John Harvard’s Brewery


Allegheny County,

Wilkins Township

December 21, 2013 John Harvard’s Brewery  Owner: J H Restaurant Pittsburgh LLC as of 2004. (J H also owned the Springfield Sq., Baltimore Pike, Springfield location.) Penn Center Shops (Allegheny County-Wilkins Township) Opened August 19, 1997, closed September 2008 The original head brewer was Pete Seaman until April 1999 when he left for the Two Stars Brewery in Atlanta. Sean McIntyre was Pete’s assistant until he left for Valhalla in the Strip. Bill Bryson took the lead until his departure in 2001. Bill came from John Harvard’s – Cleveland where he was the number 2 brewer. Andrew Maxwell became head brewer but left in 2006 to open Rivertowne in Monroeville.  List of John Harvard’s brewers (incomplete): Pete Seaman (1997 – 1999) Sean McIntyre (1997) Bill Bryson (1997 – 2001) Sean McIntyre (1997) Erik Gruetzmacher  Brad Bernas (worked at Latrobe Brewing until 2001) Andrew Maxwell (at least 2000 – 2006) Sean Hallisey
Barrett Goddard Steve Slone (???? – 2008) went to the Church in 2009 David Wright Worked at John Harvard’s (unknown dates) as well as Red Star Brewery in Greensburg, Pa. 

Pa. Department of State

Accessed March 30, 2021
J H Pittsburgh not found on Pa, State database.
John Harvard’s Brew House access date: September 28, 2004.
Officers: J H Pittsburgh LLC.
Address: 3466 WILLIAM PENN HWY Pittsburgh PA 15235- Allegheny County.

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