Brewer Gerard Olson of Forest & Main Brewing Company - Biography

Ambler, PA

February 2013

Gerard Olson has been brewing for 10 years. Before opening Forest & Main, Olson worked was assistant brewer at McKenzie Brew House. During his tenure at McKenzie he performed well at the Great American Beer Festival, winning gold in the saison category in 2010, 2009, and 2007; and bronze in the strong Scotch ale category in 2007. Working alongside partner, Daniel Endicott, Olson renovated an 1880s Victorian home in Ambler, Pennsylvania to house their brewpub, which focuses on English style ales (Endicott’s domain) and Olson’s beloved Belgian-style brews.