We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, Buffalo has an impeccable beer scene. When we think we’ve seen it all, we are reminded that Buffalo goes beyond the typical beer with some mega creations and collaborations. Each week we round up the biggest news and events, all happening in the beer community. Here is this weeks Buffalo Beer Buzz:
New York Beer Project Celebrates 5th Anniversary on New York Beer Project Day
In honor of New York Beer Project Day in Lockport, New York Beer Project is celebrating their fifth anniversary on November 19 (5pm). To cap off their weekly new beer releases, NYBP will drop their barrel-aged Bourbon Buckleberry, their Buckleberry Wheat aged in in bourbon barrels on Madagascar vanilla beans and cinnamon sticks. You can order a pour in a limited edition Bourbon Buckleberry Rastal Perl Goblet. They are also re-releasing Righteous Dudette, a 10% Triple IPA for the occasion.
Resurgence Brewing Teams with DiCamillo Bakery on Two New Beers
Resurgence has collaborated with DiCamillo’s Bakery to create two new beers, “Curly Loaf Italian Pilsner.” This pilsner is made with DiCamillo’s famous Ladder Bread. The release takes place at Resurgence Chicago St. on November 14 (12pm). In addition to the beer, you can grab loafs of bread from DiCamillo’s. A special dining menu featuring Curly Loaf Scaletta will be available. A second collaboration beer, “Biscotti di Prato Milk Stout,” will be released in the coming weeks. You can preorder a 4-pack and a loaf of bread on HopMule.
Resurgence is also holding Imperial Stout Days, November 11-22, at their Niagara Street home. They will be pouring 2016 and ‘18-’20 Imperial Sponge Candy Stout, as well as Cherry Vanilla and Chocolate Fluff variants of their Imperial Sponge Candy Stout. Imperial stout cans will also available.
42 North’s Halt! Who Gose There? Gets New Look, Major Hoops Returns
42 North Brewing will give fan favorite Halt! Who Gose There? Raspberry & Blackberry Gose a proper release on November 14 (12pm) at their taproom and Outpost locations in Ellicottville and Buffalo. Anyone who purchases a 4-pack will also receive a pair of 3D glasses to view the special 3D anaglyph label artwork. Major Hoops DIPA, a part of 42N’s Pre-Emption IPA Series, a triple dry-hopped haze bomb sporting Citra, Sabro, and Azacca hops for a tropical, citrusy and super hazy double IPA that comes in at 9%, also returns this weekend. Both are available for pre-order here.
12 Gates Brewing and Resurgence to Take Part in First Ever DLG Backyard Winterfest
After the success of DLG Backyard Brewfest, Drink Like A Girl returns with DLG Backyard Winterfest, December 26. Tickets ($95, increases to $105 on November 23, sales end December 10) include 15 16oz. limited release beers from all New York State breweries, including Resurgence, 12 Gates, Upstate Brewing, Stoneyard, Rising Storm, Beer Tree, Big Alice and more, DLG Backyard Winterfest pint glass, DLG Church Key bottle opener, sponsor swag, chances to win a Western NY Beer Trail Pass, printable exclusive posters, and virtual live events. Beer pickups are available on December 17 (Buffalo), December 18 (Rochester), and December 19 (Geneva). More information can be found here.