Premier Gourmet Teams with Takeout Taxi for New Delivery Service

Premier Gourmet has announced a new partnership with Takeout Taxi to become their exclusive delivery partner. You can click here to see the selection of beer from Premier Gourmet available on Takeout Taxi, including over 1,000 beers to choose from, including local beers, IPAs, Belgian beers, and more. Visit the website, or download the Takeout Taxi app, enter your delivery address, select Premier Gourmet, place your order and sit back and relax. There is a minimum order of $10.

Pizza Plant Presents Annual Tim’s Beer Show Tasting Event

Buffalo Beer Godfather Tim Herzog is coming out of retirement for one night only on October 18 (7pm), for New York’s longest running beer event, Tim’s Beer Show, at Pizza Plant Transit. The curated tasting experience, hosted by Flying Bison’s Tim Herzog, features Herzog hosting a unique journey through beer, from light to dark to extreme as you sample, discuss and learn about beer.  Tickets are $45 and include a tasting glass to keep, Pizza Plant breadsticks and 12 4oz. beer samples. Tickets are available at Eventbrite.

Clarksburg Cider to Host Cider Fest 2023

Clarksburg Cider will host Cider Fest 2023 on October 14, an afternoon of cider tasting, live music, food and more. Vendors include 21 Brix Winery, Hartman’s Distilling, Hamburg Brewing, K2 Brothers, Leonard Oakes, Lockhouse Distillery, Seed and Stone Cidery + Meadery, Steampunk Cider, Tree Hugger Hard Cider and Woodcock Brothers. General admission (2pm ) features food, lawn games, raffles, live music from Leroy Townes Band, 2 Barn Farm petting zoo, free braids by Buffalo Braidbabes, and more. VIP tickets include early access (1pm), silicone tulip glass, cidery tour, exclusive Clarksburg tasting, appetizers, and Q&A with cidermakers (tours at 2:30, 4:30pm). Purchase tickets here.

Celebrate Oktoberfest This Weekend at a Local Brewery

This weekend is a big one for local Oktoberfest celebrations, especially at your local brewery. ON Saturday, October 7, 12 Gates of EVL will be open early for the Bills game for OktoBEERfest with live music, food and beer specials, Oktoberfest at Southern Tier Brewing in Lakewood will feature live music from the Frankfurters (3-6pm), German style beers and food specials, Flying Bison Pugtoberfest will feature a 50/50 raffle, baskets, beer and adoptable dogs on site, Sad Boys Brewing  Oktoberfest will feature the release of their Oktoberfest beer, stein holding competition, lederhosen contest, and Oktoberfest trivia, and Rusty Nickel’s 9th Annual Harvest Fest offers live music by the Leroy Townes Band, food specials, seasonal beer releases, craft vendors, pumpkin carving, fall cocktails, cider slushies, pie bake-off, stein hoisting competition, s’mores by the fire pit and more.

Resurgence Brewing Presents UK Kegs & Eggs

As the Bills take on the Jaguars in London this Sunday, Resurgence Brewing is presenting their UK-themed Kegs & Eggs (8am), with food & beer specials and the game playing on a projector. Beers include Maple Barrel Aged Barleywine, FU Awesome Seltzer (Blackberry and Mint), Snake Bite Cider, PB & J Cider, English Pale Ale, English Mild, Pumpkin Pie Sour and Gummy Worm Pils. Upgrade your game day with a VIP ticket, which includes a specialty flight & specialty entrée and private viewing of the Bills Game on a projector. Purchase tickets here.

Catch the Bills – Jags Game From London at These Breweries

As the Buffalo Bills head across the pond to take on the Jacksonville Jaguars this Sunday, which features a 9:30am kickoff, a number of breweries are opening their doors to the Bills Mafia early. 12 Gates of EVL is opening early for OktoBEERfest, Resurgence Brewing is hosting a UK-themed Kegs & Eggs, New York Beer Project is hosting a British Invasion Watch Party, featuring their British Invasion English Ale, brewed especially for the London game, $3 Gamedays and traditional English breakfast, Brazen Brewing will host a Very Brazen Bills British Invasion, a ticketed event with a breakfast buffet, beer and cocktails. Southern Tier Buffalo will also be opening at 8:30am. As Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a new special permit that would allow businesses to sell beer on Sunday beginning at 8 a.m., stay tuned to your favorite watering holes for event announcements.

Celebrate the Start of Hockey at Hocktoberfest at Pearl Street

Hocktoberfest, October 5 at Pearl Street Brewery, is the official event to celebrate the start of hockey season in Buffalo, an evening of live music, special appearances, and hockey themed activities. The Zambonis and Captain Tom and the Hooligans will perform, Buffalo’s ‘Best Mullet’ contest will take place, and beer will include Southern Tier Harvest IPA, Ellicottville Brewing Pumpkinville, 42 North Fall Bock, Riverworks Brewing Splashing Pumpkins and The Dominator and Pearl Street Oktoberfest. Hocktoberfest kicks off at 4pm.

Hofbrauhaus Buffalo to Release Festbier

Hofbrauhaus will tap their Festbier on October 5 (6pm) with a ceremonial keg tapping parade, led by Buffalo Bandits star Tehoka Nanticoke and live music from Die Haus Band at 6pm. Guests will receive a complimentary 0.3L of Festbier (Stein Club Members receive a complimentary full 1L). Hofbrauhaus’ Festbier closely resembles the Americanized version of Oktoberfestbiers, and pairs well with our more substantial dishes, especially pork.For reservations, call (716) 939-BEER (2337) or visit

Brian Campbell is co-founder and Brand Manager of the Buffalo Beer League, and writes the weekly Buffalo Beer Buzz column. If you have beer news that should be included in the Beer Buzz, Brian can be reached at, on Twitter (@buffbeerleague), Instagram (@buffalobeerleague), and Facebook (@thebuffalobeerleague).