#PCBW Mashup: Days 7, 8, and 9 – Tap Takeovers in Reverse, Style Education, Chocolate IPA, and Oysters

PCBW Mashup, known last year as “My PCBW,” is a recap of the places my Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week travels took me. Enjoy! I’m sure I’m not alone when I say the home stretch of Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week is… Continue Reading

[PODCAST] Over a Couple of Beers: Episode 9 – Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week Kickoff Show, Live from Blue Dust!

It’s getting closer and closer to that special time of year in Pittsburgh. The snow has melted, the birds are chirping, and the craft beer is flowing! That’s right, we are less than a week away from Pittsburgh Craft Beer… 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

How to Create a Bad Ass Craft Beer Tap Program

You remember Cheers, right? You know, the one with the bar “where everybody knows your name.” It’s considered by many to be one of the funniest and most successful television shows of all time. This sit-com broke new ground with… Continue Reading

Blue Dust: The Best Craft Beer This Side of the Tracks

The Best Craft Beer This Side of the Tracks Undoubtedly, there are many unique elements to the City of Pittsburgh that make it stand out from the crowd. French fries on salads and sandwiches, passionate sports fans, three rivers intersecting,… Continue Reading

9 MORE Extraordinary Craft Beer Destinations in Pittsburgh

When it comes to narrowing down a list of incredible craft beer destinations to just NINE, let me be the first to tell you…it’s not easy. There is so much to consider. Atmosphere. Tap list/rotation. Food offerings. Staff friendliness. True… Continue Reading