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Episode 35: Brewed and Bottled in Lewiston

Christopher and Jessica Budde opened Brewed and Bottled at 402 Center Street in Lewiston, NY back in August and have had a warm welcome from the community. With a great attitude and a great selection, it’s easy to see why.

I talked to both of them seperatley and put the two interviews together (they took turns so they could run the store, they’re doing it all themselves).

I was amazed at how similar their answers were!

Episode 29: Opening a brewery case study- West Shore Brewing Company

Josh Dziomba is opening a brewery in Clarence, but starting a brewery is really tough AND money intensive! Josh does a great job of remaining enthusiastic about the process. He hopes to open very shorty…but most importantly, check out

I’m joined this week by Bob Johnson from Niagara Malt and Ted Hawley from New York Craft Malt ( to talk about malt!

Episode 27: Rudy “Rudybob” Watkins

Rudybob Watkins is the head brewer over at Thin Man Brewing on Elmwood. He’s putting together a list of recipes to make Buffalo’s mouth water.

Episode 26: Four Mile Brewing

4 Mile Brewing: On the banks of the Allegheny, is the first brewery to open in Olean in over 100 years and they’re cranking out some great beer!

WNY Brews Hosts:

Scott Panfil

Scott Panfil


A musician, teacher, husband, father, and homebrewer. I live in the Southtowns with my wife and two small children. My favorite beer is Flower Power. It’s all about quality over quantity.

Clay Keel

Clay Keel


The chief brewing officer at 42 North Brewing Company in East Aurora.