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. …Continue
Added by Matt Ross on May 24, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on May 17, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on May 15, 2018 at 7:21pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on May 7, 2018 at 8:19am — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on May 6, 2018 at 7:30pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on May 5, 2018 at 10:16am — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on May 3, 2018 at 8:56am — No Comments
One of the newest offerings from Man Skirt Brewing in Hackettstown, NJ is about to make its way to corked and caged bottles according to the brewery on Saturday.
On Tuesday, Joe Fisher's Man Skirt Brewing received approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) for a label for…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on April 28, 2018 at 11:55am — No Comments
Kane Brewing Company in Ocean, NJ is, arguably, New Jersey's most well-known craft brewery. Today, the brewery announced that one of their most popular beers was getting the barrel-aged treatment!
In a Facebook post on Wednesday evening, the brewery…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on April 25, 2018 at 5:26pm — No Comments
Cape May Brewing Company in Cape May, New Jersey is celebrating their 7th Anniversary this summer, and we might be getting insight into their plans for this year's celebration.
On Tuesday, Cape May received approval for a label for Anniversary Ale 7.0 - the latest in their Double IPA series. …Continue
Added by Matt Ross on April 20, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Last week, Czig Meister Brewing Company in Hackettstown, NJ debuted The Farm Hand series in cans with Strawberry Cream Ale on Nitro. Now, it appears that they are going to introduce Orange Cream Ale in cans as well.
The Farm Hand series includes all of Czig's Cream Ales on Nitro - each including a different fruit. Czig Meister utilizes a base cream ale across the entire series. Once the fermenting process completes, Czig Meister re-ferments the beer on the fruit, and then adds…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on April 19, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments
On April 15th, Bolero Snort Brewery based out of Ridgefield Park, NJ registered a label for the latest stout to be produced by the company - 20th & Bull Stout.
20th & Bull Stout is an Imperial Stout that leverages the base beer for Bergen County Bull Stout , and adds adjuncts of a 5th Avenue…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on April 18, 2018 at 10:21am — No Comments
April 17, 2018 — Black Label Trading Company is pleased to announce they are shipping Bishops Blend vintage 2018 to select retailers later this month. Bishops Blend is hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at Fabrica Oveja Negra.
“I’m very excited about the third release of Bishops Blend. This is one of our most anticipated releases of the year and the 2018 vintage will not disappoint. The 2018 boasts big bold flavors of anise, pepper, raisins and a sweet…Continue
Last week, Tuckahoe Brewing Company in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, registered a label with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau for The New Old School India Pale Ale (IPA).
The New Old School IPA is a 6.5% ABV, 55 IBU India Pale Ale that initially debuted in late January 2018. The…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on April 16, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments
On April 11, Icarus Brewing Company based in Lakewood, New Jersey received approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau for a can label for its next IPA, Power Juicer.
Power Juicer is a heavily wheated and oated North East Imperial India Pale Ale with…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on April 14, 2018 at 9:19pm — No Comments
On April 11, Cape May Brewing Company based in Cape May, New Jersey received approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau for a can label for L'Attitude Experimental IPA, a collaboration with DC Brau Brewing Company based out of Washington, D.C.
The label art indicates that the beer,…Continue
For the final chapter in CAO's Amazon Trilogy, we set out to create something bold.
The first cigar of its kind in the United States. It's rustic Fuma Em Corda Arapiraca and primitive Braganca wrapped in a Bahiano Habano leaf.
And it's coming soon.…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on August 10, 2017 at 1:58pm — No Comments
John and Tripp are out in Vegas for this year's 85th IPCPR Industry Trade Show. Stay Tuned to Cigar Federation for ALL your IPCPR updates. We'll try to update this page regularly as more information comes along!
IPCPR Day Recaps
Sunday, July 9, 2017 — Miami, FL- Drew Estate announced today that the company will begin shipping Florida Sun Grown “FSG” Cigars nationally to DDRP accounts. This brand features tobacco grown in Clermont, Florida, by Jeff Borysiewicz, owner of Corona Cigar Company and the Florida Sun Grown Farm. The brand will be displayed in Drew Estate’s booth (Booth #2608) at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow, which will be held…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on July 11, 2017 at 8:27am — No Comments
Thursday, July 6, 2017 — Miami, FL - Drew Estate announces today the newest extension to the prized Undercrown Brand, the Undercrown Sun Grown.
The new Sun Grown is the third Undercrown expression, complimenting Undercrown Maduro and…
Added by Cigar Surgeon on July 6, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments