Four Mile Brewing are bringing together the best and brightest of the Buffalo-Niagara beer scene for the second annual Enchanted Mountains Brew Fest, July 15 (2-6pm). Sample beer and cider from Southern Tier Brewing, WINDY BREW, Woodcock Brothers, 42 North Brewing, Prison City Pub & Brewery, Thin Man Brewery, Ellicottville Brewing, Hamburg Brewing, Rohrbach Brewing, Flying Bison, Swiftwater Brewing, Stoneyard Brewing, Lost Borough, Old First Ward, Big Ditch and FarmHouse Brewery. There will also be a live DJ and beer brats available for purchase. Tickets are $35 and are available at www.eventbrite.com (includes souvenir glass, tasting of all participating locations).
Head down to Templeton Landing on July 16 and showcase just how much you love our great city at their annual 716 Day celebration. This year the beer comes courtesy of Flying Bison, who will have Rusty Chain, 716 Kolsch and 716 IPA. DJ Milk Buffalo performs at 1pm followed by Steve Balesteri & The Uptown Seven (4-8pm). Local foods, including Buffalo Wings, Beef on Weck, Sahlens Hot Dogs, Pizza Logs, Charlaps Ice Cream will be available. Meet Cory McCormick from the Buffalo Sabres and enter to win autographed Sabres jerseys plus Flying Bison prizes every hour up to 7pm.
Consumer’s Beverages are taking over the former Pettibones Grill at Coca-Cola Field and transforming it into Consumer’s Pub at the Park, featuring Buffalocal. Consumer’s Pub at the Park, located on the mezzanine level on the first base side of Coca-Cola Field, will feature Buffalocal beers and beverages from a number of local breweries including Resurgence, Big Ditch, Flying Bison, 12 Gates, 42 North, New York Beer Project, Buffalo Brewing Company, Pearl Street Brewing and Blackbird Cider. Consumer’s Pub at the Park will also feature a newly revamped ‘pub-style’ menu. Find out more information at PubatthePark.com.
To commemorate the July 11, 1813 Raid on Black Rock by British Forces, CBW will raid the Resurgence taproom with kegs of their 2016 Barrel Aged Pantomime Horse Adambier and Strawberry Rhubarbford Belgian Wheat Ale, while Resurgence will raid the CBW taproom with kegs of Head in the Clouds Double IPA and Lime Berliner Weisse. Starting at 4pm, if you purchase one of the guest beers at either brewery, you will be entered into a drawing for a swag pack and beer from BOTH breweries. You can also go to the other brewery with a coupon for a half-priced beer.
Brian Campbell is a co-founder/Brand Manager of the BNBA’s enthusiast arm, Buffalo Beer League, and writes the weekly Buffalo Beer Buzz column. If you have beer news that should be included in the Beer Buzz, Brian can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, on Twitter at @buffbeerleague, on Instagram at @buffalobeerleague and on Facebook at @thebuffalobeerleague.