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A Showcase for Hops: Our Favorite Beer from the 3rd Annual Winter Hop Fest

Another year, another sold out Winter Hop Fest at the Gene McCarthy’s, an event that is quickly becoming a must-attend in the Buffalo beer community. Not only is the beer top notch year in and year out, this year very … Continue reading

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14 Highlights from the Buffalo Niagara Brewers Invitational (In Beer Form)

To put it plainly – there was a lot of great beer at the Buffalo Niagara Brewers Invitational this past weekend, which moved to New York Beer Project for the first time this year. Looking back at the event, we’re … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Advent: 24 Days of Fresh Local Beer

For those that follow us on social media (thank you for that!), you know that we spent the better portion of last month drinking a different packaged local beer every day as part of what we called our Buffalo Beer … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Lots Of New Beer From Big Ditch, 42 North, New York Beer Project, Southern Tier Brewing

Big Ditch to Release Lock IPA Series #3: 363, Fresh Deep Cut Cans Following in the footsteps of Packet and FIP, the third installment of Big Ditch Brewing’s Lock IPA Series, 363, will be released January 13 (12pm). Named for … Continue reading

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Drink What the Brewers Drink: WNY Brewing Scene Insiders Reveal Favorite Beers Of 2017

Over 6,000 breweries were in operation in 2017, according to the Brewers Association, 98 percent of them small, independent craft brewers, who contributed an eye-popping sum of $67.8 billion to the US economy, up 21.7 percent from 2014. Or is … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Christmas Cookies & Beer at Pearl Street, New Year’s Eve at Breweries, Next Woodcock XPA, Mead, Wine and Beer at Buffalo Brewshop

Why Wouldn’t You Pair Holiday Beer and Christmas Cookies Together? You know what pairs perfectly with Christmas cookies? Not milk – beer. Introduce yourself to the marriage of cookies and beer at the 3rd Annual Christmas Cookie and Beer Party … Continue reading

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2017 Buffalo Beer Holiday Shopping Guide

Let’s face it – us beer drinkers are pretty damn easy to shop for when it comes to filling the space the space under the Christmas tree. But beer shopping can be a bit basic. And no one wants to … 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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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Kegs & Eggs, Fip & Deep Cut Cans at Big Ditch, OFW/Pressure Drop’s Knee Socks DIPA Debuts, MyCity Brew, 12 Gates Team Up

Kegs & Eggs at Resurgence Brewing Returns in November Resurgence Brewing’s quarterly tradition of pairing breakfast and experimental beers, Kegs & Eggs, returns on November 5 (11am). Make sure to come hungry, order a breakfast garbage plate and pair it … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Week Day 1: Here We Go

The eighth annual Buffalo Beer Week is upon us and with it comes 10 action-packed days of everything the Buffalo-Niagara beer scene has to offer. And this year’s theme is beer and music, so the next ten days also represent … Continue reading

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