The building which houses Eclipse has had a long and vibrant history. Since the 1880s, it has been a pharmacy, a barbershop, a livery and sales stables, a dry goods store and played host to numerous restaurants. Today, the lounge, located in the heart of Lawrenceville in Pittsburgh, continues to provide quality service to its many loyal customers. The décor is modern, the drinks list extensive and the bartenders welcoming and knowledgeable. Alongside the fantastic selection of international wines, imported and local beers, pale ales and IPAs, there are also gluten free and wheat free beverages on offer. Alternatively, the cocktail list is similarly impressive, try the lavender zimlet, a lavender infused gin of yellow chartreuse, St. Germain and a dash of lemon juice and soda.
Eclipse 705 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, +1 412 251 0097
This brewpub is located in a turn-of-the-century Roman Catholic Church and serves award-winning craft beers and eclectic American cuisine. Built in 1902, the building was originally used as a place of worship until 1993 and today, Church Brew Works is known as one of the best breweries in Pittsburgh. On the premises, everything is prepared with the finest and freshest ingredients and features a fantastic in-house selection of own-brewed light lagers and English pale ales. The surprisingly mellow Prious Monk Dunkel, a Munich-style dark lager, is also a favorite. Alongside this, sample the rotating Stout options and the cask-conditioned ales.
Church Brew Works, 3525 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, +1 412 688 8200
A new brewpub in Pittsburgh, Hough’s has an excellent selection of beverages and appetizers. For those looking for a place to watch a match, the place is equipped with numerous screens for cheering on your favorite team. With numerous burger options, sandwiches, jumbo chicken wings and small eats on offer such as crab dip served with pork rinds or the nachos loaded with beer cheese, Hough’s will ensure that patrons do not go hungry. On the weekends, the brunch is sure to cure any hangover, especially when combined with an invigorating Bloody Mary and upon recovery, why not jump back straight into it with a refreshing draught craft beer.
Hough’s,563 Greenfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, +1 412 586 5944