PLW Media Day
Sep
28
12:00 PM12:00

PLW Media Day

As the inaugural Pittsburgh Libations Week draws closer on October 12th, we humbly invite members of all forms of media to attend our exclusive PLW Media Day! At this event, we'll be sharing what PLW has in store and give you an opportunity to learn more about our cause.

If you are a writer, blogger, podcaster, photographer, video creator, Instagram influencer, TV personality, or anyone who helps inform Pittsburgh of the awesome things happening in our libations scene, we want you in the house!

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Breaktoberfest
Sep
29
3:00 PM15:00

Breaktoberfest

Fall is here and it's time to ring in the season with our annual Breaktoberfest celebration! This event keeps getting better and better each year and 2018's installment is guaranteed to continue the trend.

Breaktoberfest will feature 50+ beers to sample and a spread of traditional German foods including Bavarian pretzels, brats, kraut, and more. We'll also have door prizes, a DJ, and soft drinks for those with a designated driver ticket.

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Spooky Tooth Donut Collaboration
Oct
5
11:00 AM11:00

Spooky Tooth Donut Collaboration

Fat Head’s has teamed up again with Oakmont Bakery for a specialty donut pairing featuring Spooky Tooth Imperial Pumpkin Ale. These custom donuts will be available exclusively at Fat Head's Saloon on October 5th while supplies last. No tickets required, donut is free with the purchase of a Spooky Tooth draft!

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The Inaugural Pittsburgh Libations Week Kickoff Bash
Oct
12
6:00 PM18:00

The Inaugural Pittsburgh Libations Week Kickoff Bash

This event is the beginning of Pittsburgh Libations Week, a new initiative designed to celebrate Pittsburgh's dynamic, fantastic, revolutionary adult beverage scene. From the Kickoff Bash to a number of events taking place throughout our region until October 20th, we plan to shine a bright spotlight on this incredible culture and deliver fun, education, and camaraderie revolving around this industry the likes of which Pittsburgh has never seen.

The Kickoff Bash is where this party begins. To be present at this event doesn't just mean you're in for a good time...it means you're part of history as well. Your VIP ticket gets you an extra hour at the party + access to some rare, exclusive adult beverages being poured only from 6-7pm.

Get your tickets here!

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Maggie's Farm Rum 5th Anniversary
Oct
13
3:00 PM15:00

Maggie's Farm Rum 5th Anniversary

Can you believe it's been five years of Maggie’s Farm Rum making rum in Pittsburgh?! Come help them celebrate under the 31st Steet Bridge just two blocks from the distillery.

Tickets are ONLY $5 for entry and include live entertainment from FIVE BANDS. Five food trucks will be available and there will be plenty to wash it down with with five different beers and five different rum cocktails available for just $5 each. (Tickets will be $10 at the door).

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Test Flight Class - Beyond Pumpkin (Fall Beers)
Oct
14
2:00 PM14:00

Test Flight Class - Beyond Pumpkin (Fall Beers)

Come to Bierport for a mini-class on different beer-styles paired with a curated flight.

Their in-house beer experts will talk about how these brews are made, their flavor profiles, and more while you try an exemplary selection from the Bierport Tap Room.

Fall beer doesn’t have to be spicy, sweet, or squash-inspired. Try some more traditional fall beers from Oktoberfests to brown ales!

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Smoketoberfest V
Oct
14
3:00 PM15:00

Smoketoberfest V

The 5th Annual Smoketoberfest will be held Sunday, October 14th! We're taking Smoketoberfest over to our Pop-Up Beer Garden location on the Ohio River so there will be plenty of room for outstanding smoked cuisine from local vendors and great live music. We'll have a number of specialty Roundabout beers including a few smoked varieties.

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Hanging With The Cooper Featuring Mitch Wettle
Oct
14
5:00 PM17:00

Hanging With The Cooper Featuring Mitch Wettle

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Pittsburgh Libations Week, in association with Wigle Whiskey and Pittsburgh Whiskey Friends proudly present Hanging With The Cooper Featuring Mitch Wettle.

Mitch Wettle is a Level Two Whiskey Sommelier, Executive Bourbon Steward, and Master Cooper. He has been a cooper for four years and is a third generation whiskey industry veteran. Mitch also founded Whiskey Wise to host tastings and spread the good news of whiskey.

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An Evening With Mash Bill #2 Bourbon Tasting Dinner
Oct
15
6:00 PM18:00

An Evening With Mash Bill #2 Bourbon Tasting Dinner

The Pittsburgh Whiskey Friends in partnership with Cinderlands Beer Co. invite you to attend An Evening With Mash Bill #2 Bourbon Tasting & Dinner at Cinderlands Beer Co. Tickets are $120 per person and includes pours from the Current Mash Bill #2 lineup as well as Vintage expressions of these bourbons. All proceeds, after fees, will be donated to The West Penn Burn Camp & The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.

All tickets include pours from the following Bourbons & Four Course meal that has been paired to flavors found within the Current Mash Bill #2 lineup.

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Test Flight Class - Ciders
Oct
15
7:00 PM19:00

Test Flight Class - Ciders

Come to Bierport for a mini-class on different beer-styles paired with a curated flight.

