The Game Changer at Buffalo Wild Wings: Best Beer Ever! #Giveaway #TheGameChanger

July 15, 2013

Back when I first started drinking alcoholic beverages – Beer was my drink of choice.  Light beer. Since then, my tastes have progressively changed toward the foo-foo drinks, and long island iced tea’s. Problem is, it’s so hard for me to go back to beer and enjoy it.  So when I was contacted by Buffalo Wild Wings to try their new beer that pairs perfectly with their wings… I figured it wouldn’t hurt to try. Especially considering that I adore their wings.

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It’s Called The Game Changer!

And for darn good reason, too.  The idea behind the name Game Changer was that it would change the game of beer.  It’s definitely not a light beer with a watered down flavor, and it’s definitely not an I.P.A beer that’s super ‘hoppy’.Game Changer BeerBuffalo Wild Wings and their team of Brewmasters from Red Hook Brewery got together and worked hard on a beer that paired perfectly with BWWs wings and sauces.  They wanted a beer that complimented the wings, and was perfect while watching the game.

The ChallengeBeer Taste TestThey put us to the test with three different beers: The Game Changer, Coors Light, and a local I.P.A beer called the ‘612 Rated R.’  We were supposed to rate our thoughts on all of the senses of the beer and how they pair with the wings.

The Coors Light was pretty much exactly as I expected. It had that familiar taste that was pretty low-key and sort-of watered down.  I really don’t know how I ever drank so much of this light beer.

The 612 Rated R was by far the worst beer I have ever tasted in my life. I am *not* a fan of strong beer, and this was overly powering and left an awful taste in my mouth which I had to wash away with some wings.

And the Game Changer beer was so perfectly centered between the two: it wasn’t light and it wasn’t overpowered with Hopps.

Then we tried the beer matched up with wings.  With the wings; the Coors Light tasted like Beer-flavored-water.  I wasn’t even about to put another sip of the 612 Rated R in my mouth again. And then the Game Changer:  My husband tried this first. He said that he was so impressed with how well the game changer beer paired with the Mango Habanero sauce – and took the burn away from his mouth to leave a perfect taste of beer.Beer Taste Test 2So of course I reached for those wings and took a giant bite.  The sauce is fantastic… to start.  Then I had a sip of beer and to me the hopps flavor was exaggerated – so I didn’t love the combination.  But – after a minute or two my mouth started BURNING. FIRE FIRE FIRE!!!! I was literally sweating. Yowzas!Beer and Wings

A little bit later I was able to order some of my favorite BWW wings: Medium Buffalo. Now: That was certainly a perfect pairing.. The beer tasted amazing afterwards and did a good job of cooling me down. This would be my ultimate combination.

Gosh I’m getting Hungry now!!

Starting TODAY – Monday the 15th of July – you can order the Game Changer at any Buffalo Wild Wings.  I highly recommend that you go and check it out – maybe preform your own taste test! I’m really excited to get back there soon for some more!

Thanks to Buffalo Wild Wings for inviting me out to try the new beer and providing me with a promotional Thank-You item for my time, as well as offering to have us host a giveaway!

Win It!!!!

One Lucky GC2C Reader will win a $25 Gift Card to Buffalo Wild Wings to have a chance to test out the Game Changer!

How to Enter: Leave a Relevant Comment on this post
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Rules: You do not have to be a blogger to enter/win. An email address is required to enter. The winner will be chosen randomly through Rafflecopter and contacted via the email registered in Rafflecopter. A reply to the winning email is required within 48 hours before a new winner is chosen. One person entering per household please. US only please.

This giveaway ends at 11:59 PM EST on August 9th, 2013

Comments

  1. Sarah C. says:

    I would probably enjoy the IPA – I love super hoppy beer. I haven’t been to BW3’s in a long time. Perhaps we will have to go for lunch at work one day this week.

  2. latanya says:

    I love Wild Wings!

  3. You’re more brave than I am! I would hate something that burned like that!

  4. Sarah Beth (pinksarahh) says:

    My favorite place to eat!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. I’ve never been to Buffalo Wild Wings but sounds like it would be a fun place to go with my husband.
    Thanks!

  6. Christina says:

    We just recently got a BWW here. Love them.., especially the fried pickles and the parmesan garlic wings!

  7. Robin Wilson says:

    I love Buffalo Wild Wings and have never been much of a beer drinker either, but am willing to try their new beers.

  8. We love BWW especially on the game day.

  9. steve weber says:

    I cannot get enough bdubs.. love this place.. hope I win!

  10. Cynthia R says:

    Cool, love Buffalo Wild Wings, Can’t wait to try the game changer, sounds like my kind of beer!

  11. Leann Lindeman says:

    When we go I order the chicken tenders with Jamacian Jerk sauce!

  12. Have never been there but there is one the next town over I’d like to try

  13. Amanda Alvarado says:

    We love their wings! Will have to go try the new beer with them next time we go!

