What’s Happening at Wigle and Threadbare in July?

By Amanda Narcisi

July is busy in Pittsburgh, and Wigle Whiskey and Threadbare Cider is no exception. This month brings a plethora of amazing events to all locations including a Peach Cider Release and a Tröegs beer pairing event. What event will you choose? 

Wigle Whiskey


Boxing & Barrels, Sunday, July 7 from 2-4PM 

Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse & Whiskey Garden

$15 Ticket

Punch your way through the afternoon then enjoy a cocktail with Pittsburgh Punch Fitness Boxing Club and Wigle. The $15 ticket includes a 45-60 minute workout and one cocktail after the class. 

Get tickets here: https://wiglewhiskey.com/events/boxing-barrels-5/

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Eau de Pickle Release, Saturday, July 20th from 9-11AM

Wigle Whiskey Distillery 

Free Registration

Picklesburgh is back in Pittsburgh, and Wigle is releasing their ode to the Pickle the weekend before. The event will have a Bloody Mary Bar, other pickle cocktails, pickle-flavored jerky from The Beef Jerky Outlet and breakfast grub from Mezza Luna Cafe. Grab a bottle that morning at any location or on the Andy Warhol bridge during Picklesburgh, July 26th - July 28th.

Register here: https://wiglewhiskey.com/events/eau-de-pickle-release/

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Whiskey & Tröegs Beer Pairing, Thursday, July 25th from 5-8PM

Wigle Whiskey Tasting Room & Bottle Shop Downtown

$15 Ticket

Wigle Whiskey and Tröegs beer team up for a special night to toast the release of Saffron Amaro. The ticket includes four 4oz. Tröegs beer paired with a Wigle spirit.

Get tickets here: https://wiglewhiskey.com/events/whiskey-troegs-beer-pairing/

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Summer Nights & Saffron Spritz, Friday, July 26th from 5-10PM

Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse & Whiskey Garden

Free Registration

Wigle is releasing a new spirit, Saffron Amaro, and celebrating they are having cocktails! Enjoy this summer night with Amaro Spritz cocktails, live music and enjoy food from Billu’s Indian Grill on Wheels. Free samples that evening will be given of Saffron Amaro.

Register here: https://wiglewhiskey.com/events/saffron-amaro-release/ 

Yoga + Cocktails with Athleta, Sunday, July 28th from 9:30-10:30AM

Wigle Whiskey Tasting Room & Bottle Shop at Ross Park Mall

$15 Ticket

Bring your yoga mat to Ross Park Mall and join Athleta and Wigle in a guided yoga class in the Wigle Whiskey Tasting Room & Bottle Shop. Your ticket includes the one-hour yoga class and one cocktail after class.

Get tickets here: https://wiglewhiskey.com/events/yoga-cocktails-2/

Wags & Whiskey, Sunday, July 28th from 2-5PM

Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse & Whiskey Garden

Free Registration

Bring your four-legged friend to Wigle for a day filled with a dog-gone good time! Biggies Bullies and Camp Bow-Wow will be on hand for doggy fun. Live music will be on the stage and great cocktails for adults. A portion of the bar sales will go back to Biggies Bullies to help homeless animals in need. 

Register here: https://wiglewhiskey.com/events/wags-whiskey-5/






Threadbare Cider






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The Great Threadbare Pie Bake-Off and Peach Cider Release Party

Threadbare Cider

Free Event

To celebrate the release of Sweet Peach Cider all bakers and aspiring pastry chefs are invited to enter and show off their talents. 

Bakers: Limit 1 pie per entrant, must provide two pies: one for judges and one to show off. Judges will include a panel of Pittsburgh Pastry Experts and Enthusiasts. For official rules and entry form visit: The Great Threadbare Pie Bake-off Entry Form.

Attendees: Come and see the award-winning pies and meet the bakers. Mini pies will be available for purchase from Mezza Luna Cafe as well as peach brunch specials from the threadbare kitchen and peachy activities for the young. Debut bottles of the Sweet Peach Cider will be $2 off for this occasion. Register below and receive a sample at the door.

Register here: https://threadbarecider.com/event/the-great-threadbare-pie-bake-off-and-sweet-peach-cider-release/ 

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Yoga & Cider, July 7th from 11AM-1PM

Threadbare Cider

$15 Ticket

Threadbare is hosting yoga in the cider cellar. The $15 ticket includes the yoga class, a mini-tour of the cider house and cider samples. Yoga is every first Sunday of the month.

Get tickets here: https://threadbarecider.com/event/cat-cafe-at-threadbare-2/

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Cat Cafe, Wednesday, July 10th from 5-8PM

Threadbare Cider

Free Event

This is the chance to see some adorable cats and enjoy a cider at the same time! Human Animal Rescue will bring some friends ready to play and go home with you! (Cats will be in a room adjoining the dining room to keep the cats and health department happy) A portion of sales from bottles and the bar will be donated to Humane Animal Rescue.

Register here: https://threadbarecider.com/event/cat-cafe-at-threadbare-2/

Learn to Make Mozzarella Cheese, Wednesday, July 17th from 6-8PM

Threadbare Cider

$40 Ticket

Make your own Mozzarella cheese with Threadbare Pastry Chef, Elise Miranda. The $40 ticket includes a glass of cider, hand pulled mozzarella, a cheese, meat and pickle board, and a mini-tour. 

Get tickets here: https://threadbarecider.com/event/learn-to-make-mozzarella-cheese-7-17/

Bar Climb, Friday, July 19th from 5-8PM

Various Locations

Free Event

Threadbare is taking this bar crawl uphill and back down again! Major stops include beer, whiskey, cider, and cocktails. The climb starts at Threadbare Cider House then climb the steps to Spring Hill brewery and Penn Brewery then finish at Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse and Whiskey Garden. Walking map provided when you start at Threadbare Cider House. Registration gets food and drinks specials at each location.

Register here: https://threadbarecider.com/event/bar-climb-troy-hill-spring-garden/

Stair Stepping and Cider Sipping, Sunday, July 21st from 11AM-2PM

The Steps of Spring Hill

$15 Ticket

Take the steps through Spring Hills and Troy Hill with Laura Zurowski, the creator of Mis. Steps. Start and finish at Threadbare with a mini-tour and cider samples! Pay as you go brunch pizzas will also be available. A portion of the $15 ticket benefits the Mis. Steps project.

Get tickets here: https://threadbarecider.com/event/stair-stepping-cider-sipping-july-edition/

Learn to Make Halloumi Cheese, Monday, July 22nd from 6-8PM

Threadbare Cider

$40 Ticket

Another great cheese-making event at Threadbare with Threadbare Pastry Chef Elise Miranda. The $40 Ticket includes a glass of cider, your own halloumi, snacks, and a mini tour. 

Get tickets here: https://threadbarecider.com/event/learn-to-make-halloumi-cheese-2/ 

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Italian Cheese and Cider Tasting, Wednesday, July 31st from 6-8PM

Threadbare Cider

$40 Ticket

Take a tour of Italy through various cheeses from each region. Cheese selections curated by Chantel's cheese shop. Each cheese will be paired with a cider. During each tasting will be a presentation of the Italian Region and what makes the cheese so unique. The $40 ticket includes a welcome cocktail, five Cheese and Cider pairings, accompaniments and a mini-tour.

Get tickets here: https://threadbarecider.com/event/italian-cheese-and-cider-tasting-experience/


For more information on Wigle Whiskey visit: https://wiglewhiskey.com

For more Information on Threadbare Cider visit: https://threadbarecider.com


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