Our Beers

Year-Round

Solid, go-to beer! Classic, award-winning examples of their styles. Like a good friend, you can count on these to be always be around.

  • Single Order Hazy IPA
  • The Whale 🏆
  • Let’s Go Pils
  • That IPA 🏆
  • Good Neighbor
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Single Order Hazy IPA

Hazy IPA

7.0%

Bright notes of citrus, punchy tropical & fruity aromas, golden haze color, with a smooth, full mouthfeel.

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The Whale 🏆

Brown Ale

5.9% ABV

The Whale is an unmistakable brown ale⏤smooth, surprisingly drinkable and packed with flavor. We layer distinctive English malts with a touch of hops to create flavors and aromas of coffee, chocolate and toasted grains. 🏆 The Whale was awarded the 2017 TAP NY Governors' Cup™ for being the best craft beer in New York State!

Tasting Notes

Malt forward beer with layers of roasty and toast. This beer leads with a roasty and toasty malt profile, with notes of chocolate and coffee in a drinkable medium body.

Beer Stats

Hops: Northern Brewer
Malts: Fawcett Brown, Fawcett Chocolate, Fawcett Pale Chocolate, Vienna

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Let’s Go Pils

American Pilsner

4.2% ABV

A very dry, crisp, brilliantly clear lager brewed in celebration of our hometown spirit. Dry hop addition of Saaz and Hallertau Blanc hops produce a delicate aromas of herbal spice and melon with a light, grainy sweetness in the finish. #LetsGoPils!

Fermentation: Lager yeast, three varieties of hops, pilsner malt, flaked corn and rice
Color: Straw yellow
Nose: Grain, bready
Bitterness: Low
Mouthfeel: Moderate carbonation
Body: Smooth, medium-light body

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Chicken wings, pizza, W's

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That IPA 🏆

Session IPA

4.9% ABV

Light & extremely drinkable: We start with a malt background designed to enhance the hop character, then layer Mosaic and Simcoe hops resulting in a bright, expressive beer. 🏆 That IPA won the Bronze Medal for Session IPAs at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival! 🥉

Tasting Notes

A hopbursting fruit and citrus forward hop profile melds with a light and drinkable malt bill providing an IPA experience you will want again and again.

Beer Stats

Bronze Medal Winner: GABF 2019 - Session IPA
Hops: Simcoe, Mosaic, Zythos
Malts: Canadian Two Row, Honey Malt, Superior Pale

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Good Neighbor

American IPA

6.7% ABV

A wonderfully juicy and hazy IPA with prominent notes of tropical citrus and pineapple atop a soft malt base. The result is an inviting, easy drinking pleasure. Good neighbors share good beer!

Seasonals

These beers are available at different times throughout the year based on the season.

  • Oktoberfest
  • Summer Playlist
  • Buffaloasis
  • Spruce Almighty
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Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest / Marzen Lager

5.4%

Our traditional German-style fest beer is a malt-forward, super smooth drinking lager. The use of choice German malts, continental hops and our house lager strain results in a full malt flavor with a touch of hop bitterness and super crisp, clean finish.

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Summer Playlist

Hefeweizen / Wheat beer

4.5%

A light take on a traditional German-style Hefeweizen. Notes of banana, clove and tart wheat meld into a supremely refreshing ale with lively carbonation. This a perfect beer for an afternoon with your best friends and favorite records. Check out our summer playlist at the QR code on the can!

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Buffaloasis

Tropical IPA

6.5%

Escape to a warmer time in your mind with our new seasonal IPA. Brewed with Golden Promise malt and flaked wheat, then hopped with Citra, El Dorado, and Azacca to create a juicy, tropical fruit bomb of an IPA. Close your eyes,the beach isn’t too far off. Enjoy!

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Spruce Almighty

American IPA w/ Spruce Tips

6.5%

Our seasonal iteration of "Spruce" is an IPA brewed with classic American 'C' hops for punchy notes of citrus and pine, then boosted with additions of black spruce tips. Look no further for your prayers have been answered, this is the one you've been waiting for!

