Sharp Edge Beer Emporium | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Sharp Edge Beer Emporium
Excellent based on 58 ratings
Type: Bar

302 S. St. Clair St
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania United States 15206 [ print map ]
412 661 3537 | twitter

Hours: M-Th 11am-12am, F-Sa 11am-1am, Su Noon-10pm

Mayor: gsmitty80 (2) | Taps: 50 | Bottles: 200+

Sharp Edge Beer Emporium

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Beer Available At Sharp Edge Beer Emporium (arranged by most recent)
La Trappe Isidíor 94, Ommegang 2015 Belgian Independence Day Dry-Hopped Tripel 97, Rogue Dadís Little Helper Black IPA 88, Fat Headís Starlight Lager 46, North Country Red Ale 44, Port Brewing Wipeout IPA 99
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58 reviews for Sharp Edge Beer Emporium
 Ambiance  70%
 Service  72%
 Selection  88%
 Food  73%
 Value  60%
 Overall  80%
 Rating  93%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK  (760) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | October 18, 2013
Located on kind of a dodgy block somewhere in the depths of Pittsburghís soul. Youíll have to bring your own parking space of the tiny lot behind the bar is full. They had 60-65 taps split between obvious Belgian entries and local and regional craft. Prices are fairly high in draft and bombers. They have food but itís not exactly a strength of the chain. I canít say this is a must visit place.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
LilBeerDoctor  (349) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | July 6, 2013
This is my favorite Sharp Edge location, located in East Liberty. Parking can be a little tricky - all street parking, no lot. They have a sick amount of taps (50 sounds about right). Although they do have about 20 Belgian offerings, there actually are more American taps. If you are looking exclusively for Belgians, you need to hit up the Downtown location. For American beers, this is the place to go. Their selection is nothing spectacular - they donít seem to have as good stuff as Fat Headís or Smokin Joes, but they have enough to take care of you. Largely local offerings, stuff like Weyerbacher, Drai Laag, East End, Smuttynose, Lavery, Finchís, Troegs, Victory, and plenty of others. They donít really have a happy hour special, I think only one beer has the happy hour pricing. The menus are slightly different between locations, fairly solid pub offerings (burgers, pizza, salads, sandwiches). There are lots of TVs and this is definitely a great place to watch a game. It always seems to be packed, no matter what time you get there. Service can be slow at times, only because it gets so busy and the bartenders are constantly filling drinks. Overall, a great beer bar in Pittsburgh.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
Art  (122) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | January 1, 2013
This is the place to go if you want belgians on tap. If you donít go for happy hour it can be a bit pricey.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu  (477) Cincinnati, Ohio | October 8, 2012
A couple friends from Pittsburgh took my wife and I here to catch the end of the Cards-Braves 1-game playoff, so we sat at the bar and had a great spot. The place is fairly typical in layout and design, lots of booths and tables and wood and neons. There were quite a few tap handles, probably about 50, as is listed here. Tons of locals and regionals. Prices are in the $5-$6 range for most drafts, and a sampler option is available, 4 4-oz. pours for $12. We didnít have any food. The bartenders were attentive. Overall, really solid beer bar and I would definitely recommend a visit if youíre in Pittsburgh.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen  (292) Charleston Area, West Virginia | July 15, 2012
Nice clean place with their own parking lot on the side. Good selection of belgian taps. The bartender was very knowledgeable. I bought a mixed six pack, but for over $20 for there cheaper selections I would pass. Place is expensive, but they have happy hours.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje  (355) Enghien, Belgium | May 26, 2012
Visited several years back. Kept a good memory of the place, especially the Belgian-minded menu, had a delicious Brewers Platter with the rest being very pub oriented. Location was welcoming with a nice craft / draft selection along with bottles. This was several years ago but I am sure the whole thing has changed with the whole craft beer boom effect.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
Kollie  (12) , | March 25, 2012
Go for the beer but donít expect the wait staff to be very helpful.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
dschilberg  (5) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | December 18, 2011
Great selection of beer
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
r464  (24) Earth, Pennsylvania | October 14, 2011
A very good place with an excellent selection of beers and great pub fare.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 19/20
tympanic  (6) New York, New York | October 8, 2011
Yaaaaay Sharp Edge! This place was my introduction to real beer. I just moved back to Pittsburgh and went there last night for the first time in over six years. Even better than I remembered. Great Belgian selection, yummy food, good folks.

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