PITTSBURGH SANDWICH SOCIETY
Strange Roots exists at the intersection of farmhouse brewing tradition and creative, locally-driven experimentation. We’re passionate about celebrating our environment through the use of local ingredients, varying fermentation methods and micro flora, and strive to create unique artisan ales inspired by our surroundings here in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains.
PITTSBURGH SANDWICH SOCIETY
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We will be relaunching our bottle shipping service on 11/23! And to kick off our holiday shipping service… We have set aside a limited amount of The Plague 2022, Port Barrel Aged Plague as well as some other limited releases that will be available at noon
Bottles can be ordered for shipping starting this Wednesday at noon at store.strangerootsbeer.com.
PA Shipping Information – We are currently only ship bottled beer (sorry no cans!). Bottles will begin shipping on 11/28. They will be shipped via Quick Courier Service. Quick Courier Service will contact you to schedule the delivery of your beer. You must be home to sign for your beer when they deliver. You must be 21+ to receive the beer and have a valid ID to show them when delivered. The shipping fee is flat rate and should be $19.99 for most zip codes in Pennsylvania.
Wild beer is a type of beer that is typically fermented with yeast, wild yeast (brettanomyces) and bacteria. The bacteria, often found in other foods like cheese, bread, and yogurt, produces acids that give the beer a tart and refreshing flavor profile. Most of our sour beers are aged in oak barrels for an average time of 9-12 months.
A coolship (koelschip) is a low lying, open, flat vessel in which beer naturally cools overnight (24-48 hours). During cooling, resident microorganisms (part of our terroir) inoculate the beer to initiate the fermentation. So, when we use our coolship, we don’t add yeast…it all comes from nature.
Terroir is a term typically used in the wine industry to explain the complete natural environment in which a particular wine is produced, including factors such as the soil, topography, and climate. The specific conditions create characteristic tastes and flavors imparted by the environment in which it is produced. In the sour beer community, terroir is very important because the process is very much like wine making.
No. We prefer not to use this method and rely on a more natural approach.
We love supporting and participating in local events, however like we mentioned before, we’re a small brewery and our ability to donate beer is very limited. Additionally, PA laws are strict on donation of alcoholic beverages. If you have an event that you think would be a particularly good fit, feel free to reach out to Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We currently can only ship beer to residents of Pennsylvania. To order, visit our online store at https://store.strangerootsbeer.com/.
A small percentage of our beer is available in bars, restaurants, and retailers in the Pittsburgh area. If you are a local establishment interested in carrying Strange Roots beer or a customer looking for a place to buy it, please contact Dennis Hock at email@example.com.
Yes! Well behaved dogs are welcome to come and hang out in our outdoor beer garden area (but not inside).
Children are welcome if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Tees, glassware, empty growlers and stickers are available for purchase at both of our locations.
Yes. We will fill 64oz and 32oz growlers of select beers. We also sell empty 64oz growlers for $5.
Yes! Our beer is brewed at our production facility located in Gibsonia, PA.
Same as our regular hours, weather permitting!
Our Millvale location has a full kitchen operated by Pittsburgh Sandwich Society. They are open when we are open. Their kitchen closed one hour before we close.
Our Gibsonia location currently features a rotating line-up of food trucks.
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