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Buffalo Whiskey Riot 2020

February 29, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


On February 29, 2020 you’ll get to try over 200 whiskies, taste creative whiskey cocktails, meet master distillers, and more. Ready for the ultimate whiskey festival experience? Keep reading.

Buffalo Whiskey Riot is back and bigger than ever with plenty of new whiskey brands for you to try! Hosted by Tommyrotter Distillery and Step Out Buffalo, this event is *THE* event of the year for whiskey lovers and the whiskey curious.




General admission tickets are $47.50 and include admission for:

– Samples of 200+ types of whiskey (we’re continually updating this list.

– An official Whiskey Riot tasting glass to take home

– Whiskey cocktails from great brands

– Access to a Buffalo Cigars cigar-smoking tent

VIP tickets are $120 and include admission to:

-Special access to limited edition and rare whiskies that will not be available during the General Admission time (list to be added in mid-December!)

– 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

– A special Glencairn Crystal Glass tasting glass to take home, instead of the General Admission rocks glass

-A private sitting and dining area on the upstairs balcony

-Included full-meal buffet (multiple choices of appetizers and entrees (pasta, beef, chicken)


Laphroaig 25 Year
Bowmore 23 Year
Yamazaki 12
Knob Creek Quarter Oak
Glen Scotia 25 Year
Tullamore Dew 18 Year
WhistlePig Rye Whiskey 15 Year
Dalmore 18 Year
Briuchladdich Black Art #5.1 – 24 Year
McKenzie 10 YR Single Malt
Iron Smoke CASKet Strength Bourbon
E.H. Taylor Jr. Small Batch Straight Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey
Southern Tier Distilling Bottled-In-Bond Bourbon
St. George Lot 19 Single Malt
Tommyrotter Napa Valley Heritage Cask Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Barrell Craft Spirits 15 Year Bourbon
Westland Garryana 2018 edition 3/1 Single Malt American Whiskey 112 Proof
Coppersea Big Angus Green Malt Whiskey
Duke Rye Grand Cru Founders Reserve
Mossburn No. 3 Blair Athol 10 year old Vintage Cask
Cabernet Finished Ironweed Rye
Hakushu 12
Makers Private Select
Kilbeggan Single Pot Still
Black Button Single Barrel Four Grain Bourbon
Blackened Batch 81
Cotswolds Founder’s Choice Single Malt
Cutwater Spirits Devil’s Share Bourbon
Journeyman Field Rye




– Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020

– Time: General admission 4-7 pm // VIP 3 – 7 pm

– Location: Buffalo RiverWorks

– Cost: General admission $47.50 per session // VIP $120 per session

– Must be 21 and over to attend. No exceptions.



Black Button Bourbon Cream
Black Button Four Grain Bourbon
Black Button Empire Rye

Blackened American Whiskey

Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon
Wild Turkey Rare Breed
Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit
Wild Turkey Longbranch Bourbon

Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky

Cutwater Spirits Devil’s Share Single Malt
Cutwater Spirits Black Skimmer Bourbon

McKenzie Pure Pot Still Whiskey
McKenzie Rye Whiskey
McKenzie Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Honeoye Falls Red Saw Rye Whiskey
Honeoye Falls Red Saw Bourbon Whiskey

Iron Smoke Apple Wood Smoked Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Rattlesnake Rosies’s Apple Pie Whiskey
Rattlesnake Rosies’s Maple Bacon Bourbon

Journeyman Last Feather Rye
Journeyman Featherbone Bourbon
Journeyman Corsets, Whips & Whiskey
Journeyman Silver Cross Four Grain Whiskey

KOVAL Millet Whiskey
KOVAL Oat Whiskey
KOVAL Bourbon Whiskey
KOVAL Four Grain Whiskey

Michter’s Kentucky Straight Rye
Michter’s Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Michter’s American Whiskey
Michter’s Sour Mash

Misunderstood Ginger Spiced Whiskey

The Sexton Irish Whiskey
Proper No. 12 Irish Whiskey
Bushmills Irish Whiskey
Red Bush Irish Whiskey

Westland Whiskey

Cask & Crew Rye Whiskey
Cask & Crew Ginger Spice
Cask & Crew Walnut Toffee
Cask & Crew Orange Roasted

Sazerac Rye Whiskey
Buffalo Trace Bourbon
1792 Small Batch

Southern Tier Distilling Straight Bourbon
Southern Tier Distilling Smoked Bourbon
Southern Tier Distilling 2X Hopped Whiskey
Southern Tier Distilling American Whiskey

St. George Spirits Breaking & Entering American Whiskey
St. George Spirits Baller Single Malt
St. George Spirits Dry Rye

Kentucky Owl Confiscated Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Loch Lomond Whiskey
Loch Lomond 12 Year
Glen Scotia 15 Year

Three Chord Blended Bourbon
Three Chord Amplify Rye
Three Chord Twelve Bar Reserve

Barr an Uisce Wicklow Hills
Barr an Uisce Wicklow Rare
Barr an Uisce 1803 10-Year-Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey
The Tweeddale

Bird Dog Kentucky Bourbon
Calumet Farm Small Batch Bourbon
Calumet Farm 10 Year Bourbon

