Old Forge Brewing Company

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Old Forge Brewing CompanyOld Forge Brewing Company

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

298 Mill St
Danville, Pennsylvania, 17821
United States

(570) 275-8151 | map

Open Tuesday-Thursday 11a-10p, Friday-Saturday 11a-11p, Sunday 12p-9p.

Added by akorsak on 12-08-2008

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Reviews by ffejherb:
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3.7/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Visited on 12/26/08 shortly after their grand opening with brewslut, Deuane and SierraGS.

Since I am originally from Shamokin, I am certainly familiar with Danville and Mill Street (the main drag). This place is a little hard to find at night because the sign is small and dark. We had to drive through town twice before we found it. I guess the brewtank in the window should have been a good indication that we were at the right location!

Anyway, we parked right on Mill Street and headed inside. The lower level is pretty narrow, with a decent bar to the left and stairs leading up to the second level to the right. The decor is pretty light, with lots of blonde wood and a high ceiling. We were led upstairs to our seats, and the decor was similar to downstairs. Our booth was pretty comfy and spacious... certainly enough room for the four of us.

Moving on to the beer, I had a sampler of each of their four beers on tap during our visit - a pale ale, brown ale, wheat beer and ESB. All were above average to good, although the brown was a little lacking, as I find with most brown ales. They do have four additional taps that will be used as they increase production, so I will give them the benefit of the doubt in this department. The had a winter warmer and stout slated for release when we visited (I think both are currently on during the time of my review).

Food was pretty good as well. I had a vegetarian wrap that was fresh and tasty. Nothing out of this world, but certainly tasty. Can't really complain about service, although our server made a few minor mistakes, such as bringing a 10oz. instead of a full pint. Nothing to really shake a stick at, though. Everyone was very friendly during our visit.

With that said, I definitely think this place has a lot of potential. The location is great, and Danville is the kind of town I always thought would be perfect for a brewpub. Their beers were pretty solid for their first try, so I will definitely keep this place on my radar, especially since it is so close to my hometown. I see frequent visits in the future!

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Photo of Beerquester
4.73/5  rDev +16.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

I visited here on a cold winter afternoon and found a seat at the bar, where I ordered a flight of dark beers. I had the Slacktub Stout, the Plowshare Porter, Resolution Rye Stout, and Old Smithy Spiced Winter Ale. I was pleasantly surprised at how good the beers were. It is getting harder to find a place that has even one porter or stout on tap in an age of ipas. I could picture myself drinking a pint of any of these. The winter ale was good, just not my fav style. I was pleased that my flight cost under $8. That is very reasonable because some places now are charging $12 or $15 for a flight of four. The atmosphere was pleasant, a "cozy" feel even though it is a fairly large place. The bartender was very attentive and friendly. Other customers at the bar were friendly and I struck up conversation with them. It was just a nice warm atmosphere to come into from out in one of the coldest days of winter. Had I not been in a hurry I would have had that pint and tried some of the food. (I have been here in the past and the food was good.) I will try to get back again here soon.

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Photo of MacMalt
3.95/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

This small brewery/brewpub in downtown Danville produces some decent beer and the pub serves good burgers, sandwiches and other fare. It has a pleasing atmosphere and the staff is friendly. My only complaint is that some of the cans for sale were rather old.

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Photo of realfish
4.55/5  rDev +12.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Great little pub in downtown Danville, PA. Beers are interesting, atmosphere is good, and the majority of the workers are excellent! Usually have 15-18 beers available at anytime with a good variety for all palates. Highly recommend if you are in the area.

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Photo of Knapp85
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Pretty quaint looking place, some small tables to eat at along with a small bar to sit at. The service was good, the food was pretty solid as well. The selection of beers wasn't bad. Would consider stopping in again if I was in the area.

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Photo of mvanaskie13
3.89/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of WillieThreebiers
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Cool store front operation...Bar on the left, dining are on right (looked like there is an upstairs, but did not go there). Bar seats about 12. A dozen beers on tap, the 3 I had were solid. Did not try the food.

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Photo of DrBier
3.88/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of JKWBMH
3.23/5  rDev -20.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of ErinGoBraugh
4.18/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of mobius71
3.93/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 5

Photo of Chickenhawk9932
3.96/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

The place has a nice old style pub feel only more bright and open. They had a decent selection of beers and one cask. I tried four of their beers all solid. We went light on food, but what we had was excellent. They also had a band playing good music and lots of fun.

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Photo of TedStrosser
4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Tuck_leepulin
4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Visited here in the summer of 2014. Quaint place with a solid food menu and real local vibe. A must visit if you're in central PA and visiting Knobels.

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Photo of MKrauss
3.96/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

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3.91/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

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3.84/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of JonB25
4.31/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Charlieg822
4.96/5  rDev +22.2%

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4.12/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.67/5  rDev +15%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Old Forge Brewing Company in Danville, PA
Brewery rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 911 ratings
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