May 2018 Blog Posts (15)

News: Lone Eagle Brewing Registers Two New Labels

Lone Eagle Brewing in Flemington, NJ is gearing up for their 2nd Anniversary, and we might have insight into what the brewery is planning.  Last Tuesday, Lone Eagle received approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) for two new label - Jubileum 2018 and Double Dry Hopped New England Chowdah.

According to the label, Jubileum 2018 is an 8%…


Added by Matt Ross on May 28, 2018 at 1:16pm — No Comments

News: Twin Elephant Planning Another Canning of Gathering Clouds; New Label

In the beginning of May, we noticed that Chatham, NJ's Twin Elephant Brewing Company had received approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) for two new labels - Plow United and Split The Megahertz.  Like all of Twin Elephant's labels to this point, these were generic labels with the beer name listed.  When we reached out to the brewery, they informed us that those labels "are our 'generic' labels that provide us with flexibility on the production side as we…


Added by Matt Ross on May 28, 2018 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Press Release: Southern Draw Cigars Announces Third Release In IGNITE Series

May 25, 2018--Southern Draw Cigars is proud to announce the third installment of the IGNITE some good charitable campaign as it partners with Cigars International to release 1,000 custom IGNITE humi-jars. Going back to its roots, the original two cigar blends from Southern Draw Cigars, Kudzu and Firethorn now have a fresh new size to be enjoyed.  A 5x58 round format perfecto. …


Added by Trippopolis on May 25, 2018 at 1:59pm — No Comments

News: Dark City Brewing Company Debuting Green Space; Continuing Rebranding

In February, Asbury Park, NJ's Dark City Brewing Company announced that their 3rd year of existence would bring about some change in terms of their brewery, their offerings, their branding, and more.  To this point, 2018 has seen tremendous change from the brewery with regards to all of these points, and the response from customers has been overly positive. …


Added by Matt Ross on May 24, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Cigar News: General Cigar Company Details Whiskey Row by Diesel, Shipping in June

May 21, 2018--Diesel presents Whiskey Row, a collection blended by AJ Fernandez and developed in partnership with Rabbit Hole Bourbon, a maverick new distillery making its mark on the bourbon category. Whiskey Row features binder leaves aged in bourbon barrels, in a proprietary process developed by AJ to enhance the profile of the cigar.



Added by Trippopolis on May 21, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

News: Icarus Brewing Debuting Go Flight Next Week; Also Releasing Special Version of Yacht Juice

Lakewood, NJ's Icarus Brewing Company received approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) on 5/14 for a new Pale Ale - Go Flight!

Go Flight is a 5.7% ABV Pale Ale that will be packaged in 16oz cans.  Can art details that the beer is a "heavily wheated Pale Ale dry hopped with Motueka, Mandarina Bavaria, Palisade, Lupulin Citra, and…


Added by Matt Ross on May 17, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Press Release: Villiger Cigars Opens Villiger Do Brasil Factory in Brazil

May 17, 2018--Villiger Cigars continues global growth, with the opening of its new factory in Brazil, Villiger Do Brasil (which translates from Portuguese to “Villiger of Brazil”). Heinrich Villiger was present at the opening of the new factory, marking the next evolution of a long relationship between Villiger Cigars and Brazilian tobacco,…


Added by Trippopolis on May 17, 2018 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Review: Jeremy Jack JJ14

Brand: Jeremy Jack

Line: JJ14

Size: Corona Gorda (5 5/8 x 46)

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut…


Added by Jason Meyers on May 16, 2018 at 2:57pm — 1 Comment

News: Lone Eagle Looking to Can Golden Rye Pale Ale

Flemington, NJ's Lone Eagle Brewing canned beer for the first time on November 1, 2016 - Maiden Flight West Coast Style IPA and Turkey Trot Porter which were both brewed to support the annual Thanksgiving Day 5k race in town.  Since, Lone Eagle has been pumping out cans on a regular basis, and has regular distribution to many bars and liquor stores in the area.  Now, we're getting some insight into what could be next for Lone Eagle.…


Added by Matt Ross on May 15, 2018 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Review: AVO Improvisation 30 Year

The AVO Improvisation 30 Year, is the sixth installment of the AVO Improvisation Series. Started in 2015, with the AVO Classic Covers Volume 1, this series takes select tobaccos from previous AVO releases and incorporates them into a whole new blend.  The AVO 30 Years Improvisation uses tobaccos from the AVO Classic and is a one time release with only 2,400 boxes of 25 to be produced. It was released in March to coincide with Uvezian’s birthday, which was March…


Added by 007MI6 on May 9, 2018 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

News: Conclave Brewing Registers Label for Tempting Time

It appears we might be getting insight into the next canned offering from Conclave Brewing.  The Raritan Township, NJ-based brewery really made a name for itself in the NJ beer scene with Gravitational Waves - a juicy, hazy IPA with Galaxy, Citra and Mosaic hops.  Now, it appears that one of the brewery's latest hoppy offering could be coming to cans.



Added by Matt Ross on May 7, 2018 at 8:19am — No Comments

News: Flying Fish to Release Few & Far Starting July 1

Somerdale, NJ-based Flying Fish Brewing Company built its reputation on the back of its Exit Series beers - a beer for each Exit on the New Jersey Turnpike.  Over the past year, New Jersey's largest craft brewery has been updating their branding highlighted by the introduction of Jersey Juice one year ago.  We're now getting a glimpse into the next can offering from the brewery.…


Added by Matt Ross on May 6, 2018 at 7:30pm — No Comments

News: Icarus Brewing to can "For The Story"

Icarus Brewing Company hasn't even been open for 18 months yet, and the brewery is already building a reputation for some of the best IPAs in New Jersey.  Fresh off the heels of releasing Power Juicer, the Lakewood-based brewery received approval on Wednesday for For The Story.…


Added by Matt Ross on May 5, 2018 at 10:16am — No Comments

News: Magnify Registers Label for Peach Short Stack

The IPA scene in the Northeast is indisputably the best in the country, and no brewery in New Jersey has embraced this more than Magnify Brewing Company based in Fairfield, New Jersey.  Seemingly with a triple release of IPA cans on a weekly basis, Magnify has quickly become a favorite for "hop heads" with long lines waiting for can releases on Wednesday afternoons.  It now appears we have some insight into a future can release - Peach Short Stack.…


Added by Matt Ross on May 3, 2018 at 8:56am — No Comments

Cigar News: Drew Estate announces Liga Privada #9 Corona Viva, Launching at Cigars International

May 1, 2018--Drew Estate announces the pre-release of Liga Privada No. 9 CORONA VIVA exclusively for the Cigars International Super-Store in Hamburg, Pennsylvania for the 15th annual CIGARfest.

The #9 Corona Viva features a Connecticut River Valley Broadleaf Oscuro Wrapper, a Plantation grown Brazilian Mata Fina Binder, and Nicaraguan and Honduran Fillers. Similar in concept to the Undercrown Corona Viva, released in 2012, the No. 9 Corona Viva features the…


Added by Trippopolis on May 1, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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