Meadville-based Voodoo Brewery has opened a pop-up location outside Concourse C at Pittsburgh International Airport, providing weary travelers an oasis for fresh, local beer. “This is something that’s really cool for us,” says Voodoo principal owner, Jake Voelker. “We’re super excited to be a part of it. Voelker says that as Voodoo expands its footprint nationally and … [Read more...] about Travelers flying out of PGH might want to give themselves a little extra time at the airside terminal.
There is no more satisfying way to experience Pittsburgh's 21st century revival than to indulge in its blossoming food and beverage scene. We might snicker when out-of-town publications print stories overflowing with shock and surprise that this “depressed former mill town” offers mouth-watering cuisine and world-class beer, but that's only because, to us, it's no surprise. … [Read more...] about Plates and Pints: The Commoner
By Brian Conway. Penn'scavesWords Brian Conway Photos Buzzy TorekIt's no secret that Penn Brewery is steeped in brewing history. Founded in 1986, Penn is one of the oldest modern craft breweries still in operation today. Their Troy Hill headquarters date back to a century earlier and were once the site of three historic Pittsburgh breweries: Ober Bros. Brewing Co, Eberhardt … [Read more...] about Penn’s Caves
Local independent breweries unite to form Pittsburgh Brewers Guild The future of independent craft beer in Pittsburgh has its roots in Philadelphia. It's 2016, and Grist House's Brian Eaton, Hitchhiker's Andy Kwiatkowski, East End's Scott Smith and Eleventh Hour's Matt McMahon are in Philadelphia for the Brewers Association's annual Craft Brewers Conference. It's the … [Read more...] about Pittsburgh Brewers Guild
You’ve said that the frst beer that made you stand up and say “Wow!” was Anchor Steam. What was the most recent beer that gave you that reaction? I’m happy to say that there’s quite a few. I couldn’t mention just the very last one. Today, you can round the corner anywhere and have one of those “Oh, my God!” epiphany experiences. But I did have—I was in Toronto—and I was at … [Read more...] about A Beer & A Few Questions with Stone Brewing’s Greg Koch