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ZK News: Attorney Aaron Weiss Speaking on History of Beer in Western PA at Upcoming Barrel & Flow Festival in Pittsburgh, PA

Attorney Aaron Weiss has again been selected to be a speaker at the upcoming Barrel & Flow Festival’s Conference on Friday, August 9, 2024. Aaron’s topic is the History of Beer in Western PA, which will discuss the major historical events impacting beer in our region, the key businesses that shaped Western PA beer into what it is today, and the progression of Pennsylvania alcohol laws that have impacted this growth.

In addition to Friday’s conference, the Beer Festival will take place on Saturday, August 10, 2024 in the Strip District of Pittsburgh. Barrel & Flow has been rated in the #1 beer festival in the entire United States by USA Today for the past 2 years in a row. More information about this event can be found and tickets can be purchased at

Zimmer Kunz’s brewery and liquor law practice handles a wide variety of legal matters, including assisting with obtaining federal and state licensing, complying with existing legislation, preparing / reviewing contracts, etc. It also defends businesses and individuals for lawsuits involving social host liability, nuisance, premises liability, inadequate security, breaches of contract, employment related matters, etc. Zimmer Kunz is a proud member of the Brewers of Pennsylvania and represents a large number of breweries, distilleries, and other alcohol-industry clients throughout Pennsylvania. Aaron is also an avid homebrewer and has been brewing beer since his first year of law school. Many of Zimmer Kunz’s other attorneys are avid craft beer enthusiasts.