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Sly Fox Brewing Co.

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John Kaye Managing Director Of Endowment - University of Pittsburgh
I'm looking forward to Sly Fox's entrance into Pittsburgh! PJ Oris has been keeping me posted on its growth plans and progress and I'm impressed by the thoughtful approach used by Sly Fox and the skilled management team it has assembled. Sly Fox also makes great products! It will be a welcome addition to the thriving downtown and southside neighborhoods.
Izzy Rudolph Director of Development & Acquisitions - McKnight Realty Partners
McKnight is thrilled to have Sly Fox Brewing Company join The Highline as its lead retail tenant. Their PA roots and devotion to the community is reflective of McKnight’s core values and the symbolism of revitalizing this historic riverfront landmark. Their direct access to the Three River Heritage Trail will be a great amenity to outdoor enthusiasts and visitors alike.
Justin Walbert Retail Associate - JLL
Working with the Sly Fox Brewing Company to expand into the Pittsburgh market has been a great experience. As business owners, their passion and craft is evident in their 20+ years of awards and success. I am very fortunate to have developed a relationship with the caring and generous people behind the Sly Fox brand and am confident that Pittsburghers are going to love having them in their city. Sly Fox’s two new locations are going to be a great addition to Pittsburgh’s booming local beer scene and will anchor their presence here for a long time.
Bill Krieger VP, Managing Director - Gleason
We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Sly Fox to Pittsburgh’s already vibrant craft beer scene! With two premier locations Downtown and in Southside, our favorite new brewery is sure to appeal to residents and visitors alike. Whether you’re a craft beer aficionado, or simply looking for a fun place to meet up with friends and family, Sly Fox is going to be your new favorite place to be!