  14. My husband and I like to go there and then go to a movie afterwards on our monthly date nights.

  15. Denise N says:

    My family enjoys Buffalo Wild Wings. My oldest daughter actually requests to go there because she likes the wings! My husband likes the beer. I like the upbeat atmosphere. My youngest, the mini hotdogs.

  16. Samantha C. says:

    One of hubby’s favorite places to eat!

  17. Susan Smith says:

    I love Buffalo Wild Wings, I have never tried their beers but it would fun to different beers.

  18. love their wings

  19. rich morris says:

    I’ll have to keep an eye out for the Game Changer. Love going there either with the guys or even during the day with my children

  20. Margaret Smith says:

    My mouth is watering right now. We just had a Buffalo Wild Wings open by us. Haven’t tried them yet, but I’m looking forward to it.

  21. I love BWW! I haven’t been there in a few years though, time to go back!

  22. Ann Fantom says:

    We love Buffalo Wild Wings! Thanks for the chance to win

  23. I’ve never been to a Buffalo Wild Wings, but they’ve recently built one in a nearby town, so I’ll be trying them out. I wonder where the nambe buffalo wings originated from???

  24. April Brenay says:

    we got to BWW during football season, love to watch Seahawk games at the Tacoma BWW!

  25. LOOOOOOOVE that place! Their boneless wings are to die for!

  26. Thomas Murphy says:

    I love Buffalo Wild Wings!

  27. I love coming here with my sister – the food is great!

  28. best wings ever!

  29. I love their wings, especially their parmesan garlic wings! It would be fun to go with my husband and taste test the beer and eat some great wings!

  30. awesome giveaway. i haven’t been to BWW in years!!

  31. I’ve only been to BWW once. Would love to go again. Definitely know not to trust my bf to order the wings- Hot is way too hot for me 🙂

  32. Michelle C says:

    I haven’t been to BWW for a while, but I used to love their Black and Blue burgers. Thanks for the chance to win!
    mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

  33. pinky sade says:

    This looks amazing! You’re making me hungry!

  34. Debra Guillen says:

    We love Buffalo Wild Wings and eating there for free would be even better…thanks for the giveaway.

  35. Amy Honious says:

    i remember when this restaurant started in ohio (hubby’s dad owned the bakery that delivered their buns). we love their sauce and they make a super-mean veggie burger! thanks for such a nice prize

  36. I would love to win this and give it to my son for his birthday that is coming up. He loves beer and so does his dad so maybe he would let him tag along!!!

  37. My son and his friends go to Buffalo Wild Wings all the time. I would love to win and share the gift card with him. Thanks~!

  38. Kathie Craig says:

    I haven’t had Buffalo Wild Wings for a long time. I would love to try them again!!

  39. Connie C. says:

    We love BWW!!! We never had one close until just recently, so we are excited!!

  40. I’ve never been to Buffalo Wild Wings .. I’m a lightweight so I’d have to order Honey Barbecue Wings .. can’t handle too much spice .. thank you

  41. I BBW! I want some boneless wings right now!

  42. BIL HOFF says:

    Love the teriyaki and garlic wings!!

  43. Jennifer frank-lopez says:

    BWW is always hubby’s first choice for dinner on date night

  44. My son loves going there for wings.

  45. Leslie Galloway says:

    Our whole family loves BWW, and I’m excited to try your ultimate combo. It sounds great!

  46. Krista R says:

    I love BWW’s potato wedges with cheese, dipped in ranch. Yum!

  47. OMG I LOVE their honey bbq wings!!!

  48. carlaboo11 says:

    i haven’t been to BWW in years and I am due back for sure!

  49. Hubby and I were there last month for the first time ever, loved it! We will definitely be back again.

  50. I love Buffalo Wild Wings.

  51. Victoria Carlson says:

    I may not drink beer, but I absolutely LOVE BWW! It is one of my favorite places to go just to hang out and eat delicious food! 🙂

  52. Donna Pyszk says:

    I love going to buffalo wild wings and I love the variety of wings to choose from.

  53. Danielle Porter says:

    What a fun date nice place! 🙂

  54. Katie Bellamy says:

    I LOVE Buffalo Wild Wings!!

  55. Stephanie says:

    I love buffalo wild wings! However there arent any around my location! I would use this when I go to visit my boyfriend!

  56. christina o says:

    My kids are hooked on this place!

  57. Samantha D. says:

    Me an my mom love to go there when we need a shopping day pick me up. Drinks, and a whole bunch of appetizers to share. Yum. Its filling and just enough.

  58. Veronica L. says:

    We just had a Buffalo Wild Wings open up in our town about two months ago and I have yet to try it out. But I have heard nothing but great things about their wings 🙂

  59. Jeanna Wise says:

    One of my favorite restaurants! Love me some wings!

  60. Stacey B says:

    BWW has some of the best wings in town!

  61. Melanie Montgomery says:

    My husband has never been here, he would love it

  62. Belinda B says:

    I’m not big on spicy food but my hubby loves it! Buffalo Wild Wings has something for both of us 🙂

  63. Kyl Neusch says:

    love their wings!

