9 Pittsburgh Brews and Spirits to Pair for a Shot and a Beer

A shot and a beer. A boilermaker. A two-step. Whatever name you assign this classic dive-bar combo, it’s the best way to have your brew and drink it, too. Try these paired-up Pittsburgh craft specials the next time you want the best of both worlds. Former distiller at Maggie’s Farm Rum, Rachel Carr, is behind the bar on this one!

11th Hour Brewing Dream Cannon Sour Series & Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka

Cinderlands Lil’ Cinder & Liberty Pole Rye Whiskey 

Coven Brewing Purple Sparking Tea & Maggie’s Farm Falernum

Necromancer Brewing Gold Cream Ale & Wigle Whiskey Pennsylvania Straight Bourbon

East End Brewing Company Everyday Pilsner & Bella Bambini Orangecello

Strange Roots Screaming Tangerine Wheat Ale & Lawrenceville Distilling Company Ginzer American Gin

Arsenal Cider House Picket Cider & Lucky Sign Spirits Aquavit

Dancing Gnome Lustra American Pale Ale & Quantum Spirits Amaro Liqueur

Southern Tier Brewing Company Irish Cream Stout & Kingfly Spirits Spiced Rum

Story by Rachel Carr / Styling by Anna Calabrese / Photography by Laura Petrilla

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