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American Craft Beer Week (Or: How Garrett and Russ Accidentally Got on TV)

Just over one year ago, May 20, 2011, Russ, Garrett, and a number of friends celebrated their recent graduation from The Pennsylvania State University by taking a trip to western Pennsylvania, hitting up a number of breweries along the way.  Among the stops was Penn Brewery, located in Pittsburgh; it also happened to be our first stop after arriving in town. We arrived shortly before noon and immediately took to looking about the place.  With an inviting outdoor patio, and friendly, attentive waitstaff (being the only ones there at that hour probably helped), we were already having a great experience. We ordered a few choice drafts that we’d had previously at a Z-Bar “Meet The Brewer” Event, where we also had the privilege of meeting Sales Manager Eric Heinauer, who we … Read entire article »

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Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week 2012 Wrap-up

Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week 2012 Wrap-up

I was fortunate enough to have a wedding and a work meeting in Pittsburgh during the inaugural Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week. Put together in less than six months, this event really was impressive for an initial attempt by a city. There were over 360 events planned at the city’s various bars, including some that were not craft-specific. It was great to see the city embrace the beer culture and expand upon its growing craft beer … Read entire article »

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