Pittsburgh Area Breweries and Brewpubs – 05/15/17 R2
Provided by Pat and Janet Crowe
Allegheny City Brewing – 507 Foreland St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212. North Shore, within walking distance of PNC Park. Phone: (412)904-3732. Hours: M/Tu – Closed, W/Th 5-10pm, F 4-12am, Sa 2-12am, Su 12-7pm. Good beer and very popular with the locals. No food.
All Saints Brewing Co. – 1602 Route 119 Greensburg, PA 15601. Located @ intersection of Rte. 119 and Roseytown Rd, about 40 miles east of Pittsburgh. Hours: M/Tu – Closed, W 4-9pm, Th 1-10pm, F/Sa 2-10pm, Su 2-8pm.
Arsenal Cider House – 300 39th St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201. Near Church Brew Works. Phone: (412)682-7699. Hours: M/Tu – Closed, W/Th 4-8pm, F 4-9pm, Sa 12-9pm, Su 12-4pm. CIDER!
Aurochs Brewing Co. – 8321 Ohio River Blvd Emsworth, PA 15202. Located north and east of the stadium close to the Ohio River (on/just off Rte. 65). Phone: (724)260-8737. Hours: Su-W – Closed, Th/F 4-10pm, Sa12-10pm. This microbrewery making ales that are naturally gluten-free also offers a taphouse for beer sales.
Bloom Brew – 100 Riverside Dr. A, West Newton, PA 15089. Located about 50 miles SE of Pitt just north of I-70 near Rte 136. Phone: (724)322-4494. Hours: Only Open Wed 4-8pm and Sat 12-6pm.
Brew Gentlemen – 512 Braddock Ave. Braddock, PA 15104. Phone: (412)871-5075. Located SE of downtown Pitt. Hours: M/Tu – Closed, W/Th 5-11pm, F 5-12am, Sa 12-12am, Su 12-8pm. Look for “The Pitt” Taco Truck.
Church Brew Works – 3525 Liberty Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15201. Phone: (412)688-8200. Hours: M-Th 11:30am-9:30pm, F/Sa 11:30am-11pm, Su 11:30am-9pm. Former church is now a lofty space for excellent house-brewed beers, plus a mix of pizza, pierogi & bratwurst.
Coal Tipple Brewing – Hillman State Park, 1905 Steubenville Pike, Burgettstown, PA 15021. Located 36 miles west of Pitt on Rte 22. Phone: (724)899-3344. Hours: M-W 9am-5pm, Th-Sa 9am-7pm, Su 10am-4pm.
Copper Kettle Brewing Co. – Brew on Premise Place???
Costar Brewing– 919 Costar Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Located in the Highland Park are near East End and Roundabout Brewing. Phone (412)420-0562. Hours: ??? Very small Nanobrewery.
Couch Brewery – 1351 Washington Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Located near East End Brewing Co. Phone: (412)441-1724. Hours: Su-W – Closed. Th 4-10pm, F 4-12am, Sa 12pm-12am.
Dancing Gnome – 925 Main St. Pittsburgh, PA 15215. Located on the North Shore just east of Grist House. Also, across the Allegheny from the Hop Farm. Phone: (412)408-2083. Hours: M/Tu – Closed, W-F 4-11pm, Sa 12-11pm, Su 12-6pm. Industrial brewery taproom pouring craft beers in inviting digs with a view of the production area. The brewer offers several different variations of New England style (India) Pale Ales. We spoke with the brewer/owner(?) who indicated that’s the type of beer they intend to focus on.
Draai Laag Brewing Co. – 501 E. Ohio St. Pittsburg, PA 15209. Phone: (412)407-2506. Hours: M/Tu – Closed, W-F 5-10:30pm, Sa 3-10:30pm, Su 12-6pm. Located in North Shore in the Millvale area within a very short walk from the Grist House. This artisanal brewery has a pub-style taproom that offers a rotating selection of mostly sour small-batch ales.
Duquesne Bottling Co. – 2555 Washington Rd. Suite 630, Pittsburgh, PA 15241. South of Pitt, off I79 in Mt. Lebanon area. Phone: (412)831-2779. Hours: None. Not much info except they have Joe Paterno beer.
East End Brewing Co. – 147 Julius St. Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Phone: (412)537-2337. Hours: M – Closed, Tu-Th 4-8pm, F – 4-9pm, Sa – 12-9pm, Su 12-5pm.
East End Brewery Tap Room – 102 19th St. Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Located in the “Strip District,” get naked! Phone: (412)537-2337. Hours: M-W – Closed, Th 11am-8pm, F 11am-10pm, Sa 10am-10pm, Su 10am-7pm. House-label beers from East End Brewery poured by the pint, flight or growler in brick-lined digs.
Four Seasons Brewing Co. – 745 Lloyd Ave Exd Latrobe, PA 15650. Located 42 miles east of Pitt slightly north of Rte 30 just off Rte 981. Phone: (724)520-4111. Hours: M- Closed, Tu-Th 3-9pm, F 3-11pm, Sa 12-11pm, Su 12-6pm.
Full Pint Brewing – 1963 Lincoln Hwy North Versailles, PA 15137. Located a little bit SE of downtown. Off I-76 on Rte 30 on the way into or leaving town. Phone: (412)467-6414. Hours: Su/M – Closed, Tu-Th 4-9pm, F 4-10pm, Sa 12-10pm. Brewpub offering house year-round & seasonal craft brews, plus beer-bread pizza & casual eats.
Full Pint Wild Side Pub – 5310 Butler St. Pittsburg, PA 15201 (Lawrenceville). Located within walking distance between Hop Farm and Roundabout brewery. Phone: (412)408-3083. Hours: Su – Closed, M-Th 4-10pm, F 4-12am, Sa 12-12am.
