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:
Community Beer Works Rolling Out Trio of Crispy Beers
CBW is releasing not one, not two, but three pilsners on November 20 (3pm) at The Shops @ CBW. Not only are they re-releasing their Gun Hill collaboration, Powerful Pils, a 9% imperial pilsner, they are dropping a new fruited version of their house pils, Let’s Go Pils with Cranberries, a dry, crisp American light lager brewed with fresh cranberries, and Beer on Purpose Italian Style Pilsner, an Italian-style pilsner featuring a light, crackery malt base. All sold in separate 4-packs. Pre-order at here.
Southern Tier Teams with 26 Shirts to Give Back to United Way
This holiday season, Southern Tier Brewing is celebrating the spirit of Western New York with its new City of Neighbors campaign, which finds itself teaming with 26 Shirts on new apparel to benefit the United Way and their COVID-19 efforts. Through the end of the year, purchase a shirt through 26 Shirts to raise funds to purchase PPE. Participate at here; make a donation to the United Way and / or purchase limited-edition “City of Good Neighbors” apparel from 26 Shirts ($8 from each sale goes to the United Way). You can also enter to win a free shirt.
Stoutsgiving Returns to Big Ditch Brewing
As they do every year, Big Ditch is rolling out the dark beers for Stoutsgiving 2020, November 25 (11am). This year’s feast includes Bourbon Barrel Aged Towpath 2020 ($19.99/12oz 4-pack), Rare 2020 (bourbon barrel aged imperial stout aged in a single Heaven Hill barrel for one year)($8/12oz. bottle), Double Barrel 2020 (aged in a Iron Smoke Distillery bourbon barrel, then a barrel previously holding maple syrup and Buffalo Trace bourbon)($8 + tax/12oz. bottle), Mudlarked Imperial Stout (available in two variants: Marshmallow and Peanut Butter)($22.99/16oz. 4-pack), 2018 BBA Towpath, ($25/22oz. bottles), French Vanilla Hazelnut Make Me Wanna Stout, Sweet Potato Coconut Amber, and Pumpkin Vanilla Chai Amber. Preorder begins at 8pm on November 24 here.
Get Buffalo Brewing Beer Delivered to Your Door
Buffalo Brewing has announced that they are now delivering beer to homes within 25 miles of the brewery. Visit their online store and place an order of $20 or more to receive free delivery. They are offering most of their beer in cans, including their newest, Explorer #4: Lemon and Tangerine Gose. If you’d like to check if you’re eligible, the brewery is located at 314 Myrtle Avenue in Buffalo.
Support the NYSBA During NYS Pint Days
15 Western New York breweries are taking part in NYS Pint Days, a four day (November 25-29) statewide fundraising event where $1 per limited edition NYSBA pint glass sold at local breweries directly supports the New York State Brewers Association. Each year moving forward a different design will be released. You can see participating breweries here.