Author Archives: Brian Patrick

Buffalo Beer Buzz: Buffalo Brewers Festival at Canalside, Buffalo Brewing’s Beer Garden, Pearl Street Wild Stallions, Beer Cruises with Grady Lady Cruises

Buffalo Brewers Fest 2018 Returns to Canalside, Tickets on Sale Now Tickets are on sale now for the fifth annual Buffalo Brewers Festival, which takes place on June 23 (4-7p). The marquee festival, which returns to Canalside for 2018, will … Continue reading

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Beer, Wine & Spirts, Oh My – Find Them All (And More) at Elmwood Village Farmers Market

When the weather turns warmer, us Buffalonians love two things – being outside and drinking beer, and wine and spirits for that matter. One place that comes to mind where you can accomplish all of those things and more is … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Hazy IPA at 42 North, Farm to Pint, Rock the Gates, Public Day

New Haze Set to Hit Taps at 42 North 42 North Brewing is set to tap a new hazy IPA, Milestone 82 NE IPA (5.5%), on May 18th at 12pm. Brewed to be the haziest beer 42 North has ever … Continue reading

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All Things Local Celebrated During Farm to Pint Week

While Farm to Pint primarily celebrates Western New York’s rich history of brewing, our region is also home to many vineyards, heritage hog farms, cheese makers, meaderies, cideries and distilleries, all of which will be celebrated during Farm to Pint … Continue reading

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Thin Man Brewery House Favorite Finally Hits Cans

‘I’ve got a doodle in my noodle and its name is Minkey Boodle!’ Alright alright, all Space Ghost references aside, Minkey Boodle, one of Thin Man Brewery’s best selling beers, will finally be released in cans this weekend. The fushia-colored … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Can Releases at Woodcock, Thin Man & Community Beer Works, Steelbound Opens in Ellicottville

Woodcock Brothers to Release New Citra Dry Hopped Woodcock IPA Cans If you liked the last version of Woodcock Brothers Brewing’s XPA, then you’re going to want to get your hands on cans of Citra Dry Hopped Woodcock IPA when … Continue reading

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Canadian, American Breweries Team Up at Canadian American Beer Festival: Ontario BETA

After a successful trial run in Western New York at Pizza Plant on April 8, the Canadian American Beer Festival BETA Edition will head across the border to Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on May 5 at Augusta’s Winking Judge. The ticketed … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: TapNY Fest Medal Wins, Kegs & Eggs, Derby Day, Award-Winning Homebrews

5 Buffalo Breweries Win Medals at TapNY Beer Festival Buffalo beer was well represented at the TAP New York Craft Beer & Food Festival this past weekend as a handful of local beers won medals. In no particular order, Community Beer Works (Gold/IPA, Interrobang), Resurgence … Continue reading

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It’s Derby Day & Cinco de Mayo in Buffalo on May 5

Let me set the scene – come Saturday, Buffalo will be awash in big hats, fast horses, mint juleps, margaritas, tequila shots and craft beer, because the drinking stars have aligned and Derby Day, the day the Kentucky Derby, the … Continue reading

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Pearl Street Throwdown: Pearl Street, SATO Brewpub to Wage War at Battle of the Bruts

Pearl Street Brewery and SATO Brewpub are bringing Brut IPA’s, a brand new beer style that originated on the West Coast, to Buffalo. This new beer, which uses an enzyme to break down sugars so the beer is lighter than … Continue reading

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