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


October 15th: Terrapin Beer Company

  • Will Pour: Cranberry Pumpkinfest, Liquid Lunch, Turtle Neck, Guano Loco, French Oak Aged Monk’s Revenge, Midnight Monk, Vapricot, Hop Selection, Pumpkinfest, Maggie’s Peach Farmhouse, Liquid Bliss, Moo-Hoo Chocolate Milk Stout and Hopsecutioner

November 5th: Firestone Walker Brewing Company

  • Will Pour: Stickee Monkee, Agrestic, Velvet Merlin, Wookey Jack, Easy Jack, Union Jack, Pivo Hoppy Pils and Opal