LBI REGION, NJ —  Nothing captures the mood of the season then a good brew. Southern Ocean County is lucky to have several that serve our region. For those looking to learn more this holiday season, the LBI Region Surf & Sip Brew Trail can provide you an opportunity to support local brewers as well as some artisan businesses that are also inspired by the natural resources around us. If you are over 21, head to these great establishments. 

Pinelands Brewing Company 140 7th Ave in Little Egg Harbor is has plenty of package goods and growlers to fill available, as well as pints on tap to enjoy in their heated tent. For a taste as pure as the pines, this craft brewery offers local favorites like Zero Shucks Given Oyster Stout, Midnight Paradise and are releasing seasonal flavors. Plenty of merchandise and gift cards to help scratch off names on your gift list. 

Manafirkin Brewing Company on 450 East Bay Ave Manahawkin is setting up a "Firkin Wonderland" filled with igloos available by reservation to help you enjoy some of their favorite seasonal offerings. From Wake the Firk up Lairds Applejack Brandy and Wild Turkey barrel aged stouts to the Bock Holliday brew.  Plenty of gift items as well as packaged products to go!

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Ship Bottom Brewery located at Bay Village in Beach Haven has a fantastic line up with their Beer Garden upon Shop Small Saturday noon to 9pm and Sunday Noon to 8pm. Live music, Keggs & Eggs and plenty of deals on merchandise. Stop by for their latest Fudgy Wudgy Imperial Stout Can Release to enjoy this holiday season. 

Oyster Creek Brewing Company at 529 Rt 9 Waretown brings together all the elements for great beer. Start your day with Cold Fusion coffee Stout, or get a taste of the season with Darkmatter Maple Vanilla Porter or try their gateway beer Yellowcake Cream Ale.  Open for curbside pick up or limited indoor and outdoor seating!

Please follow safe guidelines posted at each brewery. Find out more on the UnTappd App or go to the Surf & Sip Brew Trail Website  and dont forget to support the businesses for Southern Ocean Made gifts such as Swell Colors Glass Studio, Jetty Flag Ship Store, Ann Coen Gallery, South End Surf and Paddle and Tuckerton Seaport. 

The Surf & Sip Brew Trail is a part of the Southern Ocean Made program operated by the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce. The region's chamber is also owner of this Tapinto Franchise as well as several other programs to keep the business community connected with visitors and residents.