2024 North Hills Home Brew Fest

Saturday, August 24th, 2024

VIP blind tasting & judging 5-6pm - Public tasting & judging 6-9pm.

Pittsburgh Shrine Center Pavilion

The North Hills Home Brew Fest is a celebration of homebrewed beers, tasty food trucks, prize raffles and fun activities. Attendees will sample and vote on dozens of brews.

The Brew Fest cracks open at 5:00pm with a VIP Private Tasting and Judging. The winning recipe will be brewed at Penn Brewery!

General Admission opens at 6:00pm. VIP tickets are limited, but VIPs are attendee judges in the competition.

Are you a Pittsburgh homebrewer interested in competing and showcasing your brew in this fun competition? Review the rules and complete our homebrewer Registration below!

Are you a Pittsburgh beer lover looking for a tasty time sampling exotic, locally made beers? First, buy a ticket, and then.. 

Sign up for our email list below!

About the Brew Fest

The Battle of the Home Brews returns to the Pittsburgh Shrine Center! The best local homebrewers are set to showcase their best brews. Taste beer and vote on your favorites, win-win!!

VIP blind tasting and judging is 5-6pm - Public tasting and judging is 6-9pm.

We'll have a Brewers Challenge - A 50-50 Raffle & More!

Winning beer at V.I.P. tasting event will be brewed & served at PENN BREWERY!

North Hills Home Brew Fest

List of Steps

Our Grand Prize

Winning beer at V.I.P. tasting event will be brewed & served at Penn Brewery! (lots of other prizes too!)

Amazing Food

EAT GOOD at the North Hills Home Brew Fest! We are happy to partner with some awesome eateries to feed the masses! 

Get your tickets here!

  $ FREE  


Plus 1 assistant!

  $ 45.00  


Limited Availability - Sells FAST!

  • *Must be purchased in advance
  • Includes $5 food truck coupon
  • Early 5PM admission
  • Judge our blind taste testing

  $ 25.00  

General Admission

Save money, buy now!

  • *Pre-event sales price!!!!
  • Buy now, tickets are $35.00 at the door 
  • Admission is at 6PM
  • Participate in the public tasting & judging

  $ 5.00  

Designated Driver
  • Check out vendors 
  • Eat!
  • Enjoy the Scene
  • Be Responsible

Vendors & Swag

Be sure to check out some of the great products and services from these vendors scheduled to appear at the next NHHBF! 
(Contact us here if you'd like to be a vendor!)

2023 North Hills Home Brew Fest CHAMPION:
Hounds Run Brewing!

August 2023 - The 2023 North Hills Home Brew Fest is kicked, and we are excited to announce a new Grand Champion… Hounds Run Brewing wins the NHHBF crown for a record tying SECOND time! Congratulations to Tim and Andrea! They first won the home brew crown back in 2019. Tonight they claim the crown back with their Dark IPA, named "Come to the Bark Side"!

Thanks to Stefan, Chris and Rob from Penn Brewery for lending their generous support to our event, AND for giving our winners a chance to be brewed on the North Side!

Thanks to all the brewers who pour their heart and soul into the amazing home brewed beers we sampled tonight! Thanks to all the Pittsburgh beer fans for joining us!

Thanks to the Pittsburgh Shrine Center for hosting this event and the whole team who volunteered their time to help, we couldn’t do it without you! We already can’t wait for next year!

Where is it?!?

The North Hills Home Brew Fest will be held at the Pittsburgh Shrine Center Pavilion 1877 Shriners Way in Cheswick, PA.


Don't miss the 2024

North Hills Home Brew Fest!