Pressure Drop Brewing Is Up For Sale

Pressure Drop Brewing is now on the market. The sale includes the operation, equipment and furnishings at its two locations in Buffalo, including the brewery on Vandalia St. and the pub on Elmwood Ave. Brewing equipment included in the sale is one (1) grain milling unit, five (5) 40 barrel fermenters, one (1) 40 barrel brite tank, one (1) 20 barrel mash tun, one (1) 20 barrel boil kettle, one (1) 6,000 liter hot liquid tank, and one (1) double station keg washer. Inquiries can be submitted via

Celebrate National IPA Day at Eli Fish Brewing and Southern Tier Brewing

August 3 marks National IPA Day, a day in which we honor a beer style that has taken the world by storm, igniting taste buds and captivating palates with its bold flavors and aromatic hops, and a number of local breweries are celebrating, including Eli Fish in Batavia and Southern Tier in Buffalo. The latter will offer $10 IPA flights and $5 IPA crowlers all day long beginning at 11am on Aug. 3, and the former will release a new hazy IPA – The Greatest Of All Warriors, a double dry hopped New England IPA with Rakau and Motueka hops, on Aug. 2. It will be available on draft and in cans to go.

Buffalo Brewing Celebrates 7th Anniversary This Weekend

This Saturday, July 29 marks the seventh anniversary of Buffalo Brewing Company and the brewery is celebrating with beer, deep dish pizza from Buffalo Deep Dish, live music from Community Service (2pm) and exclusive merch raffles. “Wow, it’s hard to imagine I’ve been doing this for 7 years already,” BBC owner John Domres says. “I can still remember the nervous feeling I had that week leading up to our 7/29 Kickstarter party nervous about almost everything. We’ve packed a lot in to these 7 years. Now it’s time to celebrate with music and pizza!”

Froth Brewing Teams With Buffalo Rapper On New Beer

Froth Brewing has teamed up with Buffalo’s own, Def Jam Recording artist Benny the Butcher, on Coconut Key Lime Pie, a new heavily fruited sour ale. This 6.5% brew is brewed with coconut, key lime, graham cracker crust and marshmallow topping. The beer is available right now on draft at the brewery, in 4-pack cans to-go, and for shipping online in New York State. “It’s been an honor to work with the legend and homie Benny the Butcher on this collaboration,” Froth says. “Keep doing your thing for Buffalo and we’ll do the same!”

Celebrate Christmas in July at Sad Boys Brewing

While July may soon be over, there is still time to celebrate Christmas in July and what better place to do so than at Sad Boy Brewing. Bring the entire family on July 29 as none other than Santa Claus will be at the brewery (1-4pm). All night (1-11pm) there will be Christmas music playing, an Ugly Sweater Competition takes place at 9pm and all day long, $1 from every pint sold in the taproom will be donate to Roswell Park.

Hofbrauhaus Hofbrau Keller Tapping with Buffalo Beer League

Hofbrauhaus will debut their newest summer seasonal, Hofbrau Keller, on August 3 (6pm) with help from the Buffalo Beer League, who will serve as celebrity keg tappers for the event. Members of the BBL will lead the ceremonial parade and then will help to tap the keg of Hofbrauhaus’ newest lager. Keller is 5.1%, is brewed with Herkules, Perle, Magnum, and Select hops, and features a hoppy aroma, touch of fruitiness, and a refreshing, subtle hoppy finish. Die Haus Band will take the stage at 6pm. All guests in attendance, 21+, will receive a complimentary Keller after the tapping. For reservations, please visit or call (716) 939-2337.

August is Hopfest at Flying Bison Brewing

While National IPA Day is August 3, Flying Bison Brewing is celebrating the believed beer style all month long as the entire month of August is Hopfest, which will feature IPAs on draft and in cans. The hoppy selection is led by newer offerings, Hazy Chain Pineapple Double IPA (big, hazy and smooth with a slight nose of pineapple) and Down By the River IPA (Belgian style IPA featuring Cascade, Chinook, Centennial and Idaho 7 hops fermented with Belgian Ardennes yeast), and also features hoppy brews such as HopCat IPA, Jucie Caboose and DubMaster DDH IPA, on draft. The brewery will also have their Buffalo Kush DIPA in cans (big hop rush featuring Simcoe, Mosaic and Columbus hops).

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).