New Jersey is not all fists pumps and Real Housewives. Thanks to public demand, recent legislation has eased up on microbreweries, brewpubs, and growler sales to allow beer options in New Jersey to improve significantly. Want a taste of the new New Jersey beer scene? Check out these 5 brews.
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"You can't really find a craft cocktail bar in Hoboken," said Ladislav Sebestyan, one of the two owners of Kolo Klub. "It's the kind of place where you can't really open a bar without a TV." But they felt the neighborhood could use one, so they brought in Michael Neff and Kenneth McCoy, proprietors of Ward III and the Rum House, to design the cocktail menu. Come take a look at what they're serving.
As our first night at the beach wore on, and one bottle of wine was followed by another (and another, and, ok, another after that) I knew just where the conversation was going to go: straight to dim sum. For years, I've been hearing about my friend Karen's favorite dim sum spot, located in Middletown, New Jersey, not far from where our families both vacation. The solution for a mild hangover and a rained out beach day was definitely going to include a table full of dumplings (and soothing congee) at Crown Palace.
Matt Steinberg has been pretty busy the past few months getting his fledgling brewery running, but he took a minute to check in with us and tell us how it's going over at New Jersey's newest microbrewery.