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Buffalo on Tap: NY's largest craft beer festival

Posted at 5:16 PM, Jan 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-13 08:56:28-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — “In between when the Bills end and the springtime people want to get out of the house and get together and have a couple of beers," WYRK morning host, Clay Moden,says, who helped organize New York's largest craft beer festival.

The 7th annual Buffalo on Tap is already sold out for the weekend and is expecting more than 6,000 beer lovers to roam the convention center, testing their palates. Featuring more than 150 breweries and craft beer from across the world.

“Holy moly these guys love beer, they love craft beer, they support local so well," Jeffrey Osborne says.

Osborne the head brewer and partner at Stoneyard Brewing Company in Brockport, New York, “The craft beer injury is inane over the last five years, it’s been blowing up, we’re seen exponential growth in New York State breweries. We all compare and contrast beers all the time, I like to see what these guys are making, what’s selling well in this market.”

All ticket proceeds will benefit Western New York Heroes, a charity that works with local military members and their families.