Reaching the Summit back on tap

About twice a year we brew our English Styled Pale Ale with Summit Hops.  In general, Summit hops are very up front and usually dominate the beer.  We however use an English Styled yeast that mutes hop flavor and you are left with a very clean Pale Ale with a nice malty backbone that is under 5% ABV.

This (As well as 11 other beers) will be on tap all weekend!

Our Special Cocktail this week is “Tropical Bliss”.  Strawberry Juice, muddled Kiwi, and Vodka!


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Beer Cocktails $1 off all weekend! + Full Nelson Sauvin

You may have or have not had a beer cocktail…if you have not, I feel sad for you.  They are wonderful.  A bit scary, but once you break the seal you’ll never want a “regular” beer again.

This weekend we will have 4 available, and we put this little video together to show you how we make it and what they are all about!  This is the weekend to give one a try since we are taking $1 off all beer cocktails all weekend!

The “House” beer cocktail is easily the most popular we serve.  Gin. IPA. Orange Juice. Rosemary. Happy.  Check out the video to see what you are missing.

We are also tapping a new beer on Friday…The Full Nelson Sauvin.  We wanted to kick up our Regular Nelson Sauvin Pale Ale and turn it into a double IPA.  The normal is around 5.5% ABV…this one is 8%.  We also added more hops for a bit more of a bite.  Only making this once so get it in while you can!

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Open New Years Eve!

We are open today!  Opening at 4 pm and pouring two new cocktails.  The Pearless Whisper made with Pear Juice and Demeter Whiskey from Wigle Whiskey.  Also have Wake Me Up Before You Go Go Coffee and Bourbon hot cocktail as well.


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Christmas Growler Fill Blowout Sale 12/22 and 12/23

This season give the gift of beer!  We will fill any 64 oz growler with any beer you would like for only $10!  We will also fill any 32 oz. growler for only $7.   We saved some beers from earlier in the year to have for this weekend so you will see our S’More is Better Stout and Got Pumpkin Stout on tap again.

We have a pretty nice lineup to complement those beers as well!

  • Harmonist Schwarzbier
  • Tall Glass of Shut the Hell Up IPA
  • Chamomile Wheat
  • Roggenbier
  • French Teamaker De Garde
  • I.Porter.A
  • Hopfenriech Blume
  • Nelson Sauvin
  • Got Pumpkins
  • S’More is Better Stout
  • The Brown Note
  • Blueberry Gose
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Harmonist Schwarzbier and Hot Cocktails!

One of our most popular beers we tap annually is known by regulars as “The Harmonist”.  The beer is based of a 200 year old recipe unearthed at Old Economy Village in Ambridge.  We were commissioned by the organization to recreate what looks to be the only beer the Harmonists made.  I guess they found something they liked and decided to stick with it.  The beer was the first beer in US history to be distributed in multiple states.

The recipe was in Swabic German so it took awhile to translate, but the wait was worth it.  The end result is a porter-like beer that is incredibly smooth, a touch sweet, lightly hopped, and it packs a lot of flavor for a beer under 4.5% ABV.

We are also starting HOT cocktails.  Everything from Double Hot Chocolate Rum Cocktails, to Hot Toddy’s, to Mint and Green Tea!  A full menu debuts this Thursday.

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New beers on tap this weekend and more on the way!

Each week in December we will be tapping a fresh beer.  To start this weekend we are tapping a single hopped Blonde ale to accent a brand new hop from Germany – Hallertau Blanc.  This is one of the most wild hop flavors we have encountered…Pineapple, Tropical Fruit, and actual sweetness.  Very strange indeed!

Also this month we are tapping a Apple Blosson Braggot (beer made from Honey).

Towards the end of the month we will be tapping are almost famous Harmonist Schwarzbier.  It is based of a recipe from the 1820’s that was recovered at Olde Economy Village in Ambridge.  Very classic styled beer that is always one of the most popular beers we have on tap!

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5th Anniversary Pecan Pie Day this week!

We are open one Wednesday a year and that is coming up this week! We do our Pecan Pie beer. A brown ale with real Pecans, brown sugar and cinnamon. This year we did an additional batch and aged it in a Four Roses Bourbon barrel for six months for a pretty amazing result.

In addition, we have two specialty cocktails. First is our “Cough Medicine”. A honey/orange Bourbon with cranberry juice and our house made ginger Soda. We are bringing back our Ginger Peach cocktail as well since it is the most requested cocktail we have.  See you Wednesday!



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Pecan Pie Day is ONE WEEK AWAY!

Quick Reminder that on Thanksgiving Eve (That’s a Wednesday), we will be open for our FIFTH Pecan Pie Day.

If you have never been, we brew a Pecan Pie Beer each year and it is available for ONE DAY (or until it runs out – but each year we run out on the actual day).

This year we are adding a small twist…we are doing two versions.  One is the traditional recipe…the second was aged in a Four Roses Bourbon Barrel for six months…and it is amazing.

We will have the beer at our Brewery and will also be sending some to our Beaver Location as well!  If you are a facebook person the event is posted here

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Blueberry Gose Fundraiser for Pittsburgh Emperor Kids Hockey Team

Like Hockey? Kids? Beer? If the answers are yes we have an event for you this weekend. On Saturday Nov. 12th we are doing a fundraiser at the brewery to benefit the Pittsburgh Emperor Special Hockey team for kids.

Their goal is “to educate and encourage all individuals with developmental and physical disabilities to participate in the sport of Ice Hockey within an environment that is adapted to levels of the athletes participating”

And all you have to do to help is buy beer! We are doing a VERY limited bottle release of a NEW Blueberry Gose and for each bottle purchased $2.50 will go towards the charity. For each draft of the Gose purchased $1.00 will go towards the charity.

We will also have some raffle prized.  There are 4 bottles of our Broadway Double Cup of Joe Stout to be given away.  And there will also be a VERY special prize raffled away.  One lucky winner will get a Pint of our Bourbon Barrel Aged Pecan Pie on Saturday in advance of Pecan Pie Day.  We will be drawing the tickets at or around 9pm and you have to be there (at least for the Pecan Pie) to claim you gift.  $1 per ticket with all the money going to the charity.

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Painkillers and Blueberry Gose Fundraiser

This weekend we will have some painkillers available…at least the cocktail version!

First up is the Painkiller Cocktail with Big Spring Spirits Coconut rum. It’s pineapple and orange juice, coconut water and nectar, heavy cream, topped with nutmeg and shredded coconut.

Second is a more traditional painkiller with your choice of Wigle Whiskey landlocked or Maggie’s Farm Rum.   Both are great “Tiki” drinks and have a wonderful island flavor to them.

Next week on November 12th we are doing a fundraiser for the Pittsburgh Emperor Special Hockey team and it is attached to our bottle release of our Blueberry Gose.  More details coming early next week!

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