Thin Man Brewery (492 Elmwood Ave.) will release its newest collaboration with Mikkeller Brewing NYC, Filthy Flow IPA (India pale ale), on draft at 5 p.m. Dec. 22. Call 923-4100. Read more about Filthy Flow IPA here.
12 Gates Brewing Company (80 Earhart Drive, East Amherst) has changed its seasonal fruited wheat beer for the winter. For now, the cherry vanilla is replaced by its elderberry wheat, a 4.8 percent ABV (alcohol by volume) American wheat ale brewed with white wheat, German malt, Magnum and Mosaic hops, and a generous amount of elderberries. Call 906-6600.
Rusty Nickel Brewing Company (4350 Seneca St., West Seneca) has released its newest beer, oatmeal cookie ale. The beer is brewed with all ingredients found in an oatmeal cookie, and is 8 percent ABV. Expect strong notes of vanilla, cinnamon and brown sugar with a dry finish. Call 608-6155.