Hops & The City: It’s Okay to Pick Up a Hitchhiker

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

Craft Beer Spotlight Archives: 2015 Mashup

2015 Craft Beer Spotlight Mashup As we turn the calendar to December and prepare to close the curtain on 2015, we can look back on a very prosperous year for the Pittsburgh craft beer scene. Many established destinations have either… 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

#PCBW Mashup: Days 5 & 6 – App Download Event Take Two, They Were Only Freshmen

PCBW Mashup, known last year as “My PCBW,” is a recap of the places my Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week travels took me. Enjoy! I just saw a Facebook post from Meg Evans, brewer at Rock Bottom in The Waterfront, that… Continue Reading

Craft Beer Spotlight Archives: Apis, Grist House, Brew Gentlemen, and Hitchhiker Turn One

Those familiar with wrestling folklore undoubtedly remember the impact The Four Horseman had on the industry. In the 80s, they sold out arenas all over the country for the now-defunct National Wrestling Alliance. They drew a fortune and are often… 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

Beers of the ‘Burgh: Redefining Local Craft Beer Appreciation

In what’s quickly becoming known as a renaissance in the world of craft beer, the city of Pittsburgh finds itself in the substantial thick of these booming and plentiful times. Many have turned the page on ordinary and are vehemently… Continue Reading

Pittsburgh Craft Beer Network? What Is This?

As I’ve mentioned A LOT on Breaking Brews, Pittsburgh has become a hotbed for craft beer. For evidence of this, look no further than the success of the 3rd Annual Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week, which came to a conclusion on… Continue Reading