Simon Pure

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…
How Flying Bison Beer Is Made Here In Buffalo [VIDEO]
When was the last time you drank some hometown Buffalo beer? For many folks, it may have been a Simon Pure or Iroquois in the early 70's when our two last major Buffalo breweries went out of business. Have you ever tasted any of the offerings from Flying Bison?
The History Of Beer Brewing In Buffalo [VIDEO]
Go back in history 100 years and you would find that Buffalo was the 8th largest city in the United States. Buffalo was a manufacturing giant back then. We produced everything from furniture to automobiles to beer. And yes, lots of beer. Buffalo was home to many breweries including: Beck's, Ste…
Buffalo’s Own Flying Bison Brewing Company Doing Well
Buffalo has always been a beer town. Back in the early 1900's, Buffalo was home to many breweries. They included: Beck's, Stein's, Schrieber's, Lang's, Phoenix, Iroquois and Simon Pure. The last two major breweries were Simon Pure and Iroquois which closed their doors for go…
Do You Remember The Buffalo Beer “Simon Pure”? [VIDEO]
It's been 40 years since Simon Pure beer and ale was brewed and sold right here in Buffalo, NY. Buffalo was once home to many breweries such as: Iroquois, Beck's, Stein's, Manru-Schrieber and Lang's to name a few. The two last Buffalo breweries to close their doors were Iroquois …
My Strange Hobby
It may be a bit weird to you but I have a hobby that I never really talk about on the air. I collect Buffalo Breweriana. What is that? Basically I collect items from Buffalo and Western New York breweries like: Simon Pure, Iroquois, Koch's, Genesee, Phoenix, Stein's, Schreiber's, Beck…