Sunday Funday! Wigle Whiskey

  • Sunday, October 03, 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Repeal Room, Wigle Whiskey in the Strip; 2401 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
  • 20

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To honor Pittsburgh's rich history of Rye Whiskey and ciders we are taking the Sunday Funday Series to Wigle Whiskey! Join PYP as we enjoy drinks in the Repeal Room before the Steeler game (4:25 kickoff).

During the event our members will receive $1 off all drink. There will also be food specials for all attendees!

American whiskey was born in Pittsburgh! Throughout the 1700 and 1800s, Western Pennsylvania was the epicenter of American Whiskey production. Wigle is named for one of those pioneering Pennsylvania distillers. In the 1790s, Phillip Wigle defended his right to distill in a tussle with a tax collector and unwittingly helped spark the Whiskey Rebellion, which pitted Western Pennsylvania distillers against George Washington's troops. He was sentenced to hang for treason but was ultimately pardoned by Washington. By 1808, Allegheny County was producing half a barrel of whiskey for every man, woman and child living in America. The gold standard of American whiskey was a spicy, earthy rye whiskey called Monongahela Rye. We aim to bring back this tradition with organic regional grains milled on site, then fermented and distilled in our copper pot still in the first distillery in the City of Pittsburgh since Prohibition.

The Sunday Funday Series looks to showcase Pittsburgh's outstanding, locally owned watering holes. Each month we will visit a location in the Greater Pittsburgh Region where our members will be treated to drink and food specials! There might even be a surprise gift at each event! Make sure you attend all the events in order to collect them all!

For your safety and the safety of all our PYP members and guests, we ask you to please review our COVID-19 guidelines before signing up and/or attending this in-person event. We also ask that all attendees comply with the following requirements:

Please stay home if you are sick

Combating the spread of COVID-19 is a group effort. If you or someone in you household is ill, stay home.

***Although we are taking every measure to ensure your safety and the safety of all our event attendees, any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19, and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during the event.***



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