Buffalo breweries are a new wave of local businesses dedicated to innovation and quality. Take a tour to see how the professionals brew their beer. Enjoy many of the beer oriented festivals taking place all over our region. Throughout the United States, the number of breweries is now over 3,000 - up from a low of just 44 in the late-1970s - and growing faster than ever. Buffalo is riding this wave of development, one that complements the area’s broader social and economic resurgence. But the growth of the beer industry in the Queen City is less about building something new than it is about rebuilding what once was. Today, Buffalo’s craft beer market is thriving and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Beer-loving visitors to the Queen City have much to celebrate - and much to drink.