We counted 9 Pittsburgh-area breweries that celebrated grand openings during 2020. Here they are; plus two coming very soon in early 2021.
ABV is our weekly series that highlights a different beer from a local Pittsburgh brewery every week. Check out our past picks here.
Whew! After a doozy of a 2020, we’re finally nearing the finish line. And — like many of our fellow media folks in town — It’s end-of-year recap time.
Here’s a quick roundup for folks who may have missed some of the Pittsburgh breweries that opened this past year.
Breweries that Opened in 2020
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Location: 4312 Main St. Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Our Story: Trace Brewing in Bloomfield
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Altered Genius Brewing Co.
Location: 411 Merchant St. Ambridge, PA 15003
Our Story: Altered Genius in Ambridge
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Neighborhood: Peters Township
Location: 1055 Waterdam Plaza Dr. McMurray, PA 15317
Our Story: Monday’s Brewing in Peters Township
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Neighborhood: East Liberty
Location: 6144 Centre Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Our Story: BrewDog Pittsburgh in East Liberty
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Mastic Trail Brewing
Location: 1044 Saxonburg Blvd. Glenshaw, PA 15116
Read about Mastic Trail: via Next Pittsburgh
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Location: 1650 Butler Plank Rd. Glenshaw, PA 15116
Our Story: Acrospire Brewing in Glenshaw
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Location: 1743 E Railroad St. Heidelberg, PA 15106
Our Story: Headley’s Brewing in Heidelberg
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Neighborhood: Pleasant Hills
Location: 42 Old Clairton Rd. Pleasant Hills, PA 15236
Read about Truss Brewing: via Next Pittsburgh
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Location: 555 Wildwood Ave. Verona, PA 15147
Read about Acclamation Brewing: via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Coming Soon Breweries
Old Thunder Brewing: Get to know the guys behind Old Thunder Brewing in Blawnox. They have cans coming very soon and plan to open their taproom sometime in early 2021.
Necromancer Brewing: We chatted with head brewer Lauren Hughes about the upcoming Necromancer Brewing, which opens in March 2021 on Babcock Blvd, just north of Pittsburgh.
Header Photo courtesy of Julie Kahlbaugh and Trace Brewing.