Want the details on our soon-to-open brewery and taproom? Here they are:

Norfolk Brewing Facility

When it opens in a few weeks, our brewery will have a 22,000 barrel brewhouse – enough to service much of the Eastern Seaboard. It’s expandable to 30,000 barrels which would put us close to brewing 500,000 cases of beer per year. It will have a 7 barrel tank for us to make limited edition and specialty beers – including some just for our shareholder family. It will have a canning line, which allows us to can, label and package millions of cans of Armed Forces Brewing Company beer per year.

Norfolk Taproom and Beer Garden

When it opens in a few weeks, the brewery will have a 650 person, multi-level tap room with 32 taps, a performance stage and a covered outdoor beer garden with 12 more taps. It will be a great space for our military and Veteran community and others to hold events, parties and meetings, or to just stop by and drink some great American beer.

Why Norfolk, Virginia?

Norfolk is part of the Hampton Roads, Virginia area – home to America’s largest naval base, the North American headquarters for NATO and a Naval Special Warfare Group with several Navy SEAL teams. It’s also home to the the U.S.S. Wisconsin.

USA Today called Norfolk one of America’s Top 10 booming downtowns. It has the largest active military population in the United States with more than 96,000 active duty personnel representing all branches of the U.S. Military and 112,000 of their family members.

When can I come have a beer at the new facility?

We are still undergoing renovations, dealing with permitting and licensing and a number of other details, but plan to have the taproom open in a few weeks. Our shareholder family will be the first to know when we open the doors!

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