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1. Big Ditch’s Stoutsgiving Returns as In-Person Event
Stoutsgiving, Big Ditch Brewing’s annual celebration of all things stout, is welcoming back guests this year. This year will feature nine beers, including Bourbon Barrel Aged Towpath Imperial Stout 2021 (draft, cans), Rare 2021, aged in Buffalo Trace barrels (500mL bottles), Double Barrel 2021, aged in Black Button bourbon barrels (500mL bottles), Mudlarked Imperial Stout with Peanut Butter (draft, cans), Mudlarked Imperial Stout with Banana & Coconut (draft, cans), BBA Towpath 2020 (draft), Chocolate Peppermint Stout (draft), Hazelnut Make Me Wanna Stout (cask) and Baltic Porter (draft). Preorder available November 24 at: https://big-ditch-brewing-company.square.site.
2. Rusty Nickel to Release Café Mocha Latte Milk Stout
Rusty Nickel Brewing is re-releasing their Café Mocha Latte Milk Stout on November 19 (5pm), this time brewed with Steamworks Coffee and The Sitting Club Coffee Company. This version boasts rich chocolate notes, roast and a smooth body. There will also be complimentary beer samples, coffee samples from Steamworks Coffee, apparel for sale from The Sitting Club Coffee Company and coffee cocktails. Café Mocha Latte Milk Stout will be available on draft (Nitro pours) and in 4-packs to-go.
3. Community Beer Works Take It Back to Garage With New IPA
CBW is taking things back to the garage with the release of Bill’s Garage White IPA on November 19 (3pm). The beer features aromas and flavors of tropical citrus and herbal spice wrapped in a hazy, pillowy soft body with a rocky white head. Bill’s Garage will be available on draft and in 4-packs. You can preorder here.
4. New York Beer Project to Celebrate Their Sixth Anniversary
NYBP is turning six and are celebrating with ‘6 Beers for 6 Years.’ Friday, November 19 will see the release of Cake Baby Giggle Water (11am) and Righteous Dudette Imperial IPA (5pm), Saturday, November 20 will see the release of The One v29 NEIPA (11am) and the NYBP Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter Party at 12pm, which includes the release of Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter aged in Red Wine Barrels and Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter aged in maple bourbon & Buffalo Trace barrels, and Sunday, November 21 will feature Anniversary Champagne Brunch (10am) and NYBP Tree Lighting Ceremony (5pm), including the release of Hibeernation Winter Warmer.
5. Woodcock Brothers Brewing Turns 9 This Weekend
Woodcock Brothers are turning 9-years-old on November 20 (12pm) and are celebrating at both their Wilson and Wurlitzer location. They will be offering free chowder on the patio at Wilson starting at noon, and will also be featuring special beers on cask at both of locations. For more information, click here.
6. Mortalis Brewing Comes to OSB Ciderworks
On November 20, Mortalis Brewing is coming to OSB Ciderworks in Buffalo with two beers on tap and four beers in cans and bottles, including Hydra: 7 Berries No Cherry & Marshmallow, a fruited sour with strawberry, blackberry, boysenberry, blueberry, raspberry, cranberry, goldenberry and marshmallows, Beer Nerds, a fruited sour with concord grape, strawberry, lemon, cherry puree and candy nerds, Zuul, a coffee stout with Mostra Ghost Bear coffee and Hydra: Schmoojee, a fruited sour with raspberry, blackberry, strawberry, walnuts, maple, marshmallow and milk sugar. Preorder available here.
7. Resurgence Brewing Launches Pie Week
November 17 marks the launch of Pie Week over at Resurgence Brewing, which will feature the release of several pie-inspired beers – Key Lime Pie, Peach Pie, Blueberry Pie and Cherry Berry Pie Sours, as well as Lemon Meringue and Strawberry Pie IPAs. In addition to being available on tap, Cherry Berry Pie, Peach Pie and Blueberry Pie Sours will be available in 4-pack cans to-go and the others will be available in crowlers.