Name: Church Brew Works
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
What you need to know: Located in a restored Roman Catholic church in Pittsburgh, Church Brew Works opened in 1996. The brewery kept a lot of the church’s interior, utilizing the pews as seating and also for the top of their bar, and maintaining a lot of the church’s visual elements (the stained-glass windows, the altar, and some of the iconography) while incorporating the brewhouse within the structure. Churchworks has gained a reputation for quality beer in many different styles, capped off with the 2012 GABF gold medal for Large Brewpub of the year. They have maintained that reputation by continuing to produce beers that are balanced and delicious.
Beer/Food Pairing #1: Pious Monk (Dunkel / 5.5% ABV) paired with Beef Tataki with Furikake and Seaweed Salad
Notes/Thoughts: Pious Monk is a three-time GABF medal winner, most recently a silver medal in 2012 for European-style Dunkel. This dar
Source: DC Beer
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