North Hills Home Brew Fest
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2021 North Hills Home Brew Fest Tickets will go on sale soon!

The North Hills Home Brew Fest is an evening of homebrewed beers, tasty food trucks, prize raffles and fun activities. Attendees will sample and vote on dozens of brews. The Brew Fest begins at 5:00 pm 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..

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North Hills Home Brew Fest

The Battle of the Homebrews 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 - A Live Podcast recorded with HOP NATION - Many amazing Chinese Auction Items to win!

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

North Hills Home Brew Fest

A FUN option for non-homebrew-samplers attending the Brew Fest is "Painting with a Twist!" a 2-hour painting class! Only $30, and starts at 6:30 pm. BUT these seats are limited, so click that ticket button soon!

grand prize at the north hills homebrew festival

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

Tickets to the beer festival

  $ FREE  


Plus 1 assistant!

  • Review the rules
  • Complete the registration
  • $10 food truck coupon
  • Compete & win the crown?

  $ 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
food trucks at the beer festival

Eat good at the NHHBF with these delicious food truck vendors:

oakmont barbeque
fat cat subs
podcast at the beer festival

Back for a second round in 2021: HOP Nation USA! The Hop Nation USA Podcast is for beer lovers, craft beer lovers, those who are learning to love it, those who brew it, and those who are snobs about it.

hop nation podcast

Be sure to check out some of these cool companies while at the Fest

“ Don’t be afraid to do it and try something different.”

 -Tim Guido, Hounds Run Brewing

Check out our other 2019 winners & honorees:

directions to the beer festival

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