Author Archives: Brian Patrick

New York Beer Project, Woodcock Brothers & CBW Use Beer to Give Back

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a trio of local breweries are using their best asset – their beer – to help give back. Lockport’s New York Beer Project and Wilson’s Woodcock Brothers Brewing are donating a portion of … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: 42 North’s 3rd Anniversary, new Brickyard beers, Brew Academy at Niagara College, NYBP, Woodcock & CBW Give Back

42 North Celebrates Their Third Anniversary in East Aurora 42 North Brewing are celebrating their third anniversary on October 20 (12pm) with an entire day of craft beer, music and food. The party will take place all over 42 North … Continue reading

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Introducing Canvass: The Latest Member of Big Ditch’s Lock IPA Series

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Canvass, the newest member of Big Ditch Brewing’s Lock IPA family. The fifth beer in the series is named after Canvass White, one of the Erie Canal’s civil engineers. He studied the canal systems of England … Continue reading

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Pink Boots Society Buffalo Chapter Plans First Meeting

The Pink Boots Society will be holding their first official meeting on Thursday, October 25 from 6-8pm at Rusty Nickel Brewing Company. This meeting will focus on getting to know fellow PBS Buffalo Chapter members and talking about their vision … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: 42 North Expansion Plans, Buffalo Cider Hall Opening, Thin Man Oktoberfest, Trocaire College Brewing Classes

42 North Brewing Planning New $1 Million Expansion 42 North is planning a new expansion with the acquisition of a neighboring two-story building they plan to convert into four AirBnB units. The investment, which is expected to total over $1 … Continue reading

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Five & 20 Up Their Barrel Aged Game with Barrelywine

Five & 20 Spirits and Brewing, Westfield’s brewery, distillery and winery hybrid, has come a long way with their barrel aged beers. To date, their BA offerings have been hit or miss. I’m by no means an expert, but I’ve … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Thin Man / Upstate Collab, Free Big Ditch Gift Cards, March to OFW Brewing, Thursdays at Pressure Drop

Thin Man Collaborates with Upstate Brewing on Tahitian Stout The latest on Thin Man Brewery’s long line of collaborative brews continues to grow, with the latest being Mana Tahitian Stout, which they brewed with Elmira’s Upstate Brewing. The 8% stout, … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Darker Side of Beer at the Second Annual Malt Fest

Malt, one of the true lifeblood’s of beer, will be on full display at the second annual Malt Fest, which takes place Saturday, September 29 (4-8pm) at Rusty Nickel Brewing Co. The event celebrates malt-centric libations from New York State … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Zwanze Day, DDH #Smashtag NEIPA at Gene McCarthy’s, New York Beer Project’s Oktoberfest, Malt Fest at Rusty Nickel

Zwanze Day Returns to Thin Man Brewery for Third Year Cantillon’s Zwanze Day, a veritable beer holiday for lambic fans, is returning to Thin Man for a third year on September 29 (3pm). While tickets for the official Zwanze Day … Continue reading

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Inaugural Borderland Festival to Feature 100% Craft Beer

The Borderland Music & Arts Festival™ will highlight the best of the region’s music, arts, and crafts for a two-day festival on September 22nd and 23RD, 2018 at Knox Farm State Park. While Borderland will feature over 20 national and … Continue reading

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