Author Archives: Brian Patrick

Buffalo Beer Buzz: Pearl Street’s Xmas Cookie Party, Woodcock XPA 16, Best Christmas Parties at Breweries/Bars, BlackBird’s Ciders of Christmas Past

Why Wouldn’t You Pair Holiday Beer and Christmas Cookies Together? Know what pairs perfectly with Christmas cookies? Not milk – beer. Explore the marriage of cookies and beer at the annual Christmas Cookie and Beer Party at Pearl Street Brewery … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Brewers Invitational Tickets on Sale, Resurgence Brut IPA, Flying Bison Charity Events, 12 Gates’ Third Anniversary

Tickets on Sale for Buffalo Niagara Brewers Invitational at New York Beer Project Tickets are on sale as the collective craft beer minds of the Buffalo-Niagara region will showcase their true brewing acumen at the third annual Buffalo Niagara Brewers … Continue reading

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Resurgence Brewing Looks to Redefine Beer Releases with HopMule

There are many pros and cons to waiting in line for beer, the worst being not having enough time and not knowing if there will be enough beer to go around (there’s also line shares and comradery too, so it’s … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: SATO, West Shore Celebrate Stout Season, Hamburg’s 25 Days of Xmas, Bar Cultivar to Open, Buffalo Cask Fest VIP Night

SATO Brewpub, West Shore Brewing Brew Up a Sweet Treat SATO Brewpub and West Shore Brewing are celebrating stout season with a truly special collaborative concoction, a Mississippi Mud Pie-style stout named Forbidden Mud Pie Stout that clocks in at … Continue reading

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Bar Cultivar Set to Open in The Barrel Factory

The Barrel Factory, located in the Old First Ward and home to Pressure Drop Brewing and Lakeward Spirits, continues to grow with the addition of Bar Cultivar, which will have a heavy focus on terroir-driven ciders, while also offering a … Continue reading

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Enjoy 12 Days of Beer During 12 Gates of Christmas at 12 Gates Brewing

Remember The 12 Days Of Christmas? You know the song – lords a leaping, maids a milking, swans a swimming and all that. But haven’t you ever sat back and thought, ‘hey, this song would be much better if this … Continue reading

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Drinking Through Time with Resurgence Brewing’s Imperial Sponge Candy Stout

If you’re going to plan and properly execute a five-year beer vertical, you need to choose the right beer and the right beer style. You need a bigger, higher alcohol beer that will stand up to aging (depending on how … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Buffalo Cask Fest, 12 Gates of Christmas, Thin Man / Aslin’s Keytar Bears, Santa’s of Swig Homebrew Fundraiser

Buffalo Cask Fest at Mr. Goodbar Returns for Another Year Buffalo Cask Festival at Mr. Goodbar returns for its 11th year, December 7-9. The annual event officially gets underway with the VIP Local Brewers Night on Dec. 6 ($25, 7pm), … Continue reading

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Lakeward Spirits to Release Buffalo’s First Spiced Rum on Black Friday Weekend

Lakeward Spirits craft distillery will be releasing their new Fathoms Below Spiced Rum starting on Black Friday weekend at their production facility at The Barrel Factory, 65 Vandalia St. in Buffalo, just in time for the holidays. Fathoms Below is … Continue reading

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West Coast Hops Meet East Coast Splendor: A Look Back at Pressure Drop Brewing’s First Year

Pressure Drop Brewing, one of Western New York’s newest breweries that can be found nestled inside Lakeward Spirits inside Old First Ward’s historic Barrel Factory, will mark their first anniversary on Thanksgiving Eve, November 21. Helmed by Head Brewer Karl … Continue reading

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