New Jersey Craft Beer

American craft brewers produce a huge variety of beer styles, many of which are American adaptations of long-brewed Old World or international styles. Here’s a small selection of some of the styles popular with New Jersey beer fans, along with a sampling of offerings from local brewers in each category.

American Amber or Red Ale

With colors ranging from amber light to dark red, this style encompasses a variety of flavors and aromas. Though usually balanced, some feature strong malt flavors while others are more hop-forward.