We are excited to tell you about our next Maker we Love, Michelle of Brewed2Burn. We've received countless compliments on how good our shop smells when her Vanilla Coffee Porter Candle is burning! Read on about how beer is a part of her life, and how her candles support a good cause.
Michelle Dangelo Arnoni - Creator & Owner of Brewed 2 Burn Candles
The best thing about this city is that every neighborhood has something wonderful to offer. I lived in Whitehall (South Hills) for the past decade and recently moved to Peters Township when I got married last year.
TELL US ABOUT YOUR BRAND AND WHY IT’S THE BEST
Brewed2Burn® is an independent, Pittsburgh-based candle business dedicated to crafting bespoke, hand-poured,beer-inspired candles. We pride ourselves on taking an imaginative approach to beer bottles and craft brews by creating candles that evoke the scents found in aromatic craft beers.
At Brewed2Burn, we are guided by one goal: to create a candle that brings warmth and the essence of your favorite craft brews into your home. Like Ralph Waldo Emerson, we believe that one idea lights a thousand candles. The spark of imagination behind beer candles dovetails the senses of sight and scent, resulting in a product that celebrates the simple joys of life.
From the moment we begin hand-pouring each candle, we remain steadfast in our desire to bring warmth, scent, and style into your home. We carefully consider each component, from the bottle to the wick. Each locally-sourced candle contains soy wax, an environmentally sound substance that burns cleanly from start to finish. And because candles and craft beer are universally cherished, we’ve developed a rich and robust product line. From the sweet tartness of cherry wheat beers to the wintry spiciness found in nut brown ales, our extensive palette offers a scent for everyone. Each candle we create is a labor of love, one that we are proud to undertake and share with you.
Brewed2Burn endeavors to be your source for hand-crafted, locally produced candles that infuse any space and occasion you choose with a soft, aromatic, and inviting glow. Most importantly, We are committed to keeping the flame burning for juvenile diabetes research. For every candle we sell, we donate a portion of the proceeds to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), a global organization whose mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat Type 1 diabetes and its complications.
WHAT IS YOUR BACKGROUND AND THE STORY BEHIND WHY YOU STARTED BREWED2BURN?
With the support and love of my parents, husband, step-children and close-knit family and friends, I launched Brewed2Burn. And while my passion for candles is one that I have cultivated on my own, my relationship with the world of beers began at an early age.
Growing up in the beer distribution industry, I witnessed first-hand the dedication that her father brings to the business. The honor of working alongside my father each and every day has taught me to treat clients like family. His example continues to influence my desire to deliver outstanding client service.
Over a decade ago I joined Brentwood Distributing, and today serves as the Vice President of Sales. Now in our 61st year and four generations strong, Brentwood Distributing continues to service establishments throughout the Western Pennsylvania region. I deeply value the relationships and expectation of client satisfaction that my family have carefully cultivated with their partners at local breweries, wholesalers, bars, and restaurants.
I plan to bring that same devotion to our work and hope to spark joy through the flames lit by their hand-crafted creations.Its hard to find any time with two businesses, but when I do it's all about family time with my husband, stepchildren, and our families.
WHAT ONE PRODUCT DO WE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AND WHY?
love, Pittsburgh was one of the first stores that took a chance on my product and for that, I will be forever grateful. The candles that we hand deliver to LOVE are made not only with high-quality oil and wax resulting in a 60 hour burn time, but each candle is brewed with love. Each scent we do was tested and perfected so that every candle that goes into your customers' homes can burn with love 😉
IN THREE WORDS, WHY DO YOU LOVE PITTSBURGH?
People, Family, Food.
HOW CAN PEOPLE FIND OUT MORE ABOUT BREWED2BURN?
We are online at www.brewed2burn.com
On custom wedding candles/groomsman & bridesmaids gifts can be purchased online at www.brewed2burn.com or on Etsy Brewed 2 Burn