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Buffalo Brewer’s Festival @ Canalside

The second annual Buffalo Brewer’s Festival @ Canalside took place on Saturday, June 20th, in what very well may have been Buffalo’s best beer gathering yet. Brewers from all over NYS and other regional favorites gathered at the ever-evolving waterfront park to celebrate something we can all get behind – beer. What a celebration it […]

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Buffalo Brewers’ Festival is BACK!

As we sit on the precipice of Buffalo’s summer, we are greeted with unseasonably warm weather, and we are taking full advantage so far. The longest day of the year fast approaches, and that means we’ll have more than enough time each evening to enjoy Buffalo’s most recent boom – beer. On Saturday, June 20th, […]

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Buffalo Beer Gets an Experimental Boost

The story of Pearl Street Grill & Brewery’s new XIPA is truly a result of the struggle of David vs. Goliath; in this instance, David is the innovative local brewer whose main interest is to bring great beers to the city of Buffalo, and Goliath is big brewing, who buys up giant shares of hop […]

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Griffon Pub Elevates Bar Food in Niagara Falls

Much the way it reinvigorated the pub culture and British dining in the early 1990s, the gastropub has changed the way Western New Yorkers think about traditional bar food. Places like Blue Monk and Winfield’s Pub have elevated the cuisine served in local pubs and made patrons crave these spots for more than just a […]

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Buffalo Beer Week: Best Use Of A Library Ever!

Kielbasa and Kraut for free! That’s right: If you missed Beer Week’s Brewed in Buffalo Release Party at the Adam Mickiewicz Library and Dramatic Circle (home of Torn Space Theater), you missed some great homemade sauerkraut – but perhaps I’m burying the lead here. Local breweries were the feature of this great event in Buffalo’s […]

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Buffalo Beer Week Launch Party! The Gods Have Smiled Upon Us!

At this moment, I consider myself and the city of Buffalo to be very, very lucky. Meer weeks ago, we were speaking in hushed tones so as to not alert the weather gods that we might know what they were planning to rain down on us. In the deepest alleys of the darkest streets, huddled […]

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