Jersey Shore Breweries: Jughandle Brewing Review

Jughandle Brewing opened in Tinton Falls in 2016 and has been expanding its beer offerings ever since. It’s located in between the Parkway and Asbury Park / Ocean Grove so it’s very close to many of our beaches. It is also close to the Jersey Shore Premium Outlets, so the guys can make a quick visit while the ladies are shopping!

The location, in a strip mall with several eateries around it, is quite big with several long tables and a nice “background” of the manufacturing facilities. I also liked the designs associated with their beers.

Jersey Shore Breweries: Jughandle Brewing Review

So here are a few thoughts about the beers I tried on my visit in the summer of 2018:

  • NJ Craft Beers: Jughandle Brewing ReviewPacifically Speaking: Very smooth West-Coast IPA. Even at 7.3% it felt refreshing, one of my favorites!
  • 4057: Extremely good double IPA (8.2%), with light tropical flavors.
  • Threeve: Another good double IPA, quite different from the previous one. It’s hazier (which I like) and you can feel the strong taste of Denali hops.
  • Hopshorne Mosaic: A 7.2% New England-style IPA, which somehow felt quite bland
  • Hibiscus Belgian Blonde: Too bad they didn’t have the regular Belgian, as the fruity flavor of this one felt a bit weird.

Overall I enjoyed the Jughandle brewery… Good beers, very convenient location for me, nice atmosphere, friendly bartenders. Will definitely go back.

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