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Join The Yuengling Gold Rush 5K

Yuengling is headed to Pittsburgh for the Yuengling Gold Rush 5k! On Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Stage AE join us in support of our friends at Yuengling. The run/walk will start and finish on North Shore Drive at Stage AE. Stick around after the race for live entertainment, ice cold Yuengling Golden Pilsner and an epic celebration at Stage AE!

All participants will receive a Yuengling Gold Rush 5k tech race shirt, one complimentary Yuengling Golden Pilsner 16oz can (21+), 16oz. Yuengling Gold Rush can koozie, live entertainment and more!

Sign up for the race here or find out more information here.

Frank B. Fuhrer Wholesale Announces Partnership with Pizza Boy Brewing

There are plenty of exciting happening day to day here at Frank B. Fuhrer Wholesale Company, but our latest announcement is truly something to write home about. We are pleased to announce that we will be partnering with Pizza Boy Brewing! As part of our this partnership, we will be representing and distributing all Pizza Boy Brands in the Pittsburgh area as well as Western PA. Beginning on April 16th, 2018 we’re officially a part of the Pizza Boy Brewing family, and they a part of ours.

This Enola, PA based brewery has spent the past few years expanding their reach and delighting tastebuds in the Western PA area as they continue to grow.  Owner of Pizza Boy Brewing, Al Kominski mentions, “This new partnership with Fuhrer is an opportunity for us to continue growing in Pittsburgh and to expand into all of Western PA.” Adding to the air of excitement, Kevin Spoule of Fuhrer Wholesale notes, ” We couldn’t be more excited to work with Al and Pizza Boy Brewing.  It’s amazing how great tasting and dynamic the Pizza Boys brands are. We’re thrilled to be able to get Pizza Boy to more and more Western Pennsylvanians.” 

If you haven’t had the pleasure sipping on a Pizza Boy brew yet, now is the time to do so!

Head to their website to learn more about their world-class craft beers! 


Brewery War! Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company vs. Rhinegeist Brewery

Come out to Dad’s Pub & Grub in Monroeville on April 5th from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. for a head to head face-off of Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company and Rhinegeist Brewery’s brews.

Here are the popular brews facing off on the big day

Round 1 

Churchville Lager (Neshaminy Creek) vs. Hans Lager (Rhinegeist)

Round 2

County Line IPA (Neshaminy Creek) vs. Truth IPA (Rhinegeist)

Round 3

Jawn Pale Ale (Neshaminy Creek) vs. Mosaic Pale Ale (Rhinegeist)

#BeerOfTheWeek: Deschutes Brewery “Swivelhead Red”

March is here and that means that Deschutes Brewery’s “Swivelhead Red” is back! 


Now through September, you can enjoy this take on an India style red ale. We’re big fans of traditional red ales, but Deschutes’s twist on the brew takes the cake. The brew has an herbal hop characteristic from the European varietals sure to catch your attention. 

ABV: 6.5% | IBU: 70


To find out more about this ale head to Deschutes Brewery’s website or track down the seasonal brew for yourself.

The Dropkick Murphys Are Getting the Beer They Deserve


WRITTEN BY: Mike Pomranz

An ongoing trend has seen musical artists of every stripe either being honored with or collaborating on their own beer. From rock artists like NOFX to rap artists like Run The Jewels to the freakin’ Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the extent to which music and beer is willing to merge apparently knows no bounds. However, though any musical act can have a beer, some embrace beer drinking more than others (we got our eye on you Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra!)—and to that end, some bands would seem more befitting of a beer than others… The Dropkick Murphys included.

As a Boston-based, Celtic punk band, The Dropkick Murphys have been involved in plenty of St. Patrick’s Days and been the background music for plenty of beer swilling sessions. However, much like how the band’s music is about more than just being rowdy, their new beer—a collaboration with Vermont’s Magic Hat Brewing Company called Barroom Hero—also has a heart.

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But while fans might just be happy to have an official Dropkick Murphys beer, they should also know that sales of Barroom Hero will raise money for The Claddagh Fund Charitable Foundation, a charity created by the band’s frontman Ken Casey back in 2007 that supports other underfunded nonprofits. “The Claddagh Fund has become the driving force behind what keeps the band so motivated,” Casey said in a statement. “After a while being a musician, it’s nice to have purpose, and hopefully this carries on long after the band’s done.”

Barroom Hero will be released next month, making it available during both the band’s spring tour and St. Patrick’s Day. It will also be sold in 16-ounce cans and on draft for a limited time through the summer.

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