Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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3.62/5
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3,948 Ratings
Pennsylvania Brewing CompanyPennsylvania Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

800 Vinial Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15212
United States

(412) 237-9402 | map
pennbrew.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
36
Reviews:
1,895
Ratings:
3,948
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.11/5
Reviews:
49
Ratings:
114
pDev:
10.71%
 
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Ratings: 114 |  Reviews: 49
Photo of Octoberist
4.16/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Rubezahl
3.99/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Great beer hall atmosphere

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Photo of Richie_C_Johnson
4.41/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of heddar33
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of bobpgh
3.81/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of glass_house
3.79/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4

Some of their beers are great, some leave a lot to be desired, and most are pretty middle of the road. Typically at least 10 on tap. Never had bad service or a bad meal.

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Photo of nwhittin
3.84/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of rbarrett86
3.83/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Phewf
4.58/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Devman171
4.08/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of DSWeller
3.89/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of JArt
3.7/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Photo of kkdowning
3.63/5  rDev -11.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Photo of brother_rebus
3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

good selection of styles. had a burger that was massive and cooked perfectly. Had live music playing some dead tunes. Will be back again.

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Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.86/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Great spot for traditional German style beers native to Pennsylvania. Great Hefeweizen and Lagers. Would visit again, any time I'm in Pittsburgh.

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Photo of Cnote_crafty_1
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

I just made my way over there with a friend on a Friday night for small after dinner bites and brews. The place is mobbed with people on weekend nights and the service does suffer slightly, but not anything overly irritating. The server was also the bartender which was pretty odd. I think they were a bit under staffed. He was very courteous and generous with extra beer samples. I had the buffalo chicken perogies and my girl had the chili. Both were excellent. I had the ginger beer and she had the Penn Pilsner. The cool thing was that when I asked our server for a sample of the Berlin Wiessen he gave me a generous portion of that and also we sampled the Pendimoniom as well. The Berlin Weiss was pretty sour and tasted like champagne, so not the best choice. Their main beers are very light standard beer drinking beers, but they make interesting seasonal beers and what they call brewers choice beers. There is alot of German style beers which is typical of brewers from this area. I want to go back during the week to see if the service is a bit better when they are slower.

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Photo of Wendellmac
4.94/5  rDev +20.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of sirsteve42
4.03/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of greg4579
4.13/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Duoglass
4.45/5  rDev +8.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Andrews85
4.72/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of ksolekjr
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

One of the best Octoberfests I have been to

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Photo of Vero-Dave
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

Legit brewery atmosphere. Above average German food and good beer. Recommended!

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Photo of petervicinski
5/5  rDev +21.7%

Fantastic Brewery! A true gem in the beer world.

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Pennsylvania Brewing Company in Pittsburgh, PA
Brewery rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 3,948 ratings