Libations


 Best anyone can tell, the last bourbon to be commercially manufactured in Pennsylvania was made by Bomberger’s Distillery, near Schaefferstown, about 30 miles east of Harrisburg.

Wigle Whiskey bringing bourbon distilling back to Pa.

The Strip District distiller, is set to issue its first bourbon next week. It’s the first Pennsylvania-made bourbon in decades.

about 11 hours ago


 Pittsburgh Wine Festival.

Tastings: Traveling the world at the Pittsburgh Wine Festival

Our expert got to try many expensive wines that she didn’t have to buy.

1 week ago


 This is the logo for the inaugural Erie Craft Beer Week, May 11 to 17.

Beer: Erie Craft Beer Week celebrates Northwestern Pennsylvania's growing scene

At least four new breweries are soon to join the eight marking an inaugural week.

1 week ago


 Wilkinsburg does not have a state wine and spirits store. The nearest one is in Edgewood.

Wilkinsburg development group pushes for liquor licenses in borough

Wilkinsburg has been “dry” all but two years since 1870. Changing that could change the town’s economics, advocates say.

3 weeks ago


  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

1 month 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.

1 month ago



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