Aadam Soorma

In 2012, Aadam moved to Pittsburgh. He's currently parked (sans chair) in Lawrenceville and plans to stay a while. On the weekends, you'll find him driving a small green bus (Porter Tours) as he leads tours at local breweries.

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Q&A with Pittsburgh Pickle Company

By Aadam Soorma / July 13, 2022

Just in time for Picklesburgh; our Q&A with Pittsburgh Pickle previews their Cinn-a-pickle parfait (first-ever dessert) and the debut of Picklexir (bottled brine).

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Get to know Ed Vidunas, Pittsburgh’s Beer Historian

By Aadam Soorma / April 7, 2022

Since 1794, there have been well over 100 breweries in Allegheny County. Ed Vidunas is harnessing their stories online at PittsburghBrewers.com

Whatcha gifting? The best gifts for Pittsburgh beer lovers

By Aadam Soorma / December 1, 2021

We asked a handful of Pittsburgh beer enthusiasts and insiders (including a beer drinking Santa) what they plan to gift each other this holiday season.

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Take a tour of the Sapling Press print shop in Bloomfield

By Aadam Soorma / November 2, 2021

Using classic letterpress techniques, Sapling Press creates custom-made stationery and greeting cards.

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🍻 Prost! Guide to Oktoberfest beers from Pittsburgh Breweries

By Aadam Soorma / September 10, 2021

A look at Oktoberfest beers from Pittsburgh breweries.

Where to Pick Up locally brewed Dad Beers for Father’s Day

By Aadam Soorma / June 4, 2021

Just in time for this weekend – we rounded up 15 of our favorite Pittsburgh dad beers you can mix into your plans for celebrating Father’s Day.

Pittsburgh Beer: 21 Things We’re Looking Forward to in 2021

By Aadam Soorma / January 13, 2021

It’s a new year and Pittsburgh beer drinkers have lots to look forward to. We narrowed our excitement down to a list of 21 things to expect in 2021.

Guide to non-alcoholic drinks at Pittsburgh Breweries

By Aadam Soorma / January 5, 2021

You can support local breweries during Dry January by getting gift cards, food for takeout or even craft soda. Here’s an updated look at the local options.

2020: The Year in Pittsburgh Beer

By Aadam Soorma / December 29, 2020

Despite pandemic-related difficulties, Pittsburgh has continued to punch above its weight in craft beer with notable moments and memorable stories.

All of the new Pittsburgh breweries that opened in 2020

By Aadam Soorma / December 22, 2020

We counted 9 Pittsburgh-area breweries that celebrated grand openings during 2020. Here they are; plus two coming very soon in early 2021.