I often try to think of the MOST Pittsburgh place one can watch the Steeler game, that doesn’t involved going to the game. Well I don’t think it gets more Pittsburgh than this – now you can watch the game next to a steel mill.
The Brew Gentleman is a new brewery that opened this year in Braddock, just down the road from the Edgar Thomson Steelworks, which is a steel mill that is still that opened in 1872 and is still in operation today.
The brewery was founded by two wonderful fellows who I had the good fortune of… Read the rest
Walking into Full Pint Brewing, located off of Route 30 (near Rivertowne), I wasn’t quite sure what to think. I’ve read plenty about the craft beer they produce and how great it is, and visiting the brewery and the pub has been on my Summer to-do list for some time. However, I was kind of thrown by the location and nature of it, in a good way. The brewery and pub are tucked away on the hillside and kind of difficult to see from the road. Walking up to the warehouse, all of the garage doors were wide open. I… Read the rest
There is just 2 days left on this Kickstarter project, and these guys have already passed their goal to raise $25,000. They have even passed their 2nd goal to raise $30,000.
But I wanted to share their video anyways. I met these two gentlemen last year at the first Grub With Us dinner last January – you can read a recap of the dinner here. This is a cool little video and gives you an intro to their brewery and Braddock. But I also think that the Brew Gentlemen is a great example of something happening in the local economy… Read the rest
Image by 顔なし via Flickr
The good folks from East End Brewing who have been providing good beer and really good events are back with another good thing. This time East End Brewing has partnered with the Toonseum for their limited edition Illustration Ale.
Illustration Ale is a a Belgian Dark Strong Ale and it is a very limited edition – only 700 bottles. There are 6 labels designed just for this beer by Pittsburgh cartoonists. The custom labels were designed by David Coulson, Dave Klug, Pat Lewis, Jim Rugg, George Schill, and Mark Zingarelli. Two dollars from the sale… Read the rest