Venus: the Bringer of Peace, the next of the planetary series from Bell’s Brewery, has arrived in the Burgh and was just spotted at Carson Street Deli on the Southside! Venus is a blonde ale brewed with honey, apricot, cardamom, and vanilla. Head down to Carson St. before they’re gone!
The rumor is the Dogfish Head 120 minute IPA is on its way to Pittsburgh. Expect to see it any day now on shelves and on tap. If you let me know where you saw some, I’ll post it for others!
Beers of the Burgh brings us their Winter Warmer beer fest on Nov. 8, 2014, 3 – 7pm, in Lawrenceville. Tickets are available at general admission ($45), VIP ($75), and designated driver ($19) levels. This fest will bring about 25 local Western PA breweries to show their winter/seasonal beers, such as pumpkin beers, spiced beers, etc. The full list of breweries is available at their website. Admission includes a tasting glass and the tastings. Also available will be food trucks and live music. The festival will benefit the Variety Children’s Charity. Tickets available here.
Caliente Pizza just tapped Full Pint’s Rye Rebellion, 2013 vintage!
On Friday, they’ll have Vintage 2010 & 2012 Brooklyn Brewery’s Black Ops at 7pm at their Bloomfield location.
If you know Caliente Pizza, then you already know about their amazing draft list. Now, they’ve made themselves even more accessible by opening a second location in the North Hills! Find them at:
4706 William Flynn Highway (Next to Sears)
Allison Park, PA 15101
This new location is in addition to their first location in Bloomfield.
15% off all canned beer, tomorrow, 10/11/14 from 11am – 3pm. Valid in Whole Foods Market Pennsylvania stores only.
There is a new beer documentary in the making, and it includes our very own Brew Gentlemen Beer Company of Braddock as one of its feature topics! “Blood, Sweat, and Beer” followed Brew Gentlemen as they started building their brewery. The film is currently in the finishing stages and the filmmakers are trying to raise the funds to complete it using this Kickstarter site. A trailer for the film is available at this site. The film also interviews brewers and experts from around the country such as Sierra Nevada founder Ken Grossman, Brewers’ Association founder Charlie Papazian, and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper.
- Category: German-Style Wheat Ale
Gold: AlpenGlow, Fat Head’s Brewery & Saloon, North Olmsted, OH (and they also have a location on our South Side!)
- Category: Oatmeal Stout
- Category: Belgian-Style Tripel
- Category: Bock
- Fegley’s Brew Works in Allentown – We’ve all seen their brews on our Pittsburgh shelves. Fegley’s walked away with two medals this year – a bronze for their Berliner Weiss and a gold for Arctic Alchemy
- Columbus Brewing Co. – This small brewery won an impressive two medals – impressive because one was in the most highly competitive category at GABF. The American-Style India Pale Ale category was far and away the most entered with 279 beers, in which they won bronze for their Bodhi. Their second medal was also in one of the most highly competitive categories, Imperial India Pale Ale with 135 entries, in which they won gold for their Creeper.
Fat Heads wins a gold medal for Alpenglow!