Allegheny County, Brewery Report
Breweries around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

PGH Brewery Report as of October 22, 2020
Compiled by Ed Vidunas:

Check with the brewery before visiting as not all are open to the public.
Breweries may be currently CLOSED or for Take-Out Only due to the virus.
This report is in three sections
Brewery Alerts, Pending Breweries, Active Breweries

Brewery-Pubs (GP License) expire on December 31, 2020.
Couch and Stonewall are the only two in Allegheny County.
Brewery Storage Units (GS License) expire on December 31, 2020.

Brewery Alerts

Bonified Brewery is planned for 2100 Penn in the Strip District.

Helltown Brewing (Westmorland Co.) is opening a Tap Room in Houston (Washington Co.), Pa.

nsurrection is opening a Tap Room in the Strip at 1812 Penn Ave.
It will be a short hop to another new brewery plan for 2001 Penn.

Pending Breweries
Please note that these breweries are listed because they have been granted a pending license by the Pa. LCB or have applied for a zoning hearing with a government body. Homebrewers wishing to open but not having a location are listed. They may be listed on other websites.

A & M Beer Co., Pittsburgh, South Side
In the office building of the closed Duquesne Brewing complex.
Owners: Pittsburgh, Brewing Ventures
Received a brewer’s license on November 18, 2019 but it is in safekeeping.

Capri Pizza, Homestead
Received a pending brewing license in July 2020
814 Amity St 15120

Copper Kettle Brewery, Pittsburgh, Garfield
Status Unknown (to mez0
4568 Penn Ave. D.B.A. Bloomfield Brewing Co.

Costar Brewery, Allegheny County, Etna
In Construction
Building a brewery on a vacant lot at 327 Butler St.

Drowning Fish Brewery, Allegheny, Beth Park,
5454 Library Road. Formerly Duke’s Station.

Grist House Brewery, Allegheny County, Collier Township.
In Construction
Installing a brewery in the vacant Nike Missile Command Cente.

Mindful Brewery, Pittsburgh, Mt. Washington
In Construction
In the former Sullivan Hall at 133 Bigham St.

Old Thunder Brewery
340 Freeport Rd 15238, Blawnox

Platform Brewery, Pittsburgh, Garfield
In Construction
Installing a 10-barrel brewery and restaurant at 4805 Penn Ave.
Platform was purchased by Anheuser-Busch per an announcement on August 7, 2019. Platform says the brewery in to continue but as of Nov. 21, 2019, their website has no mention of Pittsburgh.

Rogan Brewery, Allegheny County, Duquesne
Located at 925B Duquesne Boulevard. Taproom planned for Homestead.

Rogan Brewery, Allegheny County, West Homestead
214 W 8
th Ave. 15120

Sly Fox Brewery, Pittsburgh, South Side;
In Construction, expect mid 2020
South 4th Street in the Terminal Bldg., now called The Highline.

Trace Brewery, Pittsburgh, Bloomfield
4314 Main St. 15224
David Kushner from Remnant Brewing in Massachusetts.
Trace was given a brewing license G43925 on Oct. 24, 2019 but the license was noted to be in safekeeping. This usually means that the brewery may be far from opening.
Received a brewer’s license on October 24, 2019 but it is in safekeeping.

Two Frays Brewery, Pittsburgh, Garfield
5113 Penn Ave.
Pending LCB brewing license granted.
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Active (Open) Breweries
(These breweries may have a restaurant or taproom, or production only)

180 and Tapped Brewery Allegheny County, Coraopolis
412 Brews (Brewery) Allegheny County, McKees Rocks
Taproom at 847 Western Ave, Pittsburgh, North Side.

Abjuration Brewery Allegheny County, McKees Rocks
Acclamation Brewery, Verona
555 Wildwood Ave. Formerly Pittsburgh Pickle Co.
Acrospire Brewery, Allegheny County, Glenshaw
Allegheny City Brewery Pittsburgh, North Side
Arsenal Cider House & Wine Cellar, Pittsburgh, Lawrenceville
Aurochs Brewery Allegheny County, Emsworth
Aurochs brews Gluten-free beers exclusively

Brewdog Pittsburgh (of Scotland) Pittsburgh, East Liberty
6144 Centre Ave. across from the Target store.
This is be the brewing company’s first “outpost” brewery in the U.S.

Church Brew Works (see Lawrenceville Brewery)
Cinderlands Brewery Pittsburgh, Lawrenceville
Cinderlands Warehouse Brewery Pittsburgh, Strip District
Cobblehause Brewery Allegheny County, Coraopolis
Costar Brewery Pittsburgh, Highland Park
Future location to be in Etna Borough.
Couch Brewery Pittsburgh, Larimer

Dancing Gnome Brewery Allegheny County, Sharpsburg

East End Brewery Pittsburgh, Larimer
Eleventh Hour Brewery Pittsburgh, Lawrenceville

Grist House Brewery Allegheny County, Millvale
Building out a facility in Collier Twp.

Headley’s Brewery Allegheny County, Heidelberg
Helicon Brewery Allegheny County, Oakdale
Hitchhiker Brewery Allegheny County, Sharpsburg
Hitchhiker Brewing taproom and coffee bar in Downtown, Pittsburgh
604 Liberty Avenue to open in 2020.
Hofbräuhaus Brewery Pittsburgh, South Side
Hop Farm Brewery Pittsburgh, Lawrenceville

Inner Groove Brewery Allegheny County, Verona
Insurrection Brewery Allegheny County, Heidelberg
Proposed pub in planning for Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh.

Lawrenceville Brewery (Church) Pittsburgh, Lawrenceville
Lincoln Avenue Brewery Allegheny County, Bellevue
Links Brewery, Pittsburgh, North Side
Installing a brewery at 519 E General Robinson St.
NOT to be confused with Missing Links Brewery, Renfrew, Pa.

Mastic Trail Brewery on Saxonburg Blvd., Glenshaw
Mindful Brewery Allegheny County, Castle Shannon
Mt. Washington Tap Room pending.

Penn Brewery Pittsburgh, North Side
Penn has a Taproom on First Ave. in Downtown Pittsburgh plus a restaurant in Pittsburgh International Airport. See their website for these.
Pig Hill Brewery Pittsburgh, Point Breeze d.b.a. as Red Star Kombucha
Pittsburgh, Bottle Shop & Brewhouse Allegheny County, Collier Township

Rock Bottom Brewery, Homestead
Under New Corporate Ownership as od 2020
Roundabout Brewery Pittsburgh, Lawrenceville

Southern Tier Brewery Pittsburgh, North Side
Spoonwood Brewery Allegheny County, Bethel Park
Spring Hill Brewery Pittsburgh, North Side
Stonewall Cider House and Meadery Allegheny County, Verona
Strange Roots Experimental Ales Allegheny County, Gibsonia
Millvale taproom remains open for business.

The Brew Gentlemen Brewery Allegheny County, Braddock
Expanding the Braddock location.
The Leaning Cask Brewery Allegheny County, Springdale

War Streets Brewery - Biers Pub Pittsburgh, North Side
This was Benjamin’s