Drinking Points

A Society, Culture and History podcast
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A history podcast, brewed for your enjoyment. We have a passion for all things Buffalo, NY; especially our local beer and history. So crack open a cold one, and take a 15 mile trip down the Erie Canal with us. Remember to always drink responsibly, which means, you've gotta drink local.

Recent Episodes

We're back baby! Troy's been under the weather for about a week and a half, which we're not only going to use as an excuse for our absence, but we're also using it for the theme of this episode! We go over the history of Buffalo's largest hospital, which played an important role in the area during the 1918 flu pandemic. To go along with our theme of weird stuff that microorganisms do, we're drink…
Showing some love during the week of Valentine’s Day. As you may know we really dig talking about the Erie Canal, but Episode 48 is all about the Love Canal. We talk about how a city planned to be a clean, futuristic utopia powered by hydroelectricity lead to the creation of a toxic waste dump: the plan for a “Model City” really was a model on how not to dispose of toxic waste, and once you do di…
This week we felt that after recording last time with Vinylly Friday, we needed to take a break from the brews--of beer, that is--because in this episode we're drinking Barrel + Brine kombucha! We discuss the somewhat disturbing way that kombucha is made as well as the tons of other fermented goodies that Barrel + Brine has to offer! And on the historical end, Haley gets serious about WNY's Eerie…

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AlexGoldbach reviewed this podcast on May 15th, 2018
"Great mix between the history of areas all around Buffalo and the delicious craft beer that came about from these places! Troy and Haley are hilarious!"
thebeer_belly reviewed this podcast on Apr 11th, 2018
"Every episode is relatable. Even if youre not from Buffalo or Western New York, it feels like home while the show is on."
thespeakpodcast reviewed this podcast on Mar 21st, 2018
"History. Beer. Buffalo."

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Jan 26th, 2018
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Mar 15th, 2019
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