Woodcock Brothers Brewery

I heard about Woodcock Brewery’s opening a couple months ago because of an article by Buffalo Spree’s Julia Burke, but I had no idea where Wilson was (I still kind of don’t) and I assumed I’d probably never visit. Luckily a couple weeks ago my in-laws decided they wanted to visit the brewery for dinner...
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Part 3 – The Review

This is Part 3 of Adam Brews Beer; Part 1 covered his research and ingredients while Part 2 was about the actual brewing process.  Both of those posts were written by Adam, however for Part 3, I (Don) will be reviewing his American Pale Ale. Right around the Allentown Art Festival, Adam delivered two bottles...
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Part 2 – Brewing (and bottling)

So you got your supplies and recipe kit…. Now you’re ready to make your own beer.   As I mentioned in part 1, you can use many different ingredients to brew a batch of beer. Because of this, recipes and instructions will vary.  The following will document steps (and tips) to make a 5 gal batch...
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Part 1 – Background and Supplies

How to make 5gal Homebrew: American Pale Ale Part 1: Background and Supplies Among working a day job, running a t-shirt company, getting engaged, and playing sports, my friend Rob and I decided to try our hands at making beer.  With the emerging craft beer scene in Buffalo it seemed only natural and fun to...
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Beer (and some Food) + Science

Today we bring you a review of last weekend’s Beerology from our guest author Adam Kern (owner of My Buffalo Shirts).  He’s been writing about beer for a couple months now, click here to see all of his previous Beer Porns…. “Wine stands on one leg; beer on four”-Sam Calagione (Dogfish Head Owner) Over the Weekend the Buffalo...
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Dogfish Head’s Aprihop

Today we bring you another Beer Porn from our guest author Adam Kern (owner of My Buffalo Shirts).  He’s been writing about beer for a couple weeks now, click here to see all of his previous Beer Porns….   I was pretty stoked to hear that a new Dogfish Head Seasonal brew was recently released, a spring brew...
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Ellicottville Chocolate Cherry Bomb

Today we bring you another Beer Porn from our guest author Adam Kern (owner of My Buffalo Shirts).  He’s been writing about beer for a couple weeks now, click here to see all of his previous Beer Porns. For this beer review I chose a beer from our brewery friends over in ski-country; Ellicottville Brewery Co. Going into...
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Ithaca Beer Company Apricot Wheat

Today we bring you another Beer Porn from our guest author Adam Kern (owner of My Buffalo Shirts).  He’s been writing about beer for a couple weeks now, click here to see all of his previous Beer Porns. Over the summer I visited Heartland Brewery in Times Square and tried an array of their custom...
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Flying Bison Blackbird Stout

This Beer Porn is written by guest author Adam Kern (owner of My Buffalo Shirts). This being my third beer review it’s only appropriate to do a review of a local beer. Going into this review I had a few options but I didn’t select this particular beer until I saw Flying Bison’s recent twitter...
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Saranac Caramel Porter

Today’s Beer Porn is again brought to you by our guest writer Adam Kern, founder of My Buffalo Shirts. Sarnac’s Caramel Porter is a beer I’ve been honestly searching for for quite some time. It’s a beer that was introduced to me by a friend a few years back at a BBQ and its delicious...
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Dogfish Head’s Chateau Jiahu

Don’s note: Today we’ll be featuring a special Beer Porn from our guest writer Adam Kern (owner of our favorite T Shirt shop, My Buffalo Shirt).  Enjoy! After watching Brew Masters on Discovery channel, (episode Ancient Ale), I was inspired to try Dogfish Head’s Chateau Jiahu Ale. Brew Masters is a relatively new show (started...
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