Burgers and beer at Flying Bison
Flying Bison Brewing Company (840 Seneca St.) will host Allen Burger Venture for a pop-up lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 18. Customers can purchase a burger with choice of topping and fries for $10.
The brewery will be offering pint specials, including the freshly kegged, draft-only seasonal Brindle Porter. The beer is a 5.4 percent ABV cross between a London Porter and American Robust Porter.
Flying Bison also has begun production on its popular Spot Coffee Stout, an 8 percent ABV milk stout brewed with freshly roasted coffee beans from Spot Coffee. This batch will use beans from Papua New Guinea. Call 873-1557.
Peanut butter flavors
Resurgence Brewing Company (1250 Niagara St.) will release its popular Peter B. Porter, a peanut butter-flavored porter, on Jan. 10. A larger batch was produced, but this popular 5 percent ABV beer still isn’t expected to last long. Call 381-9868.
A coffee-flavored porter
Pressure Drop Brewing has released its latest beer, Buckstar Coffee Cream Porter. The 6 percent ABV porter was made with Colombian light roast beans provided by Undergrounds Coffee House and Roastery.
The beer is available on tap at the home of Pressure Drop Brewing in The Barrel Factory (65 Vandalia St.). Call 541-1454.
Lock IPA 363
Big Ditch Brewing Company (55 E. Huron St.) will release the latest in its Lock IPA Series at noon Jan. 13. The beer is called 363, named after the number of miles the Erie Canal originally stretched when it was first constructed.
The IPA is fermented using Trois yeast, which imparts tropical, mango and pineapple flavors, and brewed with Azacca, Mosaic, Simcoe and Zeus hops.
A four-pack of the beer in 16-ounce cans will be sold for $13.99. For the release, Big Ditch will also have a fresh new batch of Deep Cut double IPA for sale in cans $14.99 per 16-ounce four pack. Call 854-5050.
A specialty ale from NYBP
New York Beer Project (6933 S. Transit Road, Lockport) will release its annual Red Velvet Cake Belgian specialty ale at 5 p.m. Jan. 11. The 6.6 percent ABV beer was aged on fresh Madagascar vanilla beans and contains notes of toffee, caramel and milk chocolate. Call 743-6927.