Brian is a lifelong native of Pittsburgh and has been home brewing since 2011. He loves everything about beer, especially the brewing process. In his free time, he enjoys watching TV series & movies and exploring the outdoors. He also loves hearing a good yinzer accent. His favorite beers are Hill Farmstead Poetica #3, Strange Roots Concord KoelAid, Eleventh Hour Archer, and Black Project Habu.
Jesse – Beer Guide
Jesse has been a hardcore advocate for the craft beer world every since turning 21. The only things that outmatch his love for beer are hockey and sloths! Jesse is relatively new to the home-brew scene, putting out his first batch in fall of 2018. Jesse’s current three favorite beers are North Country Buck Snort Stout, Dogfish Head Indian Brown Ale, and Allegheny City Brewing Double Black Diamond.
Ashley – Beer Guide
Ashley is a huge beer and food enthusiast. While pursuing a degree in Food Science at Penn State, she started her journey into the world of craft beer. She loves to see how every beer starts as simple ingredients and turns into such a delicious product. When she isn’t at a brewery, she can be found hiking with her husband and dog or dreaming of her next trip to Oktoberfest. Her three favorite beers are Voodoo White Magick of the Sun, Rhinegeist Calfe, and anything from Strange Roots.
Clayton – Beer Guide
Clayton, a self-described “unapologetic Yinzer”, loves all things Pittsburgh to include its amazing craft beer scene. Also an amateur home brewer he is constantly trying to better understand the art and science of making beer. Not one to stand still, you’ll find him always on the move whether it be hiking, cycling, running, kickball, or Crossfit. His favorite beers include Anderson Valley Winter Solstice, Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald, and Creature Comforts Koko Buni.
Eric – Beer Guide
When it comes to beer, Eric doesn’t discriminate. He’s pretty happy with a top-ranked Belgian beer or a 24 oz can of Miller High Life. He’s been home-brewing for two years now in an attempt to make never before seen beers, such as a jalapeno and cactus pear beer, or an Indian Indian Pale Ale (an IPA made with Indian spices). His top three favorite beers are Innis and Gunn’s Spiced Rum Finish, Gulden Draak, and Victory’s Golden Monkey.