Virginia Breweries

Forge Brew Works

Forge was started by Matt and Kerri Rose in October of 2013. Matt was an Aerospace Engineer in a previous life, who’s love of craft beer started when he was handed a glass of Wobbly Bob Dopplebock from Union Barrel Works in PA. His love of brewing started when a friend bought him a Mr. Beer kit, and he immediately decided he could do better. For the next 8 years Matt homebrewed at every chance, learning the ins and outs of classic and modern styles of beer.

At Forge, we brew a lot of classic Belgian and German styles, with an eye towards malt. That doesn’t mean we don’t enjoy a good Double IPA though, such as our Seaward, containing Chinook, Cascade, Columbus and Centennial. We have 8 beers always on tap, with a rotating 4 “white labels” (meaning Matt was too lazy to actually get a label made, so he just put a white one on there and scribbled something unintelligible.) We occasionally feature some barrel-aged brews as well as cask ales, and we have live music and trivia on a regular basis. We sell tasters, pints and growler fills. Brew Works Bar Brew Works Tanks Brew Works Kegs Brew Works Bottle

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Brewery Details

Brewery Type: Microbrewery
Year Established: 2013
Yearly Production: 500 barrels
Merchandise Available: Yes
Parking: Parking lot
Family-Friendly: Yes

On-Site Beer Selection

Beers on Tap: 12
Bottles: No
Cans: No
Casks Available: Occasionally
Beer-to-go: Yes

Tasting Room Hours

Wednesday 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brewery Tours

We offer tours upon request, assuming the place isn't so packed we can't oblige.

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