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September 15, 2021by Buffalocal

Fall is finally here! So we’re celebrating the shift in seasons by stocking our fridge with our favorite fall craft beer in Buffalo! If you’re looking for the best craft beers to drink this season, here is what we recommend getting on your next Buffalo craft beer run!

Our Buffalo Beer Picks:

Pancho’s Legacy Lager

Brewed by: 12 Gates Brewing Company

ABV: 4.3%

This beer was brewed in honor of Ezra Castra, known in Buffalo as Pancho Billa. A crisp, clean and refreshing brew that’s perfect for any tailgate, 5.14% of the proceeds will be donated to Panchopacks

Oatmeal Cookie Brown Ale

Brewed by: 42 North Brewing Company

ABV: 5.8%

You can have your oatmeal cookies, and drink them too. An English Brown Ale with hints of vanilla, molasses, and raisin, this beer is perfect for crisp fall days. 

Beer that Tastes Like Beer – Oktoberfest

Brewed by: Big Ditch Brewing Company

ABV: 6.0%

When Oktoberfest rolls around, it’s time for German beer. This malt-forward lager has a fairly light, refreshing body and notes of toasted bread, fig, and a slight touch of honey on the finish. 

Ghost Lantern

Brewed by: Blackbird Cider Works

ABV: 5.9%

This cider is semi-sweet and spicy in a refreshing, flavorful balance. With each sip, you’ll taste autumn spices with a gentle warming sensation from the hint of ghost pepper on the finish. 

West Side Harvest Brown Ale

Brewed by: Community Beer Works

ABV: 6.5%

This brown ale was brewed in collaboration with Santora’s 1927 Brew House. Experience flavors of roasted malt, chocolate, and toasted bread balanced out by a firm bitterness and a clean finish. 

Pumpkinville Latte

Brewed by: Ellicottville Brewing Co

ABV: 6.5%

If you’re looking for a quintessential fall brew, this is a beer that you can’t miss. A creamy, complex blend of pumpkin and coffee flavors, this can best be described as pumpkin pie in beer form. 

Flying Bison’s Oktoberfest 

Brewed by: Flying Bison Brewing Company

ABV: 6.3%

This traditional Oktoberfest beer is brewed with German malts that give it a rich, malty flavor and has spice from the hops that make it a perfectly balanced brew. 

Fall Buffalo beer
A Little Bit Lager Now

Brewed by:  Hamburg Brewing Company

ABV: 6.0%

Fall is the start of football season. So when you’re packing up for your next tailgate, stock up on this Buffalo-themed lager made with citra hops. But before you do, get into the spirit with this video

October Harvest

Brewed by: Pressure Drop Brewing

ABV: 6.0%

This seasonal ale has a light caramel body and subtle, floral hop notes. With a crisp, clean finish this beer is perfect for any fall day.

Forever Buffalo

Brewed By: Resurgence Brewing Co. 

ABV: 6.5%

Brewed to celebrate our city, this Hazy IPA has a soft aroma and a slight bitterness that you won’t find in many beers of this style. 

Pumpkin Nitro

Brewed by: Southern Tier Brewing Co

ABV: 8.6%

An Imperial Pumpkin Ale, this beer rules over the seasonal style. It has a pumpkin pie flavor reminiscent of a butter crust, vanilla, and roasted pecans. 

Apple Cranberry Cinnamon Wheat

Brewed by: Steelbound Brewery

ABV: 5.0%

Light and crisp, this wheat beer is perfect for fall. Fruited with apple, cranberry, and a touch of cinnamon, this is one seasonal brew that you won’t want to miss!

King Edward Porter

Brewed by: West Shore Brewing Company

ABV: 5.0%

As the weather gets chillier, we like to reach for more malt-forward beers. This traditional English Porter has a robust chocolate and caramel flavor and a crisp finish for easy drinkability. 

Find these beers in Buffalo

Look for these beers at a craft beer bar in Buffalo. Remember, you’ll always find Buffalocal beer at our certified accounts. If you want to bring these brews home, visit your local Consumer’s, Tops, or Wegmans.