Helicon Brewing - just outside Pittsburgh, PA

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Helicon Brewing - just outside Pittsburgh, PA


By cjmjmm2006

3 months ago



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#1 3 months ago

Just installed the new line up at Helicon. Great beer, food trucks every weekend and of course an incredible selection of pinball machines.

Located at 102 Union Ave, Oakdale, PA 15071

Current line up as of May 11, 2018:

Star Trek the Next Generation
Stern Star Trek Pro
Earthshaker
Aerosmith Limited Edition
Stern Star Wars Limited Edition
Wrestlemania Pro
Ghostbusters Pro
The Addams Family
The Shadow
The Flintstones
Dialed In Limited Edition
Attack from Mars Special Edition
Iron Maiden Pro
Houdini

Incoming-

Medieval Madness
LEXY Lightspeed Escape from Earth
Total Nuclear Annihilation #191 - thanks Pinballstar
Black Knight 2000
Medusa
Fathom
Big Guns
And whatever else comes NIB from Chicago Gaming, Stern, JJP and Spooky

Stop in for the Iron Maiden Launch if you are in the area!

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#2 3 months ago

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#3 3 months ago

Awesome, I’ll be sure to stop in soon and again when you get TNA.

#4 3 months ago
Quoted from Ericc123:

Awesome, I’ll be sure to stop in soon and again when you get TNA.

Thanks for the support. We are told TNA is within a few weeks. All new units are pegged to go to Helicon so if you are interested in something coming out, it should be there relatively quickly. Also thinking about putting Alien back out along with TBL. Nervous but may have a go at it.

#5 3 months ago

Confirmed- Lexy Lightspeed will be at Helicon for the Launch!

#6 3 months ago

I'll def stop by as well (excited to play some TnA! when it arrives). Good to know about this place.

#7 3 months ago

How's the beer? This place would be my dream to invest in.

#8 3 months ago
Quoted from delt31:

I'll def stop by as well (excited to play some TnA! when it arrives). Good to know about this place.

We are 191 so should be soon. I'll be sure to tag the thread.

#9 3 months ago
Quoted from hank527:

How's the beer? This place would be my dream to invest in.

The beer is meticulously made. That's for sure. The head brewer is extremely careful about the entire process. Great guy. Tries to talk to me about the science of it but that's out of my realm of thinking. Haha, sorry Chris if you are reading this.

We also have full arcades at Voodoo Brewing in Homestead and All Saints Brewing in Greensburg.

#10 3 months ago

Yeti Eddie, Neti and the gang ready to roll!

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#11 3 months ago

Place looks awesome. I'll have to stop by next time I'm out that way.

#12 3 months ago
Quoted from fattdirk:

Place looks awesome. I'll have to stop by next time I'm out that way.

Thanks Dirk. Place is very cool. I know you have games in breweries too. Thought about doing a crazy leader board of like titles' scores at breweries like we do with brewery dart leagues.

#13 3 months ago

Damn, I was just in Washington PA and looking for a place to play. I get up that was often and can't wait to check it out, thanks for posting!

#14 3 months ago
Quoted from bobukcat:

Damn, I was just in Washington PA and looking for a place to play. I get up that was often and can't wait to check it out, thanks for posting!

There is also a place incoming to Washinton. Will post details when they are available. Thanks for checking us out!

#15 3 months ago

Damn I need to get down here to play some DI and IrM. Looks like a spectacular line up!

#16 3 months ago
Quoted from Syco54645:

Damn I need to get down here to play some DI and IrM. Looks like a spectacular line up!

Thanks, open every day but Monday.

#17 3 months ago

So you operate the machines at Voodoo, Helicon, and Starport Arcade and Pub in Morgantown? That's awesome! I actually just drove to Starport on Wednesday to play TNA for the first time but it was down

#18 3 months ago

Looks great, Can't wait to try it out.

#19 3 months ago
Quoted from Ericc123:

So you operate the machines at Voodoo, Helicon, and Starport Arcade and Pub in Morgantown? That's awesome! I actually just drove to Starport on Wednesday to play TNA for the first time but it was down

It was down? I was just playing it on Tuesday. I'll make it up to you. PM me

#20 3 months ago
Quoted from JBK:

Looks great, Can't wait to try it out.

See you here!

#21 3 months ago

Another nice location Chris. I'll check it out the next time I'm out that way. Thanks.

#22 3 months ago
Quoted from MJW:

Another nice location Chris. I'll check it out the next time I'm out that way. Thanks.

Thanks MJW!! Stop in, you will not be disappointed!!

#23 3 months ago

24 players for the first ever tournament!! Thanks for all that came out and all that are still here. We appreciate your business and are glad to share this day with you!!

