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 […]

Ancient Chaos – Dark Saison

Brewing this beer has been like herding cats, not easy.  To achieve the complex and varying flavors and aromas we spent a great deal of time massaging and coaxing the unique qualities of which we were striving.  Starting with a smooth and subtle Saison recipe we built it bigger, darker, and more chocolatey.  After a […]

Rock the Gates is Your Source for Amazing Games & Entertainment!

What would a festival be without activities to participate in? 12 Gates has made it our mission to create a fun and inviting environment for you to enjoy, while you drink some beer and chow down on food trucks. Tickets are selling quick, so make sure to purchase yours soon! Now, lets meet the vendors […]

Meet the Food Vendors of Rock the Gates!

You’ve met the bands, now let’s talk about food! We’re proud to bring you the line up of food vendors and hope you’re excited as we are! Tickets are going fast, but are still available for online purchase here. Purchase a VIP or General Admission ticket today! The Vendors: The Flaming Fish When you’re craving fresh seafood, […]

We’re Teaming Up with WNY Heroes

12 Gates has been proud to announce it’s raffle items this past week. We mentioned that the proceeds were going to be donated to a charity, so we’ve chosen WNY Heroes, which is a local not-for-profit organization serving the needs of Western New York’s veterans and their families. Since its inception in 2007, WNY Heroes, […]

Set Your Sights on Rock The Gates Raffle Items

Start dreaming of where this 12 Gates kegerator and Samsung UHD TV will go in your pad! Enter for your chance to win at Rock The Gates 2017. Tickets for the raffle will be $5 and sold on the day of the event. Proceeds will be donated to a local non-profit. Good luck! Purchase Tickets […]

Meet the Bands of Rock the Gates

We’re ready to Rock The Gates and have a stellar music lineup to make it happen! Everyone loves a good throwback party and that’s exactly what we’re going to deliver. Enjoy all of your favorite hits from the 80’s and 90’s from some of Western New Yorks best cover bands. The Lineup: Hair Nation All […]

Meet the Team – Dan Bean

What is your position at 12 Gates Brewery? Part Time Assistant Brewer How long have you been working for 12 Gates? I started as an intern in February of 2016, so a little over a year now. After completing my internship, I was hired on as a part-time assistant since I was still working full-time […]

Meet the Team – Dave Schiralli

What is your position, or role, at 12 Gates Brewing Company ? Assistant Brewer. How long have you been doing that ? I came on full time in August of 2016. Before that, I was an intern for about five months. Do you have any type of formal training in brewing or the beer industry? […]

Meet the Team – an Interview with Kathleen Riscili

Meet the Team – an Interview with Kathleen Riscili

What is your position, or role, at 12 Gates Brewing Company?   I don’t think I have an official title, but I’m responsible for sales and events. How long have you been with the brewery?   My husband Matt is part of the ownership team, so I’ve been kinda hanging out since the beginning. Over […]