The Great European Beer Fest – Saturday & Sunday, June 27 & 28, 2015

The Sharp Edge Beer Emporium in Friendship is having their Great European Beer Fest on June 27 & 28. They are offering three sessions, and each session will provide the opportunity to taste over 101 different beers from all over the world. Live entertainment will be there as well.

Sessions:
Saturday, June 27: 3pm – 6pm;
Saturday, June 27: 7pm – 10pm;
Sunday, June 28: 2pm – 5pm.

Also, new this year, they are offering a VIP ticket which adds access to special beers from the Sharp Edge vault, as well as access to their Beer Fest food menu.

Where:
Sharp Edge Beer Emporium parking lot
302 South St. Clair Street
Pittsburgh (Friendship), PA 15206

Tickets cost $50, or $75 for VIP admission.

Grill and Beer Dinner, Bella Sera, Canonsburg – Friday, May 29, 2015

Kick off your grilling season in style with a fun-filled, unforgettable evening. Join Chef/Owner Jason Capps and Executive Chef Giuseppe DiGristina as they demonstrate a 5 course meal and teach you how to grill like a pro. Expert beer specialist Lee Schmidt will pair a hand-selected set of craft beers with each course. Live music by local Americana talents – The Weathered Road.

Price: $75

Friday, May 29

6:30 p.m. Doors

7:00 p.m. Grillin’

For reservations: 724-745-5575 ext. 111

This is an outdoor rain or shine event – dress accordingly.

Location:

Bella Sera, 414 Morganza Road, Canonsburg, PA

Cask Ale Extravaganza Today for PCBW! – April 19, 2015

Head down to Caliente’s in Bloomfield for the Cask Ale Extravaganza today, as a part of Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week! Starting at 1pm, they’re featuring the following beers:

Hop Farm Butler Street Blues w Fresh Raspberries
Weyerbacher Tart Nouve w Fresh Raspberries
Church Brew Works/Draai Laag & Eleventh Hour PCBW Collab King Crimson
East End Joe Melt
Rivertowne Black IPA Dry Hopped w El Dorado & Citra
Full Pint/Apis/Shu Brew PCBW Shu Full of Honey
Four Seasons High Hopes IPA w oranges and Citra Hops
Grist House Fire on the Hill w Mosaic Hops
Fat Heads Head Shrinker DIPA
Helltown/Four Seasons PCBW Collab Seasons of Hell

 

Chillwave Pittsburgh Release Party Tonight! – March 13, 2015

Great Lakes Brewing co. seems to be having a bit of an issue getting this year’s batch of Chillwave Double IPA (formerly known as Alchemy Hour) out, but they’ve promised to have some available for its Pittsburgh release party tonight! Head over to Harris Grill in Shadyside during happy hour to get your first taste of 2015 Chillwave. They are starting at 5pm.

Three Craft Beer Events Mark March 7, 2015 in the Burgh!

Oh man, us Pittsburgh craft beer drinkers have a lot of things to decide before March 7, 2015!

Option 1: 

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Hell with the Lid Off Barleywine Festival

at Kelly’s Bar and Lounge, Shadyside

Tickets here

 

Option 2:

Brewfest presented by Pittsburgh Rugby Club

Sheraton Station Square, Southside

Info and Tickets here

 

Option 3:

Penn Brewery Penn Brew U.

Penn Brewery, Northside

Info and Tickets here

 

Now, if you’re really hearty, you could manage to do the Penn Brew U. in the afternoon and then continue to one of the two festivals in the evening. Whatever you decide, March 7 is a good day to be a craft beer lover in Pittsburgh.

Fat Head’s Hop Juju 2015 Release

Get ready for the 2015 Hop Juju release!  The first chance to grab bottles of this delicious hop bomb here in the Burgh will be this Friday, Feb. 13, at Fat Head’s Saloon on the Southside at 4pm.

Starting next week (week of Feb. 16), bottles will start showing up all around Pittsburgh, so start checking! We’ll post updates of sightings here at beerPittsburgh as well.

Monday, Feb. 16 at 6:30pm, Caliente Pizza will be having a Hop Juju kickoff event.

Get ready. Get hoppy.