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2011-05-05 07:00:00

PITTSBURGH, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Iron City Brewing Co. today announced an agreement with the Pittsburgh Pirates to serve as lead sponsor of the Skyblast fireworks and music series, which begins June 11 with Huey Lewis & the News, followed by concerts with .38 Special (July 9) and Train (August 6). The agreement also grants Iron City and the Pirates rights to use each other's name and logos in advertising and marketing materials to drive business for each organization. Iron...

2009-06-23 18:13:39

The last days of a Pittsburgh-area brewery have been plagued by a flood that idled bottling at the plant with workers Tuesday scrubbing out the last of the mud. Bottling is expected to start up against Wednesday at Iron City Brewing Co. in Lawrenceville, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported. The company said the flooding did not affect brewing. Iron City announced June 12 that its brewing and bottling operations were being transferred from Lawrenceville to a former Rolling Rock brewery, now...

2009-04-13 12:32:53

Belgian brewing company Anheuser-Busch InBev NV is considering selling its small town Pennsylvania brand Rolling Rock, sources said. Anheuser-Busch bought Rolling Rock three years ago from InBev NV for $82 million, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Last fall, InBev turned around and bought Anheuser-Busch for $52 billion. It is now selling assets to help cover some of the debt incurred in the deal, the newspaper said. Rolling Rock, whose slogan is Born Small Town has been struggling in...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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