Buffalo Whiskey Riot is the Only Event in Town Where You Can Try 200+ Whiskies

Cocktails, Drink, Event, Food & Drink, Spirits, Things to Do


Written by SOB Creative

Published on December 12, 2021

This article is a paid promotion sponsored by an SOB advertiser and designed to share valuable info with our readers.

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Did you know: There’s a festival dedicated entirely to tasting whiskey happening right here in Buffalo? 

That’s right, Whiskey Riot, Western New York’s premier event for whiskey enthusiasts, is back for 2022, and we couldn’t be more excited. Hosted by Tommyrotter Distillery and Step Out Buffalo, this is one of the most exciting, one-of-a-kind experiences you’ll find here in Buffalo. 

Whether you’ve been a whiskey-lover for years, are just getting started, or know absolutely nothing about whiskey at all, there’s something for everyone at Whiskey Riot 2022. 


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You’ll be able to sample 200+ whiskeys poured by the experts themselves, meet the distillers, brand founders, and representatives behind your favorite brands, and even attend master seminars to learn more about the nuances and intricacies of the whiskey industry. 

What’s even better? You’ll be able to enjoy all of this at the festival’s amazing location at Buffalo RiverWorks, plus a cigar tent & tobacco sales from Buffalo Cigars (new for this year!), live music by the Tommy Brunett band, and more. 

Did we mention tickets to Whiskey Riot make great holiday gifts? (Trust us, tickets to this event are what the whiskey-lover on your list really wants this season.)

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What’s Included: General Admission Tickets – $60

  • Samples of 200+ types of whiskey
  • An official Whiskey Riot tasting glass to take home
  • Whiskey cocktails from great brands
  • Access to cigar-smoking tent


What’s Included: The VIP Experience

  • Special access to limited edition rare whiskeys that will not be available during the General Admission time slot
  • Exclusive uncrowded VIP hour ahead of General Admission time slot: 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

New This Year

  • New Location – Buffalo Riverworks
  • Cigar Tent by Buffalo Cigars Outside on the Riverworks Wharf
  • Live Music by the Tommy Brunett Band

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Get Your Tickets Now

Ready to hit the hottest whiskey festival in the Western New York area? Purchase your tickets online to secure your spot at this must-attend event.

Whiskey Riot

Date: Saturday, February 19, 2022

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

Location: Buffalo RiverWorks

Must be 21 and over to attend. No exceptions.

This article is a paid promotion sponsored by an SOB advertiser and designed to share valuable info with our readers.

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