The small beer sample glasses at the Milkman Brewery will soon pass into history. The brewery is closing at the end of the month.

Beer: Milkman Brewing Co. is down to its last days

Partners are accepting offers for the Strip District business and its assets

3 days ago

Spirits: The (not-so) good earth

Pittsburgh’s soil and growing season might not be ideal for agricultural production — but perhaps it was ideal for producing Mon Rye.

3 days ago

 Co-owner and brewer Justin Waters brews a batch of single-hop (nugget) pale ale at Milkman Brewing Co. in the Strip District in July.

Strip District's Milkman Brewing Co. will close at month's end

Justin Waters, one of three partners in the craft brewery, called the business “an amazing experience.”

6 days ago

 At the press briefing for Pittsburgh Craft Brew Week,  held at the Penn Brewery, Dana Staudi from Three Rivers Underground Brewers, which represents home brewers, pours a sample of a mead from Apis. To her left is Brian Meyer of the Pittsburgh Craft Beer Association.

Beer: Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week kicks off Friday

More than 340 events are set at area breweries and watering holes April 17 through 26.

1 week ago

4 a.m. bar closings proposed to stem 'brain drain' in Pennsylvania

The measure is not aimed at neighborhood bars, but at "designated entertainment zones away from residential neighborhoods."

1 week ago

 Brandon McCarthy, left, the brewmaster for Rock Bottom Brewery, drinks a cup of coffee while Andy Kwiatkowski, head brewer at Hitchhiker, hoisted a beer before Tuesday's Pittsburgh Craft Brew Week press conference.

Beer: Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week to be a collaborative affair

Area breweries team up for unusual brews to be served April 17-26.

2 weeks ago

 Local women in beer participated, along with peers around the world, in the International Women's Collaboration Brew Day on Sunday, March 8, at Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery in Homestead. From left: Sandy Cindrich (Penn Brewery), Krystle Eaton (Grist House Brewing Co.), Colleen Vecellio (Grist House), Tiffany Deemer Thompson (Hitchhiker Brewing Co.), Linda Nyman (Penn), Whitney Thompson (in back, Malteurope), Meg Evans (Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery), Marisa Egan (Victory Brewing Co.) and Susan Sternberger (Craft Beer School).

Beer: Sisters are brewin' it for themselves

At Rock Bottom next week, you can taste the Scottish Ale these women made.

3 weeks ago

Tastings: Timely news on Chairman's Selections and Passover wines

The Chairman’s Selection wines reviewed in the Tastings column last week were just starting to arrive at Pittsburgh’s specialty wine stores.

3 weeks ago


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