Old Forge Brewing Company

If you love fresh local craft beer, listen up! This week we are proud to welcome Old Forge Brewing Company to the Garden State. We’re kicking things off with 6-PACK CANS of Overbite IPA and T-Rail Pale Ale, and look forward to more styles coming soon in the months ahead!

Old Forge is located just a few hours away in Northeast Pennsylvania in the old iron town of Danville. Their brewpub was founded in 2008 and offers local patrons a place to enjoy delicious hand-crafted ales and lagers paired with tasty pub grub.

Owner and head brewer Damien Malfara was inspired by Sam Calagione’s book “Brewing up A Business” and decided to open a brewpub that would pay homage to Danville’s rich history as well as the area’s local craftsmen and artisans. “The name ‘Old Forge’ reflects our dedication to using local artisans for as much as possible without resorting to mass-produced items. Our beer isn’t mass produced so our booths, tables, plates, dishes and mugs, shouldn’t be either,” states Damien. In addition, the brewpub kitchen proudly uses locally-sourced ingredients and produce wherever possible.

Fun fact: On October 8, 1845, the Montour Works of Danville, PA rolled the first iron T-rails in the United States, changing the American railroad industry and in turn, helping to shape our industrial revolution!

In January 2012, Old Forge opened a second location that would serve as a production facility. This gave them the capacity to grow outside of their local footprint. You can now find Old Forge cans in Eastern and Central Pennsylvania as well as here in the Garden State. While they are growing and expanding, Damien and his crew remain committed to producing high-quality brews in small batches. They are on pace to produce about 500 barrels at the brewpub and 1800 barrels at the production brewery by the end of 2013.

If you’re looking for an idea for a road trip this summer, we encourage you to check out Old Forge! Stop by their brewpub for some delicious grub and wash it all down with a tasty sampler flight!

“We love making beer as much as we love drinking it. Our beer is not mass-produced. It’s made by us, by hand, and is an expression of our passion for good, clean, well-made beer.”
– Owner / Head Brewer Damien Malfara

Old Forge 6-pack cans now in stock:

T-Rail Pale Ale
An amber colored American pale ale brewed with Cascade and Liberty hops. Medium-bodied with well-balanced malt and hop flavor, a hoppy aroma and a crisp finish.
5.3% abv / 45 IBUs

Overbite IPA
The big malt character of this American IPA is offset by the incredible amount of Pacific Northwest hops (Chinook, Cascade and Nugget). Hopheads will not be disappointed by the fantastic hop aroma, flavor and bitterness.
7.5% abv / 75 IBU’s.

And coming soon…..

Endless Sun – a light, crisp and refreshing golden ale at 4.5% abv!

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