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Descendants Brewing Company at the Old Ship Inn has been brewing since January of 1995. Each week we brew fine ales based on styles from around the world in our brick-and-wood clad Peter Austin brewing system. All of our ales made with Ringwood yeast are unfiltered and served off their sediment to ensure flavor conditioning. Cask-style ales such as our flagship Best Bitter are served at cellar temperature from the beer engine with natural carbonation. Our other ales are served slightly cooler with additional carbonation or nitrogen mix for the American palate.
Darker Shade of Pale – American Pale
Gently hopped and crisp. Beautiful copper color...a little “darker” for an American Pale. High five if you get the reference...
Alexander Hamilton – Porter 5.3%/16oz/$6
Light-bodied American porter. Dark and Roasty, with a hint of smoke. Brewed in honor of the man who launched a revolution...and maybe a chubby fictional catcher.
Hidden Nation Ales
Eire Aontaithe – Irish Oatmeal Stout
Served on Nitro. Silky smooth, light-bodied, dry, and roasty. Brewed in honor of a United Ireland!
The Ship’s Best Bitter – 5.1%/16 oz/$6.50
Our traditional English, cask-conditioned pale ale, naturally carbonated and served on our hand pump. This medium-bodied house specialty has a fruity hop finish.
Weihenstephan – Weissbier
From the world's, oldest brewery (1040 A.D.) comes the world's greatest German wheat beer. Full-bodied with a smooth yeast taste, notes of clove and banana.
Chimay Doree – Patersbier
Traditionally reserved for the monastic community
this refreshingly crisp blonde ale brings a delicious
balance of citrus and spice.
Flounder Change Order – Belgian Blonde 5%/16oz/$7
A crisp and dry Belgian blonde with candy and floral notes...and a hint of pepper...from our good friends at Flounder Brewing in Hillsborough NJ.
Industrial Arts Metric – Pilsner 4.7%/16oz/$6
Clean malt and refined noble hop character
come together in the best way.
Toppling Goliath King Sue - Double IPA 7.8%/13oz/$8
This full-bodied, hazy double IPA is Citra hopped with a juicy combination of mango, orange, and pineapple flavors finishing with a grapefruit aroma and ferocious bite.
Ironbound - Original Cider
Our favorite cider made exclusively from fresh-
pressed apples by our friends at Jersey Cider
Works in neighboring Alexandria, NJ.
Left Hand – Milk Stout
Dark and delicious with roasty mocha flavors,
with a slight hop and roast bitterness.