LAUNCH of “The Straub Beer Lovers Happy Hour Tour” in Pittsburgh this Friday, Nov. 7

LAUNCH of “The Straub Beer Lovers Happy Hour Tour” in Pittsburgh this Friday, Nov. 7

November 4, 2014
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My family’s Straub Brewery and I, in partnership with Vecenie Dist. Co., will launch “The Straub Beer Lovers Happy Hour Tour” in Pittsburgh this Friday, November 7. The event will be a pub crawl through four of the city’s hottest bars/restaurants. The event is open to the public and free to attend. Each stop will feature a recipe from my The Ultimate Beer Lover’s Happy Hour cookbook paired with Straub Brewery’s flagship and seasonal craft brews, along with other Straub beer specials.

Hope to see you all there!


Pub Crawl Schedule:

4:30-5:30: Luke Wholey’s (2106 Penn Ave., 412-904-4509)

Straub American Lager 1/2 off drafts and $10 buckets of Straub Legacy Samplers (Helles, 1872, Doppelbock, & IPL)

Paired with Leek & Lager Spread from The Ultimate Beer Lover’s Happy Hour


5:30-6:30: Roland’s (1904 Penn Ave., 412-261-3401)

$3.50 Straub Doppelbock drafts

Paired with Alfredo’s White Garlic Pub Pizza from The Beer & Pizza Bar in The Ultimate Beer Lover’s Happy


6:30-7:30: Bella Notte (1914 Penn Ave., 412-281-4488)

$3.oo Straub 1872 Pre-Prohibition Lager drafts all day long

The Ultimate Beer Lover’s Happy Hour pairing to be announced


7:30-8:30: Franktuary (3810 Butler Ave., Lawrenceville, 412-586-7224)

Straub Helles and Straub American Lager on draft

Featuring the Lemon Tickler beer cocktail made with Straub American Lager from The Ultimate Beer Lover’s Happy Hour

Paul Luc to perform acoustic set


About Straub Brewery:
Straub Brewery, Inc. was founded in the 1870s by German immigrant Peter Straub, who, at age 19, left his family and homeland in search of the American Dream. Today, Straub Brewery is an American Legacy Brewery. Located in St. Marys, PA, it is one of the oldest breweries in the country and is still owned and operated by its founding family, now into its sixth and seventh generations. The brewery produces Straub American Lager, Straub American Light Lager, Straub American Amber Lager, Straub India Pale Lager (IPL), and an ever-changing lineup of seasonal craft brews, such as Helles, Doppelbock, 1872 Pre-Prohibition Lager, Maibock, Groundhog Altbier, Oktoberfest, and Hefeweizen. For more information and to connect with Straub Brewery on social media:

John Schlimm

John Schlimm is a Harvard-trained educator, advocate, artist, and the award-winning author of 19 books on dogs, memoir, entertaining/cooking, history, how-to, and essays.

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