great beer with them that they had some part of making. Thank you ladies.
Publish Date: 8/1/2018
Dry towns in NJ are jumping on the bandwagon and changing their laws to allow craft breweries and Collingswood is no exception. Kathy Abate from Devil's Creek visited our studio to talk about their brewery in a dry town, how they have become so popular and some of the problems they have encountered because of it.
She also brought samples of their beer for us to try as we discussed the styles they brew and what their future holds. She let us in on a little secret on that future.
Publish Date: 7/14/2018
Justin and Ed from Kelly Green Brewing in Pitman stopped by the bar studio to talk about a recent can release, the first of a new series they are planning. Ed discussed the barrel aged beers that he makes and how the program has expanded and will continue to expand.
The guys talked about opening in a dry town and how the brewery has outgrown is current space. Make sure you listen to find out what their plans are for the future. We are also missing a member of crew, find out who's not around this episode and why.
Check out Kelly Green on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter or check them out at www.Kellygreenbrewing.com. Better yet, stop by the tap room at 154 S Broadway Ave., Pitman and say hi to Justin, Ed and the gang.
Publish Date: 7/4/2018
A couples of weeks ago we packed up the equipment and hit the road to Lakewood. Some of us visited one of the hottest breweries in NJ and talked to owner and head brewer Jason Goldstein. We discuss his start and how fast the brewery has grown. Faster than he ever imagined. BTW, I said some of us visited the brewery, find out who didn't make it and why.
Publish Date: 6/11/2018
A new month brings a new episode and it will also bring a new brewery to South Jersey. Westville Brewery in downtown Westville will be opening their doors on June 23rd. We got to sit down and talk with husband and wife team of Mike and Pam, 2 of the owners.
We talked about the problems they encountered and what they are planning for their awesome space. They are a great couple and we wish them and their other partners all the best with their brewery.
Remember, #drinklocal #trysomethingjersey
Publish Date: 6/1/2018
This is a very special episode which features 2 different interviews with Brotherton Brewing. Way back when we started our podcast, we visited the brewhouse and sat down and talked to Keith and Ryan. Our first attempt at an on location taping did not go so well. Frankly, we screwed it up and decided not to release it.
Then came AC Beer Fest, where our audio for that event wasn't so great either. We decided to just have the old episode cleaned up and put it with the interview we did Keith at AC Beer Fest. You're getting a double dose of Brotherton in this episode so we hope you enjoy!
Publish Date: 5/21/2018
In the 2nd part of our Atlantic City Beerfest adventure, we talk to Ryan from Tonewood Brewing in Oaklyn, NJ, Canadian Dave Nuhn from our very 1st episode and Jason from Slacktide Brewing in Cape May Court House, NJ.
We had a great time talking to these guys and we want to thank them for stopping by. Make sure you stop by the breweries when you get the chance and enjoy some of the great beers they have. As far as Dave, maybe he will be on again.
Publish Date: 5/10/2018
We were fortunate enough to be invited to one of the premier beer fests in the US and joined others on podcast row. We got to meet a lot of great people and talk to a few Jersey brewers doing some great things.
First up is Rob from Ship Bottom Brewery in Beach Haven NJ. We then have Karl and Kurt from Bucket Brigade Brewery in Cape May Court House NJ. The last segment features Rob Callahan from Tuckahoe Brewing in Egg Harbor Twp, NJ
Make sure if you're ever nearby, stop in and have a beer. They are doing great stuff
Publish Date: 4/29/2018
In part 2 we are joined by Vic Sbailo from the Ocean County Brewers Association and writer for South Jersey Beer Scene. Kevin from Philly Beer Trail also joins us as we talk about beer and nothing else of importance.
Vic and Kevin are 2 great guys who know a lot about beer and are always out and about. Catch up to Vic at the Ocean County Brewers Association on Facebook and you can find Kevin at Philly Beer Trail on Facebook and Instagram.
Make sure you visit Manafirken Breweery, 450 E Bay Ave., Manahawken,NJ.
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Publish Date: 4/14/2018
We packed up the equipment and headed down to Manafirkin Brewery in Manahawkin NJ. They are right on the way to LBI, so it's an easy stop on your way to the shore. Todd and Donn are great guys with an awesome taproom and even better beer. 20 plus taps and every beer was good.
The conversation was great, so much so, that Rob didn't even have to talk too much. he got to enjoy the beer. Listen to the gang as they have a great time. No, it was a great firkin time
Publish Date: 4/1/2018
We've added a bonus episode for you right before AC Beerfest. Our own host of the Jersey Beer Guys, Rob Towey, is also the co-host of the South Jersey Beer Scene podcast with John Couchoud. John was a guest of the JBGs when they first started and John loved it so much that he decided to bring the SJBS website to a podcast.
Listen in as they talk to Mike Loc from Broken Goblet in PA. I know, not a Jersey brewery but an all around great guy who does live in NJ.Stop by and see everyone at Beerfest and say hi.
Publish Date: 3/22/2018
We visit Three 3s to try their beer, Unfathomable Transgression, a hazy lager. A totally awesome New Jersey style beer.
We talk with Keith Oriente, one of the owners of Brotherton and Mike Geller of Three 3s about their breweries and how they got together to do this.
We also talked to the guys responsible for brewing this beer, Mike Geller and his brother John along with Ryan from Brotherton about the ideas they had to create this beer.
Then we grabbed 2 people out of the tasting room to talk about their beer.
Publish Date: 2/3/2018
On this episode we sit down with John Couchoud from the website South Jersey Beer Scene, a site about all things craft beer in south Jersey. We talk about some different beer styles and what some of the brewers in south Jersey are doing. Naturally, Amy in inundated with too much info but we continue with our education of craft beer.
You'll have to forgive me because I was sick that night but there was no way I was gonna cancel this interview.
Publish Date: 12/2/2017
When you hear the word armageddon you think the end but this is just the beginning. Gill and Christian from Armageddon Brewing come in to talk to us about their plan to open one of, if not the first' Cider and mead tasting rooms in NJ. They talk about their plans and school us on hard cider and mead, which by the way, are ABSOLUTELY awesome.
Publish Date: 11/20/2017