Category Archives: Beer Event

Buffalo Beer Buzz: Big Ditch Brews New Lock Series IPA, New Year’s Eve at Breweries, Next Woodcock XPA, Mead, Wine and Beer at Buffalo Brewshop

Big Ditch Brews the Third Lock Series IPA Following in the footsteps of Packet and FIP, the third installment of Big Ditch Brewing’s Lock IPA Series, 363, is in the tanks. Named for the number of miles the Erie Canal … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: New Beers at Pressure Drop, 2nd Anniversary Party at 12 Gates, MyCity Brew Final Selection, Southern Tier Xmas Sale

Pressure Drop Brewing Releases 2 New Beers, Takes Beer on Tour Buffalo’s newest brewery, Pressure Drop Brewing, have released a pair of new beers, their third and fourth respectively, Space Monkey Double IPA (8.4%), brewed with Simcoe and Mosaic hops … Continue reading

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Drink in the Holiday Season with 12 Gates Brewing’s 12 Gates of Christmas

Can you think of a better way to both celebrate the holiday season and prepare for Christmas than with 12 straight days of beer releases? Go on, just try and think of a better way. We’ll wait. Well, not really, … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Hamburg Brewing, 12 Gates Celebrate Christmas, Resurgence CitMo IPA Cans Are Back, Pressure Drop Brewing Opens

12 Gates Brews Up The 12 Gates of Christmas 12 Gates are kicking off December with the 12 Gates of Christmas, a 12-day stretch where the brewery will release a new beer daily. Starting December 1, 12 Gates will release … Continue reading

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Pressure Drop Brewing Brings the Hops to the Old First Ward

Pressure Drop Brewing, helmed by former Knee Deep Brewing hopsmeister and Buffalo native Karl Kolbe, is set to open in the Barrel Factory in the Old First Ward. The new brewery, which will focus on hoppy West Coast style beers, … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Thanksgiving Eve Parties at 12 Gates, West Shore, Buffalo Cask Fest, Santa’s of Swig Homebrew Fundraiser

12 Gates’ Philosofest Returns on Thanksgiving Eve 12 Gates Brewing are taking full advantage of the night before Thanksgiving, aka the biggest party night of the year, with Philosofest II, their tribute to Sir George Ripley who wrote the Compound … Continue reading

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Woodcock Brothers Turns 5: Inside the Anniversary Party

Woodcock Brothers Brewing Company are celebrating their fifth anniversary this weekend, meaning that not only is the brewery nearly old enough to start school (if you need us we’ll be the ones crying by the curb as we put them … Continue reading

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Another Year in the Books at New York Beer Project

It has been two years since New York Beer Project, Lockport’s first post-Prohibition brewery, started producing fresh craft beer for all of us to enjoy. From their well-received HyperJuice Belgian Tripel and Supernatural Passionfruit Sour to dabbling in barrel aging … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Stoutsgiving, NEIPAs at 42 North, Community Beer Works Unleashes BuffaYeti, Thin Man Drops New Collabs

Celebrate the Season with Dark Beers at Big Ditch’s Stoutsgiving Stoutsgiving, the perfect way to truly kick off the Thanksgiving season, returns to Big Ditch for the second year on November 22 (12pm). This time around the beers are even … Continue reading

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Collaboration Not Competition: SATO Teams With 12 Gates, Old First Ward Brewing on New Beers

One of, if not the, strongest attributes of the Buffalo beer scene is the collaboration not competition mentality between brewers. It’s a true mantra, not simply a marketing ploy or silly hashtag. It’s that comradery that makes beer collaborations all … Continue reading

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