The Brooklyn Mash

Published On October 21, 2013 | By Emily Laubham | Food & Drink

brooklynmashpghBrooklyn is coming to The Burgh! New York City’s Brooklyn Brewery is going on an eleven city tour called the Brooklyn Mash, and we’re their next stop. From October 21st-27th there will be music, comedy acts, film, food and good beer, all celebrating Brooklyn’s unique culture fused with a Pittsburgh touch. The Mash also benefits Slow Food USA, a grassroots organization that advocates cleaner, accessible and more affordable food.

Here’s a full list of what to expect in the Brooklyn Mash!


10/21: Local 2 Ways @ Butcher and the Rye – One of the first events to take place in Chef Richard Deshantz’s (of Meat & Potatoes) new restaurant, Butcher and the Rye. Deshantz and Brooklyn Brewery’s House Chef, Andrew Gerson will serve a delicious, locally-sourced meal. Start time is 7PM and tickets are $75, which includes beer, tax, and tip. To make your reservation, email


10/22-10/25: Mash HQ @ Industry Public House – Enjoy the best draughts and Brooklyn Brewery’s secret brews all week long at the MASH headquarters.


10/22: Chaos Cooking – This event only asks that you bring a recipe and some ingredients. You’ll socialize with new people, enjoy free beer from the Brewery, and cook together in an until now, secret location. Chaos Cooking will be held at the beautiful and relaxing, Choderwood on the Allegheny River at 7PM. There are koi ponds, a hot tub, swimming pool and meditation hut. It’s the perfect spot to add some chaos. Register at for details.


10/24: NY Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off @ Remedy –  DJ Mr. Jonathan Toubin’s Soul Clap & Dance-Off was founded in New York and is the Country’s most popular night-long dance party. It offers a soul and rock alternative to typical night club music. The party starts at 10PM and the dance-off begins at 1AM. Dancers (21+) will be scored by a panel of community judges and could win a $100 prize and a free trip to New York to compete at the dance-off championship at Brooklyn Bowl. Tickets are only $5.



10/25: Eat, Drink & Learn w/ Brooklyn House Chef – From 3PM-5PM, Andrew Gerson is back for a free beer and food tasting in the Market District. It’ll combine the best of Brooklyn and Pittsburgh snacks.


10/25: Togather Books & Beer: Foodies of Pittsburgh – The women of eatPGH along with Bill Fuller of Big Burrito and Kevin Costa, the Chef at Crested Duck Charcuterie are going behind the scenes of the city’s best cuisine from 6PM-8PM. eatPGH editors will also talk about their book, Food Lover’s Guide to Pittsburgh, a must-buy for Pittsburgh foodies. Brooklyn Brewery beer is included in the $10 admission. RSVP to reserve your spot!


10/26: Farmers Market Workshop – Chef Andrew Gerson will be at the Farmers at the Firehouse Market from 10AM-12PM, cooking up what he finds there.


10/26: Found Footage Festival @ Regent Square Theater – Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett began collecting crazy VHS videos from garage sales, thrift stores and dumpsters in 1991. What they compiled has sold out hundreds of shows and been featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live as a hilarious comedic film featuring the Country’s most embarrassing and forgotten moments. Tickets are $12 and the show starts at 9PM.


10/27: Slow Supper w/ Chef Justin Severino @ White Oak Farm -The Slow Supper brings the Mash to a close with a combination of Brooklyn and Pittsburgh cuisine. It’s a dinner party with multiple courses, quality beer, and some multi-media magic. Pittsburgh Chef, Justin Severino, the owner of Cure in Lawrenceville is teaming up with Andrew Gerson to bring you a delicious culinary collaboration. Also, NBNY (Nuit Blanche New York) the coordinators of Brooklyn’s Bring to Light Festival are going to display an immersive light and projection art installation called “King’s County Cornucopia”. Check out the amazing video below! Tickets are available for $85.


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