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
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
While their beer is tasty and their food menu interesting, the most impressive thing about Church Brew Works is the building. Located inside an old… 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
This Saturday, June 1, Penn Brewery will host the 17th annual PA Microbrewers’ Fest. The beer fest will be held over two, three hour sessions from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will feature around 30 local brewers as well as live performances by the Flow Band and Big Leg Emma along with a food tent featuring Penn Brew food favorites like pulled pork sandwiches, grilled sausages, and hot kraut.
Tickets are $45 each and can be purchased here or at the door on Saturday. If ordered online tickets must be picked up at… Read the rest
The Brewer’s Ball is a local beer tasting event to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The 2nd Annual Brewer’s Ball will be held on Friday, May 1, 2009 at the Circuit Center on the South Side. The event will be a relaxed yet lively evening for more than 350 expected guests.From beer novices to advanced beer enthusiasts, the Brewer’s Ball is a casual and fun evening for all experience levels. Enjoy great beers poured by microbreweries, brewpubs and other fine craft beers. Savor great cuisine presented at festive tasting stations, where the area’s hottest chefs prepare their specialties just for… Read the rest