Apocalypse Ale Works

1257 Burnbridge Road
Forest, VA 24551


Driven by the most humble of urges, the desire to escape the heavy authority and expectations of our modern world, beer lovers Doug John and his wife Lee started Apocalypse Ale Works conceptually over a decade ago. The doors officially opened February, 2013.Back then it was just a tiny flame of an idea built by a passion for delicious beer and a rebellion to the accepted norm that beer was a watered down, tastless drink that couldn't also be enjoyed while indulging.

It started as a home brewing setup and a circle of friends, and grew to a home brew supply shop, picking up medals along the way until the passion for beer grew to great to be contained in an idea.Jumping on an opportunity the Johns made the choice to leave the world they once knew behind them, and to put all of their energy into a new idea of their own creation, Apocalypse Ale Works. With all this said, there are no investors in Apocalypse Ale Works, so that there was no pressure to sacrifice any quality for the sake of the business. Doug and Lee are committed to using only the finest ingredients, and giving even up to six weeks time to make a beer.It isn't about the volume of beer made, it's all about the highest quality brew, and reputation that a small, family owned brewery can have. ! ..

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