Milkman Brewery

The name arrived after they considered an old dairy facility in New Kensington.

April 12, 2021

Milkman Brewing Co. Owner: Milkman Brewing Company 2517 Penn Avenue Opened for business on July 3, 2014, Closed April 2015 They have leased this property as of fall 2013. Originated in 2010, they tried to find a location on the North Side. Founded by Chris Momberger, who also co-founded the Pittsburgh Marshmallow Factory, along with Jamie Rice, Justin Waters and Kyle Branigan.

2010 Begining
Jamie Rice, Justin Waters and Kyle Branigan first met at a craft brewers’ event at the Pittsburgh Zoo.

2011 Post-Gazette
Bob Batz wrote about Milkman in the March 3, 2011 edition.

2011 Mexican War Streets
The company was trying to establish itself in Pittsburgh’s North Side in the Mexican War Streets district. They are located in a garage. Tim Schooley writing for the Pittsburgh Business Times in a story on December 16, 2011 mentioned Jamie Rice, Justin Waters and Kyle Branigan but not Chris Momberger.

Mini Bio
Kyle Branigan: He says he was hed brewer on his Linkedin page.
Chris Momberger: Founder of Milkman and Pittsburgh Marshmallow Factory.
Jamie Rice
Justin Waters; he identifies as the owner/brewer.

Pa. Department of State

Accessed on Saturday, February 27, 2021
Milkman Brewing Co. entry date: July 28, 2001.
Officers: None given.
Address: Private home.

Pa. LCB Information

Accessed on Saturday, February 27, 2021
Milkman Brewing Co.
2517 Penn Ave. Pittsburg, Pa. 15222.
Officers: Jamie Rice and
Kyle Branigan