Thin Man hosts Bills parties, releases Pills Mafia
Thin Man Brewery (492 Elmwood Ave.) has joined forces with 103.3 The Edge to present #billsmafia Away Game Parties with BILLS4LIFE. Every away game this season will feature James Kurdziel and Tiffany Bentley broadcasting 103.3 live from Thin Man Brewery.
A 40-inch flat-screen TV will be given away weekly, as well as the opportunity to win a 55-inch 4K Smart TV at the end of the season.
Each away game also will feature free shots from Black Button Distilling with each touchdown, Rust Belt Barbering & Salon Co. embedding team logos into fans’ heads, discount codes from Lyft, and beer specials and wing deals. Call 923-4100.
The brewery has also introduced #BillsMafia-inspired Pills Mafia, a 4.9 percent ABV German pilsner, with proceeds benefiting die-hard Bills fan Pancho Billa's foundations. Four packs of 16-ounce cans run for $11.99, with pints available for $5.50 on draft at the brewery.
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Buffalo Brewing Company satisfies the munchies
Buffalo Brewing Company (314 Myrtle Ave.) will be showing every Bills game on its new big-screen projector. During the games, the brewery also will feature a free square of pizza from Wise Guys Pizza for each pint purchased, starting at 12:45 p.m. Call 868-2218.
42 North blends fall, cookies
42 North Brewing Company (25 Pine St., East Aurora) has released its oatmeal cookie brown ale, back for its third year. The autumn-inspired beer is a collaboration between 42 North and Elm St. Bakery, featuring chocolate, cinnamon, toffee, vanilla, molasses and toasted oats added to an English brown ale base recipe (5.8 percent ABV). Call 805-7500.
Flying Bison releases Barnstormer
Flying Bison Brewing Company (840 Seneca St.) has released the latest batch of Barnstormer Pale Ale. The 5.3 percent ABV (alcohol by volume) pale ale is brewed with Cascade and Centennial hops. Barnstormer features a light golden hue, firm bitterness and floral, citrus, and pine aromas from American hops before yielding a lightly toasted finish. Call 873-1557.
Buffalo Beer Week lies ahead
Area breweries, shops, bars and restaurants are presenting Buffalo Beer Week from Sept. 14-23. The 10-day, beer-focused extravaganza celebrates the city’s incredible craft beer industry, with a focus on Buffalo’s collaborative spirit, and local New York State ingredients. With tons of events for perusal, the best place to check out the schedule here.