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2's Brews: How is your favorite brewery holding up in the WNY Brewery Bracket?

Your vote matters! You can only vote once a day, and you can only do so by going to WGRZ.com/vote.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The bracket is set and the matches are officially underway for our "2's Brews: WNY Brewery Bracket."

We started with a list of 32 different breweries across Western New York and asked you to pick your favorites. From there, we took the top 16 most popular breweries and put them in the 2's Brews bracket.

Every weekday we will feature a different matchup on Daybreak and Most Buffalo that YOU can vote on. The winner of each matchup will go on to the next round.

The winner of each matchup will be announced the following day on Daybreak, Most Buffalo and online. You can view the first round matchups below. We will update this story every day to reflect the winners of each matchup.

Your vote matters! You can only vote once a day, and you can only do so by going to WGRZ.com/vote.

Credit: WGRZ

FIRST ROUND - SWEET 16

March 14: Big Ditch Brewing Company vs. Pearl Street Brewery

  • The first matchup was close with 3,614 total votes, but Pearl Street Brewery came out on top against Big Ditch Brewing Company. Pearl Street won the matchup with 2,042 votes.

March 15: New York Beer Project vs. Woodcock Brothers Brewery

  • This was another close matchup with 3,644 total votes. With 2,120 votes, Woodcock Brothers Brewery beat New York Beer Project in the second matchup.

March 16: 42 North Brewing Company vs. 12 Gates Brewing Company

  • 42 North Brewing Company is moving on to the second round. This matchup gathered a total of 2,675 votes. 42 North came out on top with 1,488 votes.

March 17: Resurgence Brewing Company vs. Eli Fish Brewing Company

  • Resurgence Brewing Company fell to Eli Fish Brewing Company in the brewery matchup on Thursday. In this matchup, 2,519 total votes were cast. Eli Fish won this round with 1,473 votes.

March 18: Ellicottville Brewing Company (EBC) vs. Windy Brew

  • Ellicottville Brewing Company (EBC) fell to Windy Brew. In this matchup, 3,746 total votes were cast. Windy Brew won with 2,197 votes.  

March 21: Thin Man Brewing vs. First Line Brewing

  • First Line Brewing is moving on to the second round. In this matchup, 2,629 votes were cast, and First Line Brewing came out on top with 1,875 votes.

March 22: Hamburg Brewing Company vs. Flying Bison Brewing Co.

  • Flying Bison Brewing beat the Hamburg Brewing Company in this matchup. Of the 1,560 votes cast, Flying Bison Brewing Co. received 939 votes.

March 23: Southern Tier Brewing Company vs. Community Beer Works

  • Southern Tier Brewing came out on top in the final matchup of the first round. In this matchup, 1,452 votes were cast, and Southern Tier Brewing came out on top with 997 votes. 

SECOND ROUND - ELITE EIGHT

March 24: Pearl Street Brewery vs. Woodcock Brothers Brewery

  • The first matchup of the second round was close with 9,473 total votes, but Pearl Street Brewery came out on top against the Woodcock Brothers Brewery. Pearl Street won the matchup with 4,902 votes.

March 25: 42 North Brewing Company vs. Eli Fish Brewing Company

  • Eli Fish Brewing Company is moving on to the next round. In this matchup, 3,270 votes were cast, and Eli Fish Brewing Company came out on top with 1,932 votes.

March 28: Windy Brew vs. First Line Brewing

  • Windy Brew fell to First Line Brewing. In this matchup, 12,692 total votes were cast. First Line Brewing won with 6,969 votes.  

March 29: Flying Bison Brewing Co. vs. Southern Tier Brewing

  • This was an extremely close matchup, but Flying Bison Brewing Co. came out on top against Southern Tier Brewing. Flying Bison Brewing Co. won the matchup with 2,897 votes - three more votes than Southern Tier.

THIRD ROUND - FINAL FOUR

March 30: Pearl Street Brewery vs. Eli Fish Brewing Company

  • Pearl Street Brewery is moving on to the championship round of the 2's Brews bracket. In this matchup, 10,945 total votes were cast. Pearl Street Brewery won with 5,594 votes.  

March 31: First Line Brewing vs. Flying Bison

  • It was a close race for this matchup, but First Line Brewing comes out ahead moving on to the championship round to go up against Pearl Street Brewery. Nearly 16,000 votes were cast. First Line Brewing beat out Flying Bison by just under 1,000 votes.

FOURTH ROUND - CHAMPIONSHIP

April 1: Pearl Street Brewery vs. First Line Brewing

  • Tune in to Daybreak and Most Buffalo on Monday, April 4 to find out which brewery is this year's "2's Brews Bracket" champion.