Four Points Brewing

While I live in Southwest Pintsylvania, I am a little removed from the happenings of the city being about 20 miles south of Pittsburgh. We do have a few breweries down here, too, though! Aside from Bloom Brew, where I work part time, Four Points Brewing is just a town away. I feel like of… Continue reading Four Points Brewing

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Events and Fun

I wanted to take a few minutes to mention a couple of upcoming events that I will be working this summer, both of which are at Bloom Brew! The first event coming up is on May 4th (yes, 'Star Wars' Day, but not SW themed) and that is the Yough River Monster. If you aren't… Continue reading Events and Fun

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Summertime is Around the Corner

Ah, summertime. To some, the perfect season to drink beer. (Really any season is, but I digress.) Now that the weather is breaking, we are seeing more garage doors going up within the breweries and more people coming out of hiding. Barbecues and picnics abound. Luckily, Pittsburgh and Southwest PA have a lot of great… Continue reading Summertime is Around the Corner


Sneak Peek – Bloom Brew

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to sit down with Jeff Bloom of Bloom Brew in West Newton, PA. Bloom Brew is a micro-brewery found in the basement of the local fire station, and while they only have outdoor seating right now, they have an amazing 24 taps, including one nitro tap. Bloom… Continue reading Sneak Peek – Bloom Brew


Couch Brewery

This article first appeared in the June 2018 edition of Pennsylvania Bridges Magazine (http://www.pabridges.com) For this new column series, I am going to break away from the paranormal and introduce you to the local breweries in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Each issue I will sit down with a new brewmaster and/or owner of a small craft or… Continue reading Couch Brewery