We’re Approaching 2 Amazing Years! (And throwing a party to celebrate)

We’re Approaching 2 Amazing Years! (And throwing a party to celebrate)

2017. Wow–what a year! Our staff grew. Our beers grew. Our fans grew. I am very thankful for the team we have been able to put together and what they are all able to bring to our growing company. As we approach our two-year anniversary, I think back over the past year and how great […]

12 Gates of Christmas

12 Gates of Christmas

We’re kicking off December with a new beer release daily. Be here each day and try them all to enjoy a unique selection of experimental beers, win bragging rights for conquering the entire list, and get a free commemorative shirt! 12.01 Pecan Pie Porter 12.02 Hot Chocolate Amber 12.03 Cranberry Wheat 12.04 Peppermint Grave Concerns […]

Buffalo Beer Week 2017

Buffalo Beer Week 2017

Celebrating the brews, bands, and bars of Buffalo N.Y. Buffalo Beer Week® promotes Buffalo’s growing craft beer culture by sponsoring a ten-day festival in Erie and Niagara counties that attracts beer tourism, fosters knowledge of our regional brewing heritage, and serves as a showcase for Buffalo’s breweries, restaurants, pubs, and other businesses with ties to […]

Seek for El Dorado

Seek for El Dorado

Rob Haag brings you the scoop on our newest beer: Mountains of the Moon (IPA). The release date is Saturday, Sept. 23 in the taproom. Featured in image left to right: Rob Haag, Scott Mcmillan, Scott Shuler If you ask any commercial brewer, brewery/taproom manager, or cellarperson their background or start in craft beer, you’re […]

Dissolution – Oak Aged Baltic Porter

Dissolution – Oak Aged Baltic Porter

The beginning of this beer’s creation goes back to February of 2017.  Our Head Brewer had been tinkering with a few different imperial lager recipes and decided upon brewing a Baltic Porter.  He figured why not brew something difficult and challenging to push himself and the crew.  In March of 2017 the brewing began.  In […]

Meet the Team – Tammy Kausits

Meet the Team – Tammy Kausits

What is your position at 12 Gates? Bar Manager Tell us how long you’ve been with the company and what the best part of it is? I started 12 Gates December 2016. The best part is getting to work in an industry I love, craft beer. My favorite is our Buffalo Tripel. What made you […]

Meet the Team – Dan Clark

Meet the Team – Dan Clark

What is your position at 12 gates brewery? My title at 12 Gates is assistant brewer. What made you want to become an assistant brewer at 12 Gates? I was in the market for a career change and had been interested in all aspects of brewing for some time. This opportunity came up at the […]

Cans are Key to Summer Survival

As we bask in the glory of Summer, beer becomes an ever more prevalent staple in the lives of many. Everyone loves an ice cold refreshment, especially when it’s hot out, and canned brews are the perfect product for ease and enjoyment during these sunny months. When traveling to the beach (regulation permitting), one knows how […]

Rock The Gates 2017 Recap

Thank you for everyone who participated and attended Rock The Gates 2017! We couldn’t have pulled off such a great event without all of your support and enthusiasm. Watch the Footage Shout out to Buffalo Above for the phenomenal video! Check of the Photo Gallery View the images on Facebook and tag yourself! Fundraising Success […]

Hermetic IPA

“Hermetic”, or “The Hermetic Seal of Light” is an alchemical term for the all-encompassing characters of the different fields of alchemy.  We most often read about the physical form of alchemy, the transmutation of impurity to perfection.  One example of this form of alchemy is the conversion of base elements into gold.  But there are […]

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