Author Archives: Brian Patrick

Shelton Brothers’ The Festival to Bring World’s Best Beer to Buffalo

It’s a beer geeks dream come true: The Festival 2019, one of the world’s most iconic beer festivals hosted annually by Shelton Brothers Importers, is coming to the Queen City. No, that is not a misprint – the same world-renowned … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Brewed & Bottled to Remain Open, Péché Day at Thin Man, 12 Gates Cans Hermetic IPA, Beerology Returns

Lewiston’s Brewed and Bottled Craft Beer Shop to Remain Open (For Now) Brewed & Bottled Craft Beer Shop, Lewiston’s only craft beer bottle shop, will not close their doors on March 24 as had been originally announced. Owner Chris Budde … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Resurgence Lot Party, Brickyard’s 1812 Night, new beers at CBW, Thin Man, New Belgium collab

Party with Resurgence Brewing at Their New Old First Ward Location If you’ve been wondering what’s been going on with Resurgence Brewing’s new location at 55 Chicago Street in the Old First Ward, now is your chance to find out … Continue reading

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Beyond Green Beer: The 10 Best Irish-Inspired Local Beers for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day – the one day when all of us are a little Irish. So, the real question is, what beer should you celebrate with? There’s the usual suspects (no offense meant, we’d drink these in a heartbeat) Guinness, … Continue reading

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Big Night for Local Beer at Third Annual NY Craft Beer Competition

Western New York breweries put in a strong showing at the third annual New York State Craft Beer Competition, nearly matching the total medal count from last year’s competition. This year, nine area breweries took home 11 medals (seven breweries … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Prosper Brewing Opens, Craft Beer Corner Returns to Buffalo Home Show, Big Stouts at Pizza Plant, Five & 20’s new Red Ale

North Tonawanda’s Prosper Brewing Is Open for Business Prosper Brewing, the first brewery to open in North Tonawanda in nearly a century, is now officially open for business. Located at 72 Webster Street, across the street from the historic Riviera … Continue reading

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Lewiston’s Brewed & Bottled Craft Beer Shop to Close

Brewed & Bottled Craft Beer Shop, Lewiston’s one and only beer store and one of Western New York’s premier craft beer shops, will close their doors on March 24. Owner Chris Budde announced in a Facebook post that they have … Continue reading

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Woodcock Brothers Brewing Closes in on Opening of Second Location

Chances are by now you’ve heard the news that Woodcock Brothers Brewing are expanding their talents to North Tonawanda, but if you’ve been living under a rock, the Wilson brewery is planning to open their second location in the historic … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Trio of Cans at 42 North, Windy Brew’s 2nd Anniversary, Mardi Gras at Brickyard, CBW, NCC, Misuta Chows Team for Release

42 North Brewing to Release Trio of Cans This Weekend A trio of can releases is coming to 42 North Brewing this weekend. On March 2 (12pm), the brewery will release a new batch of Dragonship Double IPA cans ($13.99), … Continue reading

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Strykersville’s Windy Brew Brews Up a Successful First Two Years

Over the course of the past two years, Strykersville’s Windy Brew have been quietly and consistently honing their craft, becoming one of the better kept secrets of the Western New York beer scene. The unique brewery, which boasts the first … Continue reading

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