As you head into the weekend and wrap up another long week of work your thoughts might be drifting off to sitting on a stool at your favorite local brewery and enjoying a cold one with friends.

Buffalo and Western New York are full of amazing places for you to get locally crafted beers.

You can find many local breweries all across Western New York. Places like 12 Gates Brewing Company, Big Ditch Brewing Company, Eli Fish Brewing Company, Rusty Nickle Brewing Company, Flying Bison Brewing Company, Four Mile Brewing, and many more.

Steel Leaf Brewing Company will be joining the ever-growing list of local breweries that give Western New Yorkers an amazing amount options to grab a cold one.

According to its Facebook page, Steel Leaf Brewing Company is having its grand opening this weekend.

You can find a full list of all the breweries in Western New York HERE.

If you are looking for some of the best local beers, the website wnybreweries.com has a list of the top-rated beers in Western New York.

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Personally, I am a big fan of stouts, and finding a good local stout is like finding gold at the end of the rainbow. But no matter what kind of beer you enjoy from IPAs to Pilsners, to Porters, I can guarantee you that you will find a beer you will love at one of the many local Western New York local breweries.

Just make sure if you plan on taking a brewery tour you have someone to drive you around safely and get you home after enjoying all the amazing brews that Buffalo has to offer.

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