Events at Spring Hill Brewing
GRATEFUL DEAD NITE!
Friday, 8/9 from 4PM - close
Celebrate the Days Between at Spring Hill Brewing! We're opening early at 4PM to make the most of this Grateful day. Tunes curated by Joey Spehar of WYEP! Have a set you are dying to share? Come up right at 4 and use the Spring Hill Brewing community record player and stereo, and swap records too! Marshall's Ltd. Cigar is holding one of their famous patio pop-ups, and we’ll have a bonfire at dusk. Perhaps best of all… smoked treats from Asado Wagon! Cost: Free to attend.
NEW WAVE OF BRITISH HEAVY METAL BLOWOUT!
Saturday, 8/24 from 7PM - close
Join us as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal! We, and Attic Records, have joined the cause in celebrating this milestone of metal. NWOBHM DJs spinning all night. Beer release! Raffles! Shirts! Wise Co. Biscuits! Cash bar! Denim and leather brought us all together! Cost: Free to attend.
MONTHLY BOOK CLUB!
Thursday, 8/29 from 7 - 9PM
Next up in our monthly book club is Tommy Orange’s “There There,” a relentlessly paced multigenerational story about violence and recovery, memory and identity, and the beauty and despair woven into the history of a nation and its people. Discussion led by librarian Kathleen Fuller. Cost: Free to attend
THIRD ANNUAL “THE BIG SHARE”!
Thursday, 9/20 from 6 - 9PM
The Big Share is back! Raise money for the Community Human Services Corporation food pantry in South Oakland by enjoying farmhouse brews, delicious local food vendors and an awesome raffle full of prizes from local businesses. Your participation helps provide fresh, healthy food to over 600 families every month! Cost: $25 ticket donation for admission bundle / Food and beverage for purchase.
If this sounds like your kinda party, contact us at email@example.com to host your own event in our taproom or to request repeats of some of your favorite nights on the hilltop!
PAST EVENTS 2019
MONTHLY BOOK CLUB!
Thursday, 7/25 from 7-9p
This month we will discuss Becoming, by Michelle Obama. Who will cry first? Only time will tell. Bring a friend, a snack, a suggestion for next month, or all of the above! This event is free and open to the public. “Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address.” We’ll meet every last Thursday of the month!
OUR FIRST BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!
Saturday, 7/13, 5-10 PM
We’re turning one! Thanks for the wild ride, everyone. Let’s kick off another trip around the sun with: food truckin’ by Asado Wagon. Cigar popup by Marshall’s Cigar. Tunes from DJ Poptone. Free b-day cake while it lasts! Beer release. Honey by BeeBoy. Bonfire at dusk. Cost: Free to attend.
4TH OF JULY PICNIC
Thursday, 6/4 from 5-10p
With panoramic hilltop views extending from the Cathedral to the UPMC building, we can't wait to kick back with a beer and spot fireworks all over the city this 4th of July. Bring along a picnic (our food partners are on well-deserved holiday breaks) and enjoy the evening with us! Popsicles, bonfire, light snackies, and more. Check our Facebook page for more info. Fair warning: you can’t see the official city ‘works from here, but you can certainly see almost everyone else’s in town! Cost: Free to attend.
Every Last Thursday of the Month Beginning 6/27 from 7-9p
The first ever meeting of the Spring Hill Brewing Book Club! Join us for a rousing roundtable regarding Sloane Crosley's "Look Alive Out There"! The inaugural discussion will be led by the honorable Sarah "fresh from Chicago" Grosspietsch. Bring a friend, a snack, a suggestion for next month, or all of the above!
A NIGHT TO ADD TOMORROWS: BENEFIT FOR THE CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION!
Saturday, 6/29, from 4-9p
Doesn't everything taste so much better when you are imbibing for a cause? This weekend, we're proud to host "A Night to Add Tomorrows," a benefit for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF). Your ticket gets you a beer, a food item from Lone Wolf Grill Food Truck, and admission to the party in the The WBU Event Venue featuring live music and a silent auction! Plus, in the taproom, look for the sign that says "Benefit Beer," because $1/pour goes to the CFF. Cost: $30 donation per ticket. Note: Spring Hill Brewing and Lone Wolf will also be open to the public for regular service during this event.
TWO SCIENTISTS WALK INTO A BAR!
Friday, 6/21 from 7-9p
“Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar” is an awesome program from the Carnegie Science Center, where two scientists hang out, ready to shoot the breeze with anyone who wants to have a chat over a few beverages. Stop by, look for the sign and ask away! Each scientist has an area of expertise, but they’re prepared to field many of your burning science questions! Celebrate the solstice with science! Cost: Free to attend.
BEERS OF THE BURGH - OFF SITE EVENT!
