Fresh Fest 2019


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The nations first black brew festival is back...and even #FRESHER! The Drinking Partners and Black Brew Culture are proud to present Fresh Fest 2019 on August 10, 2019 from 5-9 pm! One year off the amazing first event, Fresh Fest returns to Nova Place with another amazing line-up of Black-owned breweries and collaborations. Join us in Pittsburgh for a full day featuring the country's most talented Black brewers and top local breweries collaborating with artists and entrepreneurs from Pennsylvania and across the country. Once again, the VIP “Meet the Brewers” podcast hosted by the Drinking Partners will be held at Alloy 26 just inside the Nova Place Courtyard.  VIP ticket holders will be treated to an up-close conversation with two of Pittsburgh’s best comedians interviewing two new national brewers about how they got their start and what they have planned in the near future. Experience year two this cultural event and enjoy a day filled with unique craft beers, ciders, and spirits. Several of Pittsburgh's best food trucks will be parked steps away, and live music will be offered throughout the evening. Fresh Fest 2019 will be hosted at Nova Place and Alloy 26  in Pittsburgh's scenic North Shore. Participating breweries and information will be updated daily until August 1st so check back often to see what new beers will be offered! #freshfest2019

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Leading up to the festival we will host a series of unique and diverse events to get you familiar with the breweries, brands and collaborations involved.

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Online magazine and lifestyle. Writing, drinking and brewing a #newnarrative in craft beer and promoting diversity one pint at a time. Cheers!

We're Here for the Beer

The Drinking Partners are comedians Ed Bailey and Day Bracey swilling microbrews and spirits and engaging in dynamic, entertaining, and informative conversations. But mostly, we're just here for the beer!


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Pittsburgh's Innovation Space Nova Place Courtyard is the official venue of Fresh Fest 2019!

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Fresh Fest 2019 - Nova Place Courtyard

100 S Commons St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, United States

Saturday, August 10, 2019

MTB-VIP - 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Early Access - 4:00-9:00 pm

Regular Admission - 5:00 - 9:00 pm

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