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Booze News: Tuckahoe Brewing Company To Can Fu Man Blue (Updated)

Egg Harbor Township, NJ's Tuckahoe Brewing Company received approval on Tuesday from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) for a can label for Fu Man Blue.

Fu Man Blue is a 5.0% ABV Blueberry Beer that debuted on draft at the brewery in early June. Text on the can art reads, "Our fruity…

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Added by Matt Ross on July 20, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments


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Booze News: Twin Elephant Brewing Company Planning Canning Run of Here There Be Monsters

In May 2017, Twin Elephant Brewing Company in Chatham, NJ debuted a new 6.8% ABV American IPA, Here There Be Monsters.  According to an approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) on Tuesday, the brewery is planning to make this their next can release.

Upon debut of the…

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Added by Matt Ross on July 20, 2018 at 11:57am — No Comments


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Booze News: Dark City Receives Approval for Buffer Zone Can Label

According to a label approved by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) on Wednesday, Dark City Brewing Company in Asbury Park, NJ is working on debuting Buffer Zone.

According to can art, Buffer Zone is a 6.2% ABV IPA with Citra and Calypso.  Buffer Zone will be brewed and canned out of…

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Added by Matt Ross on July 20, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments


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Booze News: River Horse Brewing Company Receives TTB Approval for Hipp-O-Lantern Label

The pumpkins are coming!

We've hit the mid-point of the summer, and we've just seen our first mention of pumpkin beer for the year!  On Monday, Ewing, NJ's River Horse Brewing Company received approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) for a new label for Hipp-O-Lantern Imperial Pumpkin, their fall seasonal.…

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Added by Matt Ross on July 18, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Cigar News: Mombacho Responds to Trademark Dispute Ruling

July 10, 2018--On July 6, 2018 the United States Patent and Trademark Office released their ruling on Mombacho Cigars’ 2015 petition for cancelation of Tropical Tobacco’s registration on the Principal Register for the mark MOMBACHO for “cigars” on the grounds of abandonment.



The USPTO dismissed the petition on the basis that Mombacho Cigars did not prove that Tropical Tobacco did not sell bona fide quantities of MOMBACHO branded cigars for three consecutive years (Tropical…

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Added by Trippopolis on July 10, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments


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Booze News: Conclave Brewing Registers Label for Trees of Green

In early May, Conclave Brewing in Flemington, NJ debuted their newest Double IPA in their tap room - Trees of Green.  After receiving rave reviews, it appears we might be seeing Trees of Green as the next canned offering from Conclave.

On Thursday, Conclave Brewing received approval from the…

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Added by Matt Ross on July 9, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments


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Cigar News: Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) Announces Release of Yellow Jacket

June 27, 2018— Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) is pleased to announce the release of YELLOW JACKET: Hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragaua at Fabrica Oveja Negra.

YELLOW JACKET will be available at select BLK WKS retailers for a limited time. This is a small batch release offered on a first come…

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Added by Matt Ross on June 27, 2018 at 9:38am — No Comments


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Booze News: Czig Meister Collab Collection with 2nd Act - United We Brew - Receives Label Approval (Updated)

Fresh off celebrating their 2nd Anniversary last weekend, Hackettstown, NJ's Czig Meister Brewing Company looks to be gearing up to release a series of collaborations with microbrewery 2nd Act Beer based in Dover, NJ. On May 23rd, both breweries began posting on social media about a collaboration, but offered little additional detail.  On Monday, Czig Meister received approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) for 3 new can labels for variants of United We…

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Added by Matt Ross on June 14, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments


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Booze News: Icarus Brewing Company To Can Don't Haze Me Brux & Milking It

In early April, Icarus Brewing Company debuted Don't Haze Me Brux on draft in their Lakewood, NJ taproom.  On Monday, Icarus received approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) for a can label for the beer.

When it was first released on tap, Don't Hate Me Brux was profiled…

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Added by Matt Ross on June 14, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments


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Booze News: Can Art for Cypress Brewing Company's 3rd Anniversary Offerings Approved

Cypress Brewing Company in Edison, NJ will be celebrating their 3rd Anniversary on Saturday, July 7th.  As in past years, the brewery will have several special tappings, and have announced that they will be releasing two new cans.  According to filings with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), we can now see can art for the two anniversary can offerings - Cecilia and The Peach Pit.…

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Added by Matt Ross on June 13, 2018 at 8:05am — No Comments


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Booze News: Dark City Receives Approval For Common Area and Improversation Can Labels

Asbury Park, NJ's Dark City Brewing Company looks to be furthering their rebranding, and move into new cans with two new offerings.  Last Thursday, Dark City received approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau on two new can labels - one for Common Area and one for Improversation.…

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Added by Matt Ross on June 13, 2018 at 7:51am — No Comments


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Booze News: Frye Brewing Celebrating First Anniversary This Weekend; Planning Bottle Release of Last Wave Brewing Co. Collaboration

Last summer, one of New Jersey's premier summer destinations saw two breweries open as both Last Wave Brewing Company and Frye Brewing opened in Point Pleasant.  On Memorial Day weekend, Last Wave celebrated their first anniversary with a selection of special beer tappings.  This Saturday, June 16, Frye Brewing is celebrating their first anniversary, and has announced a tapping of their "Coconut in the Dark" stout as well as "something special".  We might now have insight into what that…

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Added by Matt Ross on June 12, 2018 at 4:53pm — No Comments


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News: Icarus Brewing Company Releasing King Arthur's Steed This Week

In January, Icarus Brewing Company in Lakewood, NJ collaborated with the winners of the Ocean & Monmouth County Homebrew Club Porter Competition, Dave & Pat, to debut King Arthur's Steed in draft at the brewery.  According to a filing with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), that beer is now coming to cans.…

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Added by Matt Ross on June 3, 2018 at 2:14pm — No Comments


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News: Cape May Brewing Company Debuting Bounding Main and DDH Coastal Evacuation Cans

Cape May Brewing Company in Cape May, NJ will be debuting cans for two new Double IPAs according to Cape May's PR and Marketing Manager, Alicia Grasso.  On May 26th, Cape May received approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) for two new labels - one for Bounding Main and one for a Double Dry Hopped version of Coastal Evacuation.…

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Added by Matt Ross on June 3, 2018 at 1:47pm — No Comments


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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.…

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


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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…

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


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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. …

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


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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…

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


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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.…

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

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