This year, we are moving to a 2 year cycle for our top 25 list. This means any cigar released in 2017 or 2018 is eligible. Jason, Denis and I each created a list, and then worked together to re-rank all of the candidates in an order we could agree on. And now we present... The list for 2018! --Tripp…Continue
Lakewood, NJ's Icarus Brewing Company has gotten into a steady cadence of releasing new packaged offerings weekly. Now, after reviewing filings with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) and validating with Icarus Owner and Head Brewer Jason Goldstein, we know Icarus has no plans to take the holidays off!
According to a filing with…Continue
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For Immediate Release
December 13, 2018
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Emerson’s Cigars and Maker’s Craft Opening Brewery with Cigar Store in Norfolk
Virginia Beach, VA – Emerson’s Cigars is proud to announce that construction has begun on a new brewery/cigar store concept to be located in the Norfolk and Western Railroad Historic District. Partnering with Maker’s Craft Brewery,…Continue
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Drew Estate announces the shipping of the Herrera Esteli Brazilian Maduro as well as the repackaged Herrera Esteli Habano and Norteno to retailers nationwide today. The new look for Herrera Esteli and the Brazilian Maduro were introduced at the IPCPR 2018 trade show held in Las Vegas. …
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The revitalization of Asbury Park, NJ has been underway for years now, but very few things exemplify the "new meets old" than Asbury Park Brewery. Started in Fall 2016, Asbury Park Brewery is solely owned and run by individuals involved in the music industry. It is fitting then that Asbury Park Brewery work with famed artists on band-inspired offerings.…Continue
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Another week, another can release from Lakewood, NJ's Icarus Brewing Company. In conversations with Jason Goldstein, Owner and Head Brewer at Icarus, we have learned that the brewery will be re-releasing Waikikamukau alongside a debuting Drinking Crayons this Wednesday.
Drinking Crayons is a new 7.9% ABV Imperial…Continue
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Opening just after Memorial Day, Bradley Brew Project has quickly established itself as one of the premier breweries in Monmouth County. Located in Bradley Beach, NJ, Bradley Brew Project is fully owned and operated by husband and wife duo, Chelsey and Mike Ziolkowski, who aim to craft inspired and approachable ales and lagers. …Continue
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According to a filing with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) on Monday, it appears that Jughandle Brewing Co. in Tinton Falls, NJ is set to release their first non-IPA can. On December 3rd, Jughandle received TTB approval for a can label for Juggernaut Porter with Toasted Coconut and Vanilla.…Continue
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December 5, 2018 — Black Label Trading Company (BLTC) is pleased to announce they are shipping DELIVERANCE NOCTURNE and PORCELAIN to select retailers this month. The Nocturne and Porcelain are handcrafted at BLTC’s own factory; Fabrica Oveja Negra in Esteli, Nicaragua.
“This is the 4th release of Deliverance Nocturne. The Nocturne highlights everything I love about PA Broadleaf, the rich, complex and bold earthiness of the wrapper highlights the unique blend of…Continue
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According to a filing with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), Cherry Hill, NJ's Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing received approval on November 27th for can art for Fake Radio War, a West Coast India Pale Ale.
Noted as "Brewed on the East Coast", Fake Radio War registers at 7.4% ABV, and has yet to debut for Forgotten Boardwalk though…Continue
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Winter seasonals started debuting a few months ago, but a new release by Icarus Brewing Company in Lakewood, NJ is stirring up a lot of chatter. According to a filing with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), on November 25th, Icarus Brewing Company received approval for a can label for Big In Sheboygan.
Big In Sheboygan, a…Continue
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