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Pittsburgh Craft Breweries

If you love craft beer, you know that each city’s beer scene is perfectly fitted to its history, its vibe, and its people.

Pittsburgh’s craft brewery scene continues to make waves and draw industry attention. Now, you can plan to explore the nearly 40 area breweries a variety of ways. Whatever you choose, you’ll find a brew community that will leave you with a story to tell.

Brewery Trail

With the help of the Pittsburgh Brewers Guild, build your own trail to explore Pittsburgh breweries. Input a variety of filters including live music, dog-friendly, food trucks and more to map out your perfect trail.

In for the long haul? Purchase the official Pittsburgh Brewery Guide at any local brewery and collect stamps from all of the area local breweries. Get your guide stamped at each brewery you visit. Once you collect them all, stop by VisitPITTSBURGH’s Welcome PITTSBURGH Information & Gift Shop to pick up an exclusive Pittsburgh Brewers Guild glass.

Just in town for a visit? No problem. Pick up a free mini guide at the breweries and welcome centers. Collect five stamps and get an exclusive Pittsburgh Brewers Guild Koozie.

City Brew Tours Pittsburgh

Book a tour and get a taste of Pittsburgh’s history through its awesome beer scene. Join a public group tour or book a private event to explore some of the city’s finest breweries and local favorites.

Craft Beer School

Not a craft brew connoisseur? No problem! Sign up for Craft Beer School to taste and learn about different craft beers including varieties and techniques. A variety of special guests host class and bring their unique perspectives and expert knowledge to the table.

Annual Events

Pittsburgh Beerfest 

February, July
David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Breweries and beer enthusiasts from across the region will gather for an unlimited sampling of hundreds of fresh craft beers of all styles, and tastes benefiting Animal Rescue Partners.

Fresh Fest

August
Nova Place

A celebration of black-owned breweries regionally and across the country, Fresh Fest, was the first of its kind in the country. Complete with craft beers, ciders, spirits, entertainment, and food, Fresh Fest is one Pittsburgh festival you won’t want to miss.

ZooBrew

May, September
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Party animals of the human kind are invited to enjoy 45+ craft beer samples and a variety of bites while strolling through three outdoor locations including the Village, the Garden Tent and PNC Pavilion.

Pour at the Park 

Spring, Fall
South Park, North Park

Tasting fundraiser events benefiting the Allegheny Parks Foundation.

Beers of the Burgh

July, November

31st Street Studios

Sample seasonal offerings from 30+ Western Pennsylvania breweries inside the incredible light gardens at Lumaze Pittsburgh before they open for their inaugural season.

Steel City Big Pour

September
Construction Junction

An annual fundraiser event that supports programs & outreach to expand material reuse in Western Pennsylvania.

Brewing Up a Cure 

October
Energy Innovation Center

Featuring well over 100 different homebrewed beers, ciders, and meads made by various club members and craft breweries from around the Pittsburgh region, Brewing up a Cure is a unique festival with proceeds benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

The Breweries

Pittsburgh is a town united in its love of beer. And when it comes to craft breweries, you’ll find no shortage of unique options wherever you find yourself in the city. Below you'll find some of our favorites organized by region.