40 Breweries in New Jersey Worth Visiting


July 27, 2016 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Reviews



New Jersey is home to some of the finest breweries here on the East Coast. With over 110 total breweries (some still in planning), you can find them in nearly every town throughout this beautiful state. But for those that are looking for a unique experience, unique craft beers, we have put together a list of the top 40 New Jersey Breweries that are certainly worth visiting this summer of 2016. These breweries listed below are credited by the Brewers Association and have steadily received high ratings and reviews since opening. You can guarantee a great time at any of these places listed below. We have taken the Ratings & Reviews from several of the world’s most credible social directories to come out with average number for each. In this list you will find information about the brewery name, photo, brief company statement, rating & reviews.

If you have visited any of these breweries, we would love to hear from you and how your visit went. Just leave a short comment below and we’ll Enter you into our Monthly Craft Beer Giveaway for September 1st 2016.

Cape May Brewing Company

Cape May Brewing Company

In July 2011 we found our home here at the Cape May Airport, excitedly purchased our forklift, and delivered our first keg of Cape May IPA to Cabanas Beach Bar and Grill. Since then we’ve proudly brewed all our beers here, crafting balanced and flavorful ales and lagers for thousands of happy locals and visitors. Our taproom is the largest and most accessible in the state. While many production breweries are only open a few hours per week, we are open every day from 12-8pm for tours and tastings. We’d love for you to stop by!

4.7 of 5 stars
1K reviews

Carton Brewing

Carton Brewing

In the seashore community where they were born and raised, the Carton boys found a turn-of-the-century red brick warehouse and adapted it to accommodate a state-of-the-art Newlands Systems 15 barrel brew house. 6 E. Washington Avenue was turned into an independent craft brewery and their hats were in the ring. Applying a passion for stimulating flavor to inspiration found all around them, they set about their goal: to make tasty beer in the place their tastes were formed.

4.8 of 5 stars
644 reviews

Village Idiot Brewing Company

Village Idiot Brewing Company

Our brewery is 1.5 BBL (46.5 gallons) artisanal, small-batch, neighborhood business brewing quality beer for local customers who come in for samples, a pint or two after work, and growler fills. We combine fresh ingredients with beer education and a brewery tour to refresh, enlighten and inform. It is our desire to help make Mount Holly a beer tourism destination that attracts people who share a thirst for locally produced, unique beer that can only be obtained at our location, poured fresh from our brewery’s taps.

4.7 of 5 stars
247 reviews

Tuckahoe Brewing Co.

Tuckahoe Brewing Co.

Our flagship beer is an American Pale Ale that balances floral and citrus aromas with a pleasant background bitterness. We use Centennial and Cascade hops with a touch of Aromatic Malt to create this perfectly drinkable all-season beer. From your backyard barbecues to your midwinter feasts, Dennis Creek Pale Ale will satisfy.

4.6 of 5 stars
149 reviews

River Horse Brewing Co.

River Horse Brewing Co.

We may not end up as the greatest success story on earth, but at least we had the balls to try. Sometimes, for better or worse, your dreams get the best of you. Just remember, it’s a big world out there and cubicles don’t have doors, so you can walk out anytime. Come see us when you can. We are located in Ewing, NJ. Thanks for supporting the cause. Hope you enjoy the beer.

4.8 of 5 stars
187 reviews

Rinn Duin Brewing

Rinn Duin Brewing

Fathers and daughters experience many of life’s firsts together and opening a microbrewery has been an incomparable first for Chip & Jacqui Town. Inspired by their family’s indubious heritage, originating from County Roscommon Ireland, Rinn Duin Brewing is crafting characteristically traditional, yet distinctive UK & Irish style ales.

4.8 of 5 stars
181 reviews

Pinelands Brewing Co.

Pinelands Brewing Co.

Brewmaster & Founder Jason Chapman has been an avid home brewer since 2000, creating beers that reflect his natural style & love for the Pines. Blue collar craft beer that’s brewed with pride. No preservatives. No filters. Just carefully crafted ales using the four (4) basic ingredients of beer – malted grain, hops, yeast and water.

4.8 of 5 stars
146 reviews

Magnify Brewing Company

Magnify Brewing Company

At Magnify Brewing Company, our focus is on creating high quality beers. To accomplish this, the entire organization is committed to excellence. This high standard, coupled with our use of only the finest ingredients and our ability to self-distribute, helps us achieve this goal. Self-distribution allows us to deal directly with our retailers, and therefore, we are able to monitor demand and modify production, which ensures that the beer we are selling will always be fresh. We take no shortcuts on the quality of our beer.

5.0 of 5 stars
111 reviews

Lunacy Brewing Company

Lunacy Brewing Company

Every Friday and Saturday, the brewery opens for educational tastings that combine the owner’s love of craft beer with a friendly, social, casual gathering of people from all over and from all walks of life. This is how beer and brewing was meant to be enjoyed. Conversation, meeting new people, making new friends, and enjoying an atmosphere that’s more like hanging out at a friend’s house than sitting in a bar. No sports playing on the TV. No loud bands to talk over. Just good beer, good people, and good times.

4.9 of 5 stars
111 reviews

Jersey Girl Brewing Company

Jersey Girl Brewing Company

At Jersey Girl Brewing Company we love to make great beer. Owners Chuck and Mike look forward to welcoming customers to their brewery and sharing a beer with them in the tasting room. It’s their hope to get as many customers as possible to try their beer and enjoy the variety of flavors and selection of seasonal craft beers. The beers can be enjoyed with a wide variety of meals, special gatherings, and will hopefully become a part of long lasting traditions.

4.9 of 5 stars
41 reviews

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