Highest rated beer in New Jersey

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October 28, 2022
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Highest rated beer in New Jersey

If you drink beer—any beer—you've likely heard of the craft beer revolution, and you likely fall into one of two camps: IPA warrior or lager loyalist. The great thing about a beer-related revolution is that there is no wrong side. Whatever your preference, cheers to you.

The burgeoning brewery business is indeed a revolution by many counts. According to the Brewers Association, the number of breweries in the United States grew 390% from 2010 to 2020—all while beer consumption, on average, was declining.

Like all revolutions, this, too, began as a desire for change—as an overthrow of the old and the monopolistic. In 2010, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Molson Coors (formerly MillerCoors), two of the largest beer companies in the world, comprised roughly 77% of total beer sales in the U.S. In 2020, that share was 60%, with smaller brewers claiming a larger share toward the end of the decade.

With a taste of the innovations and variety coming out of craft breweries, consumers are demanding a higher quality product, and are willing to pay more for it. Over the last decade, beer prices have increased by 33%.

If you've ever been curious about which beers are most popular in your home state, we have the answer. Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated beer in New Jersey using ratings from BeerAdvocate. A maximum of 5 beers per brewery were included.

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#30. Powder Daze

- Rating: 4.29 (16 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 8.80%
- Brewery: Tonewood Brewing
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#29. Marbled Buffalo

- Rating: 4.26 (20 ratings)
- Type: Rye Beer
- ABV: 8.00%
- Brewery: Double Nickel Brewing Company
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#28. Lil' Shimmy Ye

- Rating: 4.25 (22 ratings)
- Type: American Pale Ale
- ABV: 6.20%
- Brewery: Twin Elephant Brewing Company
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#27. Pocket Trick

- Rating: 4.16 (106 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 8.50%
- Brewery: Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing
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#26. Get Pitted

- Rating: 4.32 (14 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 8.50%
- Brewery: Brix City Brewing
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#25. Nocturnal Creatures

- Rating: 4.25 (24 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 13.00%
- Brewery: Double Nickel Brewing Company
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#24. Just A Tribute

- Rating: 4.36 (12 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 11.30%
- Brewery: Icarus Brewing Company
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#23. Ramstein Winter Wheat

- Rating: 4.17 (312 ratings)
- Type: Weizenbock
- ABV: 9.50%
- Brewery: High Point Brewing Company
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#22. Double Dry-Hopped Fuego

- Rating: 4.27 (27 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.20%
- Brewery: Tonewood Brewing
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#21. Snag & Drop

- Rating: 4.22 (61 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 10.00%
- Brewery: Cape May Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#20. Kalashnikov

- Rating: 4.38 (19 ratings)
- Type: Russian Imperial Stout
- ABV: 14.50%
- Brewery: Icarus Brewing Company
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#19. Maine Event

- Rating: 4.25 (87 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: Magnify Brewing Company
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#18. Up Up & Away

- Rating: 4.3 (40 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 8.50%
- Brewery: Magnify Brewing Company
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#17. Gravitational Pull

- Rating: 4.38 (21 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.60%
- Brewery: Conclave Brewing
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#16. Regular Coffee

- Rating: 4.23 (663 ratings)
- Type: Cream Ale
- ABV: 12.00%
- Brewery: Carton Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#15. Heady Jams

- Rating: 4.32 (36 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 8.00%
- Brewery: Brix City Brewing
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#14. All Orange Everything

- Rating: 4.25 (139 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 10.50%
- Brewery: Carton Brewing Company
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#13. Peak Of Ripeness

- Rating: 4.29 (63 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: Magnify Brewing Company
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#12. 077XX

- Rating: 4.26 (1,437 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 7.80%
- Brewery: Carton Brewing Company
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#11. Peak Oil

- Rating: 4.3 (93 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 9.00%
- Brewery: Magnify Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#10. Imperial Cold Side

- Rating: 4.39 (29 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 8.50%
- Brewery: Magnify Brewing Company
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#9. Kalashnikoffee

- Rating: 4.37 (36 ratings)
- Type: Russian Imperial Stout
- ABV: 14.50%
- Brewery: Icarus Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#8. Gravitational Waves

- Rating: 4.36 (62 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 6.84%
- Brewery: Conclave Brewing
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#7. St Kitts Coffee

- Rating: 4.4 (46 ratings)
- Type: Cream Ale
- ABV: 12.00%
- Brewery: Carton Brewing Company
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#6. Cafe Y Churro

- Rating: 4.41 (241 ratings)
- Type: Cream Ale
- ABV: 12.00%
- Brewery: Carton Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#5. Mexican Brunch - Bourbon Barrel-Aged

- Rating: 4.52 (74 ratings)
- Type: Imperial Porter
- ABV: 11.40%
- Brewery: Kane Brewing Company
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#4. Sunday Brunch - Bourbon Barrel-Aged

- Rating: 4.59 (114 ratings)
- Type: Imperial Porter
- ABV: 11.00%
- Brewery: Kane Brewing Company
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#3. Double Double Cask

- Rating: 4.61 (88 ratings)
- Type: American Barleywine
- ABV: 15.70%
- Brewery: Kane Brewing Company
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#2. Mexican Brunch

- Rating: 4.55 (606 ratings)
- Type: Imperial Porter
- ABV: 9.20%
- Brewery: Kane Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#1. Sunday Brunch

- Rating: 4.55 (849 ratings)
- Type: Imperial Porter
- ABV: 9.20%
- Brewery: Kane Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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