Buffalo Whiskey Riot
Saturday 23rd Mar, 2019

Adam's Mark Hotel and Event Center
120 Church Street Buffalo , NY 14202
Time: VIP: 3pm-7pm / GA 4pm-7pm
Cost: 45-100
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On Saturday, March 23, 2019 the Buffalo Whiskey Riot Festival will be taking over the Adam's Mark Hotel for an afternoon of whiskey education, whiskey celebration, and of course, whiskey tasting. Over 150 whiskies are expected to be in attendance as more than 1300 local whiskey drinkers get the chance to talk with master distillers and mingle with fellow fans of the spirit.
This will be the only Whiskey Riot event of the year - if you miss out, you’ll have to wait until February 2020

Here’s what to expect at Buffalo Whiskey Riot:
The event is co-hosted by Step Out Buffalo and Tommyrotter Distillery, who each bring their own unique expertise to the table to create what results in an amazing event for one and all. Each attendee receives a take-home full size rocks glass to be used for tasting in the event and is able to learn the ins-and-outs of whiskey from master distillers and brand ambassadors.

Buffalo Whiskey Riot encourages and celebrates education on the storied history, production, and experience of whiskey and all its varieties. All lovers of the spirit - whiskey aficionados and those just beginning their whiskey journey - are welcome. The event will be hosted in one 3-hour session, with VIP ticket holders being able to enter the event an hour before general admission.

General admission tickets are $45 and include admission to one session for:

  • Samples of 150+ types of whiskey
  • A traditional Whiskey Riot rocks tasting glass to take home
  • Drink tickets to classic whiskey cocktail bars
  • Access to exclusive Whiskey Riot master seminars and tastings

VIP tickets are $100 and include admission to:

  • Exclusive uncrowded VIP hour ahead of general Whiskey Riot start time: 1 hour early entry for exclusive access to every whiskey brand and cocktail bar for intimate, in-depth conversations with whiskey representatives and brand owners
  • A special Glencairn crystal Whiskey Riot tasting glass to take home
  • Access to limited and rare whiskeys that won't be on display during general admission hours
  • Drink tickets to classic whiskey cocktail bars
  • Access to exclusive Whiskey Riot master seminars and tastings

Seminars are included with Buffalo Whiskey Riot admission and are open seating. Whiskey Riot will have two master seminars, in the past these have included discussions led by Meghan Leary, author of Whiskey for Women, Zach Berger, The Macallan Brand Ambassador, Gerard Graham, Lot 40 Canadian Whiskey expert, Brandon Collins, Director of Distillery Operations for Long Island Spirits and ex-Buffalo Trace distiller.  Follow the event on Facebook for updates when this year’s presenters will be announced.

Tommyrotter DistilleryFour RosesSagamore SpiritPowers WhiskeyLot 40 Canadian WhiskySmooth AmblerHoneoye FallsHudson WhiskeyMonkey ShoulderThe BalvenieBlackened American WhiskeyInfuse SpiritsCopper & KingsDouglas Laing & CoBarr an UisceKAS SpiritsSt. Lawrence SpiritsThree Chord BourbonMeyer Farms DistilleryBlack Button DistilleryExitus WinesBird Dog WhiskeyCalumet BourbonKoval DistilleryPaul John Indian Single Malt WhiskyJack DanielsWoodford ReserveCatoctin CreekJourneyman DistilleryArdbegGlenmorangieJohnnie WalkerBulleit Frontier WhiskeyGeorge DickelSazeracBuffalo TraceSouthern Comfort1792Eagle RareFinger Lakes DistillingCask & CrewPeerless RyeFew SpiritsWidow JaneMisunderstood WhiskeyTempleton RyeVirginia Distillery CompanyWild TurkeyRussell’s ReserveBruichladdichWestland WhiskeyElijah CraigLarceny BourbonEvan WilliamsPikesville RyeNoble OakHighland ParkFive & 20 SpiritsIron Smoke DistilleryBushmills Irish WhiskeyPendleton WhiskyTwo James
+++ MORE!

Date: Saturday, March 23Time: General admission 4-7 pm // VIP 3 - 7 pmLocation: The Adam’s Mark HotelTickets: Here!

StepOutBuffalo.com is a local website based in Western New York that informs people on the latest and greatest happenings in the area. We're a popular and ever-growing resource for people all over the region, and now we’re bringing great events to the Queen City that encourage and support businesses in our community! Follow us: Snapchat (username: stepoutbuffalo) // Instagram @stepoutbuffalo // Twitter @stepoutbflo // Facebook (Step Out Buffalo).

The Tommyrotters’ Club was a band of rebellious artisans in the early 20th century who pursued their individual truths beyond all else. They sought adventure, mischief, and inspiration in nature. Honoring their industrious spirit of back, hand, and heart, Tommyrotter Distillery crafts small batch spirits using American grains. The distillery is located in Buffalo, New York’s historic Hydraulics manufacturing district and sells it’s whiskeys, gins and vodka throughout the Northeast and down the eastern seaboard.

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