In the news

The cutthroat goat races of Sly Fox Brewery's annual Bock Fest
March 22, 2019
It was finally time. A hush fell over the crowd, which had been rowdy all afternoon, as the last five goats standing approached the starting line. They stomped their hooves, sized one another up, and tossed their heads impatiently as their handlers struggled to line them up.
Sly Fox Brewing Strikes Gold Again at GABF
March 21, 2019
Sly Fox's "Grisette Working Class Ale" was awarded the Gold Medal this year, after taking home the Silver Medal in 2013. Sly Fox was one of five Pennsylvania breweries to win a Gold Medal in 2014. GABF is the largest commercial beer competition in the world and winning brands are considered the benchmarks of brewing excellence.
Sly Fox Brewing Co. plans out-of-region expansion with Pittsburgh on its short list - Pittsburgh Business Times
March 21, 2019
With an aim to maintain its growth streak, Sly Fox Brewing Co. made a major investment to renovate its brewhouse in Chester County, where it's been located for over 20 years. The brothers behind the family-owned company say this will help Sly Fox - which plans to expand outside of Greater Philadelphia - make a big splash as competition heats up in the craft brewery space.
Sly Fox Is Expanding To Pittsburgh - Breweries in PA
January 28, 2019
Stop if you've heard us say this before, but another brewery in Pennsylvania is expanding! The Pittsburgh craft beer scene continues to grow at a great pace, and joining in that growth is Sly Fox Brewery as they plan to open in the steel city!
Sly Fox Brewing Co. is opening a pub in The Highline, and a Downtown satellite this fall
January 21, 2019
Photo courtesy of Sly Fox Brewing Co. Release the (booze) hounds! Sly Fox Brewing Co. is coming to Pittsburgh. This fall, the eastern Pennsylvania-based brewery will open a nearly 6,000-square-foot location on the South Side. Sly Fox will occupy a space in The Highline development, formerly known as the Terminal Building, on E.
Sly Fox Brewing Co. plans out-of-region expansion after revamping original Phoenixville pub - Philadelphia Business Journal
July 26, 2018
With an aim to maintain its growth streak, Sly Fox Brewing Co. made a major investment to renovate its brewhouse in Chester County, where it's been located for over 20 years. The brothers behind the family-owned company say this will help Sly Fox - which plans to expand outside of Greater Philadelphia - make a big splash as competition heats up in the craft brewery space.
Sly Fox Brewing creates ale to raise funds for the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
July 23, 2018
Pottstown >> Sly Fox Brewing Co. has joined with the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to create a new brew with a cause. Alex's Lemon Wheat Ale is named for Alexandra "Alex" Scott, who when she was just 4 held her first childhood cancer fundraiser in her front yard and raised more than $2,000 with a lemonade stand.
Sly Fox Brewing Co. Announces Rebrand and Renovated Original Tasting Room
July 11, 2018
Sly Fox Brewing Co. in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania has announced that the brewery's original taproom has been renovated and multiple recipes have been revamped along with the brewery's packaging in order to provide a sparkling new look to one of the most storied breweries in Pennsylvania.
Sly Fox Brewing Co. finds itself at a crossroads
June 17, 2018
Amid increased competition, changing habits, Pottstown-based brewer strives to stay relevant. Sly Fox Brewing Co. finds itself at a crossroads of sorts. Founded in 1995 by Pete Giannopoulos, it was one of the first craft breweries in the state, back when they were still referred to as microbreweries.
Sly Fox Brewing is opening a third location, here are the plans and renderings
April 4, 2018
Since its inaugural brew in 1995, Sly Fox Brewing has crafted more than 100 different topnotch craft beers, available in its brewpubs in Phoenixville and Pottstown, Pa., as well as top bars and restaurants in six regions along the East Coast.
Sly Fox Brewing Announces Plans for Third Location |
March 30, 2018
POTTSTOWN, Penn. - For more than 20 years, Sly Fox Brewing Company has remained focused on producing quality lagers and ales while building a reputation for their establishments-two festive pubs in southeastern Pennsylvania featuring a revolving list of award-winning beers and a lineup of can't miss events.
From MONTCO: Sly Fox Brewing Company is Expanding
March 29, 2018
The restaurant will be similar to Sly Fox's Tastin' Room at its Pottstown brewery in the Circle of Progress business park near the Pottstown airport. There will not be any brewing done at the Wyomissing site. Instead, the beer will be transported there from Pottstown.
Pottstown microbrewer to open pub in VF Outlet redevelopment project | LVB
March 28, 2018
Sly Fox Brewing Co. of Pottstown plans to open a restaurant in a former outlet building in Wyomissing. John Giannopoulos, a managing partner of the brewing company, said the 5,900-square-foot restaurant could be open as early as late summer. The restaurant will be in the former Dooney & Bourke outlet, which was part of the former VF Outlet Center.
Sly Fox Brewing seeks to tap more business in Berks
October 4, 2017
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Barcade and Sly Fox Brewing Make a 'Boogie Nights' Beer Because, Why Not?
March 26, 2017
Sly Fox Brewing announced this week that it will debut a collaboration beer with Barcade, a national bar and arcade chain, on April 6. RELATED: The 101 Best Beers in America Dubbed "Chest Bockwell," named for a pseudonym of John C.
Sly Fox Brewing brings back Taps, Tunes & Trucks and the Fox Trot 5k
May 10, 2016
Sly Fox Brewing Company will bring two popular events back on May 21. The annual Fox Trot 5k will begin at 10 a.m., followed by the Tap, Tunes & Trucks festival. For those interested in running, registration for the 2016 Fox Trot 5k is $48 per person, with limited spots remaining.
Where To Eat And Drink on This Big Weekend
May 1, 2015
There are a lot of food festivals and one goat race. There's a lot to look forward to this weekend. For some reason, it just seems like everybody decided to schedule their street festival / spring fest / goat race this weekend, so in order to keep track of everything going on in Philadelphia and to help you map out your plan of attack, here's a roundup of some of the awesome food and drink events happening around the city.
Sly Fox Brewing Company Creates First Topless Beer Can
April 5, 2013
Sly Fox Brewing Company has been a canning pioneer for quite some time, but they're not so rare nowadays. Canning craft beer is a common practice now, and until recently, Sly Fox was canning their beers like everybody else; nothing special, just a standard beer can. Until now that is.
PHOTO: Would You Drink From This Topless Beer Can?
April 4, 2013
There's something different about a new can from Sly Fox Brewing Company. Where other cans' stay-on-tabs make a small opening when popped, the one featured on cans of the Pennsylvania brewery's Helles Golden Lager lifts the entire lid, creating a topless beer can from which drinkers can sip as from a normal cup.
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