If you’re a beer lover in New Jersey, you’ve probably noticed an influx of microbreweries cropping up all over the state. Asbury Park is no exception! With so many great brewpubs to explore, the Jersey Shore continues to grow as a craft beer destination. In fact, beer enthusiasts from New York, Pennsylvania, and beyond flock to the coast to taste our latest releases. Read on to discover the best Asbury Park breweries and check out our free Vacation Guide for even more suggestions!
Our Favorite Breweries in Asbury Park
Asbury Park Brewery
Asbury Park Brewery on Sewall Avenue is the perfect place to wet your whistle. Gather a group of friends and head to the tasting room for a flight. Then, sit back and appreciate a concert with awesome local talent. Asbury Park Brewery has a rotating menu of beers (many of which are only offered onsite) that taste even better when live music plays. Staples include the Roasted Stout, Sea Dragon IPA, and Blonde Lager.
Dark City Brewing Company
Asbury Park’s first craft brewery, Dark City Brewing, pulls inspiration from the town’s lively art scene. Here, visitors can enjoy rotating local art, a mural wall, and, of course, eclectic craft brews. Visit the tasting room to sample a selection of year-round beers, like the Placemaker and Social Mosaic, as well as limited release/specialty beers.
Other Breweries Nearby
Don’t limit yourself to the breweries in Asbury Park! Call an Uber and visit some other local hotspots. Below, we’ve listed a few microbreweries that are just minutes from Asbury Park and Ocean Grove.
- Little Dog Brewing Co. | Neptune
- Kane Brewing Company | Ocean Township
- Jughandle Brewing Company | Tinton Falls
- Beach Haus Brewery | Belmar
- Bradley Brew Project | Bradley Beach
Asbury Park Beerfest
Want to try our area’s best beers all in one place? Consider attending the Asbury Park Beerfest in January! This annual event attracts beer geeks from all over the tristate area. Spend your weekend indulging in everything from craft beers, ciders, and retro brews to classic boardwalk food. Tasting glasses are also available. Be sure to purchase your tickets in advance for the best price!
Come Home to Beautiful Ocean Grove
There’s no reason to drive home after a few pints! Book a room down the shore instead. Asbury Park is just minutes from Ocean Grove, a peaceful neighboring community with plenty of excellent restaurants. Grab a bite to eat and return to The Ocean Plaza Hotel or The Ocean View Inn for a relaxing retreat by the sea.
Are you traveling with your significant other? Take a look at our Deluxe Queen Rooms. Each features a comfy queen bed, luxury linens and towels, daily maid service, and more. If you’re staying with a group, consider one of the Family Rooms. You can choose a room with a queen and twin bed or two queen beds. Our Family Rooms also come with a variety of high-end amenities. We look forward to chatting with you over breakfast in the morning!