Pittsburgh Beer

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As a craft beer enthusiast, I’ve had the pleasure of exploring Pittsburgh’s vibrant craft beer scene and discovering some amazing breweries. From classic lagers to experimental sours, Pittsburgh has it all. So, without further ado, here are my top 10 picks for the best craft breweries in Pittsburgh.

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  1. Dancing Gnome – Dancing Gnome has quickly become a local favorite with its constantly rotating selection of hazy IPAs, fruity sours, and barrel-aged stouts. Don’t miss their popular Lustra IPA or their delicious barrel-aged sour, Anomaly.
  2. Brew Gentlemen – Brew Gentlemen is known for their award-winning lagers and unique seasonal offerings. Their taproom is a must-visit destination, and their flagship General Braddock’s IPA is a must-try.
  3. Grist House – Grist House has two locations, both offering a laid-back atmosphere and a great selection of beers. Their hazy IPAs are always popular, as is their unique range of barrel-aged beers.
  4. Hitchhiker Brewing Co. – With three locations in Pittsburgh, Hitchhiker Brewing Co. has made a name for itself with its range of IPAs and stouts. Their menu includes everything from classic beers to experimental brews.
  5. Roundabout Brewery – Roundabout Brewery is known for its creative takes on classic styles. Their popular West Coast IPA and Sour Cherry Brown Ale are both worth a try.
  6. Eleventh Hour Brewing – Eleventh Hour Brewing has a wide range of beers, from light lagers to bold IPAs. Their taproom is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike.
  7. Southern Tier Brewing Co. – Southern Tier Brewing Co. has a spacious taproom and a menu of classic beers and experimental brews. Their popular 2X IPA and seasonal Pumking Ale are both must-tries.
  8. Strange Roots Experimental Ales – Strange Roots is known for their unique barrel-aged sour beers, made with locally sourced ingredients. Their taproom is a must-visit destination for any craft beer enthusiast.
  9. Cinderlands Beer Co. – Cinderlands Beer Co. has two locations, both offering a range of classic beers and unique experimental brews. Don’t miss their popular Double S’mores Stout or their refreshing Sparkle Pony IPA.
  10. Penn Brewery – Penn Brewery is a classic German-style brewery with a long history in Pittsburgh. Try their Penn Pilsner or their Kaiser Pils for a taste of their traditional brews.

Overall, Pittsburgh’s craft beer scene is thriving, and these 10 breweries are just the beginning. Make sure to check out the links below to plan your next visit and explore all that Pittsburgh has to offer.

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