Buffalo Beer Buzz: Farm to Pint!

by / May. 11, 2016 2am EST

In advance of the third annual Farm to Pint event, which takes place Sunday, May 15, 12-8pm, at Hamburg Brewing (6553 Boston State Road, Hamburg), let’s examine some of the locally sourced beer that will be available:

  1.  Hamburg Brewing Blackberry Gose  (3.8%)
    A traditional German-style sour featuring primarily New York State-grown wheat and two-row malt from NY Craft Malt, brewed with blackberries, coriander, and Mediterranean sea salt.
  2.  CBW Frank American Pale Ale  (4.6%)
    A mellow malt base consisting of a portion of malts from Niagara Malt and hops from the Pacific Northwest.
  3.  Resurgence Brewing Cucumber Saison  (4%)
    A saison dry-hopped with Sorachi Ace, aged on cucumbers—made with wheat and Munich malt from NY Craft Malt.
  4.  Flying Bison Seneca Saison  (5.3%)
    Made with 100% NY Craft Malt (two-row, malted wheat and rye), homegrown Chinook hops and Newport hops from Niagara Vines and Bines.
  5.  42 North Brewing F2P Berliner Weisse  (3.5%)
    An all-New York State beer made with wheat and barley malt from NY Craft Malt and Erie County-grown Newport hops.
  6.  Four Mile REAP Vol. III Wheat Ale  (4.4%)
    A hoppy wheat ale brewed with locally sourced red wheat.
  7.  Old First Ward Therapy Session Pale Ale  (4.8%)
    This aggressively hopped pale ale features cascade hops and malt from Niagara County.
  8.  12 Gates Brewing Sweet Orange Summer Ale  (4.7%)
    Made with 90% from NY Craft Malt, Sweet Orange Summer Ale features orange peel that adds a refreshing splash of citrus.
  9.  Woodcock Brothers North 425 Pilsner  (5%)
    A light pilsner made with locally grown Newport and Czech Saaz hops.
  10.  Ellicottville Brewing Sky High Rye IPA  (5.5%)
    Rye IPA featuring rye from NY Craft Malt that utilizes a variety of hopping methods to obtain a juicy, Mosaic-forward blend.
  11.  Rusty Nickel Hard Red French Saison  (6%)
    French saison using  a blend of wheat from Niagara Malt and NY Craft Malt as well as pilsner malt from Niagara Malt.
  12.  Southern Tier Brewing Back Burner Barleywine  (10.5%)
    A barleywine-style ale made with local blackstrap molasses and maple syrup.
  13.  Big Ditch Brewing Niagara Wild  (4%)
    Belgian-influenced wild ale featuring local pilsner malt and hops from Niagara Malt and as well as wild yeast and bacteria collected from WNY.
  14.  Five and 20 Spirits and Brewing Rye Pale Ale  (5.2%)
    Brewed using rye malt for a spicy grain character with moderate hop additions using American hop varietals for a spicy, citrus flavor and aroma.
  15.  New York Beer Project Saison With Cherries
    A saison crafted with malt from Niagara Malt and sour cherries.
  16.  Gordon Biersch Pilsner  (Cask)
    Czech-style pilsner dry-hopped with Cascade hops from Niagara Hops.