Category Archives: Beer News

Five & 20 Chooses One of Their Own as New Head Brewer

When it came time for Five & 20 Spirits and Brewing to select a new head brewer to replace the departing Jimmy Walsh, they looked within and chose on of their own in former brewing intern Paul Alessi. After Walsh … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: 42 North LuchaBrew in Cans, Beer School at Gene McCarthy’s, Industry Panel at Resurgence, Big Tray IPA at Pizza Plant

  42 North, Deep South Taco LuchaBrew collab hits cans 42 North Brewing are bringing their LuchaBrew Mexican Lager (4.8%), a collaboration with Deep South Taco, to market in the form of 12oz. 6-pack cans. Starting August 24 (4pm), cans … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: New BA Big Ditch Beer, Homebrew For a Good Cause at Resurgence, DIPA Confessional at New York Beer Project, BlackBird Cider Summer Fest

Big Ditch to Release Gin Barrel Aged Beautiful River Big Ditch Brewing has ramped up their Beautiful River Farmhouse Ale thanks to Tommyrotter Distillery Cask Strength Bourbon Barrel Gin barrels. The result, which will be released on August 19 12pm, … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: 3 Local Breweries Win Big, Edge Beer Gets Picked, Local Beer On Broadway Market Roof, Big Doings at Community Beer Works, Resurgence VanCapp Drops

Buffalo Beer Takes Home 3 Medals at NY Craft Beer Competition Big Ditch Brewing, New York Beer Project and Thin Man Brewery all won medals for their craft at the first ever New York Craft Beer Competition, the second largest … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Buffalo Beer Week Returns, Hamburg, WGR 550 Partner for New Beer, Big Ditch Hosts Homebrew Champ, Thin Man Gets Zwanze Day Again

Buffalo Beer Week Back for 8th Year Buffalo Beer Week, a 10-day celebration of the entire Buffalo-Niagara craft beer scene, returns for its eighth year, September 22 – October 1. The 2017 lineup will feature dozens of events – from … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Woodcock XPA 6.1 Release, Grain To Glass Beer Tour, Buffalo Brewing Turns 1, Resurgence Brings Back Kegs & Eggs

  Woodcock Resurrects Fan Favorite Version of XPA Woodcock Brothers is bringing back one of their most beloved beers – XPA 6 – as XPA 6.1 on July 29. This version features the same hops and malt as the original, … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Flying Bison to Debut Erie County Fair Beer, 1/2 Way to Cask Fest at Mr. Goodbar, New Thin Man Beer, Pearl Street Drops Summer Beer Lineup

2017 Erie County Fair Beer Debuts at Flying Bison On July 20 (5-8pm), Flying Bison will premiere the official 2017 Erie County Fair beer, a 10% Baltic Porter brewed by homebrew contest winner Sean Wall. The heavy-hitter pours a pitch … Continue reading

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West Shore Brewing Brings Fresh Craft Beer Back to Clarence

People of Clarence rest easy, because West Shore Brewing, the town’s first brewery in many, many, many years, is officially open for business. The name is a tribute to the West Shore Railroad, which owner Josh Dziomba’s family, specifically his … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Enchanted Mountains Fest, 716 Day, Consumer’s Pub at the Park, Resurgence & CBW Raid Black Rock

Four Mile Presents 2nd Annual Enchanted Mountains Brew Fest 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 … Continue reading

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Consumer’s Beverages, Buffalo Bisons Team for Consumers Pub at Coca-Cola Field

In the continuation of a partnership that has made Coca-Cola Field the destination for great-tasting, locally-brewed craft beers, the Buffalo Bisons and Consumer’s Beverages have announced the transformation of the ballpark’s restaurant to the ALL-NEW Consumer’s Pub at the Park, featuring Buffalocal. … Continue reading

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