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Yelp’s Brews Bash at New Jersey Beer Co.



Hudson County is known for a lot of things, breweries may not be one of them but, that is changing and New Jersey Beer Company is leading the charge. For three years, North Bergen's NJ Beer Co. has been producing beers and on Saturday they gave Yelp Elites a private tour and taste. After a quick tour with the head brewmaster, Yelpers were treated to pints of the Garden State Stout, the Hudson Pale Ale, the Abbey Single and the Weehawken Wee Heavy. 

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With all that beer, Yelp wouldn't let their elite crew go without food. Pretzel Crisps were a plenty to pair with the brews and the legendary Pat La Frieda and family were on site grilling up galbi short ribs and pork sausage. The legendary butcher was able to say a few words about his business (located just a few streets down from the brewery) and was at the grill's helm ready to answer any of those meat/grilling questions.

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Overall, everyone seemed to make a few new friends, learn about a New Jersey brewery and eat some of the world's best meat and shake hands (and snag a pic) with the man behind the famous blends that make iconic NYC instituions like Minetta Tavern, Spotted Pig, Shake Shack and Blue Smoke famous.

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Read what guests had to say here and don't forget to check out some food/beer porn here.

Until next time, SYOY!

Me

Stephanie Y + Pat La Frieda
Yelp NJ Community Manager 

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