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Introducing IPA

We are excited to announce we have a new year round product! Block House Brewing India Pale Ale pours a light copper color with a cool frothy head. The boldness of the 6.2% ABV is balanced perfectly with a blend of Centennial, Cascade and Chinook hops. A strong malt backbone is combined with mineral rich water, giving a crisp and refreshing taste. With a subtle citrus aroma that enchants the nose, your senses will be stunned with this striking IPA.

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Authentic Oktoberfest

Pittsburgh’s North Side German Club to Celebrate
First Public Oktoberfest in its 162 Year Old History

Here’s a media alert about a great event this weekend featuring our friends at Teutonia Männerchor (German Club–North Side/Deutschtown) and Block House Brewing.

WHO: Teutonia Männerchor (German Club–North Side/Deutschtown) and Block House Brewing.


  • A family friendly fest held outside under the Club’s Big Tent in its lower parking lot – open rain or shine.
  • Bier wagons, food stalls and merchandise stalls will be located throughout the grounds.
  • This Traditional “Münchener Style” Oktoberfest will feature imported German beer and wine and Block House Brewing. specialties such as Block House Oktoberfest, Block House Pumpkin Ale.
  • German food specialities include Hot Pretzels, Potato Pancakes, Bratwurst, Knockwurst, Currywurst and more.
  • Live music on stage throughout the fest and special demonstrations and performances by the Alpen Schuhplattlers.

WHERE: Teutonia Männerchor’s Oktoberfest Tent – Lower Parking Lot – 857 Phineas St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212 – North Side/Deutschtown – http://www.pghmannerchor.com.

WHEN: Friday, October 7 – Sunday, October 9, 2016

  • Friday, October 7 – 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM – Music by Mädel Jäger.
  • Saturday, October 8 – 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM.
    • Music by Hank Haller (Afternoon) and Autobahn (Evening).
    • Special “Dogtoberfest” – Saturday, October 8 – 11AM – 5PM – Dogs are welcome.
    • For a $5 donation to the Essence of Love Animal Rescue, receive a Block House Stein/mug or dog bandana.
  • Sunday, October 9 – 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Music  by Augsburg Brass.

WHY: Celebrate Pittsburgh’s German Heritage – largest ethnic group in the area – and the historic Teutonia Männerchor – Western PA’s premier German Singing and Cultural Society.

HOW MUCH: $10 cover charge. Beer, food etc. priced a la carte.


Founded in 2014, in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA, the Block House Brewing Company is an ode to the city’s rich living-history.  The historic brewery has survived the Civil War, Prohibition and the Great Flood of 1936.  Every brick, slate, and block of the brewery was meticulously crafted and carefully placed to endure the test of time.  The brewery channels the same methodical approach to crafting its beer.  The brewery’s line-up includes a Pumpkin Ale, Octoberfest, Summer Break and Double Chocolate Bock Seasonals. In early November, the brewery is introducing a full-year IPA – only available now at CONSOL Energy Center and Heinz Field in draught – available in bottles and draught.