Index of Current Breweries in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County
A Summary of the Pittsburgh Craft Brewers Project
Breweries after 1980
Compiled by Ed Vidunas, Pittsburgh, Pa.



Brewery to allow Brew Your Own
Copper Kettle

Breweries that Closed
See the Regional Count page.

Breweries that Moved
Dancing Gnome, East End Brewery, Hitchhiker
All within Allegheny County

Breweries that Never Opened
Robber Baron Brewery and Three Mugs Brew Pub.

Brewers who Brewed in Other Countries
Hofbraus, Germany, Nigeria
Marcus Cox, Mindful Brewery, Austrailia
Mark Slater, Three Rivers Brewing, England at t. Peter’s Brewery
Steve Sloan, Roundabout Brewery, New Zealand
Zach Colton, Trace Brewery, Mikkeller Baghaven, Denmark

Brewery in a Church
Church Brew Works

Brewery in a Fire House
War Streets Brewery

Brewery in a Garage
412 Brews, CoStar Brewery

Brewery in a Missile Bunker
Grist House Brewery

Brewery in a Theater

Brewery in an Original Brewery
Allegheny Brewery & Pub, now known as Penn Brewery.
Housed in the former Eberhardt & Ober Brewery.
A & M Brewery
Housed in the former Duquesne Brewery.
Hitchhiker Brewery
Housed in the former Fort Pitt Brewery boiler house.

Brewery with a Bowling Alley
Enix Brewery

Brewery with a Real British Brewer

Brewery with Out-of-Town Owner
Brew Dog Brewery, Platform Brewery, Sly Fox Brewery, Southern Tier

First Brewery in Pittsburgh as well as Pennsylvania
Allegheny Brewery & Pub now known as Penn Brewery.

First Brewery - Beer in the Wood

First Brewery - Cask Beer

First Brewery - Church Brew Works, first to obtain a full liquor licesne by the Pa. LCB

First Brewery - Copper Kettle

First Brewery - East End Brewery to brew Kavass

First Brewery - Penn Brewery, first brewery-pub in Pa.

First Brewery - Penn Brewery, first in a brewery built in the 1800's.

First Brewery - Pig Hill licensed to make Kombucha in Pa.

First Brewery - Church Brew Works, first to obtain a full liquor license by the Pa. LCB

First Brewster
Meg Sestate

First Liquor License (Issued to a Brewery-Pub)
Church Brew Works

Name Change
Allegheny Brewery & Pub to Penn Brewery (after opening).
Bellevue Brewery to Lincoln Brewery (
prior to opening).
Tois Brewery to Enix Brewery (
prior to opening).

New Ownership
412 Brews Brewery, Penn Brewery, Pittsburgh Bottle Shop & Brewery, Rock Bottom Brewery, Valhalla Brewery.

Non-Traditional Brewery
Pig Hill Brewery – makers of Kombucha

Pour Your Own
District Brew Yards

Women Owned Brewery