Icarus Brewing Company

Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

1790 Swarthmore Ave
Unit 3 Lot 2
Lakewood, New Jersey, 08701
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

4.11/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4
Industrial park location, smallish, but cool taproom. Order at the bar, find your own seating. Not much except for what you have inside. Deep taplist, a lot of IPAs. Mellow vibe included tickers and families alike. Stellar beers.
Sep 04, 2023
Rated: 3.98 by Justinprintz from New Jersey

Jul 21, 2022
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Reviewed by NJ908Jimmy from New Jersey

4.28/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5
This is a hole in the wall, literally I think it’s a carved out hole in a packing strip. Always a MASSIVE selection though. Very small, hard to find a seat around barrels. Separate room has space, but no A/C in that room. So if it is above 85...hard pass
Jan 06, 2021
Rated: 4.86 by DadlovesCraft from New Jersey

Jun 28, 2019
Rated: 4.4 by ptat from Delaware

May 28, 2019
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Reviewed by classicalthunder from New Jersey

4.13/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5
Located in an industrial complex, one front tasting room w large round tables a small bar, merch, and coolers for to-go beers. Larger back room in their production space (parts roped off), some seating mostly standing and a longer bar with all the same beers as up front. Layout was a bit weird and the place could feel cramped at times (place was slammed on a Saturday afternoon)

Beers were awesome, IPA/DIPA/NEIPA heavy with a good amount of imperial stouts, but even within the same styles there was a variety in notes and flavors. All were pretty high ABV (~6% and up). Selection was huge too, I think they had 18 different beers on tap plus a house made soda

Only complaint was that it took a while to get a beer, there was no separate spot for flights or to-go cans so it just one long line that would move slow due to most of the people ordering flights, sometimes the wait was 10-15 minutes in line per round. It was probably compounded by the fact that it is a destination brewery for NJ, the only brewery in the overall area, and it was a Saturday afternoon

Overall, it brewery with amazing beers, friendly staff, and an average set up/lay out. Will definitely be back when I am out that way again!
Mar 11, 2019
Rated: 4.59 by Brushkanna from New Jersey

Jan 06, 2019
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Reviewed by mdfb79 from New York

4.33/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75
Very cool spot with a huge selection and very good beers. The bartenders were nice but they were swamped the whole 2+ hours we were there; took a while to get beers and pay every round.

Loved their beers and will for sure be back.
Dec 28, 2018
Rated: 4.51 by JLK7299 from North Carolina

Dec 26, 2018
Rated: 4.3 by IrishIWasDrinking from New Jersey

Nov 01, 2018
Rated: 4.29 by BFCarr from New Jersey

Sep 15, 2018
Rated: 4.39 by tobelerone from New Jersey

Aug 27, 2018
Rated: 4.51 by zbelair from Pennsylvania

Jul 06, 2018
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Reviewed by WalkMonk from New Jersey

4.94/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
Always at least 10 beers on tap, employees are great and helpful with explanations. Never had a beer that was TOO hoppy, sour , bitter, malty or hot from chili peppers. Some are my favorites ( Ella-Ella ) some I drink because it's been a while since I drank it. I've been there since opening weekend. More of an over 35 crowd and friendly. Room can get crowded, but they have a spillover room also. I highly recommend it.
May 11, 2018
Rated: 4.1 by WheelsPSU from New Jersey

Feb 10, 2018
Rated: 4.76 by poppollutesminds from New Jersey

Jun 27, 2017
Rated: 4.17 by shoretaxi from New Jersey

Mar 06, 2017
Rated: 3.74 by InspectorBob from New Jersey

Feb 12, 2017
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Reviewed by ShoreGoodBeer from New Jersey

4.78/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5
Very relaxed vibe and knowledgeable staff. Beautiful mural and artwork throughout the tasting room and warehouse really help with the vibe as well as having an interesting variety of beers offered.
Jan 30, 2017
Icarus Brewing Company in Lakewood, NJ
Brewery rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 1420 ratings