Aprils Brewsletter


APRIL | 4.10.2017

Spring is here and with it comes great beer. We’re excited to announce that our April ‘Beer of the Month’ will be (drum-roll please)… Victory Brewing Company! Save on select 6pk and 12pk’s of Victory beer at your local Consumer’s Beverages.

This month we continue our April initiative of supporting Parkinson’s disease awareness. While shopping at any Consumer’s Beverages throughout the month of April, you will have the opportunity to donate $1 to the National Parkinson Foundation WNY. This is a cause that is dear to us and we hope you consider donating.
To learn more about NPFWNY, click here.

Muskoka Brewery (Ontario) is back and Consumer’s Beverages is the only place to get it! Try their Moonlight Kettle ‘Cool as Cuke’, Craft Lager, and/or Mad Tom IPA. Check out our tasting schedule to find out where you can try it before you buy it!

Through the month of April, when you buy a 12pk of Stella Artois you’ll receive a Stella Artois chalice ($9 value!) as well as a Stella Artois chocolate bar (1.25oz) while supplies last. Consider it our Easter gift to you!

Magic Hat’s ‘Choose Your Hefe’ 6pk has hit the shelves! Comprised of three bottles each of Circus Boy & Zircus Boy hefeweizen, buy a 6pk along with any other Magic Hat 6pk, 12pk, or growler, and you’ll receive a set of Magic Hat stone coasters while supplies last!

Keep scrolling to find some great Spring seasonal beers and important April drinking days!

Time For Spring Beers

Otter Creek Fresh Slice  |  Style: Belgian IPA  |  ABV: 5.5%
Fresh Slice features the spicy, estery flavor profile of Belgian yeast laced with the juicy hop flavors and aromas of American hops. Features a crisp, fresh citrus ripeness deriving from additions of clementine juice and sweet orange peel in the brew process.

Ballast Point Bonito  |  Style: Blonde Ale  |  ABV: 4.5%
An approachable beer, with some substance. This brew draws you in with its golden color and soft malt character, while the light mouth-feel and dry finish keeps you coming back.

Victory Kirsch Gose  |  Style: Gose |  ABV: 4.7%
Pours a ruby to light red with white foam. Aroma of fresh sour cherries with flavors of tartness, intense rounded cherry character, and a refreshing salty character. Crisp carbonation and light body are both combined into a thirst quencher.

Dyngus Day Favorites

Flying Bison Polonia Pils (Available week of 4/10)  |  Style: Czech Pilsner |  ABV: 5.3%
Locally brewed, this Czech pilsner is made specifically for the home of Dyngus Day. Light bodied,, Polonia Pils is the perfect beer to have while waving your pussy-willow.

Okocim  |  Style: Pale Lager  |  ABV: 5.6%
Imported from Poland, Okocim uses Polish hop varieties, malted barley and pure spring water from the Tatra mountain range to create a great beer to enjoy with Polish cuisine.

Tyskie |  Style: Euro Pale Lager  |  ABV: 5.6%
Straight from Tychy, Poland, Tyskie is golden in color with light hop aroma. This pale lager is the perfect blend of flavor and drink-ability. 

Zywiec |  Style: Euro Pale Lager  |  ABV: 4.2%
A classic Euro pils, Zywiec is an easy-sipper with a low ABV. Perfect for the porch!

Important BEER Drinking Dates

April 1: April Fools Day
April 2: Sabres Game – vs. Islanders
April 3: Sabres Game – vs. Maple Leafs
April 5: Sabres Game – vs. Canadiens
April 7: National Beer Day
April 8: Buffalo Bisons Home Opener
April 8: Sabres Game – @ Panthers
April 9: Sabres Game – @ Lightning
April 16: Easter
April 17: Dyngus Day
April 18: Tax Day
April 20: National Enjoyment Day
April 22: Earth Day
April 27-29: NFL Draft