Jersey Craft Beer By The Numbers

The Garden State is famous for its tomatoes, its beaches and its Turnpike. But New Jersey’s craft brewers give those other claims to fame a run for their money, with innovative, award-winning Jersey Fresh brews, fun brewhouse tours and a big boost to the state’s economy. Take that, tomatoes!

98 Craft breweries in New Jersey. 
83 Production craft breweries (Limited License) in New Jersey .
15 Brew Pubs or Restricted license craft breweries in New Jersey.

Many more Craft breweries in planning (expected to open in the next 2 years).

19 Ranking of New Jersey among all states in total number breweries. 
42 Ranking of New Jersey among all states in total breweries per capita. (We’ve got room to grow!)

9,560 Jobs provided by the craft beer industry in New Jersey. And more as the industry continues to grow.

4,500,000 Pounds of spent brewers grain recycled annually to New Jersey farmers for high-quality animal feed.

26,739,840 Pints of beer brewed by New Jersey craft breweries in 2017.

$1,636,000,000 Economic impact of craft beer in New Jersey.

Numerous Medals won by New Jersey craft breweries at the Great American Beer Festival.
2017:  Gold to Spellbound Brewing for their Porter Aged on Palo Santo Wood (Wood- & Barrel-aged Beers).
2017:  Silver to Eight & Sand Beer Co. for their Bad Hombre (Chili Beer).
2017:  Bronze to Riverhorse Brewing Co. for their Tripel Horse (Belgian-Style Tripel)

5 Springsteen songs that mention beer. (New Jersey was Born to Brew!)


1.24.2018