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Flying Fish Releasing Few & Far Double IPA Cans on Friday, 7/13/18 at the Taproom in Somerdale!

Flying Fish Brewing Company will be releasing Few & Far Double IPA in cans this Friday, 7/13/18 at the tasting room in Somerdale, NJ.  This is a limited purchase event with just 80 cases available.  You can pick up your beer at 3 pm and there is a limit of 3 4-packs per person.  Flying Fish has been bringing some interesting stuff to cans this year and this one is no exception.  We are really excited to get our hands on these and see how that Irish Malt contributes to the flavor profile.

Flying Fish President Lou Romano told us, “Our brewing team is always challenging themselves to explore new flavors and work to differentiate aroma and flavor in our IPA offerings. The Irish malt and American hop combinations used in Few & Far really set this beer apart and make it unique, and it’s exciting to compare Few & Far with our other great Double, Exit 16.”

So stop out, grab your beers, and try a few in the tasting room!  Make sure you tell them that you saw it on South Jersey Beer Scene!

Here is the official release:

What happens when you combine an unusual IPA malt from the East Coast of Ireland with Amarillo, Simcoe, and Citra Hops? You get a rare Double IPA drenched with the flavor and aroma of nectarines, tangerines, and pine. New IPAs are common, but true adventures can lead to something Few & Far between.

This Friday, we’re releasing our latest brew, Few and Far Double IPA. Few & Far will be on draft and in 4 packs of 16-ounce cans for sale in the tasting room. This is a limited release! The limit is 3 4-packs per person and we only have 80 cases to sell. Get here when the doors open for your best chance before it sells out.

Flying Fish Brewing Company is located at 900 Kennedy Blvd, Somerdale, NJ

 

 

 

Breweries Events

Cape May Brewing Company Takes Silver in The US Open Beer Championships with Phantom Crew Flanders Red Ale!

Cape May Brewing Company won another accolade taking a Silver Medal in the Wood/Barrel-Aged Sour Beer Category for Phantom Crew!  Phantom Crew is a Flanders Style (sometimes called Flemish) Red Ale that was originally brewed in 2015 and then put into red wine barrels for 19 months to let the bacteria do their work!

The US Open Beer Championship is one of the largest of it’s kind, with more than 6300 beers representing 110 styles, from both professional and homebrewers giving it a true “Open” quality similar to The US Open Golf and Tennis Tourneys where a club pro can actually make it to the big stage.  Cape May was the only New Jersey Brewery to win a medal and adds to an already highly accoladed year for the South Jersey brewery that just celebrated its 7th Anniversary!

Congrats to everyone at Cape May Brewing Company on this accomplishment!

For a complete list of winners visit www.usopenbeer.com

See our archived article on The Release of Phantom Crew 

Breweries News

Tuckahoe Brewing Co and Slack Tide Announce Collaboration Release!

Hot off the press!  Tuckahoe Brewing Company and Slack Tide Brewing Company have announced the release of “Banner Plane”, their slightly hoppy ale brewed with malt from Rabbit Hill Malthouse and local honey from Busy Bees from Cape May County!  Sales Manager Rob Callaghan of Tuckahoe describes it as “a slightly hoppy beer with hints of clove and a crisp, dry finish”.  Draft will be available on 7/25/18 in both tasting rooms and select bars and restaurants with cans following shortly thereafter!  We were lucky enough to be invited to vote on the beer selection at an event last month and we can tell you that this beer is unique and delicious!

Stay tuned for more info!

 

Podcast

The South Jersey Beer Scene Podcast: Episode 17-The 2018 South Jersey Half Year in Beer Review!

On Episode 17 we look back at the first half of 2018 while drinking some of the beers on the Zymurgy Magazine Best Beers in America list including Bell’s Two-Hearted Ale, Founders KBS, Founders CBS, and Founders Breakfast Stout.  Vic is salty about the list and he tells us why he hates top ten lists and how it is all just a matter of opinion.

We also talk about the new breweries that have opened in South Jersey and how many that South Jersey can support.  John tells us why there are too many festivals, we revisit the formation of a new Brewer’s guild and the pending ABC legislation rumors that are running rampant in the industry.

John Howard-Fusco of Eating in South Jersey, Rafael Pena-Medina, and Richard Rabic our producer and Co-host of the great “Fear of A Craft Beer Planet” Podcast also sit in with John, Rob, and Vic.

 

 

 

Beer Biz Profiles Podcast

The South Jersey Beer Scene Podcast: Episode 16-John Howard-Fusco of “Eating In South Jersey” and Author of “A Culinary History of Cape May: Salt Oysters, Beach Plums, & Cabernet Franc

John Howard-Fusco of the great blog “Eating In South Jersey“, and author of “A Culinary History of Cape May:  Salt Oysters, Beach Plums, & Cabernet Franc” (available on Amazon) joined us for this week’s podcast.  John has seen the rise of the Craft Beer movement in New Jersey and Philadelphia and how restaurants in the region have embraced (or not) it.  We talk great beer bars in South Jersey, what does a foodie order when he goes out, and how to tell a chef that you don’t like something.  We also talk about his great book on the culinary history of Cape May, and how it has become a food and beer destination.

You can also listen to John on the Small Bites Radio Show on Wildfire Radio!

Check out John’s Eating in South Jersey Blog!

Visit us on the web at www.sjbeerscene.com

If you like the show, please leave a review or rating on iTunes!