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Big Ditch Introduces Newest Member of Lock IPA Series Family

Big Ditch Brewing’s vaunted Lock IPA Series is set to grow by one with the introduction of the fourth installment, Dibble, named after Lockport canal engineer Orringh “Orange” Dibble, who invented a horse drawn crane for removing debris out of … Continue reading

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Big Ditch Brewing Expands, Adds More Capacity to Brewhouse

Hayburner, Deep Cut, Fip, Packet, Excavator, you know the names, you love the beer. The problem is, Big Ditch Brewing was running out of the room necessary to keep a consistent stockpile of fresh beer, a problem satiated by a … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Rusty Nickel to Expand, 3 New Community Beer Works Collaborations, MyCity Brew Returns to 12 Gates, Saison Day at Thin Man

Rusty Nickel Eyeing New Taproom Space Downtown Rusty Nickel Brewing, whose headquarters is in West Seneca, is expanding their operations downtown, to 36 Broadway to be exact. Plans call for the brewery to share a space with southern-style eatery Jaz … Continue reading

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Beyond Green Beer: The Best Local Beers for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day – the one day when all of us are a little Irish. And this year, March 17 happens to fall on a Saturday, so there’s even more reason to celebrate. Now the question is, what beer should … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Big Ditch’s Big Week, New Beers for St. Patrick’s Day, CBW’s Trio of Releases, St. Patty’s at Buffalo Brewing

Big Ditch Expands Brewhouse, Plans Casks, Cans for St. Patrick’s Day A mini-expansion will take place this week at Big Ditch Brewing with the addition of a pair of new fermenters, meaning that the capacity of more fresh, cold beer … Continue reading

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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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