Monthly Archives: October 2013

Warlock Imperial Stout

Happy Halloween from everyone at BWG. We thought it would be fitting to celebrate the darkest of holidays by reviewing a seasonal stout by local brewing monolith, Southern Tier Brewing Company. In 2013, Southern Tier breeched the list of top … Continue reading

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Spiced Bourbon Hot Cider

This simple, inexpensive and deliciously dangerous seasonal refreshment is a perfect autumn, or holiday party libation that will certainly please the masses… Ingredients: 1 bottle bourbon, 2 gallons apple cider, 4 sweet apples, 10 cinnamon sticks, 10 peppercorns, 1 tsp. of … Continue reading

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Ardbeg 10

BWG’s October theme of smoked whiskies brings us to a mainstay of the whisky world – the famously smokey Ardbeg 10. This celebrated whisky is marked “The Ultimate Islay Single Malt” on the label and was considered as such by Jim Murray’s … Continue reading

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The Young Americans Pt. 2

Continuing our Young Americans feature, BWG would be amiss if we somehow omitted Whisky Advocate Magazine’s “Artisan Whiskey of the Year.” The Corsair Triple Smoke is a craft whiskey made by smoking malted barley with cherry wood, peat, and beechwood. It … Continue reading

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Aurora Brew Works

In our humble opinion, there cannot be enough places to get good craft beer. Weather it be bars, or stores – the more the merrier. Aurora Brew Works decided – most uniquely and most ingeniously – to be both. This … Continue reading

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Hutch’s restaurant is a Buffalo fine dining favorite that has been steadily serving the local community for years. BWG learned that Hutch’s has recently overhauled the identity of their bar to that of a whisky leaning. Naturally, we had to see … Continue reading

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The Young Americans Pt. 1

American whiskey has long been dominated by the massive commercial brand and now, with the recent surge in popularity of whiskey, exceptional small and aspiring craft distillers have the means to get their product in front of whiskey drinkers that … Continue reading

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Laphroaig 18

For BWG October equals changing leaves, pumpkin pie, tweed jackets, cool evenings and warm fires. Smokey whiskies are now in season and we thought an excellent place to start would be with one of the kings of smoke, Laphroaig. Since … Continue reading

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