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Something New is Brewing in New Jersey! Check out @BrewTurtle!

Turtle Stone LogoIf television is any indication of the popularity of any certain location, New Jersey sure is winning. Many TV shows have placed our “little” state on the map (some with more negative connotations than positive support) and future shows (like FX’s Untitled Jersey City Project) will continue to do so.

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – I’m proud to call this state home.

The craft beer scene in New Jersey is no different – it’s winning. With close to 20 recognized breweries and many more in the making, the state is expanding its reach all over the country with a number of local breweries (like Flying Fish) being distributed in other states.

So if 20 instances of a good thing are great, why not add one more? You will get no complaints from me.

I recently had the opportunity to chat with the founder of Turtle Stone Brewing, Ben Battiata from Vineland, NJ. Ultimately, our conversation became an article that I wrote for

Click here to read about this new local brewery opening its doors in late 2011!

You can also follow the Turtle Stone story on their blog at