Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by Ford, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. Ford

    Ford Sep 8, 2012 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Went to the tasting/tour today... had the usual 1836...good as usual.. then I had the Double Buffalo.. liked it even more.. and finally... one of the best beers from Houston I've had..IMO of course.. Buffalo Sunset.. it seems to be a double black IPA.... brewed with coffee... really unique tasting and really awesome..

    From what I think I heard there.. I believe it is going to become a regular in their lineup all year.. I hope so.. and I hope they actually start bottling in numbers... because this stuff I would buy over and over again...
  2. rainerschuhsler

    rainerschuhsler May 17, 2012 Texas
    Beer Trader

    I'm glad someone here went and reported back. I thought it was called Black Buffalo...that's what I saw on Twitter anyway. A black IPA with coffee sounds weird but it may just be weird enough to work. I hope it had plenty of roasty/toasty flavor to complement the coffee.
  3. Ford

    Ford Sep 8, 2012 Texas
    Beer Trader

    As someone who isn't the biggest IPA fan.. but is a fan of coffee porters/stouts... I really loved it.. you could taste some hops, but they were certainly moved into the background more... there was a roast coffee flavor there and the bitterness... I loved it.

    I don't consider myself an expert by any means.. but I thought it was a great beer.

    I was there with two other people and all three of us felt like it was the best beer we have ever had there.

    Side note: Frank's Pizza in downtown Houston on Travis Street has 1836 on tap now... 3 bucks.... great deal and a great beer to drink with your pizza.
  4. Ford

    Ford Sep 8, 2012 Texas
    Beer Trader

    I went again today and picked up the Texas Independence Day Mason jar... it's cool... it was by far the busiest they have ever been I bet... the line was REALLY long and they only had up one bar to pour at.. with three beers... 1836, Double Buffalo and Buffalo Sunset. If crowds are going to be that big, they need to figure out a better system... and they don't seem to pour as much as Karbach or No Label do at their tasting events... but it is still fun.

    I do like Karbach quite a bit more.. but these guys are progressing well in my opinion...good times.
  5. PhatAtUT

    PhatAtUT Jul 31, 2009 Texas
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    pours were weak today. sunset is terrible. still a good time though.
  6. Ford

    Ford Sep 8, 2012 Texas
    Beer Trader

    I really like Sunset a lot.... and the pours were super small.
  7. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Feb 21, 2011 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Do they not still give everyone 6 poker chips? Even if its a light pour with 6 opportunities it should be a good time
  8. Ford

    Ford Sep 8, 2012 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Today it was 4 chips.. PLUS the small initial glass of 1836.. but the lines were so long today I had the first 1836, one Buffalo Sunset and one Double Buffalo... then it was time to go.... not a huge complaint and I still had a good time with my friends... but they were not prepared for how big the crowd was... they were still friendly and trying hard to keep up though.
  9. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Apr 13, 2010 Texas

    Man, that's a good pizza. Can't believe I got a ticket for open container there...
  10. paymerick

    paymerick Feb 24, 2013 Texas

    Had a Double Buff about a month or so ago on tap at the Sugarland Saucer, really enjoyed it. Have to have it again.
  11. Ford

    Ford Sep 8, 2012 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Saw that Premium Draught in the Heights has Smoke on the Bayou for growler fills now.
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