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Seeing as Exit 7A is considered the exit for Trenton. I would like you to consider a beer that has something to do with Trenton's one and only, Champale. It's considered a malt liquor so you're well on your way already.

submitted for Exit 7 (Bordentown Twp) by StusBrews
August 25th, 2015 1:53 AM

Exit 7A deserves its own beer! As the gateway to the State capital, Trenton, and in honor of a unique Trenton food - please consider a Pork Roll Breakfast Stout!!

submitted for Exit 7 (Bordentown Twp) by Gww1864
August 15th, 2015 3:32 PM

My wife grew up at Exit 2 in Mullica Hill, so I've been interested in this one for a while. I suggest a Baltic Porter with coffee, a sort of twist on the retired Imperial Espresso Porter: first, in tribute to the 17th-century New Sweden colony (e.g., Swedesboro) in the area where Exit 2 exists today; second, as an ode to Carnegie Porter, one of the best examples of the Baltic Porter, produced by a historic Swedish brewery; third, in recognition of the high levels of coffee consumption in modern-day Sweden; and finally, because Crescent Moon Coffee, which provided the coffee for the original Imp. Espresso Porter, is in Mullica Hill. Local history, world history, beer history, Flying Fish's own company history... I think this all ties together really nicely.

submitted for Exit 2 (Woolwich Township) by orangebison
July 2nd, 2015 2:41 PM

The style of beer could be any Colonial, British Ale or a Hop Bomb. After you read you will understand why. If you want more information on the Battle of the Kegs Google search Battle of the Kegs Bordentown. I learned about this from my 3rd grade teacher many years ago. This description comes from http://www.livingplaces.com/NJ/Burlington_County/Bordentown_City/Bordentown_Historic_District.html

One of the most interesting episodes of the Revolution along the Delaware originated in Bordentown. This was the Battle of the Kegs. Eager to dislodge the British from Philadelphia, several Bordentonians designed mines to float down the river. These mines, launched at Bordentown, were actually kegs made at a local cooper shop, and loaded with gunpowder. A Bordentown gunsmith devised and installed a contact trigger mechanism on the mines.

Militarily, the Battle of the Kegs was an American failure. Because of heavy ice in the river, most of the British ships were tied up at the docks rather than lying at anchor in the flow. Consequently, the mines floated harmlessly by.

Nonetheless, the Battle of the Kegs buoyed American spirits at a time when they were low. As the kegs drifted toward Philadelphia a British barge crew tried to fish one out of the water. The keg exploded, killing four members of the crew. The jittery British commander in Philadelphia feared that the kegs were a prelude to an American assault on Philadelphia. He ordered his men to fire at anything moving on the river. And there they were, in the dark, ridiculously firing away at not only the kegs, but also logs and chunks of ice. Francis Hopkinson wrote a satirical poem about the "Battle." This poem was widely circulated. Feel free to contact me if you want any more information

submitted for Exit 7 (Bordentown Twp) by Jcslocum
October 24th, 2014 7:25 PM

I met one of your promoters at The Station here in Carteret - great guy and great beers!

As straightforward as it may be, some kind of lager would best represent Exit 12 and Carteret I think - we love our lagers here. Our good mayor Dan Reiman suggested a "Copperworks Lager," after some of the factories that once resided here...


submitted for Exit 12 (Boro of Carteret) by McPheeR
April 1st, 2014 3:04 PM

Exit 10, Originally opened November 30, 1951 to connect with the Garden State Parkway may take one of several approaches. Having went to medical school in the area and lived in Edison, taking an Indian style beer approach wouldn't be out of the question. That being said, this also served as a seqeway to allow increased traffic and tourism that has developed what is now the Jersey Shore. For the purists, I would say a thick, malty beer with coriander notes would be best; but for sales, a slighly hoppy lighter beer with citrus notes to be enjoyed along the show may be a better financial approach.

submitted for Exit 10 (Edison Township) by Beer Doc
December 20th, 2012 5:12 AM

The development of exit 3 was a defining moment in NJ. It created an ideal passageway between Philadelphia and Atlantic City via the AC Expressway. However, it doesn't tell you about the amazing farmland traversed along the way. NJ is the "Garden State" because of this region and Hammonton NJ boasts to be the "blueberry capital of the world" making a wheat based blueberry beer an option. This is painful to admit coming from someone with disdain for fruity beers, but this would definititely be more than appropriate. For flavor profiles, the local small farms in the region such as the local honey from the pine barrens offered at Fruitwood Orchards or fresh produce at The McCann's Farm are helpful places to start gathering ideas.

submitted for Exit 3 (Boro of Runnemede) by Beer Doc
December 20th, 2012 5:01 AM

Edison? Little India?
DEFINITELY an IPA - big, citrusy, floral notes and flavors. Bright, Bitter, refreshing!

submitted for Exit 10 (Edison Township) by lancelot323
August 23rd, 2012 11:44 PM

Here’s suggestion #2. Should have thought of this earlier, D’oh!!!!!

Here at Exit 5 we have a lot of the spirits still roaming the streets & stopping by their favorite & not so favorite places. We love our little town Mount Holly in Burlington County. Take a tour of The Old Burlington County Prison. Maybe you will run into Joel Clough. A love struck man who was repeatedly turned down by the woman of his dreams for marriage. So he decided to stab her to death instead of ask for her hand again. Said to still be heard moaning from his cell. Hopefully you won’t run into Albert DeSalvo,,,,,,,,,,,, aka, The Boston Strangler…….. Take a walk down High Street & partake in a beverage in any of the number of establishments & here the stories of the ghostly encounter we have. You can always stroll over The Relief Fire Company, maybe you will hear the barking of Jake or Molly. Our four legged friends long gone….. But still wagging their tails and always ready to fight fires. Soldiers are said to still roam the streets, children at play or maybe you will find yourself in the path of an escaped prisoner.

So on a cold winter’s night. Sit in your favorite chair, under a warm blanket with a good book. The Ghost of Mount Holly, A History of Haunting Happens & sip on a nice, say, Smokey Porter or a Pumpkin Ale. A little something spicy to warm your soul as you read about our dearly departed with whom may not have departed just yet. Mookie Wotypka-Ligthart

submitted for Exit 5 (Westampton Township) by Mookie Wotypka
October 25th, 2011 4:34 PM

I think a nice "bright,light" beer will do the trick!

submitted for Exit 10 (Edison Township) by judi1054
October 12th, 2011 3:46 PM

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