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6 Standouts from the Beer List at the Fifth Annual Farm to Pint

All spokes on the local brewing wheel were in fine form at the fifth annual Farm to Pint event at Hamburg Brewing Company this past weekend. Local farmers, maltsters, and hop farmers were on full display at the event, which … Continue reading

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Beer, Wine & Spirits, Oh My – Find Them All (And More) at Elmwood Village Farmers Market

When the weather turns warmer, us Buffalonians love two things – being outside and drinking beer, and wine and spirits for that matter. One place that comes to mind where you can accomplish all of those things and more is … Continue reading

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It’s Derby Day & Cinco de Mayo in Buffalo on May 5

Let me set the scene – come Saturday, Buffalo will be awash in big hats, fast horses, mint juleps, margaritas, tequila shots and craft beer, because the drinking stars have aligned and Derby Day, the day the Kentucky Derby, the … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beer Buzz: Pressure Drop/West Shore collab, SATO/Pearl Street Brut IPAs, Stillhouse Rebrands, new Southern Tier Imperial Gose

Pressure Drop, West Shore Get Sketchy With New Collab Pressure Drop Brewing and West Shore Brewing have a new collaboration in the tanks, an IPA named Sketchy. The new brew, which should be ready the first week of May, clocks … Continue reading

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Our 7 Favorite Moments (In Beer Form) of the Third Annual Thawfest

While snow and unseasonably cold temps linger in the forecast in the coming days and weeks, Thawfest, the annual celebration of the onset of spring through beer, wine and spirits, had me thinking of the warmer months to come. Though … 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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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 Buzz: Limited Tickets Remain for Buffalo Niagara Brewers Invitational, CBW, Empire Get Smokey, West Shore Wants to Party, Halfway to Ballpark Brewbash

Tickets Moving Fast to Buffalo Niagara Brewers Invitational Tickets to the second ever Buffalo Niagara Brewers Invitational are selling quickly (with just about half remaining at last check). The intimate event, which takes place February 17 at New York Beer … 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: Thanksgiving Eve Parties at 12 Gates, West Shore, Buffalo Cask Fest, Santa’s of Swig Homebrew Fundraiser

12 Gates’ Philosofest Returns on Thanksgiving Eve 12 Gates Brewing are taking full advantage of the night before Thanksgiving, aka the biggest party night of the year, with Philosofest II, their tribute to Sir George Ripley who wrote the Compound … Continue reading

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