Nickel City Drafts: A Drinking History of Buffalo, NY
Western New York has always had a curious affinity for the drink. This unique book traces Buffalo's history as seen through a pint glass, from its early days as a growing village, through Prohibition, to the current era.
I learned multiple interesting facts about New York. Ways that beer ties into the history in ways I never knew. A chronological timeline is followed. First settlers, the Erie Canal, Prohibition ...more
As a shipping port then and a frontier town before that, there were many reasons to drink and more people to drink with. We've still got some great breweries around town now and we're just getting some distillery action, so it's nice to see these industries coming back.