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Christmas Cheer Means Christmas Beer
The Christmas season brings lots of special products for the beer lover on your Christmas list. A couple of years ago, I started to sample some of the many Christmas beers and ales that are on the market at this time of year. Last year's big favorite at my home was Sierra Nevada's Celebrat…
Buffalo Beer Haul
Have you ever driven to another city just to buy their beer? When I was a teenager, my grandmother would take me to Canada to the Brewers Retail to buy beers that you could only buy in Canada.
Beer is making a comeback with all of the new micro-breweries that have popped up...
It’s Time To Try Some Seasonal Brews
Now that the Fall season is here, it's time to do all of the "Fall" stuff. One of those activities for me is drinking some seasonal beers and ales.
Yesterday, I choose a seasonal brew to enjoy during the Bills game. My pick was Samuel Adams Oktoberfest...
John La Mond Tries The New Buffalo Kolsch 716
I am a firm believer in supporting local Western New York businesses. Whenever possible, I try to spend my hard-earned dollars on Buffalo-based businesses. I think it's very important to try to keep our local businesses going strong. One of those such companies is the Flying Bison Brewery...
Did You Ever Hear Of “Cheektowaga Charlie”? [VIDEO]
Many years ago, Buffalo was home to many breweries. The last major breweries were Iroquois and Simon Pure which closed their doors in 1971 and 1972.
One of my hobbies is collecting artifacts from these Buffalo breweries. I collect almost everything from the Simon Pure and Iroquois breweries: neon sig…
A Review Of Flying Bison Buffalo IPA [VIDEO]
With the economy the way it is here in Buffalo. I feel it's important that we support local products whenever we can.
When it comes to buying beer, I try to make sure I purchase some of the Flying Bison products made right here in the Queen city...
John La Mond Reviews Blue Moon
There's nothing like a refreshing beer on a hot summer's day. It's been a while since I did a beer review so I thought this would be a good time to share one with you.
Even if you are just a casual beer drinker, you can't help but notice the abundance of Belgian Wheat Ales...
Have You Heard About The New Labatt Brewers Collection?
One of my special pastimes is trying new beers. My late grandmother got me into drinking beer when I was about 14. Grandma loved to have an ice cold beer or an ale. However, she had her preferences. She disliked American beer and would only drink Canadian beer and ales...
Genesee Cream Ale Commercial Produced In Buffalo [VIDEO]
Thanks to everyone who responded to my earlier post about the Genesee Brewing Company reviving 12 Horse Ale. A lot of people facebooked me about it. One listener even sent me this Youtube video of a Genesee Cream Ale commercial that was put together by a couple of Buffalo guys who happen to be big G…
Genesee Brewing Revives 12 Horse Ale
If you are a native Western New Yorker who enjoys beer, then most likely you have tried 12 Horse Ale. The Genesee Brewing company first made the iconic brand in 1933 and it continued to be one of their main products until it was discontinued in 1997.