Grist House Craft Brewery – 10 Sherman St. Pittsburgh, PA 15209. North Shore in Millvale area and a short walk to Draai Laag. Phone: (412) 447-1442. Hours: M/Tu – Closed, W-F 5-10pm, Sa 2-10pm, Su2-8pm. Hoppy Hour: W-F 5-7pm ($1 off pints). Family owned. Big “unimproved industrial” biergarten. Very dog friendly.
Helicon Brewing – 102 Union Ave Oakdale, PA 15071. Located SE of Pitts off I-79. Phone: (724)693-4204. Hours: M- Closed, Tu-Sa 11am-10pm, Su 11am-8pm.
Helltown Brewing LLC. – 13 Henry C Frick St. Mt. Pleasant, PA 15666. Located 45 mi SE of Pitt off I76 near Rte 119. Phone: (724)542-4339. Hours: Only Open Fri (3-7pm) and Sat (1-6pm). Rustic small-scale brewery filling growlers & bottling beer styles ranging from light to dark.
Hitchhiker Brewing Co. – 190 Castle Shannon Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15228. Phone: (412)343-1950. Hours: M – Closed, Tu-F 4-11pm, Sa 12-11pm, Su 12-6pm. Has food and outdoor seating.
Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh – 2705 S. Water St. Southside Works, Pittsburgh, PA.
Hop Farm Brewing Co. – 5601 Butler St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201 (Lawrenceville). Phone: (412)408-3248. Hours: M/Tu – Closed, W/Th 4:30-11pm, F 4:30-12am, Sa 12-12am, Su 12-6pm. Farm-table & organic ingredients (they have food). Very nice comfortable place.
Insurrection Ale Works – 1635 E Railroad St. Heidelberg, PA 15106. Located SE of Pitt off I-376 and I-79. Phone: (412)276-2030. Hours: M/Tu – Closed, W/Th 4-11pm, F/Sa 12pm-12am, Su 12-8pm. Small biergarten out back. No food, but they have food trucks. They brew New England style ales.
Milkman – Closed/Closing.
Mindful Brewing Co. – 3759 Library Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15234. Phone: (412)668-3857. Hours: M- Closed, Tu-Th 11am-11pm, , F/Sa 11am-12am, Su 11am-11pm. Located in the Castle Shannon area, SE of Pitt near Insurrection and Spoonwood Brewing. Modern taproom with Mindful beers as well as many other local and national guest craft beers.
North Country @ Harmony Inn – Slippery Rock, PA (50 miles/60 mins north of Pitt).
Pennsylvania Brewing Co. – 800 Vinial St. Pittsburgh, PA 15212. North Shore within walking distance of of the stadium. Phone: 412-237-9400 x120. Hours: M-Th 11am-10pm, F/Sa 11am-11pm, Su 11am-9pm. Still brewery great German beers. Nice cozy biergarten in courtyard. Food.
Pittsburgh Brewing Co. – 3340Liberty Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15201. Located within walking distance of Church Brew Works. Phone: (412)682-7400. Hours: Sa/Su – Closed, M-F 830am-4pm. Corporate headquarters for Iron City, but they no longer brew there. No beer or taproom on premise.
Rivertowne (Brewery) North Shore – 337 N Shore Dr. Pittsburgh, PA. Located within walking distance west of PNC Park. Phone: (412)322-5000. Hours: Open Everday 11am-2am. Rustic, family-friendly spot for a variety of familiar American eats including sandwiches & pizza. They do not brew on premise, but they do serve their beer, which is shipped in from the Monroeville location.
Rivertowne Pourhouse – 312 Center Rd. Monroeville, PA15146. Located east of Pitt near the intersection of I-76 and I-376 (just off the highway). Phone: (412)372-8199. Hours: S-Th 11am-12am, F/Sa 11am-2am. Microbrewery offering a variety of house beers, comfort food & a full bar amid Amish furnishings in what looks to be an old pool hall.
Rock Bottom Rest. & Brewery – 171 E. Bridge St. Homestead, PA.
Roundabout Brewery – 4901 Butler St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201 (Lawrenceville). Phone: (412)621-0540. Hours: M/Tu – Closed, W-F 4-10pm, Sa 12-10pm, Su 12-7pm. They serve New Zealand Savory [meat] pies and curry sausage rolls.
ShuBrew Handcrafted Ales & Food – Zelienople (28 miles north of Pitt).
Southern Tier Brewing Co. – 316 N. Shore Dr. Pittsburgh, PA 15212 (North Shore). Located within walking distance just west of PNC Park. Phone: (412)301-2337. Hours: S-Th 11am-10pm, F/Sa 11am-12am. They have a rotating selection of four Southern Tier beers brewed on premise plus a good selection of other Southern Tier and Victory beers. Food.
Spoonwood Brewing Co. – 5981 Baptist Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15236. Relatively close to Hitchhiker Brewing. Phone: (412)833-0333. Hours: M- Closed, Tu-Th 4-10pm, F/Sa 11:30am-11pm, Su 10:30am-10pm. Has food – small plates and pizza. Huge nicely appointed biergarten with hop vines in the back. They have a big smoker (good BBQ) and a pizza oven and a big menu.
Voodoo Brewery Homestead – 205 E 9th Ave. Homestead, PA 15120. Phone: (412)368-8973. Hours: M-Th 4-10pm, F 3-12am, Sa 12-12am, Su 12-8pm. They have another location in Erie, PA. Not sure they brew @ the Homestead location. Food truck only.