Buffalo: Local Beer Gets a Big Thumbs-Up

Courtesy of Community Beer Works

Written by Julia Burke for Buffalospree.com


Buffalo’s own Community Beer Works received much-deserved recognition on Friday when RateBeer.com, an influential international beer-review site, named the nanobrewery “Best New Brewery” in New York State. Dubbed “the world’s largest beer competition,” RateBeer’s annual roundup of the greatest brewers and beers in the world tallies votes by the site’s reviewers, this year including 180,000 beers from over 13,000 brewers. Community Beer Works, located on Buffalo’s West Side, recieved the state’s best new brewery vote, , while legendary Chautauqua-area brewery Southern Tier received both “top brewer” and “best beer” for its much-lauded Choklat stout.
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