Welcome To The Shepherd & the Knucklehead Pub!

NJ.com’s Star-Ledger #1 Craft Beer Bar in NJ!

90 Microbrew Taps. Classic/Creative Pub Food.

Vegetarian-Friendly Menu. Reservations Accepted! 


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Monday-Friday 4:00 pm – 1:45 am

Saturday and Sunday 12:00 pm – 1:45 am

Christmas Eve (12/24): CLOSED

Christmas Night (12/25): 8:30 PM-1:45 AM (NO FOOD)

New Years Eve (12/31): CLOSED

New Years Day (1/1): CLOSED


December 6th (8:00 PM-12:00 AM): Jazz Night and Jam!

December 30th: Founders KBS Tapping

January 28th: Carton Brewing Company

March 3rd: Firestone Walker Brewing Company

  • Will Pour: Stickee Monkee, Velvet Merkin, Velvet Merlin (nitro), Unfiltered DBA, Agrestic, Wookey Jack, Double Jack, Union Jack, Easy Jack, Pivo Pils plus launch of a brand new IPA and possibly Sucaba

March 10th: Victory Brewing Company