Category Archives: Local Pride

Tommyrotter Distillery

Tommyrotter Distillery has just opened its doors in the Hydrolics District of downtown Buffalo. Their small, clean, beautifully designed space functions as both distillery and storefront, showcasing all their products as you look over their production floor. Tommyrotter Distillery’s unique name … Continue reading

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BWG’s Father’s Day Gift Guide

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. This theory is just partly true. To reach the complex, muntifaceted modern man’s heart, his significant other must know the ins and outs of his hobbies, his wish-lists … Continue reading

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Rusty Nickel Brewing Co.

On an impromptu whim BWG decided to trek south of the city to one of Buffalo’s Newest breweries — and we’re glad we did. Rusty Nickel Brewing Co. is located directly behind Ebenezer Ale House in West Seneca. They have recently … Continue reading

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Moor Pat

Moor Pat is a new craft beer bar located in the Village of Williamsville, a suburb just east of Buffalo. Craft beer enthusiasts Peter Braun and Mike Shatzel (the latter of Cole’s and Blue Monk local craft beer fame) wanted to … Continue reading

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Gene McCarthy’s / Old First Ward Brewing

Over the summer months, BWG kept hearing about how good the beer was at Gene McCarthy’s (a Buffalo restaurant staple since 1963), who just opened a brewhouse earlier this year. We contacted brewer Alex Placito who graciously invited us down … Continue reading

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Buffalo Bluegrass Kentucky Barrel Aged Cider

The executive branch of BWG decided to change things up a bit throughout October. Most of our reviews this month will be of spirit products that have been barrel aged. Whiskey is exclusively aged in wood barrels, but there are … Continue reading

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Buffalo Distilling Co.

BWG is extremely excited to announce that Buffalo Distilling Company has launched the first bourbon ever made in Buffalo NY and it’s now available for retail purchase.BWG stopped by BDC this past weekend to meet the guys behind Buffalo’s newest … Continue reading

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