Try a pour at Moor Pat
Moor Pat (78 E. Spring St., Williamsville) is holding a Bottle Blowout to free up shelf space for more delicious craft beer from 1 to 4 p.m. July 15. For $40, attendees will receive one pour from each of 18 different hard-to-find bottles from breweries in the United States and Europe. The beers include Cantillon Vigneronne (Lambic), Fantome Pissenlit (Saison), Grimm Cherry Raspberry Pop (Berliner Weisse), Resurgence Imperial Sponge Candy Stout 2014 (Imperial Stout) and Logsdon Far West Vlaming (Flanders Red Ale). Call 810-9957.
NYC beer at Allen Burger Venture
Allen Burger Venture (175 Allen St.) is featuring a different New York City-based brewery every night through July 14. The staff at ABV made special trips to get these hard-to-find beers. Here's the lineup:
- Monday: Other Half Brewing Company (Double Dry-Hopped Powdered Cheese and DDH Broccoli)
- Tuesday: Grimm Artisanal Ales (including Cloudbusting #4 and DDH Tesseract)
- Wednesday: Kings County Brewers Collective (IPA, Double IPA collaboration with Gun Hill and What We Don’t See Imperial Stout)
- Thursday: Singlecut Beersmiths (Weird & Gilly IPA, Billy Half Stack IPA and Why Pamper Life’s Complexity? #2 Wild Ale)
- Friday: Interboro NYC (Stay Gold IPA brewed for Run The Jewels)
Summer beers at Pearl Street
Pearl Street Grill and Brewery (76 Pearl St.) will host a release party for its annual summer beers from 4:30 to 8 p.m. July 20. The party will take place on the fourth floor patio, which boasts one of the best views in the city. Three beers will be available for $4 a pint during the event: Green Tea Beer, Summer SIPA (Session India Pale Ale) and Spirit of Buffalo Blonde Ale. Live music will be provided by Tui Osborne. Call 856-2337.
Meet the Beer Goddesses
The next open social from Buffalo Beer Goddesses is 6 to 10 p.m. July 20 at The Craft Kitchen and Bar (223 Ferry Ave., Niagara Falls). The hosting bar is extending happy hour specials to event attendees, and the event, like all the Goddesses’ socials, are open for all to attend.
Two breweries extend hours
To help cure Buffalo’s case of the Mondays, Big Ditch Brewing Company (55 E. Huron St.) will now be open for both lunch and dinner, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Call 854-5050.
Rusty Nickel Brewing Company (4350 Seneca St., West Seneca) will now be open on Tuesdays from 5 to 10:30 p.m. That means the brewery is open seven days a week, in a concerted effort to make sure West Senecans do not go thirsty in the summer heat. Call 608-6155.