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Sharp Edge Beer Emporium

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Sharp Edge Beer EmporiumSharp Edge Beer Emporium
BA SCORE
96
world-class

49 Ratings
Ratings: 49
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 7.06%
Taps: 70
Bottles: 180
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

302 S Saint Clair St
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15206-3712
United States
phone: (412) 661-3537

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @se_beeremporium

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shadyside, Feb 26, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev -9.8%

The wife and I walked to Sharp Edge after dinner at nearby Spoon. Divey and definitely unassuming from the outside, as some reviewers have pointed out. Sharp Edge reminds me of the working-class bars of Baltimore or Philadelphia. Only this one has got 70 taps!

Inside, the joint is nothing to write home about. Looks like an old diner or family restaurant, homey and comfortable but not very bar-oriented. The crowd is local all the way, and very much into sports. I feel a bit out of place here... but it is cozy, and the bartender is nice.

On draft: Dark Horse Fore, New Holland Ichabod, Sierra Flipside, Terrapin Pumpkin, Uinta Bristlecone, Bells, Coronado, Helltown, Shawnee, Weyerbacher... lots of Pittsburgh brews as well, and 20 Belgians, at high prices. I settled for a Brooklyn Chocolate.

The bottle menu is lacking, but they do have an amazing collection of Hardy's vintages (1986 anyone?)

All draft beers are available for take-out as growlers, but some will cost you an arm, a leg and your monthly mortgage payment.

Sharp Edge is a nice beer bar in a cool neighborhood, but I don't feel compelled to go back.

DoubleSimcoe, Dec 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

dbauer78, Oct 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -26%

ejimhof, Oct 09, 2013
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3.95/5  rDev -10%

This should be a must-visit for anyone new to town, or visiting. There certainly are enough taps to keep you entertained for numerous visits. Recently there has seemed to be a stronger focus of American craft as the love for Belgian ales seems to have calmed down. Of all the times I have visited, I have never really had anything besides "decent, yeah" service. Food is typical bar grub and nothing that I find too interesting (pizzas, etc).

RblWthACoz, Jan 03, 2013
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Sharp Edge Beer Emporium in Pittsburgh, PA
96 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.