Brewery Progress Photo Update

Brewery Progress Photo Update

With every day that passes, we get one step closer to opening! As you can clearly see, the team has been diligently working on assembling the brew house at our Earhart Drive Tap Room location. The tanks are standing, the lines are run, and construction is well under way. We can’t wait to open our […]

12 Gates Brewing Nearing a Grand Opening!

12 Gates Brewing Nearing a Grand Opening!

Over the last several weeks 12 Gates Brewing has been making some much anticipated forward progress towards putting a delicious beer in your hands.  We haven’t officially announced a grand opening date, but we are hoping to open the doors this December.  Rest assured the 12 Gates Brewing team is working diligently at getting this […]

Buffalo Beer Week 2015 Recap

Buffalo Beer Week 2015 Recap

Another Buffalo Beer week came to a close this Sunday, and another week of recovery for brewers, beer geeks, and beer lovers alike. I can’t speak for anyone else, but my liver inquired about a vacation and the rest of my body asked for some sleep.  If I had time for a nap I would […]

Community Beer Works / 12 Gates Brewing Double IPA Collaboration

Community Beer Works / 12 Gates Brewing Double IPA Collaboration

This September, 12 Gates Brewing Company and Community Beer Works (CBW) teamed up to create a beer in sponsorship of the Ales for ALS charity, which turns beer into research money to help fight ALS through the ALS Therapy Development Institute.  Head brewers Shawn Kerr, of 12 Gates, and Rudy Watkins, of CBW, designed a […]

Field Trip: Destination, Seattle.

I first came to Seattle at the young and impressionable age of twenty-three. I knew little about craft beer and didn’t have my first coffee for another decade, nor did I have a single taste of either that first trip. I was in search of prime backpacking and rock climbing in the Pacific Northwest … […]

12 Gates Brewing tasting at Mr. Goodbar this Friday

This coming Friday will be doing a tasting at Mr. Goodbar on Elmwood Avenue. Details and more can be found here. 

What’s Coming Up at 12 Gates?

In case you missed it 12 Gates Brewing had a little tasting event this past Friday at Santora’s Pub and Grill on Transit Rd. Don’t fret, if you missed out it was only the first of several more to come. If you were there, we hoped you enjoyed the free beers we were slinging and […]

The First 12 Gates Brewing Public Tasting — This Friday

The First 12 Gates Brewing Public Tasting — This Friday

Beer Tasting at Santora’s The first public tasting for 12 Gates Brewing is this Friday, August 14th, at Santora’s Pizza Pub. Santora’s is located on Transit Road, near Sheridan Drive, in Amherst, NY. The first tasting will be at 5:30 pm and the second will be at 9:00, going until we run out of beer. […]

Warm Beer Sucks

Unless you live in England, warm beer sucks. The English apparently claim otherwise, but I claim foul – I blame it on centuries of downtrodden repression.  I was mulling the issue of warm beer over as I sat in a friend’s pool for the better portion of the last week, attempting to thwart this most […]

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