Category Archives: Beer Feature

Shelton Brothers’ The Festival to Bring World’s Best Beer to Buffalo

It’s a beer geeks dream come true: The Festival 2019, one of the world’s most iconic beer festivals hosted annually by Shelton Brothers Importers, is coming to the Queen City. No, that is not a misprint – the same world-renowned … Continue reading

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Big Night for Local Beer at Third Annual NY Craft Beer Competition

Western New York breweries put in a strong showing at the third annual New York State Craft Beer Competition, nearly matching the total medal count from last year’s competition. This year, nine area breweries took home 11 medals (seven breweries … Continue reading

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Lewiston’s Brewed & Bottled Craft Beer Shop to Close

Brewed & Bottled Craft Beer Shop, Lewiston’s one and only beer store and one of Western New York’s premier craft beer shops, will close their doors on March 24. Owner Chris Budde announced in a Facebook post that they have … Continue reading

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Woodcock Brothers Brewing Closes in on Opening of Second Location

Chances are by now you’ve heard the news that Woodcock Brothers Brewing are expanding their talents to North Tonawanda, but if you’ve been living under a rock, the Wilson brewery is planning to open their second location in the historic … Continue reading

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Strykersville’s Windy Brew Brews Up a Successful First Two Years

Over the course of the past two years, Strykersville’s Windy Brew have been quietly and consistently honing their craft, becoming one of the better kept secrets of the Western New York beer scene. The unique brewery, which boasts the first … Continue reading

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Thin Man Brewery Welcomes Awesome Jenkins to The Family

Snow squalls, whiteouts, bone chilling temperatures, sub-zero wind chills, you get the picture, or as we call it, winter in Buffalo. It’s the middle of February and everything that comes along with this time of year is indeed here, punching … Continue reading

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Live, Love, Drink, Die: Noble Ale Works Turns Atreyu Into Hazy Superheroes

  Iron Maiden, AC/DC, Metallica, Deftones, Every Time I Die and now Atreyu, the latest to join a lengthy, rapidly growing list of bands who have partnered with craft breweries around the globe to create their own boozy concoctions. The … Continue reading

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The 11 Most Memorable Beers From the 2019 Brewer’s Invitational

  Another Brewer’s Invitational is in the books, and I had an absolute blast yet again representing the Buffalo Beer League. Thank you to New York Beer Project for having me back again. I saw so many friends, shared an … Continue reading

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Latest Winter Storm Named After Rusty Nickel Beer

The October Surprise, Snowvember, Knife and Aphid; we love to name our winter storms in Buffalo. The latest, Winter Storm Ebenezer IPA, would have made late iconic Buffalo Mayor Jimmy Griffin proud, as it’s named in honor of a flagship … Continue reading

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Drink Like The Pros Drink: Your Favorite Brewers’ Favorite Beers Of 2018

I say it at the end of every year (and this one is no different) – 2018 was one hell of a year for beer. As I write these words, I’m enjoying a can of Resurgence Brewing CitMo IPA 2.0 … Continue reading

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