CASK BEER FINDER: NEW JERSEY

A summary of all known bars and brewpubs in the state of NJ that serve cask-conditioned beer (a.k.a. 'real ale')



(permanent / regular outlets only)

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Key:
Permanent outlet for cask beer. Counted in the tally above.
Regular outlet for cask beer (on most but not all the time). Counted in the tally above.
Occasional outlet for cask beer. Not counted in the tally above, and location not shown on the map.
No cask - recently ceased stocking it for whatever reason.
No cask - but has deceiving lookalike fake handpumps nefariously serving regular keg beer. Don't get fooled! Such places are listed here only to help prevent confusion as to what's 'real' and what's not.

M: Monday
T: Tuesday
W: Wednesday
Th: Thursday
F: Friday
S: Saturday
Su: Sunday

Times are shown in 24 hour clock, 0001 (12.01am) through to 2400 (midnight).

Be aware that some places may temporarily suspend offering cask-conditioned beer in hot weather.
Information shown is subject to change, and accuracy and availability is not guaranteed.

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Atlantic Highlands

Carton Brewing
6 East Washington Avenue
Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, 07716
Phone: 1 732 654 2337

1700-1930 Th/F
1200-1700 S/Su
Closed M-W

[MAP]

Brewery Taproom

Updated January 2014


Berkeley Heights

Trap Rock Restaurant and Brewery
279 Springfield Avenue
Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, 07922-1214
Phone: 1 908 665 1755

1130-2200 M-Th
1130-2300 F/S
1200-2100 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010


Bogota

Andy's Corner Bar
257 Queen Anne Road
Bogota, New Jersey, 07603-1420
Phone: 1 201 342 9887

1400-0200 M-F
1200-0200 S/Su

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at May 2010


Caldwell

Cloverleaf Tavern
395 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell

Beer engine reported as disused.

Correct as at May 2010


Cranford

Antone's Tap
112 South Avenue East
Cranford

Bar closed, out of business.

Correct as at May 2010


Haledon

The Shepherd and Knucklehead
529 Belmont Avenue
Haledon, New Jersey, 07508-1627
Phone: 1 973 942 8666

1600-0130 Daily

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at May 2010


Jersey City

Barcade (Jersey City)
163 Newark Avenue
Jersey City, New Jersey, 07302
Phone: 1 201 332 4555

1600-0200 M-Th
1200-0300 F/S
1200-0200 Su

[MAP]

Bar

Updated November 2013

Barrow Street Bar
292 Barrow Street
Jersey City

Bar closed, reopened as P.J. Ryan's (no cask).

Updated November 2013


Long Valley

Long Valley Pub and Brewery
Fairmount Road
Long Valley

Cask abandoned following a change of brewer.

Correct as at May 2010


Metuchen

Pizzeria Uno Chicago Grill and Brewery
61 US Highway 1
Metuchen, New Jersey, 08840-2931
Phone: 1 732 548 7979


F

1130-2400 Su-Th
1130-0100 F/S

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010


Milford

Ship Inn
61 Bridge Street
Milford, New Jersey, 08848-1227
Phone: 1 908 995 0188

1130-2400 M-F
1130-0100 S
1200-2200 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010


New Brunswick

Harvest Moon Brewery and Cafe
392 George Street
New Brunswick, New Jersey, 08901
Phone: 1 732 249 6666


2nd Th

1130-0200 Daily

[MAP]

Bar

Updated November 2013


Princeton

Triumph Brewing Company
138 Nassau Street
Princeton, New Jersey, 08542-7011
Phone: 1 609 924 7855

1130-0100 M-W
1130-0200 Th-S
1200-2400 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010


Rochelle Park

The Dog and Cask
55 State Route 17 South
Rochelle Park, New Jersey, 07662
Phone: 1 201 845 5101

1600-0130 M-S
1400-2200 Su

[MAP]

Bar

Updated January 2014


Ship Bottom

The Arlington
1302 Long Beach Boulevard
Ship Bottom, New Jersey, 08008
Phone: 1 609 494 8848

1200-0200 Daily

[MAP]

Bar

Updated December 2013


Somerdale

Flying Fish Brewing Company
900 Kennedy Boulevard
Somerdale, New Jersey, 08083
Phone: 1 856 504 3442


Th 1600

1500-2000 T-F
1200-1800 S
Closed Su/M

[MAP]

Brewery Taproom

Updated November 2013


South Orange

Gaslight Brewery and Restaurant
15 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, New Jersey, 07079-1716
Phone: 1 973 762 7077


Th 1930

1500-0100 M/T
1130-0200 W-S
1230-2400 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010


South Plainfield

Brick House Tavern and Tap
4905 Stelton Road
South Plainfield, New Jersey, 07080
Phone: 1 908 753 4892

1100-0100 M-Th
1100-0200 F/S
1100-2400 Su

[MAP]

Bar

Updated November 2013


Wayne

Taphouse Grille
344 French Hill Road
Wayne

Beer engine reported as disused.

Updated December 2013


Woodbridge

J.J. Bitting Brewing Company
33 Main Street
Woodbridge, New Jersey, 07095-3335
Phone: 1 732 634 2929

1130-0100 M-Th
1130-0200 F
1200-0200 S
1500-2400 Su

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010



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11 Gifford Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 01201

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Is there a cask venue missing? Anything incorrect?

Please report changes and previously unknown cask outlets so this database can be as accurate as possible!

For NEW VENUES, please supply ALL of the following details:
-Full name of establishment
-Full address including zip code
-Phone number
-Please describe cask availability as either...
"Permanent" (all times within reason)
"Regular" (offered at least weekly - please state what days/times casks are tapped)
or
"Occasional" (twice a month or less)
-Opening hours
-Whether a bar, brewpub, taproom, etc.
-If there is a beer engine (handpump), are you 100% positive that it is a real one rather than a fake lookalike?
-What beer(s) are usually being dispensed?


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Disclaimer: I cannot be held responsible for any errors or changes to the above information. Real ale is not guaranteed to always be available in any of these outlets (especially in the summer).