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Core Variants

A twist on our beloved core beers. Available on a rotational basis.

  • Ginger Snap Whale
  • White Russian Whale
  • Pumpkin Spice Whale
  • Pineapple Let’s Go Pils
  • Pink Grapefruit Let’s Go Pils
  • Meyer Lemon Let’s Go Pils
  • Jasmine Let’s Go Pils
  • Irish Cream Whale
  • Espresso Whale
  • Choco-Taco Whale
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Ginger Snap Whale

Brown Ale with Spices

5.9%

This luscious brown ale marries comforting notes of chocolate, coffee, and toasted grains with classic spices of cinnamon and ginger. A festive sipper, Ginger Snap Whale is as good with a rich dessert as it is being your warming and cozy, fireside companion.

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White Russian Whale

Brown Ale

5.9%

Abide in the easy presence of a White Russian Whale. Inspired by the classic cocktail that never goes out of style, our special brown ale underpins flavors of coffee and cream that really tie the whole beer together. It's like, you know, a beer that takes it easy, man.

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Coffee, Chocolate, Smooth

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Pumpkin Spice Whale

Brown Ale with natural flavors

5.9% ABV

The Whale is an unmistakable brown ale; smooth, surprisingly drinkable and packed with flavor. We layer distinctive english malts with a touch of hops to create flavors and aromas of coffee, chocolate and toasted grains. This special version is brewed with a custom blend of pumpkin pie spice for hints of cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and nutmeg. Enjoy!

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Pineapple Let’s Go Pils

American Pilsner with Pineapple

4.2%

A crisp and crushable lager brewed in the celebration of our hometown spirit. In this special version of Let’s Go Pils, we use only the finest pilsner malt, flaked corn, and German hops along with fresh pineapple puree. The result is a sweet and refreshing twist on a classic pilsner. Let's go!

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Pink Grapefruit Let’s Go Pils

American Pilsner with Pink Grapefruit

4.2%

A crisp and crushable lager brewed in the celebration of our hometown spirit. In this special version of Let’s Go Pils, we use only the finest pilsner malt, flaked corn, and German hops along with Pink Grapefruit. The result is a perfect warm weather lager with just the right citrus twist. Let's go!

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Meyer Lemon Let’s Go Pils

Pilsner

4.2%

A crisp and crushable lager brewed in the celebration of our hometown spirit. In this special version of Let’s Go Pils, we use only the finest pilsner malt, flaked corn, and German hops along with Meyer lemons. The result is a perfect warm weather beer with a light, citrusy kick and clean finish.

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Jasmine Let’s Go Pils

American Pilsner with Jasmine

4.2% ABV

A crisp lager brewed in the celebration of our hometown spirit. In this special version of Let’s Go Pils, we use only the finest pilsner malt, flaked corn, and German hops along with natural Jasmine to add a hint of floral sweetness; a firm reminder that warmer weather has arrived. Cheers!

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Irish Cream Whale

Brown Ale w/ Natural bourbon and vanilla

5.9% Alc / Vol

The Whale is an unmistakable brown ale; smooth, surprisingly drinkable and packed with flavor. We layer distinctive dark malts with a touch of hops to create flavors and aromas of coffee, chocolate and toasted grains. This special version is brewed with lactose for an enhanced sweetness and body, then conditioned with natural bourbon and vanilla.

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Espresso Whale

Brown Ale with Espresso Beans

5.9% ABV

The Whale is an unmistakable brown ale; smooth, surprisingly drinkable and packed with flavor. We layer distinctive english malts with a touch of hops to create flavors and aromas of coffee, chocolate and toasted grains. This special iteration is brewed with locally sourced espresso beans to amplify an already rich and wonderful beer with more robust coffee notes.

