Yards Brewing, PCBN, and The Modern Cafe Present: Soup’s On!

You know what one of my favorite foods is? I won’t keep you in suspense…it’s soup, baby! It’s one of the most comforting edibles in the whole big world. With so many different variations on the simplest offerings to off-the-wall… Continue Reading

Improvements to PCBN Connect’s Event Calendar and More

PCBN Nation, You spoke. I listened. Back in March, I launched PCBN Connect, a free mobile smartphone and tablet app designed to keep you better connected to the Pittsburgh craft beer and spirits scene. Since then, I have worked tirelessly… Continue Reading

How to Join the Breaking Brews Blogging Alliance

Now that Breaking Brews has been taken off the shelf and is officially in place as The Official Craft Beer Blog of the Pittsburgh Craft Beer Network, it’s time to get the content flowing once again. If you’ve been looking… Continue Reading

The Breaking Brews Revival

Knocking the Dust Off… Technically, Breaking Brews never went away. It’s always been active. However, the amount of posts, as well as the time and dedication I devoted to it, undoubtedly took a dip as I poured my heart and… Continue Reading

September’s PCBN Connect Sponsor: Pig Iron Public House

The number 66 means a lot in the city of Pittsburgh. Most famously, it graced the jersey of the greatest Pittsburgh Penguin to ever take the ice: Mario Lemieux. Mario is the man responsible for turning an entire hockey franchise… Continue Reading

July’s PCBN Connect Sponsor: The Pub & Pourhouse

“Change is hard because people overestimate the value of what they have—and underestimate the value of what they may gain by giving that up.” — James Belasco and Ralph Stayer, Flight of the Buffalo (1994) Every now and then, it’s… Continue Reading

[PODCAST] Over a Couple of Beers: Episode 12 – This Podcast is Muy Caliente!

Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week 2015 has come to a conclusion, and once again, Caliente Pizza & Draft House stands tall with 18 killer events in the books. These events include a Dogfish Head Tap Takeover on the last day of… Continue Reading

October’s PCBN Connect Sponsor: Blue Dust

From a historical standpoint, Pittsburgh is most recognized for its contributions to the steel industry. In 1911, Pittsburgh was responsible for approximately one-half of the United States steel output. However, as decades wore on, that output waned and a massive… Continue Reading