Crabapples Micro Brew Pub

In 2013, our good friend Julia Burke told me about a dive bar in Cheektowaga named Crabapples. That same year, they won ‘Best Beer Selection in WNY’ from Buffalo Spree. I literally had no idea this place existed. Like many people, I just assumed that Blue Monk was the clear winner and that most of...
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Resurgence Brewing Company

Western New York is on the brink of a beer revolution. Flying Bison has been cruising along for over 20 years making quality craft beer, but I think it was the opening of nano-brewery Community Beer Works that really started this ball rolling. CBW is made up of several dudes who really love beer and...
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Brick House Tavern & Tap

I can’t say I was that excited when I heard about Brick House coming to Buffalo. From the beginning, the only things I read and heard about was the “it’s for men!” theme with leather recliners,  PBR and waitresses that had a “Hooters-esque” quality to them. We received an email about coming down to the...
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Aurora Brew Works

Alli and I are on record as being lovers of East Aurora, so it should be no surprise that I fell in love all over again when we visited Aurora Brew Works last weekend. We stopped in East Aurora for a lunch at Elm Street Bakery (one of our favorites) and happened to drive by...
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Founding Fathers

Two months into starting Buffalo Eats, I wrote a post about having lunch at Founding Fathers and vaguely mentioned how much I enjoy the bar. The post was brief and over the three years since writing that article, my feelings for this bar have grown. I now consider it one of my favorite bars in...
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Jolly Jug

I absolutely love dive bars and the Jolly Jug in Amherst/Tonawanda is a true irony-free dive bar.  Located on Niagara Falls Boulevard and consisting almost solely of regulars, the Jolly Jug has everything you’d expect from a true neighborhood bar.  They have absolutely no taps, their entire beer selection are in bottles with no craft...
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The Pink

Last year I wrote about The Library (a cool little bar in Amherst) for a new feature called Bar Hopping. My original plan was to write about a different bar every week but our busy schedules combined with my laziness prevented that dream from coming to fruition. I figured the easiest way to get this...
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The Library

We are going to be starting a new feature on Buffalo Eats called Bar Hopping.  Consider this a hybrid between our normal Food Porn articles (our version of restaurant reviews) and Beer Porn (our love of beer and drinking).  As with many of our readers, we love going to bars and meeting up with friends. ...
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