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Summer Brewing Classes!

Homebrewing classes make great dates, and great gifts! Classes are $40 per person, and you can register in the store. Just stop in and tell us what date you want to sign up for, it takes only one minute! The class itself is at the HCCC Culinary Arts Center, 1 block from Journal Square.

We will also schedule some cider classes as apple season approaches, so stay posted.


  • June 21, Sunday, 3-6pm
  • July 19,  Sunday, 3-6pm
  • August 16, Sunday, 3-6pm
  • September 20, Sunday, 3-6pm

In this class you will:

  • Participate in a hands-on demonstration of extract and partial-mash beer-making from start to finish. You make the beer yourself!
  • Taste commercial and homebrewed beer samples
  • Smell the hops and taste the malted grain
  • Learn about the history and science of beer
  • Pair your beer with fresh, special-made pretzels
  • Learn to fill and cap your own bottles


Also check out our local brew club, JCBC at or visit the club on facebook.


Summer Bottle Share Group!

We've been discussing a bottle share group with some friends and it's time to get something organized! If you're not familiar with a bottle share, the idea is to bring interesting beers to share samples with other collectors so you can try new things together.

If you want to attend any date, you must RSVP. This is important so we know how many people to expect.

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Dates (Saturdays at 3PM):


  • Bring at least one large format bottle or equivalent (i.e. one 22 oz or two 12 oz bottles)
  • Bring something interesting or not widely available in JC
  • Homebrews do not count but are welcome for feedback
  • Make sure to RSVP and only RSVP if you know you are coming!


What's New In Stock 4/10 - What ISN'T New?

The Bruery Or Xata - 750ml, "horchata beer" made with cinnamon, rice, and vanilla
The Bruery Saison Rue - 750ml, Farmhouse with Brett
Epic Brainless IPA - 22oz, Belgian IPA
Green Flash Silva Stout - 750ml, Limited Reserve, aged in bourbon barrels
Rogue Farms Chipotle Ale - 22oz
Stone Imperial Russian Stout - 22oz
Stone Chai-Spiced Imperial Russian Stout - 22oz
Harpoon Braggot Rights - 22oz, 100 Barrel Series, Double IPA with Wildflower honey
Clown Shoes Hoppy Feet 2.0 - 22oz, Black IPA

Anchor California Lager - cans
Boulevard The Calling IPA - Smokestack series
Captain Lawrence Palate Shifter - Imperial IPA
Epic Brainless Raspberry - cans
Firestone Walker DBA
Firestone Walker Easy Jack - session IPA
Firestone Walker Pivo Pils
Lagunitas Dogtown
Lagunitas Undercover Shutdown
Otter Creek Backseat Berner IPA
Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter
Terrapin Rye Pale Ale - cans


Summer Seasonals

21st Amendment Down to Earth - session IPA
21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon!
Anchor Summer - cans
Captain Lawrence Sun Block
Harpoon Summer
Harpoon UFO Big Squeeze - grapefruit shandy
Long Trail Summer Ale
Magic Hat Stealin Time - Wheat ale with ginger
Sam Adams Porch Rocker - helles lager
Sam Adams Summer
Shiner Prickly Pear
Sierra Nevada Summer
Victory Summer Love


12 Packs

Dominion Pin-up Pack (Double D IPA, Morning Glory Espresso Stout, Abbey Ale)
Stone Mixer (Cali-Belgique, Ruination, Delicious IPA, Arrogant Bastard)
Long Trail Survival Pack (Ale, Summer, Mostly Cloudy, IPA)
Sam Adams Beers of Summer (Boston Lager, Downtime Pilsner, Rebel Rider IPA, Summer)
Brooklyn Summer Ale cans
Troegs Perpetual IPA cans


Back In:

Green Flash Le Freak - 22oz


News & Happenings, 4/4

Saturday, 4/4 we are doing a wine tasting with Alvaro de Vina from 3-6pm. Stop in for some free wine samples!

Easter Sunday we will be opening late. Our hours will be 2-8pm. Have a happy Easter!

We now carry Meussdorffer sour malt - also known as acidulated malt or sauermalz. This malt contains lactic acid and is used to adjust ph in a mash. It's often used in Berliner Weisse and Gose styles.

The Thirsty Quaker is working on offering CO2 and Nitrogen tank exchanges! We're not sure how soon we'll be able to offer these, but we will make sure our prices are competitive. We won't be able to do tank refills, but swaps are safer and faster.

Order local South Jersey honey by April 12 and get 10% off! The discount applies to 5lb, 1 Gallon, and 60lb sizes. We will also stock 2lb sizes of several honey varieties.

The latest issue of Mid-Atlantic Brewing News is in stock (and free). Find out about distilling beer, and hopped ciders in this issue.