Their in-house beer experts will talk about how these brews are made, their flavor profiles, and more while you try an exemplary selection from the Bierport Tap Room.

Apples, peaches, and pears, oh my! Try a wide variety of ciders made using different styles and fruits to produce different flavor profiles and levels of sweetness.

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Kingview Mead Dinner at Breakneck Tavern
Oct
16
6:30 PM18:30

Kingview Mead Dinner at Breakneck Tavern

Breakneck Tavern's themed beer and wine dinners have helped Pittsburghers discover how wine and beer pair with exceptional cuisine. Now, they're bringing you a night of food and mead pairings!

Together with KingView Mead, they're hosting a special Mead Dinner featuring various meads paired with entrees prepared by a crew of culinary professionals.

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Test Flight Class - Juice Bombs
Oct
16
7:00 PM19:00

Test Flight Class - Juice Bombs

Come to Bierport for a mini-class on different beer-styles paired with a curated flight.

Their in-house beer experts will talk about how these brews are made, their flavor profiles, and more while you try an exemplary selection from the Bierport Tap Room.

Taste some new brews in the trendy juice bomb style. Try some hazy, unfiltered IPAS with unique flavor profiles, picked for you by the Bierport staff.

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The 1st Annual PLW Axe Throwing Tournament
Oct
18
7:30 PM19:30

The 1st Annual PLW Axe Throwing Tournament

Are you the best axe thrower in the Steel City?! There's only one way to find out!

Pittsburgh Libations Week, Lumberjaxes, and Spoonwood Brewing Company have joined forces to bring you the 1st Annual PLW Axe Throwing Tournament as part of the inaugural Pittsburgh Libations Week! This event will pit 64 axe throwers in a fun, friendly competition to determine 'the face that runs the place' regarding axe throwing in the 'Burgh.

Your entry fee gets you a spot in the tournament plus food and beers from our co-sponsor, Spoonwood Brewing Company in Bethel Park, throughout the whole evening.

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Monster Mash Costume Party
Oct
20
6:00 PM18:00

Monster Mash Costume Party

Quantum Spirits’s Distillery has become a Mad Scientist's Laboratory!

Tubes and wires, careful notes....bubbling beakers, laboratory coats. Wicked cocktails and light fright bites, while we dance in costume to the sounds of the night!

*Win prizes for costumes in multiple categories.
*Take a photo at our dungeon selfie station.
*Get a swag bag for dressing up!

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Brewing Up A Cure 2018
Sep
22
6:00 PM18:00

Brewing Up A Cure 2018

Brewing Up A Cure 2018 features a NEW VENUE! NEW DATE! and...
~ Over 75 area homebrews as well as commercially produced craft beers, ciders, meads, and spirits
~The return of live music to their event with Pittsburgh's Battle of the Bands winners: Chase and the Barons and their funky grooves

Brewing Up a Cure is one of Pittsburgh’s longest running beer festivals. Now in their 12th year, they have helped raise nearly $300,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation! Join them this fall to raise funds, raise awareness for CFF, and to raise a glass! Cheers.

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Barrled & Bubbly Release
Sep
12
5:00 PM17:00

Barrled & Bubbly Release

Head to Threadbare for the release of Barreled & Bubbly! This limited bottle release tastes similar to a white wine and can be compared to a Prosecco or Champagne! The apple juice was made from a late harvest blend of tart apples, including Gala, Jonagold, Macintosh, and Granny Smith apples, and was then pressed at Soergels.

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Stair Stepping & Cider Sipping
Sep
9
11:00 AM11:00

Stair Stepping & Cider Sipping

Climb some of the most impressive stairs in Pittsburgh. Explore Spring Garden and Troy Hill’s famous steps with Laura Zurowski, the creator of Mis.Steps, as she guides you through these paper streets and hidden by-ways.

You’ll start and finish at Threadbare where you’ll celebrate with a flight of cider (included in the ticket) and pay as you go pizza. Bring your cameras, sketch pads, journals and anything else to capture the adventure!

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Bloodys and Brunch - a bloody mary competition
May
20
11:00 AM11:00

Bloodys and Brunch - a bloody mary competition

Join us at The Stage at Karma as we bring you the first-ever Bloody Mary Competition. Enjoy unlimited Bloody Mary samples from a number of different bars located throughout Pittsburgh and vote for your absolute favorite. We aren’t all about the Bloody Marys with burgers and grilled cheese sticking out of the top; it’s all about the flavor and the ingenuity of our participants to bring you their unique spin on one of the most popular cocktails in the world. That said, we will have a small fixin’s bar set up so you can spice up your Bloody if you prefer. There will also be a Mimosa bar available as part of your ticket purchase.

Get your tickets here!

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Soup's On III
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

Soup's On III

Pittsburgh's premier soup and beer pairing is back for year three! Brought to you by The Modern Cafe, Bell's Brewing, and Pittsburgh Libations Week, Soup's On III brings you four different soups paired with four different beers from Bell's Brewing.

You can order flights of three cups of soup and 3 5oz. pours of beer OR you can get a full bowl of soup and a 16oz. pint of beer. And, if you want to take the party with you, you can grab a growler + 64oz. container of your favorite soup to go!

Join us on Friday, May 4 at Modern Cafe in the Northside from 6-9pm for all of this goodness!

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