[PODCAST] OACOB: Episode 28 – It’s The Wood That Makes It Good

“It’s the wood that makes it good.” — Newman, Seinfeld In a recent blog post, I made the comment that 2016 was going to be a pretty big year for barrel-aged beer in Pittsburgh. You’d be hard-pressed to find a… Continue Reading

Caliente Collaborates with Local Breweries to Change the Game

Coalition Through Collaboration What makes a great craft beer destination? The answer to that question is as subjective as the beers you love to drink. Everyone has their own “thing” they gravitate towards when it comes to finding an establishment… Continue Reading

[PODCAST] OACOB: Episode 24 – Pennies Pints Podcast and East End Brewing, Too

This episode of Over a Couple of Beers emanated from the East End Brewing Company taproom and stars Devon Murdoch from Pennies, Pints, Pittsburgh and East End Founder and Owner Scott Smith. We had a great time getting to know… Continue Reading

Pittsburgh Beer of the Month: East End BigHop

October 2015 Back before Breaking Brews was an actual thing, I was nothing more than a fan of good craft beer. I had gravitated towards the hoppy styles and, to this day, dig the bitterness of an IPA. Sometimes, after… Continue Reading

Beer & Music: The Jams That Fuel Craft Brewing Inspiration in Pittsburgh

If there’s one thing in life that you can always depend on, it’s this: Music makes everything better. Don’t believe me? Here’s an example. I was just recently faced with the mundane task of cleaning out and organizing my garage.… Continue Reading

Hops & The City: East End Brewing Company

Hops & The City is an exploration of beer in Pittsburgh by our resident craft beer enthusiast, Angelica Ross. Angelica is pitting beers against each other and honing her taste skills simultaneously while providing you with her unique opinions on… Continue Reading

9 Extraordinary Craft Beer Destinations in Pittsburgh: BREWERY EDITION!

Living in Pittsburgh and being a tremendous fan of craft beer, one has to sit back and thank his or her lucky stars that we have tremendous beer options at seemingly every turn. Supply has truly risen to meet demand… Continue Reading