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Fresh Fest 2018


The specs

The Drinking Partners and Black Brew Culture are proud to present Fresh Fest 2018 on August 11, 2018 from 5-9 pm! Join us for Pittsburgh's first Black beer festival featuring the country's most talented Black brewers and top local breweries collaborating with artists and entrepreneurs from around Western Pennsylvania and across the nation. Get in early for the exclusive VIP “Meet the Brewers” podcast with Pittsburgh’s best podcast, the Drinking Partners. VIP ticket holders will be treated to an up-close conversation with two of Pittsburgh’s best comedians interviewing national brewers about how they got their start and what they have planned in the near future. Experience this first of it's kind 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 2018 will be hosted at Nova Place and Alloy 26. Participating breweries and information will be updated daily until August 1st so check back often to see what new beers will be offered! #freshfest18

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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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About Us


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!


Make History Here

Pittsburgh's Innovation Space Nova Place Courtyard is the official venue of Fresh Fest 2018!

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Fresh Fest 2018 - Nova Place Courtyard

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

Saturday, August 11, 2018

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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