Category Archives: Beer Feature

The 7 Best Beers That Graced My Glass at Thawfest 4

It’s somewhat hard to fathom that I have been descending upon Buffalo Riverworks for their annual Thawfest event each April for the past four years, but time flies when you’re having fun. I’ve enjoyed myself immensely every year I’ve been … Continue reading

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New York Beer Project’s New IPA Is a True Collaborative Effort

Spurred by an empty tank, the need for an IPA and a true collaborative spirit, New York Beer Project’s Head Brewer Jason Crossett set out to accomplish something truly unique with their newest West Coast IPA – collaborate with every … Continue reading

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Craft Beer Gets High Marks as Brewers Association Releases Growth Report

The Brewers Association has released their annual craft beer industry growth report, which craft beer passed with flying colors thanks to 4 percent total growth. The report states that, in 2018, craft brewers produced 25.9 million barrels, increasing craft beer’s … Continue reading

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Ballpark Brewers Series Returns for New Baseball Season

For the fourth straight year, three of Buffalo’s brewing’s all-star players – Community Beer Works, Resurgence Brewing and Big Ditch Brewing – are teaming up for the Ballpark Brewers Series, a collection of beers from each brewery as well as … Continue reading

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Woodcock Brothers to Open North Tonawanda Location This Friday

Woodcock Brothers Brewing will open their second location, which is located in the historic Wurlitzer Building in North Tonawanda, this Friday at 11am. This weekend they will be open until 11pm Friday, 11am-11pm on Saturday and 12pm-7pm Sunday. Moving forward, … Continue reading

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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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