The New Jersey Great Beer Expo

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In this week’s blog installment we preview our upcoming two-part feature podcast episode on the 7th annual Great Beer Expo at the Meadowlands Exposition Center. The expo, which was selected as one of the Best NJ events to attend in 2017 by, showcased a plethora of beer to titillate the taste buds. BTBT covered the event from top to bottom and our podcast episodes are loaded with exclusive interviews and craft beer consumption so you definitely don’t want to miss out!

As a bonus treat today’s blog also features exclusive video content from the Expo. We hope you enjoy this latest dose of dopeness from the BTBT crew. Stay tuned for Part 1 of the Great Beer Expo podcast which drops this week! Now I’m off to slow cook some Dopple Bock BBQ meatballs with a recipe I found in The American Craft Beer Cookbook: 155 Recipes from Your Favorite Brewpubs and Breweries. Wish me luck.

Part 1 of the NJ Great Beer Expo features an all-female guest line up comprised of some seriously awesome craft beer ladies. Our guests give us a diverse perspective on the industry as their backgrounds range from brewery co-owner, to sales representative to journalist and educator.


We start with Kathy Abate - Owner/Assistant Brewer, Director of Sales/Marketing at Devils Creek Brewery located at 1 Powell Lane Collingswood, NJ 08108. Devil’s Creek Brewery is Collingswood, NJ’s first brewery and is located on the town’s main street at Powell Lane and Haddon Avenue in a retail storefront space, this 7 BBL brewery with 10 BBL fermenters has the capacity to brew 1000 barrels/year.
Email: Phone: 856-425-2520


Next we speak to Danielle DePalma who handles North New Jersey sales for Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company located at 909 Ray Avenue Croydon, PA 19021.
You can contact them by phone: (215) 458-7081 and email:



We close out the show with freelance beer journalist Tara Nurin. Tara runs Beer for Babes New Jersey’s first craft-beer appreciation and education group for women and the official NJ Chapter of Barley’s Angels the international umbrella organization for women in beer groups. She is also the Beer and Experience contributor for


Part 2 of the New Jersey Craft Beer Expo features Dan Oriente co-owner of Brotherton Brewing Company. Brewing since 2015, Brotherton features a 15 barrel brew house and is located at 340 Forked Neck Road Shamong, NJ 08088, USA.
You can contact them by Phone: (609) 801 – 2686 and email:


We close the show with Gary Rosen from Shore Point Distributing. Gary is a bit of wack job so he fit in quite well with the BTBT crew. Cheers to Gary for being apart of one of the most educational and entertaining segments on our show!

Check out our video interview with the gang over at Neshaminy

Check out our video interview with Departed Soles, another brewery that we tried for the first time at the NJ Great Beer Expo. They are a gluten free craft brewery from Jersey City, New Jersey.

During the session break we caught up with Village Cigar Headquarters check out the video!

Village Cigar Headquarters has two locations:

90 East Main St Suite A Patchogue NY, 11772 631 -307-9033
212 East Main St. Babylon NY, 11702 631-321-4180

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