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Choco-Taco Whale

Brown ale with peanuts, vanilla, and chocolate

5.9%

We layer distinctive english malts with a touch of hops to create flavors and aromas of coffee, chocolate and toasted grains. This iteration is a nod to one of our favorite frozen treats! Made with real sugar cones, vanilla bean, chocolate, and peanuts; a delicious dessert-like beer wrapped in a can. Contains: Peanuts

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Imperials

These beers are available at different times throughout the year based on seasonality.

  • Bourbon Barrel Aged The Snow – Imperial Stout 🏆
  • The Snow – Imperial Stout 🏆
  • Bourbon Barrel Aged Ring Modulator
  • Ring Modulator
  • Heatrays
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Bourbon Barrel Aged The Snow – Imperial Stout 🏆

Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

9.9%

For this limited release, we aged our GABF Gold-medal winning Imperial Stout in a blend of single use bourbon barrels for over a year. The result is a luscious balance of roasted bitterness, vanilla, oak, and dark chocolate flavors in a warming, smooth beer. Let it warm in your glass to experience all this stout has to offer. Recommended serving temperature: 55º-60ºf

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The Snow – Imperial Stout 🏆

Imperial Stout

9.9%

2020 GABF Gold Medal Imperial Stout - The Snow balances alcohol notes, roasted bitterness and dark chocolate flavors in a warming, smooth beer perfect for a cold night by the fire. Let it warm in your glass to experience all this beer has to offer.

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Ring Modulator

Bourbon Barrel Aged German-Style Doppelbock

8.3% ABV

A dense, complex, and warming beer sourced from the finest German malts and hops. Garnering new layers of oak, vanilla, and pepper, this uber-special strong lager has been aged in Heaven Hill bourbon barrels for 18 months.

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Ring Modulator

German-Style Doppelbock

8.3% ABV

Ring modulation can produce a huge variety of complex sounds from simple audio sources. In a similar sense, we make this doppelbock with just a few German malts and hops to produce an incredibly rich and warming beer, full of bready, toffee, and caramel notes with a touch of sweetness. Enjoy!

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Barleywine

10.1% ABV

Our barleywine yields layers of English malts including Maris Otter Crystal 40 and Dark Crystal. Dry and fortified with fruity esters and a slight hop presence, this beer is a perfect compliment to short days and long nights.

Tasting Notes

Forenotes of Caramel, candied sugar, toasted marshmallow, and ripe prunes and plumes with hop characters of spice and a touch of earthiness ending in a warming finish.

Beer Stats

Hops: Columbus, Eldorado, Simcoe, Citra
Malts: Marris Otter, Carablond, CMC Two Row

Sours

Tart, refreshing and oh so good. We've brewed dozens of individual sour ales since opening in 2012 and continue to do so to this day. Look for select varieties in cans through the coming seasons. Cheers!

  • Peach Ring Sour Ale
  • Gose With – Mixed Berry
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Peach Ring Sour Ale

Sour Ale with Peach

6.7%

Immerse yourself in the luscious fusion of tartness and velvety sweetness. Crafted with peach purée and lactose, this beer captures the essence of gummy peach rings in a tantalizingly smooth and fruity delight.

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Gose With – Mixed Berry

Fruited Gose

6.5% ABV

*Limited release for 2023* Brewed with organic raspberry, blackberry, sweet cherry and lactose, this traditional German-style sour ale is delightfully juicy, tart and refreshing! No matter the time, this beer "gose with" just about anything.

Taproom Exclusive

CBW is rooted in brewing high-quality, award-winning beer in both classic and innovative beer styles. Through our process, we produce numerous small batches that you can only get at our Brewery & Taproom. Each batch is extremely limited and only available for a short time on draft and in 4-packs to-go!

