SHORT POUR: Brewers Olympics is Back For Year Three on April 30th

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Get Ready For the Best(ish) In Olympic Competition

One of the most fun events of the year is almost upon us! The 3rd Annual Brewers Olympics is set to go down Sunday, April 30th starting at 2:00pm at Grist House Craft Brewery in Millvale. Once again, the Brewers Olympics will serve as the send off to Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week as it has since 2015. This year’s event will be co-MC’ed by yours truly and the one and only Malcolm Frazer.

The Brewers Olympics pits brewers and representatives from 16 local breweries in four different feats of strength, agility, and mental acumen…fueled very strongly by little sleep and plenty of beer. Olympics past have seen brewers flex their muscles in keg rolls, sixtel carries, grain bag untying races, blind taste tests, dunk tank trivia, and more.

What events are on tap for the 2017 Olympics? There’s only one way to find out: Grab a ticket and see for yourself!

Tickets are currently on sale for the low, low price of $20. Supplies are limited, so grab yours before they’re all gone. Your ticket gets you into the Olympics + an event t-shirt. Proceeds benefit the Millvale Community Library.

Grist House will be serving up beers and The Steer and Wheel, Proper, and Franktuary food trucks will be on-hand to help you get your grub on.

The breweries who will be battling for the 2017 crown and a metric shit ton of bragging rights are as follows:

  • Grist House Craft Brewery
  • Rock Bottom Brewery
  • Spoonwood Brewing – 1/2 of the defending champions
  • Mindful Brewing
  • Hop Farm Brewing
  • ShuBrew
  • Reclamation Brewing
  • Butler Brew Works
  • Helicon Brewing
  • CoStar Brewing
  • East End Brewing
  • Church Brew Works – 1/2 of the defending champions
  • Insurrection Aleworks
  • Helltown Brewing
  • Hitchhiker Brewing
  • Rivertowne Brewing

*NOTE: T-shirts are subject to availability. Grist House will attempt to have all sizes available, but shirt size preference will be on a first come, first served basis.













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