Jersey Drafts and Crafts Festival

On Saturday, September 16th, 2017, iPlay America will be hosting Jersey Drafts and Crafts Festival from 12:00-4:00PM. Everything at the festival ranging from beer to beef jerky will be grown or made locally in the Garden State. Benefits from this festival will be donated to the Garden State Craft Brewers Guild, representing the small breweries … Continue reading “Jersey Drafts and Crafts Festival”

Central Jersey Beer Fest

This Saturday, October 8th, 2016 is the Central Jersey Beer Fest held at the Mercer Country Park Festival Grounds in West Windsor, New Jersey. The festival starts at 12:00 PM where you can enjoy a cash bar and food vendors (an ATM will be available). At 12:30 the 4-hour beer tasting will begin. You will … Continue reading “Central Jersey Beer Fest”

Brewer Interview: Charles Backmann of Cypress Brewing Co.

At Cypress Brewing Company in Edison New Jersey, beer does not fall short of full-bodied flavor.  A 2 BBL brewery that opened July 2nd, 2015 with 3 owners Charles Backmann, William Lutz III, and Jason Kijowski, Cypress, is pushing the envelope with their craft styles of beer and flavors.  They tap several different beers a … Continue reading “Brewer Interview: Charles Backmann of Cypress Brewing Co.”

Poses N’ Pints

Acrobatic yoga, cat yoga, aerial yoga, stand-up paddle yoga, and now…beer yoga!  No need to choose whether you will make it to happy hour, or instead, take the healthy route and go to your favorite yoga studio.  Your new yoga studio is in the brewery! Enjoy a drop-in yoga class at one of these ten … Continue reading “Poses N’ Pints”

Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten

The Festhalle & Biergarten of Asbury Park is a perfect communal gathering to enjoy wursts and bier on the rooftop, or seated in the Festhalle.   “We believe we provide a great gathering place for the community,” said Andy Ivanov, co-owner of the restaurant.  And that is what this restaurant achieved, from the festival hall accommodating … Continue reading “Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten”

NYC CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL

Friday June 17th and Saturday June 18th New York City will be hosting their big Craft Beer Festival at the Lexington Avenue Armory. There will be 75 breweries – 150 beers, ciders, and meads! There will be informative seminars and one-on-one meet and greets with Cicerones in the Craft Concierge Center. This is a great … Continue reading “NYC CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL”

Best Summer Brews

The heat of the summer makes it absolutely necessary to find delicious and refreshing beer; and we’re not talking Bud Light Lime or Corona…But instead, a beer that breaks the mass-market and serves us bright, juicy, citrusy, and sometimes hoppy buds. Not sure what to bring to the next barbeque outing? Try any of these … Continue reading “Best Summer Brews”

Edible Six Pack Rings

In 2015, it was estimated that Americans drank 6.3 billion gallons of beer. About fifty-percent of that beer was canned. The six-pack rings on these cans are threatening the lives of birds and marine-life in our oceans. This has been an ongoing problem for years and has not been properly addressed until Saltwater Brewery recently … Continue reading “Edible Six Pack Rings”

The Best Canned Beers to Drink This Summer

Over 500 craft breweries have joined the canned beer revolution. From lagers, to bold IPAS, to sour beers, craft breweries have made it possible to enjoy refreshing brew at concerts, beaches, BBQs, or even a picnic in the park. Here are a few of the BEST canned craft beers to enjoy this summer! Imagine From … Continue reading “The Best Canned Beers to Drink This Summer”

Spring Beer Festival

It is finally warming up, and the snow is melting, which means one thing, Spring is on its way! When it arrives we get outdoor seating, concerts, festivals and much more. This weekend, March 13-14,  we get to celebrate with the Spring Beer Festival at Lexington Avenue Armory. Some of the tickets are still available, … Continue reading “Spring Beer Festival”