  64. I LOVE Buffalo Wild Wings! Thanks for the chance to win!

  65. christine jessamine says:

    I love buffalo wildwings and I love their variety for beer

  66. Dawn Monroe says:

    Ive never been to BWW b ut my son goes sometimes with buddies to watch sports.

  67. Austin Baroudi says:

    I watch the fights there every time they are on! Great way to beat PPV prices and the food is delicious! Love Buffalo Wild Wings!

  68. Denise S says:

    I’ve never been there, but we have one in town and I want to try it!

  69. I have never been to a Buffalo Wild Wings but I have been wanting to give their wings a try!

  70. we love eating at buffalo wild wings

  71. i absolutely LOVE BW3 . their fried mushrooms rock

  72. I love eating at Buffalo Wild Wings, great atmosphere and sports all around

  73. Heather S. says:

    We love taking the kids to BW3!

  74. There is a Buffalo Wild Wings close to us but we’ve never went there yet. I liked seeing your pictures we’re going to have to go sometime. In the background I saw a Steeler’s jersey and it seems to be decorated in black and gold. Definitely need to check it out this season.

  75. diane Baum says:

    Love to go to Buffalos in the autumn and watch football

  76. Keeley Sullivan says:

    Love this site!

  77. I have always wanted to go there. We have one in town, but I keep forgetting about it.

  78. Jill Myrick says:

    I don’t have much of a taste for beer but my husband does.
    We would both love to try the wings,yum.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

  79. Mihaela D. says:

    I’ve never been to Buffalo Wild Wings

  80. john hutchens says:

    my family loves BWW

  81. We love wings!

  82. tiffany lane says:

    i love their carribean jerk sauce

  83. I love BWW . We make a meal of several appetizers. As for that “hoppy” beer, that kind makes a great hair setter!

  84. i have never been to buffalo wild wing, my kids love it though (they go with my exhusband) i would love to check it out and i am not much of drinker, so beer is out, thanks

  85. they have the best wings! ferriza2(at)yahoo(dot)com

  86. Brittney House says:

    I love trying all the different wings at BWW!

  87. That is just one more excuse for me to go!! I LOVE BW3’s!!! I am there at least twice a month

  88. my favorite place to eat

  89. Derk Thomas says:

    Beer and wings is a classic combo. The right beer does make a difference.

  90. i love there burgers

  91. My son’s favorite place to eat. Thanks for the giveaway!

  92. bonnette says:

    They just opened a Buffalo Wild Wings in my area. We would love to try it out.

  93. Angela cisco says:

    We visit at least once a month to watch a UFC pay-per view. Great wings and free fights… can’t beat that.

  94. Susan Smith says:

    We go to Buffalo Wild Wings a couple of times a month for take out wings

  95. This beer sounds fantastic, I love my beer, and really need to take a trip to BWW to try it out soon!

  96. I love Buffalo Wild Wings. They are one of the few local restaurants that have an allergen free menu.

  97. Thanks! I’ve never been here, but there’s one around here. It would be nice to try it!

    sugarsweet7202@yahoo(dot)com

  98. i’ve never eaten here, but have always wanted to try!

    rafflecopter: daniel

  99. I HAVE ONE THE NEXT TOWN OVER AND HAVE YET TO EAT THERE

  100. Mya Murphy says:

    I have never gone to BWW… I would love to win this!! I can’t afford eating out otherwise 😛

  101. This is my new favorite restaurant! Going there for lunch actually. Love the make your own burger option and you can have chicken instead – fun! SO GOOD!

  102. I would love to try our local Buffalo Wild Wings.

  103. Since it’s lunch time right now and I haven’t eaten yet you made me hungry. That beer looks good too!

  104. Still haven’t tried it out yet but sounds delicious!

  105. I just tried this restaurant for the first time this past weekend.

  106. thanks for the giveaway! my friend LOVES to go here, so I’d like to win this for him.

  107. Mary Cloud says:

    Thanks for the giveaway – I’ve never eaten there but would love to
    annabella @ centurytel dot net

  108. Tanya White says:

    I have never been there before but I have heard great things about it.

  109. Nicole Millheim says:

    I love Buffalo Wild Wings!

  110. Vikki Billings says:

    I have never eaten at Buffalo Wild Wings even though there is one close to my house, but I would love to try it.

  111. I love eating there!

  112. I really enjoy a beer on occasion, so this would be a great treat!

  113. Lorena Keech says:

    I’d like to try the beer, but I kind of prefer stout beers.

  114. My friend and I were just talking about BWW last night. Specifically that I’ve never been.

  115. Barbara Long says:

    I’m not a beer drinker but I would still love a Buffalo Wild Wings gift card for their food.

    longbarb11@aol.com

  116. Susan Christy says:

    Buffalo Wild Wings is a favorite – like that they give the sauce on the side.

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