Harvest Moon Brewery & Cafe

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3.77/5
Harvest Moon Brewery & CafeHarvest Moon Brewery & Cafe
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

392 George St.
New Brunswick, New Jersey, 08901
United States

(732) 249-6666 | map
harvestmoonbrewery.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
36
Reviews:
129
Ratings:
228
PLACE STATS
Score:
88
Reviews:
66
Ratings:
98
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
9.28%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 66 | Ratings: 98
Reviews by LucienDeRubempre:
Photo of LucienDeRubempre
4/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3

The beers here are quite good if a little on the safe side. I had the Cluster IPA, English Barleywine, Kolsch and some samples of the other stuff and I can vouch for all of them, just wish they would try doing some sours or big stouts for variety. They also have a very decent selection of aged single malts (i.e. Lagavulin 15, Talisker 10, Laphroig 12 double cask, etc) for reasonable prices per glass ($10-15).The atmosphere is really gorgeous, especially the upstairs dinning room with the hippie/arts-and-crafts woodwork and the beautiful pressed tin ceiling and old-fashioned skylight. The food was a bit of a disappointment, i.e. my wifes caprese pizza combined fresh mozarella and very decent crust with canned black olives, and the chips in my fish and chips were frozen french fries dusted with corn starch. Points for having malt vinegar tho.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Aoyoc
3.66/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of mikr
3.45/5  rDev -11.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

great beer but real noisy, hard to park
standard bar food

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Photo of Urk1127
3.55/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of TimHitchings
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of jjboesen
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.25

Located on Geroge Street, which is chock-full of bars and eateries, Harvest Moon is an attractive and pubby two-story venue that brews their own brews. Offering about six or seven beers of many styles. Unfortunatley they had no IPA available. Those they did have were fresh and tasty. Hearty food and efficient service make for a pleasant evening. Plenty of locals and students, since New Brunswick is home to Rutgers University.

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Photo of Barracudas
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of KTCamm
4.01/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Good venue in downtown New Brunswick. Lots of local parking nearby. Creatively used older building with a small bar area, and dining spread around multiple floors. We had seven beers on tap, with a taste them all sampler option. Some pretty good options, including the sour saison and the Kolsch. Good sized menu with variations for lunch and dinner. Service was prompt and friendly. Growlers to go available.

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Photo of jaiden0
4.53/5  rDev +16.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Good food, good beer,will eat again

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Photo of slasich
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of Afroman
4.04/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of jkane101
3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of orangesol
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of TrackcoachLVPA
4.85/5  rDev +25%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Great atmosphere. Waitress was accommodating and very good. Beer was stellar as was the food. Can't wait to go back

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Photo of Knapp85
3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of markgugs
4.16/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of DaveHack
4.29/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of HopsnMalts_NJ
3/5  rDev -22.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 2 | food: 3

Overall: we were here a Mon. afternoon so we bellied up no problem. Place was clean, our bartender was attentive and knowledgeable about the beers (offered free small samples when we inquired about beers). As for the beers: witbier reminded me (fondly) of Avery White Rascal. Black IPA was good but stood in the shadow of my latest crush (dark penance by Founders). The nose on the sour reminded me of a resiling, decent flavor (passion fruit). My dude drank the Gose but it was too salty for my palate. We would stop in again if we were in the area but wouldn't drive there specifically for the pours or food.

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Photo of bcgeiman
3.65/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of wise456
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of JimKochFan
4.5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of spycow
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of DaliQualiti
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of mikerems
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of rphbrew
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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Harvest Moon Brewery & Cafe in New Brunswick, NJ
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