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- A malty twist on American Gothic in this month's @CraftPittsburgh - Check it out! @RBPittsburgh @SpoonwoodBrewin http://t.co/EgwbYK3SNr
- Great local guide for eating #glutenfree in #pittsburgh! Thx for the shout-out @BrazenKitchen and @PittsburghMag https://t.co/5NI0AUCSWR
- Sadly we have to close down for the weekend due to product quality issues. We will keep you all posted on our construction and reopening.
- On Tap at Aurochs (5/28 - 5/30) #glutenfree #whiteale #pgh #pittsburghbrewery http://t.co/qdTHClQVDa
- And we are sold out for the weekend! Have a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend, Pittsburgh. http://t.co/xoRGqg22Qv
Closed for Construction
We are currently closed for construction at our facility. Our new, large tanks are in and ready to be installed. Stay tuned for our reopening later this year!
The Aurochs Team
Closing June 1st for Construction
We have started installation of our new brewing system. The equipment will increase our weekly production capacity by a multiple of 20. We are eager to get up and running again and in order to do so we must shut down our current operation to make room for the new. We are closing our tasting room on June 1st to begin the construction and building process.
Hours: Tasting Room & Growler Sales
CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION
We are working furiously to increase our brewing capacity to continue to bring you new, interesting and great tasting gluten-free beer. We are also working to bring you MORE beer. Your patience are appreciated while we work towards those goals. We recommend that you stay tuned in with our website, Facebook and/or Twitter for information on our re-opening later this summer.
Questions? Call us- 724-260-8737
About Aurochs Brewing Co
We set out to honor the spirit of the Aurochs, a legendary beast that roamed the wild countryside thousands of years ago. We brew with ancient, untamed grains to impart complex flavors shaped by generations of growth in the wilderness. We develop our own unique, original recipes that hark back to a time when man and beast refused to give up a life of freedom. Our commitment to quality ensures that every beer is naturally gluten-free and brewed from only the purest ingredients. We give our consumers the right to choose something wild and untamed because, much like the Aurochs, our beers are Never Domesticated. Always Free.
About the Aurochs
Standing over 6 feet tall and sporting razor-sharp horns large enough to hold a yard of ale, the Aurochs lived in an uneasy truce with primitive man. Humans hunted the Aurochs for food and clothing, and in return the animal would remain free to roam its natural habitat.
This balance collapsed with the advent of modern agriculture. Orderly rows of wheat, barley, and rye overran the once wild landscape, while stone walls enveloped herds of recently domesticated animals. Unlike its fellow creatures, the Aurochs refused to be tamed and instead chose a slow extinction as it freely roamed what little countryside it had left.
About The Team
We’re two Pittsburgh friends, living medically gluten-free lives, and we’re changing the way the world experiences gluten-free beer. Aurochs co-founder Doug Foster avoided gluten his entire life after he was diagnosed with Celiac disease at the age of five. When his childhood friend Ryan Bove developed gluten intolerance twenty years later, the two set out to create a great-tasting beer made with naturally gluten-free ingredients. If you were like us, longing for the good old days of enjoying a well-crafted beer or longing for the day to drink one, the wait is over. We started small, in founder Ryan’s small apartment malting, innovating and learning. We’ve created a unique brewing process using ancient, naturally gluten-free grains that allows us to make great tasting, gluten-free beer.
About the Brewery
Our brewery is located on the Ohio River just outside downtown Pittsburgh, an area once home to ore refineries, great steel railroads, and markets that kept the city running with endless shipments of meat, produce, and beer. We can think of no better testament to the spirit of the Aurochs than Pittsburgh, a city forged by mountains and rivers, hardened by hardship, and ultimately cast in the form of unbridled optimism and resiliency. We share the joy of conquering a wild, uncertain challenge and honoring our commitment to quality and excellence. Much like the careful hunters of the Aurochs, we take no risks and begin with ingredients that contain absolutely no wheat, barley, or rye to guarantee our beers are all naturally gluten-free.
All of our brews are 100% naturally gluten-free. We test each of our ingredients to ensure our beer is pure and safe. And, of course, we drink it to make sure we like it. For more information about gluten-free or drinking beer, check out our blog.
Aurochs White Ale
Try something wild. Our refreshing, versatile white ale—brewed from untamed grains—offers hints of citrus and a bit of spice. Smooth and slightly tart, the beer pairs well with most food, especially fish, lighter Mexican dishes, and desserts. Drink it with dinner or on its own—it tastes great either way.
German Tettnang, Czech SaazABV:
Aurochs Amber Ale
Our Amber Ale is about balance and breaking down barriers. The malt base of light roasted millet and quinoa offers hints of toast and biscuits, which is complemented by the spicy and floral notes from Styrian Golding and Cascade hops. This beer is perfect for any occasion and any season. The caramelized roast character make it a perfect pairing for barbecue and burgers. The floral and spicy hop notes pair well with Mexican, Thai, and Vietnamese food. The light body and 4.7% ABV make this a perfect beer for any drinking session.
Styrian Goldings, CascadeABV:
Aurochs Pale Ale
A perfect blend of aromatic notes of pine and citrus blend with just the right touch of bitterness to create a personal favorite of Aurochs Brewing Co. staff.
Aurochs Brown Ale
Caramel flavor compliments dark roasts of millet malt, finished with a cascade hop to create a beer thats perfect for burgers and BBQ. America!
Styrian Goldings, CascadeABV:
Dark with strong roast character, the Aurochs Porter is malty and delicious. This beer highlights a blend of deep roasted malts and quinoa for a creamy finish.
Styrian Goldings, Czech SaazABV:
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Track the Aurochs
Welcome to Track the Aurochs. Here we give a voice to the Aurochs in all of us.
We discuss brewing with alternative ingredients, eating gluten-free, and choosing beers that are new and innovative. Read on or follow us to learn more.
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