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Just found out that the Bucktooth Bastard has put the kibosh on local breweries from making home deliveries which I was fortunate enough to take advantage of last Friday..

Here is a message from my local Fort Nonsense Brewing:

However, some not-so-great news: we have just learned that the language in the newest executive order was designed to keep breweries, distilleries, meaderies and cideries from doing home delivery. At this time, we have to suspend all home deliveries. You can still pick-up on-site and we are currently working on a new system to make that easier for all.

**Please contact your legislators and let them know that you want breweries to continue home delivery! The ABC supports our ability to do home deliveries, but Gov. Murphy doesn’t. Home deliveries were a lifesaving part of last week for us (and also a very good way to keep people at home), and we need your support now more than ever before.**

Senator Bucco Office: 973-627-9700
Assemblyman Bergen Office: 973-539-8113
Governor Phil Murphy Office: 609-292-6000

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12 minutes ago, voyager9 said:

So I can get groceries and Amazon delivered to my home but not craft beer?  How was the current EO worded to stop this?   sMurphy is a petty asshole. 

I could be wrong but I bet it has something to do with the restaurant and bar owners lobbying group as brewers, distillers and such are not part of that group.

 

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Fort Nonsense was not the only brewery local to me that brought this up. Ramstein Brewing also said their home delivery was shut down before it started.

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3 hours ago, JackDaWack said:

I'm pretty sure it's how these places are classified. I dont believe they can even sell to people without providing them some kind of "tour" of the facility. 

So I'm not sure how they can even do "curbside" delivery.

I know that they are under a restrictive license but in a state of emergency apparently our douche bag in chief can make up his own rules. Why not give these local businesses who invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in their businesses a break and let them make deliveries? 

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10 hours ago, brucin said:

I know that they are under a restrictive license but in a state of emergency apparently our douche bag in chief can make up his own rules. Why not give these local businesses who invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in their businesses a break and let them make deliveries? 

That's exactly what our governor up here did. All restruants and breweries, distillers ect have been allowed to sell booze to go along with delivery because he relaxed the rules to help business owners. 

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It would be super easy for him to simply state that until further notice, micro breweries, bars and liquor stores and deliver packaged goods or beverages in containers suitsble for transport.  Where’s the harm?

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4 hours ago, Kevin125 said:

It would be super easy for him to simply state that until further notice, micro breweries, bars and liquor stores and deliver packaged goods or beverages in containers suitsble for transport.  Where’s the harm?

The restaurant liquor store and bar lobby will threaten to pull their campaign contributions.

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On 3/26/2020 at 5:38 PM, brucin said:

Just found out that the Bucktooth Bastard has put the kibosh on local breweries from making home deliveries which I was fortunate enough to take advantage of last Friday..

Here is a message from my local Fort Nonsense Brewing:

However, some not-so-great news: we have just learned that the language in the newest executive order was designed to keep breweries, distilleries, meaderies and cideries from doing home delivery. At this time, we have to suspend all home deliveries. You can still pick-up on-site and we are currently working on a new system to make that easier for all.

**Please contact your legislators and let them know that you want breweries to continue home delivery! The ABC supports our ability to do home deliveries, but Gov. Murphy doesn’t. Home deliveries were a lifesaving part of last week for us (and also a very good way to keep people at home), and we need your support now more than ever before.**

Senator Bucco Office: 973-627-9700
Assemblyman Bergen Office: 973-539-8113
Governor Phil Murphy Office: 609-292-6000

Luckily for me I can walk there. Good beer, good people.

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41 minutes ago, tjs3023 said:

Luckily for me I can walk there. Good beer, good people.

Unfortunately, I can't walk there, but good people, yes... I knew the Dad from work (he's yet another chemist who decided brewing was more fun), met the kids who are doing the day-to-day operations during their grand opening week.

 

 

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1 hour ago, tjs3023 said:

Luckily for me I can walk there. Good beer, good people.

I could walk there but the walk home will be tough. It's about 3 miles and beer is heavy.

On another note if you like craft beer you should try Hoover's on RT 53 when they reopen. They have a pretty good rotating selection and if you have the New Jersey Craft Beer card a dollar off every beer and $2 off growler fills.

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