Sean Galie of Lower Forge Brewery

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 

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Publish Date: 12/3/2019

Recent Episodes

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!

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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!

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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.  

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Publish Date: 12/21/2019

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 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 today and get your 2020 membership

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Publish Date: 10/30/2019

South Jersey Beer Scene Presents Vic's Basement Brewcast featuring Backward Flag Brewing Company of Forked River, NJ

Owner Torie Fisher and Head Brewer Melinda Gulsever stopped by the basement bar and talked to Vic and Richard about all things Backward Flag, a fantastic Veteran and Woman Owned brewery.  They share a few beers including Lunch Box from Kane Brewing Company, Tröegs Mad Elf, and Vic once again begs for Torie and Melinda to make Mission Control again!

Do not miss Witch-Craft on October 19th at Lake Lenape Park in Mays Landing.  This Mystical Encounter with Broos & Spirits is produced by the same people that bring you the AC Beer & Music Festival! Get your tickets today HERE

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Publish Date: 9/25/2019

We had a blast with Alexi and Nick from Core3 Brewery in Clayton, NJ.  John, Tom, Vic, and James visit with Owner Alexi Skriapis and Head Brewer Nick Mcmillen at their beautiful new brewery and Tasting Room.

Witch-Craft is coming!  Don't miss one of the years best events on 10/19/19-A Mystical Encounter with Broos and Spirits at Lake Lenape Park in Mays Landing.  For tickets, visit Witch-Craft on Eventbrite

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Publish Date: 9/18/2019

The Battle of The Brews is on with our host Kyle Veale Executive Director of Landmark Americana and our contenders Tuckahoe Brewing Company, Axe & Arrow Brewery, Three 3's Brewing, and Eight & Sand Beer Company!

See who's beer reigns supreme as we talk about the upcoming Glassboro Beer Festival happening on 9/28/19 in Downtown Glassboro featuring 45+ breweries with an emphasis on New Jersey Beer!

Get your Tickets to Glassboro Beer Festival Here

$50 VIP Tickets (12-5 PM)

$40 General Admission (1-5 PM)

Don't miss one of South Jersey's best beer festivals with nearly 100 beers, music, food, vendors and much more!

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Publish Date: 9/10/2019

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