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What happened to the old breweries?

What are they now? Large U.S. brew houses from 1950 It takes hops, barley, water and yeast to brew most beer. And space. Lots of space when you’re talking about pumping out millions of barrels of ale and lager a year. That was the case in 1950 as consolidation...

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Pechakucha

Brew: The Museum of Beer Presentation from Alphabet City’s Pechachuca...

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Find Interactive Exhibit on Tap

You can get Interactive Exhibit on tap at the following fine establishments:   Hop Farm   East End Southern Tier Bados James Street Stoke’s Grill Caliente’s     Rivertowne North Shore Pints on Penn   For a limited time...

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Baseball & Beer

Beer and baseball—an historic duo—good on their own but infinitely better when paired.  The relationship between beer and baseball goes back to the mid-19th century.  At the time, baseball was experiencing falling attendance and the integrity of the game was...

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Tickets on Sale Now!

Tickets are now on sale for Brew’s Beer Birthing party. Only a limited number of tickets are available, so take advantage of the opportunity now! The Beer That Has Yet To Be Named will receive its baptism at the Debut Party on April 24th. Join us in imbibing in...

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Is there a bubble brewing in the national craft beer scene?

In our next installments, we will take a look at the “bubble issue“ from a national perspective and consider whether Prohibition was responsible for the demise of local breweries. Make sure you are on our mailing list so that you will be notified when the next...

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Is there a bubble brewing in local craft beer?

Locally, we are up to 23 breweries now open in Allegheny County, including one that is literally opening as I write (congratulations, Fury). Our interactive map of breweries in Western Pennsylvania  shows another 10 under development in Allegheny County, and those are...

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Judges hard at work, trying to pick a winner

Judges evaluate more than 400 entries in the Name That Beer contest in preparation for announcing a winner at the Debut Party for Brew’s First Brew on Monday, April 24th of Craft Beer Week. Tickets go on sale...

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“I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer.”

  –Abraham Lincoln

“There is more to life than beer alone, but beer makes those other things even better.”  

–Stephen Morris

“Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.”  

–Dave Barry

“If God had intended us to drink beer, He would have given us stomachs.”

–Dave Daye

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