Gibsonia


November 9, 2019

Brewery Locations


Draai Laag Brewery
(Pronounced Dry Log)
4399 Gibsonia Road 15044-9343
Owner: Draai Laag Brewing Company LLC
The original brewery started in Millvale but a lager brewhouse was required. The company opened a facility in Allison Park but relocated that brewery to Gibsonia. For reasons unknown to me that located was closed and the main production brewery is in Gibsonia. On March 12, 2018 name of the facility was changed to Strange Roots Experimental Ales (see below).

Inner Groove Brewery
Opening date: June 15, 2019
According to the Pittsburgh Triblive, June 6, 2019, the owners are: Kevin and Jen Walzer of Gibsonia and Tim and Kelly Melle of West Deer. The Pa LCB has this as well. Previous documentation showed Jennifer Boustead Walzer and Kelly Roberts Melle as the brewery’s owners.
The company incorporated on October 16, 2017. Proposed location was to be Gibsonia. Pa LCB issued a pending brewery license on November 9, 2019 for a location in Verona. The LCB placed the license in safekeeping on January 7, 2019 but as of June 2019 it is active (as of May 31, 2019).

Strange Roots Experimental Ales
4399 Gibsonia Road (Rt. 910) 15044-9343 (Facility location)
501 E Ohio Street, Pittsburgh (Corporate location)
Owner: Draai Laag Brewing Company LLC
Jaclyn Hock, Maureen Girty-Risk
Soft opening: April 7, 2018 at 2:00PM
Grand Opening: April 13, 2018 at 5:00PM
The Pa LCB posted on March 12, 2018 the change in name for the premise from Draai Laag Brewing to Strange Roots Experimental Ales. The facility took on this new name to expand their range of beers. This is the company’s production center which includes a tap house open to the public. The original tap house in Millvale remains open.



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Strange Roost: The Gibsonia address is that of Kress Tire Company, in which Doug Zebley I Vice-President.
Lot & Block 1508-J-75 Zebley Brothers Company, December 15, 2011.