Top 9 craft breweries in NJ you need to visit
I love beer. Better than wine, beer pairs well with food and is a great thirst quencher.
It's hydrating and delicious.
I love local beer. Craft IPAs with high alcohol content and a little bitterness hit the spot.
This week I had a great meeting with my friend Sen. Mike Testa in Millville. He picked a local craft brewery called Glasstown Brewing Company. What a great place. Friendly staff, owner-operated.
Paul followed his passion and has now been in business for more than 8 years! The beer is excellent. I tried the "856" IPA. It's a double IPA, with 8.5% ABV named for the local area code. I bought some "609" to take home and try later this week.
Here's the list from our listeners of the best eight microbrews in the Garden State:
Czig Meister in Hackettstown from Mark in Rockaway
Twin Elephant in Chatham from Russ in Gillette
Flying Fish in Somerdale - Thanks to owner Barry for calling in!
Backward Flag in Forked River
Ghost Hawk in Clifton from Gary in Lavallette
Farmers & Bankers in Woodstown from Chris in Sewell
Kane in Ocean Township from Harry in Normandy Beach
Double Tap Brewing in Morristown from owner John Coyle
The post above reflects the thoughts and observations of New Jersey 101.5 talk show host Bill Spadea. Any opinions expressed are Bill's own. Bill Spadea is on the air weekdays from 6 to 10 a.m., talkin’ Jersey, taking your calls at 1-800-283-1015.