MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Springfield Avenue Partnership held a craft beer tasting fundraiser in the Wine Barrel parking lot. The event, which occurred on Thursday evening, October 17, raised funds to provide for additional murals in various locations on Springfield Avenue. 

Through the efforts of The Wine Barrel a total of 15 craft beer brewers, including local brand SOMA Brewing, were present for the guests to sample their products. Additionally, a number of local food purveyors were present with various items available for purchase. 

Despite the cold, all present appeared to be enjoying themselves.