We’re Offering Dinner & Beers for 2 for $20.18 for Local Restaurant Week

April 16-22, 2018 Local Restaurant Week (LRW) was such a hit with the community last year–we’re doing it again! We invite you to join friends and family to “savor the local flavor”. Since some folks have only tried our beer, we felt it was a great opportunity to provide a deal that can’t be passed […]

Wind Forge IPA is Back

Wind Forge IPA is Back

For this year’s iteration of the Wind Forge IPA we wanted to go softer, fruitier, and more pungent.  For 2017 we experimented with hybridizing a Belgian White with American hops.  This time around we focused on soft hops, soft New England style yeast, a new brewing technique, and lots of hops.  This has yielded a […]

Not Sure What a Kentucky Common Is? Here’s What You Need to Know About Common Reactor

Not Sure What a Kentucky Common Is? Here’s What You Need to Know About Common Reactor

“So why brew a forgotten style?” I have been asked this question many times since we brewed the original pilot batch. Well, the easy answer is that I love beer and I love the history of beer. When it comes down to it America has only created three unique beer styles in her history–the California […]

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 […]

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