A limited number of tickets remain for the 4th annual Beerology beer tasting event at the Buffalo Museum of Science (1020 Humboldt Pkwy., Buffalo) on Saturday, May 12 from 6:00 to 9:00pm. The event is for adults 21 and over.

This museum fundraiser serves up science on tap, featuring home brewing demonstrations with the Niagara Association of Home Brewers and lectures by local “beerologists” on a variety of beer and science related topics. New this year will be a Hair of the Dog presentation discussing the science of a hangover.

To date, seventeen beer vendors have registered to be on-site pouring samples of their brews, including eight brands that are new to the event. They include: 

  • •              Brewery Ommegang
  • •              Consumer’s Beverages
  • •              Community Beer Works*
  • •              Ellicottville Brewing Company 
  • •              Flying Bison
  • •              Gordon Biersch*
  • •              Great Lakes Brewing Company
  • •              Innis & Gunn*
  • •              Long Trail Brewing Company
  • •              Magic Hat
  • •              McKenzie’s Hard Cider*
  • •              Mr. Goodbar
  • •              Otter Creek*
  • •              Pearl Street Grill & Brewery
  • •              Pyramid Breweries*
  • •              Roc Brewing Company*
  • •              Southern Tier Brewing*

*brands that are new to Beerology this year


Admission includes 10 drink tickets good for one 3 oz beer tasting each. Additional drink tickets may be purchased starting at 7pm. Tickets also include a commemorative beer glass, snacks from some of Buffalo’s best restaurants and food trucks, live entertainment and access to the museum’s permanent museum exhibits and galleries.

Confirmed food vendors include Bob & John’s La Hacienda, D’Avolio Olive Oils & Vinegars, Ebenezer Ale House, Gene McCarthy’s, Greek Goddess Products, Imperial Pizza, Oliver’s, R&R BBQ food truck, Roaming Buffalo food truck and Yancey’s Fancy.

Tickets are $40 and can be purchased online at www.sciencebuff.org or by calling 716-896-5200 ext. 385. A $5 discount is offered to museum members with a valid member number. This event has sold out every year, so tickets may not be available at the door.

Beerology is sponsored by Energy Mark, LLC and Yelp Buffalo. Guests will have the opportunity to have a complimentary photo taken in a PartyTimeBooth.com photo booth and other photography services will be provided by Stephie Lei Photography.  

For more information, visit www.sciencebuff.org.