War Streets Brewery Taproom

War Streets Brewery operates a unique 2 BBL (62 gallon) nanobrewing system in the basement of the building.  With this small scale operation, their brews are exclusively served at the pub!  Head brewer and owner Jake Bier designs each recipe and brews every single batch of beer that passes through our taps.  

Beer List

Monterey St. IPA 7%ABV 70 IBUs

Our flagship IPA is hop forward American style IPA.  It has tropical hop flavors and aroma with notes of Citrus, pine, and grapefruit from the Citra hops, Mosaic hops and Amarillo hops. This IPA is dry hopped with Mosaic and Citra hops to add to the aroma profile. 

Resaca Red Ale 5.5% 40 IBUs

This Irish style red ale has a rich, smooth mouthfeel and a dry finish. Hints of roasted barley give this ale a toasted malt flavor that balance with the sweet malt profile.  Fuggle and Goldings hops give this red ale an earthy aroma and hop profile that blends with it’s rich malt flavors and dry yeast finish.  

Railroad Riot Rye IPA 6.2%ABV 65 IBUs

Our Rye IPA is hoppy, but not overly bitter to the palate.  It is crisp and clean with tropical hop flavors and aroma and a smooth finish.  Notes of Citrus, pine and grapefruit from the Chinook, Mosaic, and Amarillo hops.  A slight hint of spice is present from the rye malt used in about 30% of the grain bill.  This brew pays tribute to the Great Pittsburgh Railroad Strike of 1877 and raises awareness to the current railroad issues in our Northside neighborhoods. 

Princeton Pl.  Imperial  Stout 8.2% ABV 

This brew was concocted by our Assistant Brewer, Sam Agosto and is a dark, heavy imperial stout that boasts dark chocolate and roasted flavors.   

Buena Vista Brown Ale 5.3% ABV 30 IBUs

This sweet, nut brown ale is rich, smooth, and balanced.  It features New Mexico Pinion Pine nuts that are aged on the beer after fermentation to bring a unique flavor profile and a taste of the earth. 

Carrington St. Kolsch 4.7% ABV 24IBUs

This light, crisp German style ale is clean and easy drinking.  It is classified as an ale from it's yeast activity, but has many lager characteristics.  Light hop additions of Tettnanger and Fuggle hops allow the flavor profiles from the Kolsch yeast strain to come through.  Notice hints of bread, fruit and banana in this ale.

Sherman Ave Stout 5.8% ABV 25 IBUs

This rich, dark Irish style stout has notes of chocolate, roasted barley, and is finished on Cacao nibs.  It has a smooth mouthfeel and a dry finish from the Irish Ale yeast strain (WL004).

We also offer a rotating draft list of other local brews!