A New Owner Takes Over Olde Bedford Brewing Company

A New Owner Takes Over Olde Bedford Brewing Company

Joe Black Takes Over Olde Bedford Brewing Company

Olde Bedford Brewing Company (OBBC) is now under new ownership with the start of the new year, as Dave (pictured above) and Mary Heller have passed on ownership of (OBBC) to long time Bedford resident Joseph Black.

We know Joe will do a fabulous job continuing the tradition of making great craft beer for Bedford and we look forward to the exciting things he has in store for the Brewery.

Dave Heller

Joseph Black, a long time resident of Bedford, and a partner of Olde Bedford Brewing Company started working with the Hellers as a partner in 2022. With the start of 2024, he has taken over full ownership of OBBC.

Olde Bedford Brewing Company is located at 109 Railroad Street (within Fat Jimmy’s Outfitters). They opened – by the Hellers – in spring of 2018 and was the first licensed brewery in Bedford County since the 1800s.

Over the past five years, OBBC has been the recipient of various state and local awards and recognitions. The most recognized was the presentation of the PA Farm Show PA Preferred Legacy Award in 2022.

The Heller’s also expressed their thanks to the greater Bedford community and businesses for their continued support, endorsements & collaborations.

“No greater thanks can be given to owners Jim and Percy Fungaroli of Fat Jimmys Outfitters, Don Brown of G&N Realty, Bedford County Development Association, Bedford County Chamber of Commerce of PA and Downtown Bedford, Inc., and all of our loyal customers. It is with the help of all these fine people and organizations that we were able to create a great third space for Bedford.” said Heller.

New owner takes over Olde Bedford Brewing – Bedford Gazette, December 26th, 2023

OBBC made the announcement via their social medias today, at 11:42 AM. Their announcement reads:

Joe Black has been active with Olde Bedford Brewing Company since 2020, becoming part owner in 2022. With great appreciation for the past, he looks forward to continuing to serve you in the future. He attributes the brewery’s success to an amazing team, amazing customers, and an amazing community. Thank you to everyone for the support. Happy New Year and Cheers to a great 2024! 🍻

Olde Bedford Brewing Company – Facebook Post

Olde Bedford Brewing Company

I got to visit OBBC in 2019 on a trip with my daughters, it was our last stop before heading home. We had a wonderful time, the staff was amazing, and the beers were very wonderful. You can read more about that here: The Trip: Day 3 Recap.

The following comes from Untappd. Olde Bedford Brewing Company is a micro brewery from Bedford, PA. They have 165 unique beers and over 8,400 ratings, with a global average rating of 3.76 (as of 1.1.24).

Their Untappd description reads: Nestled in the rolling hill country of central PA, lies the town of Bedford. Its beauty is only matched by its historical significance to our country. Among the trout streams, wildlife and farmland lies the Hideaway Ranch, the home of Olde Bedford Brewing. Our beers are crafted with spring water and often hops grown on our own Hideaway Ranch, in the mountains of Bedford County. As we create new brews, we will surprise your taste buds with unique and delicious flavors along with traditional brews we are sure you will love. We have been open for 5 years in Downtown Bedford, where we can embrace the History of “Olde Bedford” while making it close and convenient to the public.

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