Troy Hill, East Liberty latest in East End Brewing’s neighborhood beer collection
Next up on East End Brewing’s neighborhood beer list: Troy Hill and East Liberty.
The neighborhoods were chosen by Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and are part of the “YOU ARE HERE” beer series by East End Brewing Co. and announced via Instagram.
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Our YOU ARE HERE Neighborhood Beer series continues with not one but TWO new beers! First up is TROY HILL, a 4.1% ABV Sour Cherry Gose that balances tart and fresh fruit flavor (And continues our summer Gosapalooza). 🍒 We're delighted to be releasing this beer at the delicious Pear and the Pickle (aka @pearandpickle) on Friday, August 9 at a special after-normal-hours event from 5-7pm, so come hungry and thirsty! 🍳🍔 And on Tuesday, August 13 we're partnering with the good people at Repair the World Pittsburgh (aka @pitt_repair) to release EAST LIBERTY, a 6.0% ABV Cream Ale (no dairy here, the term refers to the smooth, easy-drinking quality of this crowd-pleasing beer). 🌽 Join us at the Sheridan Avenue Orchard and Garden (316-332 Sheridan Ave) from 5-7pm to learn about this great project and volunteer opportunities in the community with Repair the World! (New labels from our pals at @cwpress)
In May, the Larimer brewery launched the program designed to introduce a beer named after each of Pittsburgh’s 90-plus neighborhoods.
The inaugural brew was Allentown, described as an Imperial Shandy Ale at 7.5% alcohol by volume brewed with locally sourced tea and lemon juice from Prestogeorge Coffee and Tea Company.
Costs for the beers range between $12 and $20 for a four-pack depending upon the ingredients and the brewing process, owner Scott Smith told the Tribune-Review in a previous story.
The company described the Troy Hill beer as “a 4.1% ABV sour cherry Gose that balances tart and fresh fruit flavor.” It continues the brewery’s summer “Gosapalooza” tradition. The brew will be released from 5 to 7 p.m. at Pear and the Pickle on Aug. 9 on the North Side.
On Aug. 13, the brewery is partnering with Repair the World Pittsburgh to release East Liberty, a “6.0% ABV cream ale. People can learn about the project at Sheridan Avenue Orchard and Garden in East Liberty from 5 to 7 p.m. They can also find out about volunteer opportunities with Repair the World.
Smith said all cans will look alike because that unites the city neighborhoods. The cans have a city map with an arrow pointing to the location. The colors of the cans will change. Smith said they are committed to making 92 different beers.
The plan is to create these individual flavors over two or three years.
Smith said they want to coordinate introducing the beers with events or happenings in the specific neighborhood. Some beers will be made before a neighborhood is selected and vice versa.
JoAnne Klimovich Harrop is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact JoAnne at 724-853-5062, [email protected] or via Twitter .