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Church Brew Works

Not Rated.
Church Brew WorksChurch Brew Works

191 Ratings
Ratings: 191
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11%
Active Beers: 64
Beer Ratings: 1,317
Beer Avg: 3.64
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

3525 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15201
United States
phone: (412) 688-8200

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Ratings: 191 | Reviews: 128 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by SwiftyMcBeer:
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3.65/5  rDev -10.8%

First off, this place is a stone cold stunner in the looks department. It feels a little sacriligous, but just keep telling yourself they were going to tear the place down. I have no idea if that is true by the way, it just made me feel better. They had all their beers in on-tap or bottled and I like that they rotate the stout out on a regular basis, good sign. The service was a little slow but they were slammed and understaffed, seemed like the crowd caught them off guard. Food was nothing spectatular, the pierogies felt like they were from a Mrs. T's box, a big no-no when you are in Pittsburgh.
Visited here and East End in the same day and I enjoyed East End more. Felt like you were a part of something there, here you just felt like another customer on a busy day.

SwiftyMcBeer, Dec 09, 2008
More User Reviews:
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3/5  rDev -26.7%

TallNerdGuy, Nov 23, 2014
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Brewlinson, Nov 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

This place is enormous. A small brew system occupies the pulpit, with fermentation/serving tanks behind the long bar to the left of this picture. I'm not so sure about the tawdry yellow flags and signs though--it seems to detract from the majesty of this place. They also had un ugly yellow bopping hot air driven promo thing outside that I associate with cut-rate used car lots. It was crowded but not insane and our service was accurate and fast.

We had a pretty good pizza with wild boar and BBQ sauce made with one of their beers along with a side order of terribly cooked fries. My wife and I shared a sampler of all their beers. This was a mixed bag--some were good, others not as thrilling. None were outright terrible, but overall they reminded me of the brewpub beer quality from the early 1990's. My favorite was actually the light lager since it was the cleanest of the bunch. I have a hard time believing that these beers won GABF medals, but I know that things can change batch to batch and possibly brewer to brewer. I tried to look up some details on the brewer, but the garish bright blue website didn't have any information. I would certainly recommend checking this place out, but I found several better places for beer even in the same suburb.

Jackofallbrews, Nov 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.2%

Always something great and different on tap, falafel meatball sandwich

McMatt7, Oct 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Great perogies and pizza, great aps and entrees too, albeit on the pricey side but a great dining experience in a old Catholic church, tons of great craft beers all on tap and very fresh that rotate often, you will spend Morton's/ Ruth Chris money (at least I do) but very satisfying.
Try it


misternebbie, Aug 29, 2014
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Church Brew Works in Pittsburgh, PA
92 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.