Author Archives: Brian Patrick

42 North Creating ‘Beer Campus’ Destination in East Aurora

“A lot of breweries are opening satellite locations, which is great, but we’re focused on doubling down on East Aurora and creating a true destination,” 42 North Brewing Owner John Cimperman says. “Between the brewery, 42 Below Barrel House and … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Froth’s First Can Release, Resurgence’s 5th Anniversary, 2nd Annual People’s Choice Award, CBW’s EVA IPA

Froth Brewing to Hold First Ever Can Release Froth Brewing Company, one of Buffalo’s newest breweries, will hold their first ever can release on June 9 (10am). The brewery will release Lemon Cherry Sourbet, the next installment of their Sour … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth Anniversary to Rusty Nickel Brewing

Rusty Nickel Brewing, the plucky little brewery nestled comfortably behind the Ebenezer Ale House in West Seneca, is turning four years old today. They grow up so fast, don’t they? Soon they’ll have a new second location downtown (36 Broadway … Continue reading

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Third Times a Charm: Rock the Gates Volume 3 Is Bigger and Better

Rock the Gates, 12 Gates Brewing’s biggest party of the year and one of the unofficial signs of the start of summer, is going to be bigger and even better in its third year. The annual blowout takes place at … Continue reading

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42 North Brewing Launches Day Trekker IPA, Proceeds to Benefit Trail Maintenance

42 North Brewing Company has launched Day Trekker IPA and is partnering with the local mountain bike community to support its launch. The Day Trekker IPA is described as a ‘crushable’ IPA that complements a day in the great outdoors … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Jamestown Brewing Grand Opening, Ballpark Brewers Series Release, Kolsch Day at 42 North, Rock the Gates at 12 Gates, Rusty Nickel’s 4th Anniversary

Jamestown Brewing Company Sets Grand Opening Date After a few delays, Jamestown Brewing will now hold their official grand opening on July 12. “We want to thank you for your patience over the past few months,” the brewery announced recently. … Continue reading

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Farm-to-Pint: New York State Brewers Go Local – Q&A with Aaron McLeod and Chris Holden

Last week, the Buffalo Niagara Brewers Association held their First Annual Farm-to-Pint Brewers Symposium, hosted by Flying Bison Brewery. This was a free event open to BNBA member brewing professionals. “We wanted to put on an event that not only … Continue reading

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Riverworks Partners with Buffalo Sabres Legend for Biggest Beer Release Yet

Riverworks Brewing have teamed with NHL Hall of Fame goalie and Buffalo Sabres legend Dominik Hasek on a special new beer, The Dominator Czech Pilsner, marking their first time ever in cans and their biggest beer release to date. It’s … Continue reading

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Resurgence Brewing to Open New Home in Old First Ward in June

Resurgence Brewing are readying their massive new home in the Old First Ward, which they plan to open to the public early next month. Located at the historic Cooperage complex (55 Chicago Street), the space features a two-story taproom, kitchen, … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: HofBrauHaus Buffalo to Open, Riverworks Teams with Sabres Great, Brewers Festival Tickets on Sale, Big Ditch, New Belgium Collab Release

HofBrauHaus Buffalo Announce Grand Opening This August After a number of false starts and setbacks, HofBrauHaus Buffalo, an authentic German beer hall located at 190 Scott Street inside the former Upstate Milk building, has announced that they plan to open … Continue reading

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