The Craft Beer Spotlight is designed to focus on craft beer destinations, personalities, groups, and events throughout the Pittsburgh region and showcase their incredible contributions to our scene. Each of these people and the businesses they represent exemplify the strength Pittsburgh’s craft beer scene has and their continued efforts will be imperative to the constant evolution of beer we find ourselves ensconced in today.

Take a journey back in time and get to know some of Pittsburgh’s hottest craft beer spots in this directory of the Craft Beer Spotlight series.


May – Reclamation Brewing Company

April – Spotlight Revisited: Caliente Pizza & Draft House

March – Pig Iron Public House

February – The BeerHive

January – Levity Brewing Company


December – Spotlight Revisited: Bocktown Beer and Grill

November – 99 Bottles in Carnegie

September – Pittsburgh’s First-Ever Brewtal Metal Beer Fest

August – Sidelines Bar and Grill / Sidelines Beer House

July – The Fire Side Public House

June – Breakneck Tavern

May – Brew ‘N Chew Beer & Food Festival hosted by GoodTaste! Pittsburgh

April – Pink Boots Society-Western PA Chapter

March – Buzz Worthy Pub Trivia

February – Rock Bottom Brewery & Restaurant

January – PA Brew Tours


December – 2015 Craft Beer Spotlight Mashup

November – The Modern Cafe

October – Rivertowne Brewing

August – Indiana, PA – Your Newest Craft Beer Destination

July – Wexford Ale House

June – Apis, Grist House, Brew Gentlemen, and Hitchhiker Turn One

May – The Independent Brewing Company

April – Spoonwood Brewing Company

March – Hal’s Bar & Grill / Hal’s Bottle Shop

January – The Brew Gentlemen Beer Company

December – Smokin’ Joe’s Saloon


November – Full Pint Brewing Company

October – Blue Dust

August – Grist House Brewing

July – Hough’s Taproom & Brewpub

June – Caliente Pizza & Draft House

May – House of 1000 Beers

April – Piper’s Pub

March – Bocktown Beer & Grill


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