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#24 3 months ago
Quoted from cjmjmm2006:

24 players for the first ever tournament!! Thanks for all that came out and all that are still here. We appreciate your business and are glad to share this day with you!!

Damn, if your beer is as good as your pin selection that would be great! Certainly will make it out there!

#25 3 months ago
Quoted from meSz:

Damn, if your beer is as good as your pin selection that would be great! Certainly will make it out there!

I am sure you will be very pleased with all aspects of the place. Hope to see you there soon!

#26 3 months ago

Wanted to thank everyone again for the incredible turnout! We were blown away by the amount of friends and family in attendance. It was also great to meet up with some pinside peers and talk pinball.

The collection at Helicon will be changing and growing so if you want to add some input to things we are doing there, please feel free. I've also logged game requests from everyone yesterday. None should be an issue in the grand scheme of things.

Next event is May 19th. If you're around, stop in.

https://www.facebook.com/events/192927591515419/?ti=cl

Many thanks from both Chris B. And I!!

#27 3 months ago

IFPA Results will be sent in shortly. Here are a few shots of the winners and the set up.

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#28 3 months ago

And of course Lewis with the Dialed In pose!

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#29 3 months ago

Iron Maiden Limited Edition in the house for the tournament on Saturday. Hope to see some of the folks I met last week. Come grab a beer or two on me!

https://www.facebook.com/events/192927591515419/?ti=cl

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#30 3 months ago

I’ve never played in a tournament before but this location is close enough that I must say that I’m intrigued. I only get one Saturday off a month (not this one unfortunately) is that the day that you normally run them?

#31 3 months ago
Quoted from Ericc123:

I’ve never played in a tournament before but this location is close enough that I must say that I’m intrigued. I only get one Saturday off a month (not this one unfortunately) is that the day that you normally run them?

Checkout the link above ... they appear to be doing this once a month and have it scheduled for the next two months out!

#32 89 days ago
Quoted from Ericc123:

I’ve never played in a tournament before but this location is close enough that I must say that I’m intrigued. I only get one Saturday off a month (not this one unfortunately) is that the day that you normally run them?

We are running monthly on Saturdays at the minute. We have discussed multiple ideas for weekly tournaments.

Check the Helicon Facebook page for details and dates! We really appreciate your support!

#33 89 days ago

Was told pinball league will be there Friday. First round of drinks for all that show are on me! Cant get any better than that.

#34 89 days ago
Quoted from cjmjmm2006:

Was told pinball league will be there Friday. First round of drinks for all that show are on me! Cant get any better than that.

What time?

#35 89 days ago

Just got back from spending a few hours here. Great place and will be definitely be going back in the future. Thanks for making this post because I never realized they had such a selection of machines and great beer.

#36 88 days ago

Ask Pete H. I believe he is officiating

#37 88 days ago
Quoted from BoJo:

Just got back from spending a few hours here. Great place and will be definitely be going back in the future. Thanks for making this post because I never realized they had such a selection of machines.

Cheers Bobby. I didnt want to encourage too much day drinking but I would certainly like to buy yourself and your wife a round next time yall venture out. It was a pleasure meeting you today. I hope to see you again soon.

C

#38 88 days ago

Thanks to all that came out last night. Was an awesome evening!!

3/4 strike tournament today! If you have the time, I'll be out for the event starting at 2pm. It's great to have met some new pinballers.

https://www.facebook.com/events/192927591515419/?ti=cl

#39 87 days ago

Thanks to everyone that came out. I enjoyed hanging out with everyone. Hope to see everyone again for our next event!

Winner got a stern translite and $25 in brews!

1 week later
#40 75 days ago

Does anyone recognize these guys and gals?

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#41 75 days ago

4 of em Do I win a prize?

#42 75 days ago

Was the picture from the last tournament or something different?

#43 75 days ago
Quoted from Ericc123:

Was the picture from the last tournament or something different?

That was from a private event last night.

#44 75 days ago

Heres another hint.

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#45 74 days ago

I feel like I am on Ted's post .... I dont know who anyone is!

#46 74 days ago
Quoted from meSz:

I feel like I am on Ted's post .... I dont know who anyone is!

Haha. This is a photo of the band from Portland. The Decemberists. No worries meSz.

#47 74 days ago

5 years ago I didnt know them. Now they are very popular.

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#48 74 days ago
Quoted from cjmjmm2006:

Haha. This is a photo of the band from Portland. The Decemberists. No worries meSz.

Will look them up as I haven't heard of them! Thnx

#49 69 days ago
Quoted from meSz:

Will look them up as I haven't heard of them! Thnx

You're welcome!!

#50 69 days ago

Guardians of the Galaxy Limited Edition has entered the line-up at Helicon.

(Forgot to take a pic set up)

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