  • Lorem Ipsum
  • Taproom IPA – Citra Lupomax
  • Taproom IPA – Citra
  • Taproom IPA – Mosaic
  • Thirst Aid Kit Grisette 🏆
  • High Tee
  • Interrobang 🏆
  • Tmavé Pivo
  • The Half
  • Frank
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Lorem Ipsum

All-malt Lager

5.1%

Lorem ipsum. An all-malt lager in the shape of beer to come. Easy drinking and balanced with a light body, distinct malt character, and delicate hop aroma.

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Taproom IPA – Citra Lupomax

American IPA

6.4%

The latest in our exploration of different yeast strains for our hazy, hoppy delights. Brewed with London III yeast, heaps of Citra in the dry hop and an abundance of oats, this creamy, hoppy delight is sure to please

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Taproom IPA – Citra

American IPA

6.4%

Hazy American IPA test batch brewed with Citra hops. Juicy with bright, tropical fruit aroma and flavor.

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Taproom IPA – Mosaic

American IPA

6.4%

Hazy American IPA test batch brewed with Mosaic hops. Dank and fruity with a low bitterness

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Thirst Aid Kit Grisette 🏆

Grisette

3.2%

Gold medal winning beer at the 2023 NYS Craft Beer Competition! Thirst Aid Kit comes to the rescue with it's extremely refreshing light body, earthy spice notes and crisp clean finish. Brewed with the finest pilsner malt, wheat, rye, and spelt, then lightly hopped and fermented to be very dry. Enjoy this beer often and safely!

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High Tee

Ale brewed with Oolong Tea and Lemons

5.5%

This refreshing ale designed in collaboration with The Buffalo Beer Geeks, is a tribute to the classic combo of a Half & Half. Fermented with lemon purée and oolong tea, this beer is perfect for a post round session with friends or relaxing with your feet up!

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Interrobang 🏆

IPA - American

7.2% ABV

Interrobang is an IPA with Mosaic and Amarillo hops. Bright citrus, dank pine, juicy peach come together with a mild bitterness complimented by a well rounded malt profile. 🏆 Interrobang was awarded the Gold Medal for American IPAs at the 2018 TAP NY Beer Competition!🏅

Tasting Notes

A well rounded IPA with Mosaic and Amarillo hops. Aromas and flavors of bright citrus, dank pine, juicy peach come together in a mildly bitterness complimented by a well rounded malt profile.

Beer Stats

Hops: Mosaic, Amarillo, Columbus
Malts: CMC Premium Two Row, CMC Superior Pale

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Tmavé Pivo

Czech-style Dark Lager

5.5% Alc. / Vol.

A mythical brew come to life! Existing primarily in the minds of brewers and annals of beer history, this Tmavé Pivo is the uncommon darkness in a sea of light. The finest European malt and hops bring depth and character to this smooth, dark lager. Boiled by dragonfire, fermented wtih magic, packaged by wizards; Na zdraví!

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The Half

Hazy Session IPA

3.8% Alc / Vol

Hazy session IPA brewed with Citra, Mosaic, and Bravo hops

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Frank

American Pale Ale

4.6% ABV

Like a dependable friend, Frank is here for you. A mellow malt base underlays piney and citrusy hop flavors, combining in a crisp American pale ale. Approachable, friendly, reliable⏤you can trust Frank, because everyone does.

Tasting Notes

Frank has a light, crisp, and drinkable malt profile. The hops contribute pine, grass, and citrus making a refreshing, highly drinkable pale ale.

Beer Stats

Hops: Zeus, Centennial, Zythos
Malts: Niagara Pilsner Malt, Château Cara Blond, Abbey Malt, Best Pils

Taproom Exclusives

Find these small batch beers only at the Brewery & Taproom

Want to try something you can’t find on the store shelf? Whether you’re someone who craves super fresh IPA’s, complex and rich stouts, or who enjoys exploring lesser-known beer styles, our small-batch taproom only releases have something to satisfy every taste. Each beer is carefully crafted using the finest ingredients, combining traditional brewing techniques with modern innovation.

Take a peek at our What’s On Tap page to see what we currently have available, most often for take home as well in 16oz 4-pack cans.

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