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 […]

Meet the Team – An Interview with Kevin Lalock

Meet the Team – An Interview with Kevin Lalock

Name: Kevin Lalock [ facebook ] What is your position, or role, at 12 Gates Brewing Company? Partner and Tap Room Manager  How long have you been with the Company? Joined the 12 Gates Team in January of 2015 What does it take to run a Tap Room? It takes a good personality – we […]

Meet the Brewer – An Interview with Rob Haag

Name: Rob Haag  [ facebook ] Brewery Name: 12 Gates Brewing Company What is your position, or role, at 12 Gates Brewing Company? I am the Production, Distribution and Sales Manager. I oversee all production side operations, sales management, and distribution management. And… help with brewing, cellaring, mopping, sweeping, building tables, fixing broken parts, etc. […]

Who is Randall and Why Does He Show Up on Thursdays?

Often I am asked about this Randall Thursday thing and, more specifically, “Who the hell is Randall?” Let’s take a moment to clear this up, and no, it isn’t named after one of our very first customers, Randall “Randy” Hackathorn; Sorry, Randy. On Thursdays, we typically launch a special, one-time-only beer infusion.  The process of infusing a beer […]