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Exit 13
City of Elizabeth

The City of Elizabeth was founded in 1665 and became the first capital of the State of New Jersey.

  1. Originally called Elizabethtown, the city is named not after Queen Elizabeth but after Elizabeth, the wife of Sir George Carteret, who was the original proprietor of East Jersey.
  2. In 1746 Elizabeth was the original home of Princeton University.
Exit 13 - Chocolate Stout

Exit 13For our sixth stop on our journey to celebrate New Jersey, we travel to Exit 13. This exit is probably best known for it’s view of the Newark airport, but it is also home to the Port of Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal, one of the busiest in the world. Elizabeth was also New Jersey’s original capitol. Many food products come through the port, including the Belgian chocolate we’re using for what we’re calling an import/ export stout.

This fuller “export style” stout gives a sturdy base for the rich chocolate flavor. More than 600 pounds of Belcolade chocolate went into this brew. A mix of imported and domestic malts are highlighted by roastiness from dark wheat. An Irish ale yeast and Pacific Northwest hops combine to create an excellent dessert beer as well as one to share in the cool weather with friends.


get off the turnpike! the GSP is the way to go, there is no exit one---only exit zero for cape may and MY exit is 13 into avalon NJ home of the seasonal yuppie! an nice yuppie summer ale crisp and clean and not too heavy for those summer evenings on the beach after the annoying lifeguards go home and the beach is for the locals!! and exit 28 to south ocean city ( a dry town--whats with that?) and a dry lager for the backyard BBQs of summer and the nite in venice boat parade..

submitted for Exit 13 (City of Elizabeth) by olewalrus
March 25th, 2010 12:23 AM

Nearby Linden could be inspiration for using linden in a recipe. The American linden is sometimes used to make teas, and contains anti-oxidants and tannins.

submitted for Exit 13 (City of Elizabeth) by MK
March 7th, 2010 5:00 AM

Port of Elizabeth??? Smokestacks???? EXIT 13 ELIZABETHAN SMOKED PORTER!!!!

submitted for Exit 13 (City of Elizabeth) by jopalanie
February 15th, 2010 10:38 PM

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