Sunday, 6/15 at Carrie Furnace
Come visit us at Beers of the Burgh and sample over 50 local breweries!
OBSERVATORY HILL HOUSE TOUR - OFF SITE EVENT!
Sunday, 6/2 from 12-5p
Come visit us at the Observatory Hill House Tour! Sample craft beers and view gorgeous homes in the neighborhood. Cost: Ticketed offsite event, $18.
SUNDAY SHINDIG TO BEAT MS!
Sunday, 5/19 from 1-5p
The cycling team The Roadkill Warriors is hosting a wonderful Sunday afternoon, all benefiting the National Society for MS. Live music! Raffles and games! A benefit brew! Food by Wise County Biscuits and Rockaway Pizzeria. And more! Visit our Facebook page for details. Cost: $20 ticket to enter WBU Event Space; otherwise free to attend.
FOOD TRUCK GIDDY UP!
Saturday, 5/11 from 4:30-8:30p
It's time for another quarterly Food Truck Giddyup! What's a giddyup? It's a food truck roundup... but just a little smaller. Our vendors this time are: Asado Wagon, Emporio, Kayleigh Delcotto Desserts, and Rockaway Pizzeria. With a combination of trucks and food stands, we can giddyup rain or shine, with plenty of indoor dining set up in the WBU Event Venue connected to our taproom. Come hungry AND thirsty. Bonfire, weather permitting.
ROCKAWAY PIZZERIA POP-UP LAUNCH PARTY!
Sunday, 5/5 from 3-8p
White Oak-based Rockaway Pizzeria will be poppin' up at Spring Hill Brewing (nearly) every Sunday, starting May 5! Show Rockaway some opening day love, and join us for a pizza party.
BRIDGING PITTSBURGH TO RWANDA: A BENEFIT
Saturday, 4/27 and Sunday, 4/28
An entire weekend’s worth of fundraising activity for a GREAT cause! Join our partners The WBU Event Venue as we raise money for Hope Made Real, an organization dedicated to the education and care of Rwandan children. We’re releasing a very special beer made from regional ingredients like banana, millet and sorghum — $1 from every bottle goes directly to projects like dental clinics, farming initiatives and sewing classes for impoverished kids. For more information, check the events page here! Cost: Varies, view event page for details.
Friday, 4/12 from 7-10p
It’s time for another CHOKESLAAAAAM! CHOKESLAM III: KEEP WRESTLING WEIRD will celebrate all that is weird and wonderful about wrestling. Maxx and Kurt return to the taproom to host hour after hour of curated wrestling videos. Happy hour from 7-8. Games! And more! Cost: Free to attend. Note: This event is not suitable for children.
Saturday, 4/20 from 2-10p
Visit the chillest hilltop for a day that promotes wellness, self-care and relaxation. Kombucha-making workshops with Red Star Kombucha! Bonfire! Yoga and hula hoop classes! Chair massages! Free snack buffet! CBD Pittsburgh is collaborating with us on a CBD-laced sodapop release, and will be onsite tabling with high-quality CBD goods and information! What’s CBD? It’s a legal, non-intoxicating extract that is thought to have properties like alleviating anxiety or inflammation. And, of course, there will be lots of munchies from the Asado Wagon. . Cost: Free to attend. Note: Illegal activity will not tolerated at this or any Spring Hill Brewing event.
ASADO WAGON BEER-BBQ!
Saturday, 3/30 from 5-8p
Asado’s kicking off the food truck season with a special menu! Dine outside in the beer garden, taproom or even the brew room, and enjoy a new beer release special for the occasion! And, Millie’s Ice Cream is visiting to vend their sweet treats! We’ll be open for regular business during this event — but you don’t want to miss the feast, so get your ticket ASAP! Details available here. Cost: Food and beverages a la carte.
TWO SCIENTISTS WALK INTO A BAR!
Friday, 3/7 from 7-9p
”Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar” is an awesome program from the Carnegie Science Center, where two scientists hang out, ready to shoot the breeze with anyone who wants to have a chat over a few beverages. This Friday, celebrate International Women’s Day with powerful women scientists! Each scientist will have different areas of expertise, but they’re all game to be challenged. Just look for the sign that reads “We’re scientists! Ask us anything.”
Saturday, 2/16 from 6-11p
Ugh! V-day! The most lovey-dovey weekend is getting a bummed-out twist. Ditch the saccharine sweetness with $1 off beers during Crappy Hour (featuring tunes from the princesses of sadnesses, the Feel So Sad DJs). Then karaoke your heart out from 7-11 with KJs Marne, Mike and Danielle (formerly of Brillobox karaoke nite). Cost: Free to attend.
Friday, 2/8 from 7-11p
Roses are red / Violets are blue / Grab a steel chair / It's time for CHOKESLAM: ROUND TWO! Maxx and Kurt return to the taproom to host hour after hour of curated wrestling videos. Happy hour from 7-8. Games! +more! Cost: Free to attend. Note: This event is not suitable for children.
