May 2015 



***Special Events this Month***



Our 20th Anniversary Party is Saturday, May 30th

This will be our biggest indoor/outdoor event ever!

Starting at 3:00 PM until ??

- Special Beers brewed for the occasion from Big Ditch, Resurgence,

Great Lakes, CB Craft Brewers, and a firkin from Three Heads.

- Magic Hat will be giving away an electric guitar!

- The new 716 Food Truck will be here at 4:00.

- The Goose Island Girls will be here at 4:00, and the Guinness Girls at 6:00.

- 2 Bands - The Big Sauce Trio at 4:00, The Vincent James Explosion at 9:00.

To continue our "Support the Troops" Program, please bring the name/address/company

of an overseas war-zone soldier. We would like to send them a care package!

Bring a name - you will be entered in a raffle for some really nice prizes.


Thanks for 20 great years. Come and celebrate with us!



The 2015 Beer Club is on!

From 4/13 to 6/30, here is your chance to get your name on our

Wall of Fame

Also, a personalized beer mug, and other prizes.

The club is free to enter.

Ask for your club card to begin!



Our Cigar Man - Cisso Martinez has returned!

After a five year hiatus to the Dominican Republic,

Cisso has returned to make Alternative Brews brand cigars again.

His tobacco is even better and aged longer than before.  

His cigars are available now!


We are working on having rollers here full time,

so you will always have access to fresh rolled cigars!

This will be up and running by summer.

Welcome back Cisso!!



 Monthly Cigar Dinner 

 Monday, 6/1 at 6:00


- 5 Handmade Premium Cigars and Buffet Dinner.

Advance Tickets are only $30 if reserved by Friday, 5/29.

After 5/29 - $35 if not sold out.

Call 446-0424 for reservations held with a credit card.

Call early to reserve your spot - Cigar Parties often sell out in advance!


Monthly Free Beer Tasting

Thursday, 5/28 at 8:00

Try beers that are not available or brand new to the Buffalo area.

Get here early to reserve your tasting cup.

This event is limited to 40 participants,

and usually fills up every month.


Our Online Store is open

Shirts, Hats, Fleeces, and Accessories 

with embroidered Alternative Brews Logo. 

or go to the link on our homepage.

Check out the New Store Discounts! 



 Other News


We now have 19 taps!

New lines are specializing in local NY State breweries .

Check them out!



Blues Pro-Jam hosted by the Big Sauce Trio

 Each Wednesday from 8 pm to 12am

with special guests each week.



Happy Hour - Monday thru Saturday

From Opening  to 7:00, Saturdays from 3-7.

$3.00 drafts (19 micros and craft brewed imports) - Well drinks too!



 Sunday Private Parties at Alternative Brews  

Have the whole bar to yourself!

Includes 3 hour open bar on all drafts, domestic bottles,

well drinks, wine, soda, and pizza / wings.

Only $19.99/person (minimum 25 people)

Call 446-0424 for more info.



***Special Note***

We are closed Sundays, unless there is a private party.



Golden Tee 2015 is here! 



For music calendar - check our new page on main menu.

"Live Music Listing"