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East End Brewing Company

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East End Brewing CompanyEast End Brewing Company
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3.83/5
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2,537 Ratings
East End Brewing CompanyEast End Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

147 Julius St
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15206
United States

(412) 537-2337 | map
eastendbrewing.com

Notes:
TUE, THU 4-8pm
WED 4-9pm
FRI 4-10pm
SAT 12-10pm
SUN 12-5pm

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BEER STATS
Beers:
45
Reviews:
987
Ratings:
2,537
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.05/5
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
48
pDev:
10.86%
 
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Ratings: 48 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of Beermann60
5/5  rDev +23.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Best brewery tour very informative and great tour guide. Beer is excellent.

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Photo of mkyer
3.97/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of qcbrewer
4.09/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of krbrevard
3.67/5  rDev -9.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Knapp85
4.18/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Stopped in early one weekend morning, The place wasn't super busy at the moment. The vibe could be pretty cool, lots of seating inside and outside, some pinball games and things scattered around. A massive list of beers on tap along with beers bottled and canned to take home. The service was good. Cool spot to check out, parking could be a bitch though if it's busy there.

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Photo of heddar33
4/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of glass_house
4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Photo of yergermeister
3.8/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of VanTango
3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Ohiou84
4.34/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Great place. Wish I had more time to sit and drink. Very friendly staff. Would come back again.

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Photo of gcasher
4.29/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Definitely in the top two micro breweries in Pittsburgh. A bit hard to park, but the beer is good and they have a lot of them. The Gratitude Barleywine is outstanding. Their roasted imperial stout is also fantastic.

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Photo of smanson56
3.97/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of ArtAttackEd
4.69/5  rDev +15.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of brother_rebus
4.29/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of AndrewTobias
4.11/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Ryan15237
4.42/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jradar
4.59/5  rDev +13.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Cnote_crafty_1
2.41/5  rDev -40.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3 | service: 1 | selection: 2.5

East End Brewing 147 Julius street in Homewood, Pittsburgh, P.A.
So, I finally got to check this place out after years of thinking...man, I should go to that place. The sad reason why I couldn't check them out before is because they had severely short hours during the afternoon. They finally stretched there hours out and are now open for four hours from 4 - 8 p.m. during the week. It still gives you almost no time to get ready, get in there and start enjoying the place. There was one guy there to actually serve you beer and the owner. What do they do when it gets busy? Well, you just stand there and wait. They actually have a policy there that you should bus your own tables. There basically is no service here. I asked the guy serving beer a simple question about whether one of the beers was a stout, or not. He got into an unnecessary discussion on the semantics of what I was asking and kind of irritated me. They have this chalk board looking list on the wall of beers that you think would be available for consumption, but then you realize that a good portion are only available in large bottles, or growlers. So, they have these large bottles for sale only at the brewery. You can't buy these at a bottle shop, or distributor. This was another big disappointment for me because I finally get to go to their brewery and the only stout that I can try at their pub is black strap stout. I have already had it and I wanted to try a different one since I was at their brewery. I also had fat gary, but it tasted strange. For some reason I liked it better when I had it at a bar.
One good thing they had there was the merchandise. I bought a really cool tulip glass for 5 dollars. Not a bad deal at all. Oh, there sweatshirts look really cool. Another thing was that they had a book signing for the guy that wrote a beer lovers guide to the mid-Atlantic. His name is Bryan Kolesar and he is a wealth of information on all kinds of breweries. He was pretty cool to talk to, but he was also the only friendly person in the place. It is full of beer hipsters I would put it. You know the type.

They really need to step up there game when it comes to service for their pub. They also need to make more stouts and porters available to drink at the pub. And I mean really guys, bottle your beers for fucks sake!

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Photo of Dogleg
4.11/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Shares a space with Commonplace Coffee House so it smells fantastic in there and a nice alternative for non-alcoholic weirdos. Good selection on tap and bottles; nice and polite customer service.

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Photo of DrBier
4.18/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of schiltron
4.43/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of JArt
4.14/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of ElGuapo77
4.54/5  rDev +12.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of outoffocus
3.81/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

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East End Brewing Company in Pittsburgh, PA
Brewery rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 2,537 ratings
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