Buffalo Beer Week Passport Drawing at KegWorks Retail!

The drawing for the Buffalo Beer Week Passport contest will take place at the KegWorks Retail store at 1PM on Saturday October 5.  If you cannot attend and your number is picked, we will leave your prize at Kegworks where you must pick it up and with proof of your identity.  The prizes to be drawn are:

  1. A beercation to Ponce de Leon Beer Festival in Atlanta, GA on Nov 16th
  2. Brewer for the Day at Ellicottville Brewing Company
  3. Craft Beer Prizes, including $50 gift certificates from Premier Gourmet, $50 gift certificates from Aurora Brew Works, and Draft Cards from Pizza Plant.

For more background on the Passport please see here.

KegWorks Retail is located at  1460 Military Road in Buffalo, NY 14217.  See the KegWorks website for more details.

BEER-LESQUE at Gene McCarthy’s

BEER-LESQUE at Gene McCarthy’s -8 – 10 PM – Come celebrate the combination of Beer and Burlesque with Razzle and Tootsie Pop – Event runs from 8-11 PM – Cost is $20 – Razzle and Tootsie Pop will perform strip tease and comedy throughout the evening while you enjoy Gene McCarthy’s great craft beer selection.

Suicidal Saucie’s Buffalo Beer Week Celebration at Mr. Goodbar 7-10PM

Come celebrate Buffalo Beer Week with Queen City Roller Girls’ Suicidal Saucies. $7 includes admission, door prize entry, your first craft brew, plus $1 off pints of Flying Bison Brewing Company and Community Beer Works! Also featuring a limited-edition specially-brewed IPA from our friends at Pearl Street Grill & Brewery infused with a saucilicious spiciness for the most the adventurous Saucy supporters. Roller Girls + Craft Brews? Yes, please!

*We will be in the upstairs private party area of Mr. Goodbar.

Homebrewing Demonstration @ The Foundry

Come learn to brew at The Foundry, Buffalo’s hotbed of innovation and community-focused action. We’ll talk about:

Tools needed to brew effectively at home
Importance of ingredients (water, hops, grains, yeast) and how they are utilized in the brewing process
Tasting beer, what to look for and what to avoid
The growing homebrew community in WNY
Presented by the Niagara Association of Homebrewers
There will be beer to sample throughout the demonstration, but feel free to bring some of your favorite beer to share and we can discuss replicating the style at home!
Phone:(716) 949-0900

Firestone Walker Imperial Tapping at Coles – 7-11PM

Firestone Walker Imperial Tapping at Coles – 7-11PM
Tuesday Night at Coles 1104 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo
Firestone Walker Imperial Tapping — amazing, get there!
–Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 100/100 on rate beer
–Firestone Walker Sucaba 100/100 on rate beer
–Firestone Walker Parabola 100/100 on rate beer
–Firestone Walker Double DBA 99/100 on rate beer

Buffalo Beer Week Tastings @ Premier Gourmet

Tuesday, Sept. 24 Founders (5:30 pm – 7:30 pm)

Wednesday, Sept. 25 Sam Adams/Angry Orchard/Just Beer (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm)

Thursday, Sept. 26 Victory Brewing Co. (4:30 pm – 6:30 pm)

Friday, Sept. 27 Green Flash Brewing Co. (5 pm – 7 pm)  and Hamburg Brewing Co. (6:30 pm – 9 pm)

Saturday, Sept. 28 Southern Tier Brewing Co. (1pm – 3 pm)