Saturday, 2/2 from 7-11p
TWIN PEAKS NITE!
The vocal stylings of BEVIN BAKER featuring GEOFF MADDOCK (Cutups) are setting the tone for Twin Peaks Weekend v2! At the top of every hour from 7-11p, enjoy live performances of the Lynch-iest, Peaks-iest Bang Bang Bar hits! I have no idea where this will lead us. But I have a definite feeling it will be a place both wonderful and strange. Cost: Free to attend. Note: The episodes and other content of this weekend’s events is not suitable for children.
Friday, 1/18 thru Sunday, 1/20
TWIN PEAKS WEEKEND!
I have no idea where this will lead us. But I have a definite feeling it will be a place both wonderful and strange. Cost: Free to attend. Note: The episodes and other content of this weekend’s events is not suitable for children.
Friday, January 11 from 6-10p
412 FOOD RESCUE BOTTLE RELEASE! Spring Hill Brewing and A Few Bad Apples have teamed up! They brought the juice, we brought the brew, and the result is an exciting beer-cider hybrid that packs a peary punch. A portion of proceeds from each 22 oz. bottle benefit 412 Food Rescue, an organization dedicated to fighting food waste and hunger. Cost: Free to attend.
PAST EVENTS 2018
Friday, December 28 + Saturday, December 29
CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS! We are taking a short break to visit with family and friends, and will return with new hours, announcements and more in 2019! Hoppy New Year, everyone!
Friday, December 14 at 7 at 7:30p
DANNY RECHTENWALD CD RELEASE! Come celebrate the release of "Samadhi" by Danny Rectenwald (Misra Records), brought to you by our friends at the WBU Event Venue! Pre-show happy hour in the taproom with $1 off brews from 4-6:30p. Cost: $15 tickets.
CIGAR NITE: PERDOMO RAFFLE BY MARSHALL’S CIGAR
Thursday, 12/20, 5-10p
Our favorite family-owned neighborhood cigar shop, Marshall’s, is raffling off a Perdomo humidor valued at $3500! The winner will be announced via Facebook Live. Come throw your hat in the ring and grab a few last-minute smokeable gifts, too.
JUST LIKE HONEY: MEAD CELEBRATION
Bring your records and tapes, and set the taproom tone with some sweet tunes! We’re celebrating the release of the last of this season’s mead! BeeBoy honey + Radiata Wit bottle gift bundles available, while they last. Cost: Free to attend.
Sunday, December 2 at 7p (doors at 6p)
STREET FIGHT RADIO! Pittsburgh DSA presents SEIZING THE MEANS: A benefit for Western PA Fund for Choice. The #1 anarcho-comedy podcast is pairing with a panel of activists and healthcare workers to discuss reproductive rights in the current political climate. Tacos for sale in the taproom from Mr. Bulgogi. More info available here. Cost: $10.
Friday, November 30 from 7-10p
CHOKESLAM: A NIGHT OF CURATED PRO WRESTLING VIDEOS! Kurt and Maxx unlock their vast collection of wrestling videos and treat you to live commentary. Happy hour! Pig roast! Cookie table! Prizes and contests! More details available here. Cost: Free to attend.
Saturday, November 17 from 4:30 - 8:30p
FRIENDSGIVING! Our first bottle release - the Radiata Wit! A gorgeous, golden honey beer (a.k.a. “braggot”) made with BeeBoy Honey from Spring Hill hives, oats, wheat and spices. Try it on tap, then takeaway one or two of these very limited 22oz. bottles for your next holiday gathering. Asado is making an extra-special menu featuring turkeys and other seasonal goodies! Cost: Free to attend.
Saturday, November 10 from 4:30 - 8:30p
FOOD TRUCK GIDDYUP! What’s a “giddyup”? It’s like a food truck roundup, but a little smaller. This is the first in a series of quarterly events where we, and our neighbors Asado Wagon, invite our favorite food vendors up to the hilltop to serve you dinner and drinks. Rain or shine! Cost: Free to attend.
Saturday, November 3 from dusk - 10:30p
CAMPFIRE NITE! Help break in our new fire pit with free s’mores while they last. Asado will be grilling and smoking and doing what they do best. We’re releasing MOONRISE, a dark and malty porter with a hint of campfire smoke. Cost: Free to attend.