WhistlePig Rye Whiskey 10 Year
WhistlePig Rye Whiskey Farmstock
WhistlePig Rye Whiskey PiggyBack

Hudson Baby Bourbon
Fistful of Bourbon
Glenfiddich 15 Year
Monkey Shoulder Scotch

Tommyrotter Triple Barrel American Whiskey
Tommyrotter Cask Strength Bourbon-Barrel Gin
Tommyrotter Cider Cask Finished Tennessee Straight Whiskey

Powers Irish Whiskey Three Swallow
Powers Irish Whiskey John’s Lane
The Glenlivet 14 Year
The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve
Smooth Ambler Contradiction
Smooth Ambler Old Scout Bourbon
Rabbit Hole Bourbon
Rabbit Hole Rye

Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon
Four Roses Single Barrel Bourbon
Four Roses Bourbon

Barrell Dovetail Whiskey
Barrell Bourbon Batch 23
Barrell Vatted Malt Whiskey
Barrell Infinite Barrel Project

Coppersea Springtown American Whiskey
Coppersea Excelsior Straight Bourbon
Coppersea Bonticou Crag Straight Malted Rye
Coppersea Bottled-in-Bond Malted Rye

Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye 80 Proof
Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye 92 Proof
Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye Cask Proof

Sagamore Spirit Rye Double Oak
Sagamore Spirit Rye Cask Strength
Sagamore Spirit Rye

West Cork Bourbon Cask Irish Whiskey
West Cork 8yr Small Batch Single Malt Irish Whiskey
West Cork Black Cask Irish Whiskey
West Cork Barrel Proof Irish Whiskey
West Cork Glengarriff Peat Charred Cask Irish Whiskey
West Cork Glengarriff Bog Oak Charred Cask Irish Whiskey
West Cork 12yr Rum Cask Finish
Chymes Canadian Whisky

Dalmore Single Malt
Shackleton Blended Malt Whiskey
Diplomatico Rum

Bruichladdich Port Charlotte 10 YR Scottish Barley Single Malt
Bruichladdich Islay Barley Unpeated Single Malt Scotch Whiskey
Bruichladdich Scottish Barley Classic Laddie Unpeated Single Malt Scotch Whiskey
Bruichladdich Octomore 10.3 Heavily Peated Single Malt Scotch Whiskey

Westland American Oak Single Malt Whiskey 92 Proof
Westland Peated Oak Single Malt Whiskey 92 Proof
Westland Sherry Wood Single Malt Whiskey 92 Proof

Devil’s River Whiskey Small Batch Bourbon
Devil’s River Whiskey Rye Whiskey
Devil’s River Whiskey Barrel Strength

Duke Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Duke Grand Cru Kentucky Reserve Bourbon
Duke Double Barrel Rye

Belle Isle Moonshine 100 Proof
Belle Isle Moonshine Cold Brew
Belle Isle Moonshine Ruby Red
Belle Isle Moonshine Blood Orange

Hartman’s Distilling Co Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Hartman’s Distilling Co Straight Rye Whiskey

Mossburn Speyside Blended Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Mossburn Island Blended Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Hatozaki Finest Japanese Whisky
Hatozaki Small Batch Japanese Whisky

Ironweed Bourbon
Ironweed Rye
Ironweed Straight Malt

Steelbound Sour Mash Corn Whiskey
Steelbound Unaged Sour Mash Moonshine

Prize Fight Irish Whiskey
Douglas Laing Big Peat Whisky
Scallywag Speyside Malt Scotch Whisky
The Epicurean Lowland Malt Scotch Whisky

Suntory Toki
Hibiki Harmony
Jim Beam Black
Jim Beam Peach
Jim Beam Honey
Jim Beam Apple
Jim Beam Red Stag
Makers Mark
Makers 46
Makers Cask Strength
Kilbeggan Single Grain
Tyrconnel Maderia Cask
Tyrconnel Sherry Cask
Basil Hayden Bourbon
Basil Hayden Dark Rye
Knob Creek
Knob Creek Rye
Laphroaig 10 YR
Laphroaig Select
Laphroaig Lore
Laphroaig Quarter Cask
Auchentoshan American Oak
Auchentoshan Three Wood
Bowmore 12 Year
Bowmore 15 Year

High West American Prairie Bourbon
High West Double Rye!
High West Rendezvous
High West Campfire

Rittenhouse Rye
Larceny Bourbon
Elijah Craig

George Dickel
Diageo Scotches
Crown Royal
Johnnie Walker



More information regarding Buffalo Whiskey Riot can be found WhiskeyRiotFestival.com.





Please drink responsibly. Management and vendors have the right to refuse anyone who appears to be intoxicated.


Here’s a few ideas: Uber, Lyft, a taxi, a selfless friend, your mom.

We’re more than happy to help you arrange a ride home. If you need assistance, please let us know.



Buffalo RiverWorks has an outdoor parking lot that is free of charge. In the likely event that the RiverWorks lot fills up, there is over flow parking available in the next lot over managed by All Pro for a $5 fee. Whiskey Riot strongly advocates using a ride service like Lyft, Uber or a taxi (or a pickup ride from a generous designated driver) for safe transportation from the event.


February 29, 2020
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Buffalo RiverWorks
359 Ganson Street,
Buffalo,, New York 14203
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