12 Gates Brewing breaks into Amherst

AMHERST, N.Y. — 12 Gates Brewing, the newest craft brewery in Western New York, recently began production at its new Amherst location, and its products now are available at 12 area bars and brew pubs.

Located at 80 Earhart Drive, the newest craft brewery was founded by Todd Wilhelm and seven other investors. The new 30-barrel brewhouse cost approximately $1.4 million and will initially brew three different styles of beer: a porter, a session and an IPA.

Restaurants and bars that will feature 12 Gates Brewing’s products include Blue Monk in Buffalo, Aurora Brew Works in East Aurora and Brickyard Pub & BBQ in Lewiston.

The Buffalo area has recently experienced a surge of craft beer openings, with at least 19 operating in the area.

Source: Buffalo Business First


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