1st Annual 12 Gates Fricket Tournament

1st Annual 12 Gates Fricket Tournament

Do you Fricket? Not sure what that even means? It’s the latest game sweeping the nation! We’ve had so much fun playing it outside the taproom, we decided to hold a Fricket Tournament! Contest will be held at 12 Gates on Saturday, August 24th at 1pm – signup below today. It’s free and we’re giving […]

New Head Brewer Announcement – Matt Gordon

New Head Brewer Announcement – Matt Gordon

If you’ve been following 12 Gates happenings lately, you’ll know that some big changes are happening and we couldn’t be more excited about the direction we’re heading. A big part of that involves our new Head Brewer, Matt Gordon. We’d like to welcome him to the 12 Gates team and let you get to know […]

Meet the Team – Patrick Cipollone

Meet the Team – Patrick Cipollone

You recently joined the 12 Gates Team – Welcome!  What’s your role at 12 Gates Brewing? I get to wear a lot of hats as a Manager! I get to work with each department to ensure 12 Gates is moving forward as a team in the right direction. Being a part of all aspects from […]

Meet the Team – Nicole Koszarek

Meet the Team – Nicole Koszarek

How long have you been bartending at 12 Gates? Since day 1, baby! I got hired to serve our beer shortly before the taproom opened in December 2015. When and where was your first gig behind the pine? At a lovely establishment called Crabapples in Cheektowaga, back in June of 2015. It was here that […]

12 Gates of Christmas 2018 Craft Beer Challenge & Specials

12 Gates of Christmas 2018 Craft Beer Challenge & Specials

We’re kicking off December with a new beer release and rotating special daily. Be here each day and try each release to enjoy a unique selection of experimental beers, win bragging rights for conquering the entire list, and take home a commemorative prize. Saturday, December 1st Beer Release: Hot Chocolate Amber Special: $6.99 Cherry Vanilla […]

Authentic German Beers For Your Oktoberfest Parties

Authentic German Beers For Your Oktoberfest Parties

12 Gates Brewing Co. is your headquarters for your Oktoberfest Parties this fall! Whether you’re throwing a party at home or stocking your restaurant or bar, we have the beers you need to make your event or season a huge hit. German-style beers are one of our favorite styles to brew and we went all […]

Meet The Team – JT Winkelman

Meet The Team – JT Winkelman

You recently came on board as 12 Gates Brewing Company’s Sales Manager. What was your industry experience prior to taking the position? I’ve been in the beer industry for eight years working for Try-It Distributing. I started in merchandising and within a few months I was promoted to sales assistant. It wasn’t long before I […]

Rock The Gates VIP Beer List

We’re rolling out the special treatment for our VIP guests this year! In addition to great perks like a commemorative tee-shirt and Teku glass, VIP guests will have access to the VIP tent where we’ll have 8 special release beers made specifically for Rock The Gates. Only 250 VIP tickets available, $30 in advance/$35 door […]

Rock The Gates Vol. 2 Lineup Announced!

Rock The Gates Vol. 2 Lineup Announced!

Rock The Gates is 12 Gates Brewing Company’s party of the year! Get ready for a festival lineup of some of the best local musicians in Western New York. Tickets are on sale now! See more info on our dedicated page and stay up-to-date with new announcements by RSVPing on our Facebook Event Page or […]

Tria Prima Pale Ale Decoded

Tria Prima Pale Ale Decoded

The Three Primes of Alchemy The original chemistry professors of the old world were the alchemists.  They tinkered, mixed compounds, created new recipes, and were philosophers on top of that.  Their goal was the transformation of all things. They pursued turning base metals to gold, and finding the elusive “elixir of life” to live longer […]

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