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 […]

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, […]