We love beer, and so we were happy to have been invited to the PGH Beer Blogger Dinner last Wednesday on December 6th. The event, presented by the Pennsylvania Beer Alliance (PBA), a full-service trade association representing the wholesale tier of distributors of malt and brewed beverages in PA, featured beers from Fat Head’s Brewery and Great Lakes Brewery paired with dishes from Lot 17 where the event was hosted.
At the beginning of the event, attendees were given a packet full of PBA related information, including a document that indicated the economic impact of the beer industry here in… Read the rest
One of the best kept patio secrets in Pittsburgh, is the patio at the East End Brewing Brewery in the Larimer neighborhood. Last year they transformed the parking lot into a delightful beer garden.
The East End Brewing Brewery has always been a family-friendly spot for spending an afternoon. The patio makes this a great place for everyone to spend a hot summer afternoon with a cold beer (or root beer, which they usually have on tap). Just a heads up that East End Brewing also has a location in the Strip District, the East End Brewing Taproom, so make… Read the rest
The Second Steel City Pizzafest of the season. ZA Wars! Now we will have Craft Beers!
Free to the public (you pay for food and drinks). All ages. Dog friendly. Family friendly. Local Celebrity pizza judges. We have the whole block of 56th next to the brewery. Parking in Shop n’Save lot. Cheers!
May the Sauce be with you!
Pizza Eating Contest at 2pm (Spak Bros. Pizza)
Judging at 5pm
Rain or Shine
Lots of craft vendors!
The Pizza Shops participating in Steel City Pizzafest #2
Pittsburgh Pizza Truck
Frank’s… Read the rest
East End Brewing Cycling Jersey
One of the many good people that I have gotten to know through writing a blog about Pittsburgh, it Scott Smith, owner of East End Brewing. The tagline for East End Brewing is “Buy a Good Friend a Good Beer.” Not only does East End Brewing make some good beers, but they quietly do lots of good stuff for the community. Last Christmas, when I was working with lots of other good Pittsburghers to deliver literally thousands of toys in time for Christmas, Scott sent a tweet offering to lend a hand. Within hours, he… Read the rest
Even though today is International Beer Day, it’s a great chance to go local with these Pittsburgh businesses that know and love beer.
Coming soon to Braddock, this promising venture is a collaboration between two CMU grads. They’re working on getting a full production brewery set up, and are eventually planning to add a taproom and lounge. Even though it’s not open yet, it’s totally worth keeping an eye on!
church brew works interior (Photo credit: calamity_hane)
Church Brew Works
While their beer is tasty and their food menu interesting, the most impressive thing about Church Brew Works… Read the rest