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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

 

 

 

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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 

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Cape May Brewing Co Celebrates Seven Years With The Release of Two New Beers!

Cape May Brewing Company Celebrates Seven Years With the Release of Two New Brews

Cape May, NJ — Cape May Brewing Company is celebrating seven years of stellar beers at the Jersey Shore with two anniversary parties on June 29th. One at their Tasting Room at 1288 Hornet Road in the Cape May Airport, and the other at their very first account: Cabanas Beach Bar and Grill at 429 Beach Ave in downtown Cape May.

“It’s hard to believe that we’ve been at this for seven years,” says CEO and co-founder Ryan Krill. “I remember when we began, brewing up a 12-gallon batch of IPA, and hoping that someone gets lost enough in the airport to stumble into our unit”.

“The support we’ve seen since then is nothing short of humbling.”

On Friday, June 29th, beginning at 11am, the party begins at their Tasting Room. There will be three special one-offs to choose from, two can releases, and there will be fun and games of all kinds.

The three co-founders — Ryan Krill, Chris Henke, and Bob “Mop Man” Krill — have each devised a one-off for the event. Ryan Krill concocted an orange crush-inspired brew: Summer Catch, CMBC’s crushable summer wheat beer, with Oranges. Henke devised Pickle Corrosion, their sour IPA, and Bob Krill designed The Bog Cranberry Shandy infused with lime zest.

In addition, the party will feature a new twist on an old favorite — The Bog Cranberry Shandy Slushies. Revelers will be able to beat the heat in CMBC’s Beer Garden while sipping on one of their most popular brews in a refreshing and stimulating new way.

Guests at the party will be able to get a sneak peek of Cape May’s newest Double IPA before it goes out for distribution. Brewed with 5.5 pounds of hops per barrel, Bounding Main has a soft and pillowy mouthfeel, a gentle bitterness, and aromas of tropical fruits: mango, guava, citrus — all with a hint of dank in the background. Like many a stormy wind, Bounding Main will blow you away.

Also, Cape May will be debuting Anniversary Ale 7.0. A blend of seven hops come together at a rate of seven pounds-per-barrel to create a beautiful hop nirvana, blasting you in the face with a tidal wave of tropical and citrusy aromas. Layered throughout this celebratory feast of sexy hops, Anniversary Ale 7.0 is dripping with notes of passionfruit, guava, and mangoes.

In addition, representatives from Cape May’s BikeMS: City to Shore team will be on hand. For each of the past seven years, Cape May Brewing Co. has sponsored a team for this bike race throughout South Jersey, raising nearly $100,000 for Multiple Sclerosis research. The team will be on hand to raise money, and revelers will get the chance to sign up for the team at 15% off the usual rate. And, beginning at 6pm, visitors will have the chance to Beat the Brew Crew in a basketball tournament — only $5 to enter, and all of the proceeds go to support the City to Shore team.

At Cabanas Beach Bar and Grill, partiers will be able to sip seven beers for each of Cape May’s seven years, including Cape May IPA. Cabanas was the first bar to take a chance on Cape May’s flagship IPA, and it’s been a mainstay of their tap list since.

Furthermore, there’ll be giveaways, chances to win CMBC merchandise, and a piñata filled with all kinds of CMBC swag.

Then, at 9pm, there’ll be music by 3AM Tokyo. The brainchild of GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter/producer Picasso, 3AM Tokyo is comprised of four standout musicians creating a powerful mix of pop, rock, hip-hop, EDM, and reggae, capable of creating in any genre, decade, or style. Known for their take on popular songs and remixes with a DJ feel, the sounds and dynamics of 3AM Tokyo are flawless, firmly establishing the group as leaders in the modern dance world.

For more information on Cabanas Beach Bar and Grill, see cabanasonthebeach.com or call (609) 884-4800. For more information on Cape May Brewing Company — including for tours and tastings — see capemaybrewery.com or call (609) 884-9933.

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Westville Brewery Celebrating Official Grand Opening And Ribbon Cutting on 6/23

Our friends at Westville Brewery are making it official on Saturday at 3 PM with a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration in downtown Westville.  They have been working hard getting the tasting room together and have had some soft openings, but this is the big one!

 

And if that is not enough, wrap up your night at the Borough of Westville Fireworks Show that will start at dusk.  Bring a lawn chair, grab a bite to eat from a food truck, and wash it down with a cold one!

Congratulations to Pam, Mike, John, and Chuck on this momentous occasion!

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Backward Flag Announces Forward Assault Can Series!

Backward Flag Brewing announces Forward Assault can series

FORKED RIVER, N.J. — 

On Monday, June 18th Backward Flag Brewing will can their beer for the first time for a special can release scheduled for July 6th

The Forward Assault series is a project with the purpose of raising awareness of the many amazing organizations that exist with the mission to help Veterans move forward.  Backward Flag works with these groups and individuals in designing a unique recipe that is symbolic of their organization or cause.  A portion of all proceeds from the several Forward Assault releases will be donated to the respective charities chosen by the collaborative partners. 

The first can in the series is Something’s Missing, a unique IPA featuring 0 IBUs.  Something’s Missing was inspired by and brewed in collaboration with Rory Hamill.  Rory, who lost his leg while serving as a Marine in Afghanistan, is an activist for veteran causes.  Rory has chosen the We Defy Foundation as the benefiting charity of this release.  Through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and fitness training the We Defy Foundation provides combat veterans suffering from life-disabling injuries and/or PTSD a long-term means to overcome their challenges.

“There’s many challenges to overcome once you leave the theatre of combat” stated Hamill. “From our formative years in the Marine Corps, we are taught “violence of action”; Kill or be killed. In combat, this is a necessity. Here back home, it’s not applicable to most professions or lifestyles. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the perfect outlet for the displaced warrior. It teaches discipline, endurance, and humility. The same as combat. Because of the We Defy Foundation, I am provided that opportunity once again, to be a warrior, to deal with my physical and mental trauma in a healthy and beneficial way.”

Something’s Missing will be available in 4 packs of 16oz cans through retailers and at Backward Flag Brewing on July 6th. 

More about Backward Flag Brewing-

Backward Flag Brewing has the proud distinction of being one the first female veteran owned brewery in the nation. Owner and Army Veteran Torie Fisher was a Blackhawk Helicopter crew chief and served several overseas tours of duty. Torie is active with numerous veterans’ organizations and in 2017 launched Arms 2 Artisans which provides veterans with paid training in the craft brewing industry. 

With a recent expansion in production capabilities Backward Flag is now operating at a greater production capacity and their veteran brewed beers will be available at more bars, restaurants, and VFWs across New Jersey. 

More on Rory Hamill https://www.dvidshub.net/news/265859/still-pushing-cpl-rory-hamill

More on We Defy Foundation https://www.wedefyfoundation.org/#

More on Backward Flag Brewing https://www.backwardflagbrewing.com/