Tuesday, OCTOBER 30 from 6:30-9:30p
DOWNWARD FACING GROG! Our resident yogi, Siobhan, is hosting a wonderful evening of yoga instruction followed by beverages. Proceeds benefit the Women’s Center + Shelter of Pittsburgh. Kicking it off is a 30-minute Buti (power yoga/dance hybrid) seminar and demo class, followed by a 45-minute modified Vinyasa flow. We’ll be releasing a spiced grog-inspired beer perfect for the fall season, too! And remember: we have classes here every Tuesday -- see our website for details. Cost: Suggested donation of $20 for class and a beer or non-alcoholic beverage ($15 if you bring a donation of sanitary/hygienic items for the shelter).
Sunday, OCTOBER 28 from 5-8p
BLACK CAT BOOGIE! Steel City Squares and Humane Animal Rescue present The Black Cat Boogie! Visit the WBU Event Space for an evening of square dancing and spooky fun. Costumes welcomed and encouraged. Best costume winner to be announced before the last dance. All proceeds benefit the Humane Animal Rescue. Cost: Suggested donation of $10. Taproom hours are 5-8pm only.
Saturday, OCTOBER 27 from 6-10p
4th ANNUAL A FEW BAD APPLES CIDERFEST! A Few Bad Apples has been engaging in sustainable community cidermaking for an incredible 14 seasons. Enjoy cider samples as well as music by The Armadillos, Ye Olde Royal Sh*thouse Players and the Beagle Bros. There’s a costume contest for the Halloween fans, and the prize is a cider party of your own. Cost: $20 tickets.
Friday, OCTOBER 12 at 6p
CIGAR NITE! Marshall’s Cigar, certified retail tobacconist, will be onsite to share information and sell fine cigars to go with your beers on the patio and beergarden. This veteran-owned, family-run business is one of our awesome neighbors on Spring Garden Ave., so stop by to chat and relax! Cost: Free to attend
Saturday, OCTOBER 6 from 2-8p (taproom opening early!)
HONEYFEST! Celebrate BeeBoy Honey’s latest harvest! BeeBoy and friends will have honey and other items for sale, and Spring Hill Brewing is launching a few meads and a honey beer. We appreciate our pollinating pals, who are so important to the entire food and beverage cycle! Cost: Free to attend.
Saturday, SEPTEMBER 29 from 1-5p
OKTOBERQUEST BICYCLE BREWERY TOUR! We’re extending our taproom hours for the OktoberQuest Bicycle Brewery Tour, hosted by Pittsburgh’s Northside. We start pouring at 1:00p for everyone this Saturday 9/29 only, so stop by whether you arrive by foot, by bike or your vehicle of choice. Cost: $25 tickets.
Saturday, SEPTEMBER 22 from 4-8p
MIND CURE RECORD FAIR & FALL BEER LAUNCH! Record albums will be for sale from the carefully-curated Mind Cure Records collection -- and better yet, they'll be vending along with a few of their favorite collector pals. Spring Hill Brewing is dropping a new fall beverage on tap, too! Cost: Free to attend!
Saturday, SEPTEMBER 22 from 7-9p
TWO SCIENTISTS WALK INTO A BAR! It might sound like the beginning of a bad joke, but it's actually an awesome program from Carnegie Science Center just for adults! When Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar™, they're ready to have a chat with anyone who wants to shoot the breeze over a couple of beverages. Have a seat and ask them your burning science questions. While each scientist will have different areas of expertise, they're game to be challenged. Just look for the sign that reads: "We are scientists. Ask us anything!" Cost: Free!
Thursday, AUGUST 30 from 5-8p (ticketed event)
THE FUTURE IS FEMALE! Sponsored by Fight the Power PAC, Sara Innamorato (HD-21), Summer Lee (HD-34), Kristin Seale (HD-168) and Elizabeth Fielder (HD-184) are fundraising for their campaigns with a happy hour. We'll be launching a new brew, too! The taproom will be open for ticketed guests only. Cost: $25+.
Friday, AUGUST 17 from 6:30 - 9:30p
PUPPET SLAM n' PICNIC! The Puppetry Guild of Pittsburgh with support from KG Autoworks presents their 3rd annual Puppet Slam n' Picnic, at the Workingmen's Beneficial Union event hall. Multiple local performers will share their talents in short, entertaining sets. This is a family-friendly event, but parents please note that some adult content is scheduled for later in the evening. BYOPicnic, or purchase food from the Asado food truck. Cost: $10 adult/$5 children.
Friday, JULY 13 from 4p - 11p
GRAND OPENING! We're opening our doors for regular hours on Friday the 13th. We'll be open every Friday and Saturday after the Grand Opening, from 4p - 11p.
Saturday, JULY 7 from 6p - 10p
BEER & REGIONAL SNACK PAIRING! Our last ticketed party before we open for regular hours. Sample five beers, each paired with a favorite PA snack food. Admission includes Spring Hill Brewing pint glass! There will be entertainment, and additional refreshments for sale from our friends at Gaucho. Proceeds from this event go to making sure we have the resources to recruit and pay employees fairly, and grow our brew operations.