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J.J. Bitting Brewing Company

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J.J. Bitting Brewing CompanyJ.J. Bitting Brewing Company
BA SCORE
85
very good

55 Ratings
Ratings: 55
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 16.09%
Active Beers: 24
Beer Ratings: 188
Beer Avg: 3.62
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask:
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

33 Main St.
Woodbridge, New Jersey, 07095
United States
phone: (732) 634-2929

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Reviews by ummswimmin:
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

4.28/5  rDev +14.7%

I found out about this brewpub from "The Brewery Show" podcast. I recommend this show. It has good production value and the brewers reviewed cover many different areas and quality.

This restaurant and micro brew is located in a building over a hundred years old. The exposed beams and brick give a strong sense of history. I give a lot of credit to the owner for salvaging this historical location. In the center of the dining room is a set of kettles to show the priority of brewing for this company.

I started with a barrel aged english ale. It was served at room temperature (as it should be); earning early respect from me. It was a pretty good english bitter, and somewhat understated.

I had the wings as an appetizer. They were pretty good, and the sauce was tasty... but I would have liked a wetter wing.

With my dinner, I had the W.H.A.L.E. IPA with my dinner. I will review this beer very soon, as I picked up a growler since I enjoyed it so much.

I had the ribs with butterfly chips. The rib sauce was excellent and the butterfly chips were very tasty. BTW, the butterfly chips were invented by the restaurant.

The restaurant is very good and I thoroughly enjoyed the beer offering. I plan on returning.

Side note: Jersey laws prevent this brand from properly distributing their beer. Laws like this prevent best distribution of tasty beer. People outside central NJ are missing out on a very good creation. (much love to Sam at DFH)

06-17-2011 02:56:00 | More by ummswimmin
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Johnwf110

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-03-2014 16:35:02 | More by Johnwf110
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -19.6%

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lknox511

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-28-2014 02:34:30 | More by lknox511
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-24-2014 00:29:06 | More by JMS1512
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ArtZan

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

02-14-2014 21:01:59 | More by ArtZan
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

10-18-2013 13:15:51 | More by djrn2
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Varkias41

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

10-16-2013 17:03:51 | More by Varkias41
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jamesg60

New Jersey

3.6/5  rDev -3.5%

We went for my birthday and heard positive and negative reviews so we went there with an open mind. You enter by climbing 12 or so steps could be a problem after a night at the bar. We were seated in dinning room nears cooper beer vats nice brick and wood floors it was quiet we were early there but could imagine must get very noisy when real busy.
We went early and were seated quickly and had waitress right away she never smiled but was friendly just the same.

I decided on the beer sampler and got eight small glasses of beer that they brew I must say my favorites are Victorian ale and the raspberry wheat ale but both could have been served a little colder. We both got cheeseburgers and I got waffles fries and she got sweet potato fries which were mixed with jalapeño peppers and onions which looked little bizarre and was extremely hot she she couldn't eat. The burger were very good and cooked to order. Overall the service and the food was jut fine for us and will return on some later date to try other food offerings.

06-07-2013 18:00:17 | More by jamesg60
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threeviews

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.2%

J.J. Bitting's is one of my very first forays into the craft beer world. Everything is solid: beer, atmosphere and food. Head Brewer, Chris Sheehan brews the staples, but is always working to deliver at least one surprise. Located next to the Woodbridge, NJ train station, it is a NYC commuter's dream. If you are in the area, stop by for a pint (or two) and an enjoyable afternoon/evening...cheers!

05-08-2013 21:29:13 | More by threeviews
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J.J. Bitting Brewing Company in Woodbridge, NJ
85 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.