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January 1, 2014

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These sites may be of interest to beer drinkers


Beer Clubs, Societies and other good beer sites

American Homebrewers Association

CAMRA, Campaign for Real Ale, England

Pittsburgh Beer Society

Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week

Pittsburgh Real Ale Festival Release the Firkins

Society for the Preservation of Beer in the Wood

Three Rivers Alliance of Serious Home Brewers:

Three Rivers Beer Club of Pittsburgh, is their newsletter

Three Rivers Underground Brewers


Beer Distributors

Frank B. Fuhrer Wholesale Co., 3100 E Carson St. 412 488-8845

            Call first if you want to buy retail

Galli 800 Anderson St New Kensington, Pa 15068-6030

            In Pa 800 242 5347 Out of Pa 724 337 3581

Mellinger's 402 Semple Street Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Phone 412 682 4396

McBroom 1200 S Braddock Ave Pittsburgh, Pa 15218 Phone 412 241 2500

South Side Beer Distributor, 74 S 20th St, below Carson, 412 481-2337

Tony Savatt Distrbutor

Vecenie 140 North Ave. Pittsburgh, (Millvale) Pa 15209 Phone 412 821 4618

            They do cask ale and they sell beer to the public. 412 821-4618

            Wilson-McGinley Distributor 85 36th St Pittsburgh, PA 15201Phone 412 621 4420


            East End Brewery has an off-site sales space at the Market District in the Strip for sale of            beer to go in growlers.


Beer Drinking Resources

            Allegheny County Mental Health & Alcohol Screening

            Allegheny County Restaurant Openings

            Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board

            Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Product Search

            Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Registered Beer Brands

            Pennsylvania State Police Liquor Control Enforcement


Beer Writers & Publications

Ale Street News

            One of the best beer magazines in the US

Cask Ale pubs in America (a good site)

            Find a cask around the world

Craft Beer School

Craft Pittsburgh Magizine 

            Focus on craft beer and events in Pittsburgh


            Not beer focused but a great site

Great Lakes Brewing News

            News of Pittsburgh brewpubs and it’s free in good bars

Jim Mann’s Beer

Lew Bryson, beer writer based in Pennsylvania

            Good for Pa. breweries; also New York state and others

Mid Atlantic Brewing News

            More eastern Pa. but some Pittsburgh news

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for beer news by Bob Batz

            Do a search on the newspaper’s web site for Batz or beer



Yellow Cab and more at for transit in Pittsburgh

            Some bars will call a cab for you but you. Pick-up times can vary.

Bus service in Pittsburgh

            Pear Transportation for when you had too much to drive


Homebrew & Wine Making

Country Wines in the North Hills

            South Hills Brewing Supplies in the South Hills

            Triangle Homebrewing Supply in the Strip on Smallman St, 412 261-4707



            Jenna Winkler’s site for obtaining a degree in the business:    


And Other Stuff

Beer Judge Certification Program; yes, this takes training

Pittsburgh Pubs They link to me in Publinks to look up a zip code or address

Visit Pittsburgh

The Big Mac Museum in North Huntington

            Yes, the Big Mac is a Pittsburgh creation


And Sports

            Duquesne University football

            Duquesne University men’s & woman’s basketball

Pitt Panthers Football

Pitt Panthers men’s & woman’s basketball

            Pittsburgh Penguins

Pittsburgh Pirates

            Pittsburgh Steelers


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