We've officially transitioned from summer to fall, and we all know Cape May county has a ton of great beer options and the various local breweries.

As the seasons begin to change, many people will also change the flavors of beer that they choose to drink. If you're looking to try some of the fall beers around, one Cape May county-based brewery has a great options for you, so good writer Laura DeSiena recently mentioned it among the best in the entire state of New Jersey at NJ Digest.

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While it might not have the most appealing name, it sure does have an appealing taste.

The beer is called, Mop Water, from Cape May Brewing Company.

As New Jersey’s largest craft brewery, Cape May Brewing Company is returning its award-winning spiced ale to the tasting room this fall season. Don’t let the unique name deter you—this one-of-a-kind brew is inspired by CMBC’s Chief Mop Man, who tasked the brewery with crafting a beer that would be ideal for chilly fall evenings and harsh winter nights. As a fan-favorite, this brown ale combines German malts’ rich, bready flavor with warm autumn flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, allspice, and a generous amount of real vanilla.

Mop Water is a 7.3% ABV and has a very solid 3.78 rating out of 5-stars on the popular app Untapped.

You can find this beer throughout both Cape May County and in New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania, or order it on their website.

Cape May Brewing just recently had another one of their beers, Oktoberfest, win a bronze medal at the prestigious Great American Beer Festival in Denver Colorado.

A few other fall brews from the region made the list:

  • Just Like Grandma’s: Apple Pie from Axe and Arrow Brewing ~ Glassboro, NJ
  • Stoke Harvest from Last Wave Brewing ~ Point Pleasant, NJ

There are plenty of other great Fall beer options down here at the Jersey Shore:

Ludlam Brewery has a pumpkin beer called Becky.

Brewed with its own special Ale recipe, this Pumpkin Ale gets dosed with pumpkin purée, pumpkin spice and Vanilla. Making it full and rich.

Next up a fall beer from Cold Spring Brewery.

A flagship beer from day one! Our porter has rich coffee flavor with mild chocolate notes on the backend and a wonderfully thick, creamy head.

Anglesea Aleworks in Wildwood has a beer called Meeresschwein.

What's Meeresschwein? It's German for Seapig of course! Our Marzen Octoberfest was brewed in July, lagered for 5 weeks then keg conditioned for another 4 weeks. This malty, bready lager will have an oompa band playing in your head!

Mud Hen Brewing has a nice fall beer called Marzhen.

Seasonal Märzen-style lager with the pertinent amount of toasty malt sweetness. Ring in the Fall & celebrate Oktoberfest...PROST!

So get out there and try a great local fall beer this season and let me know what your favorite one is, and where you go to get it.

Learn about Cape May County's Breweries (Alphabetical Order)

Cape May County is home to some of the best breweries that South Jersey has to offer, so I set out to visit each one, try their brews, and get a "lay of the land" of what the southernmost county in New Jersey has to offer.

Gallery Credit: Josh Hennig/Townsquare Media


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