Category Archives: Local Pride

Crabapples Micro Brew Pub

Crabapples Micro Brew Pub located just outside of Buffalo, is considered one of the premier local destinations for craft beer. Just two years ago, principal owner Peter Orfanos, or “Brewmaster Pete,” as know by Crabapple regulars, took a basic 10 tap, … Continue reading

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Update: Més Que

BWG made it out to Més Que last Friday to watch the USA vs. Canada Olympic hockey game. The Hertel Ave. bar was packed with hockey fans decked out in red white and blue. The atmosphere was awesome with the … Continue reading

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Recap: Smoked Whiskies of the World

On Friday, January 24th BWG, in collaboration with Gates Circle Liquors held our first whisky tasting event of 2014. Attendees sampled five different smoked whiskies from around the world. Irish Whisky was represented by Connemara Peated Single Malt Whiskey. American … Continue reading

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Update: Lockhouse Distillery

Back in July, BWG featured Lockhouse Distillery, Buffalo’s first working distillery since prohibition. At the time, Lockhouse was not yet open, just awaiting label approval from the federal government. Well, approval finally came and on black Friday Lockhouse opened its … Continue reading

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Buy Local, Buy New York

This holiday season, a big push is on for New Yorkers to support their neighborhood, county and state economies by buying local. Buying local doesn’t just mean buying from local vendors, (which is most certainly a must) but it also … Continue reading

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Hurd Orchards

Over this past summer friends introduced BWG to a beautiful little place in Holley, NY called Hurd Orchards. Hurd Orchards is a family owned fruit and flower farm and canning company. They operate a road side country-style store and a … Continue reading

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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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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

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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Buffalo Trace

Buffalo Trace is a 200 year old American whiskey maker who’s product has won countless awards. From their unique specialty whiskies, to their flagship archetypal Kentucky straight bourbon, Buffalo Trace is to date, the world’s most decorated distillery. BWG’s new … Continue reading

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