Mike Kivowitz from New Jersey Craft Beer

Mike Kivowitz of New Jersey Craft Beer joins Richard and Vic in the basement for a really fun episode of Vic's Basement Brewcast.  Mike has created one of the best craft beer clubs in all of the US and is one of the best ambassadors for Craft Beer in the region.  They drink some beers, talk about the growth of NJ Craft Beer, Ben Folds, The Count Basie Theatre, and have an all around good time with one of our favorite people around.  Mike has always been there to help SJBeerScene.com and promote breweries, bars, restaurants, and bottle shops all across NJ.  

If you are not a member, spend the $25 and you will receive a 1 Year membership that entitles you to discounts and offers all over the state. The card easily pays for itself in no time and also connects you to a large group of beer loving members and a private Facebook group that is full of lively discussion, beer recommendations, and great beer talk.  Visit NJCraftbeer.com today and get your 2020 membership

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Publish Date: 10/30/2019




Recent Episodes

Vic is without his BFF Richard, but our Clark Sweeney stepped in to chat with Rob Zarko of Ship Bottom Brewery and award-winning homebrewer Gary Pax!

The gang goes over some drinking tips for the new Star Wars Galaxy's Edge, pickles and chickens, and what's happening at Ship Bottom Brewery.

This episode was taped prior to the social distancing guidelines but you can still get delicious freshly made craft beer from Ship Bottom Brewery at your local liquor store or you can order on line at Ship Bottom Brewery online! 

Ship Bottom just released the collaboration that was going to be released for the Atlantic City Beer & Music Festival (rescheduled until 8/7 & 8/8) Do Not Pass Gose now available for curbside pickup!

Thanks to our sponsor Art Gallery Tattoo of Forked River.  Now would be a great time to get a gift certificate to help the artists that are shut down now helping to flatten the curve!

For the best in beer news from the bridges to the beaches, visit SJBeerscene.com!

 



Publish Date: 4/19/2020


Vic is without his BFF Richard, but our Clark Sweeney stepped in to chat with Rob Zarko of Ship Bottom Brewery and award-winning homebrewer Gary Paxton

The gang goes over some drinking tips for the new Star Wars Galaxy's Edge, pickles and chickens, and what's happening at Ship Bottom Brewery.

This episode was taped prior to the social distancing guidelines but you can still get delicious freshly made craft beer from Ship Bottom Brewery at your local liquor store or you can order on line at Ship Bottom Brewery online! 

Ship Bottom just released the collaboration that was going to be released for the Atlantic City Beer & Music Festival (rescheduled until 8/7 & 8/8) Do Not Pass Gose now available for curbside pickup!

Thanks to our sponsor Art Gallery Tattoo of Forked River.  Now would be a great time to get a gift certificate to help the artists that are shut down now helping to flatten the curve!

For the best in beer news from the bridges to the beaches, visit SJBeerscene.com!

 



Publish Date: 4/19/2020


Vic & Richard are joined by Adam Curnow and Carisa Stairs from Garden State Beer Company in Galloway, and Guy Corrado, owner of Eastern Homebrew in Northfield, NJ. 

Guy opened Eastern Homebrew 5 years ago and has helped many of the brewers in South Jersey get their start.  Guy, Vic, and Adam get a little Beer Nerdy on this one!

Garden State Beer Company just celebrated their 4th Anniversary and continue to pump out some great beer.  Their spacious taproom is located in Galloway Twp on the White Horse Pike 

For the best in beer news from the bridges to the beaches visit Sjbeerscene.com



Publish Date: 3/14/2020


Vic's Basement Brewcast Brought to you by the artists of Art Gallery Tattoo of Forked River!

Vic and Richard traveled to Cape May Brewing Company and was joined by Innovation Director Brian, Tasting Room GM Chris, Brewer Brad, and Marketing Director Alicia.  

CMBC has really been putting out some great stuff including today's featured beer Brewberry, a collaboration with Night Shift Brewery.  This Imperial Stout uses Night Shift Coffee and Blueberries and comes in at an easy drinking 8.5%.  We loved this beer!

For all the best in beer news from the bridges to the beaches visit SJBeerScene.com!

 

 

 



Publish Date: 2/18/2020


Vic's Basement Brewcast brought to you by the artists of Art Gallery Tattoo of Forked River! 

Vic & Richard's guest include Cellarman and Artist Josh of Icarus Brewing and Award-Winning Homebrewer Butch Krill!

For all of the best in beer news from the bridges to the beaches check out SJBeerscene.com



Publish Date: 1/19/2020


Vic and Richard are joined by Todd and Cody from Manafirkin Brewing Co and Head Brewer Ian Barlow of Battle River Brewing opening soon in Toms River.  

For the best in beer news from the bridges to the beaches visit SJBeerScene.com



Publish Date: 12/21/2019


Sean Galie of Lower Forge Brewer stops by the basement to talk to Vic and Richard.  Sean is also one of the voices of the Independent  Craft Brewers of NJ, a group comprised of brewers and industry partners looking to help affect change in the current laws that govern craft beer.  

Craft Brewers of NJ 

Visit SJBeerScene.com for all of the latest news, gear, and the best in craft beer from the bridges to the beaches



Publish Date: 12/3/2019


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