Category Archives: Beer Feature

Three’s a Charm: Make It Three Years for Lockport’s New York Beer Project

Lockport’s first post-Prohibition brewery, New York Beer Project, is set to mark three years since they first opened their doors, and what a three years it has been for Western New York’s ‘Destination Brewery.’ From raising over $16,000 for Oishei … Continue reading

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12 Gates Dissolution: A Baltic Porter by Name, Taste and Definition

By definition, Baltic Porters are traditionally high in alcohol and robust in taste, a pair of descriptors perfect for 12 Gates Dissolution Oak-Aged Baltic Porter, a tasty 9.6% Baltic Porter aged one year on bourbon oak. Dissolution, now in its … Continue reading

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Party Like Its 1905 with Buffalo Brewing Company’s First Ever New England IPA

New England IPAs, those du jour hazy juice bombs that have taken the brewing industry by storm, have quickly woven their way into the fabric of the Buffalo beer scene. They are the beers you know and love – Flying … Continue reading

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New York Beer Project, Woodcock Brothers & CBW Use Beer to Give Back

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a trio of local breweries are using their best asset – their beer – to help give back. Lockport’s New York Beer Project and Wilson’s Woodcock Brothers Brewing are donating a portion of … Continue reading

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Introducing Canvass: The Latest Member of Big Ditch’s Lock IPA Series

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Canvass, the newest member of Big Ditch Brewing’s Lock IPA family. The fifth beer in the series is named after Canvass White, one of the Erie Canal’s civil engineers. He studied the canal systems of England … Continue reading

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Five & 20 Up Their Barrel Aged Game with Barrelywine

Five & 20 Spirits and Brewing, Westfield’s brewery, distillery and winery hybrid, has come a long way with their barrel aged beers. To date, their BA offerings have been hit or miss. I’m by no means an expert, but I’ve … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Darker Side of Beer at the Second Annual Malt Fest

Malt, one of the true lifeblood’s of beer, will be on full display at the second annual Malt Fest, which takes place Saturday, September 29 (4-8pm) at Rusty Nickel Brewing Co. The event celebrates malt-centric libations from New York State … Continue reading

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Brickyard Brewing, West Shore Brewing Purrfect the Haze with Das Blep

Brickyard Brewing and West Shore Brewing, the same breweries that brought you White Bronco New England IPA and Green Flyer NEIPA, have teamed up on Das Blep Double Dry Hopped NEIPA, a hazy creation not short on cat puns. Cans … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Week Day 10: Last Call For Alcohol and a Humble Thank You

As we embark on the final day of the ninth annual Buffalo Beer Week, we, the Buffalo Niagara Brewers Association, are nothing but thankful and truly humbled for the support we as a beer scene have received over these past … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Week Day 9: The Penultimate Saturday

If Buffalo Beer Week were a concert, today would be the day that the band plays a popular song right before they close their set with their radio single. Therefore, this is it, the second last day of Buffalo Beer … Continue reading

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