Buffalo Whiskey Riot 2023

Sat, Feb 18
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Admission starts at: $88
Buffalo RiverWorks • 359 Ganson St, Buffalo 14203


You’ll get to try over 200 whiskies, taste creative whiskey cocktails, meet master distillers, and more.

Hosted by Step Out Buffalo & Tommyrotter Distillery:

On February 18, 2023 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 ready to rock! This event is *THE* event of the year for whiskey lovers and the whiskey curious. .

Check out this awesome video from a past event above, and follow Whiskey Riot on Facebook to stay in the loop on all festival details!



– Date: Saturday, February 18, 2023

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

– Location: Buffalo RiverWorks

– Cost: General admission $75.54 per session // VIP $150.35 per session

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



General admission tickets are $75.54 and include admission for:

– Samples of 200+ types of whiskey (we’ll update the list with brands shortly!)

– An official Whiskey Riot tasting glass to take home

– Whiskey cocktails from great brands

– Access to cigar-smoking tent

VIP tickets are $150.35 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 late-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

– An official Whiskey Riot tasting glass to take home

-A private sitting and dining area on the upstairs balcony

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


VIP WHISKIES (Continually Evolving As More Brands Sign On)

Glenfiddich 18YR

Kentucky Owl Takumi Special Edition

Liberties 16YO Keepers Coin Single Malt

BHAKTA 1963 Vintage Armagnac

Iron Smoke Distillery CASKet Strength 120 Proof

Southern Tier Distilling Co Bottled in Bond 4 Year Bourbon Whiskey



GROWING LIST OF WHISKIES (Continually Evolving As More Brands Sign On)

Hudson Bright Lights

Hudson Four Part Harmony

Monkey Shoulder

Tullamore Dew XO Rum

Bib & Tucker Bourbon

Redemption High Rye Bourbon

Redemption Wheated Bourbon

Redemption Rum Cask Rye

Kentucky Owl Wiseman’s Bourbon

Kentucky Owl Wiseman’s Rye

Penelope Bourbon Four Grain

Penelope Bourbon Barrel Strength

Penelope Bourbon Architect

Yellow Rose Rye

Yellow Rose Harris County Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Yellow Rose Outlaw Bourbon

Yellow Rose Premium American Whiskey

St. George Spirits – Baller Single Malt Whiskey

St. George Spirits – Breaking & Entering Whiskey

St. George Spirits – Lot 22 Single Malt Whiskey

St. George Spirits – Lot 21 Single Malt Whiskey

Dead Rabbit Irish Whiskey

Dubliner Irish Whiskey

Dubliner Honeycomb

Liberties Oak Devil Irish Whiskey

Iron Smoke Distillery Straight Bourbon

Rattlesnake Rosies Apple Pie

Rattlesnake Rosies Maple Bacon

Rattlesnake Rosies Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Bourbon Cream

Southern Tier Distilling Co Peanut Butter Cup Whiskey

Southern Tier Distilling Co Creme Brulee Whiskey Cream Liqueur

Southern Tier Distilling Co Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Southern Tier Distilling Co Smoked Bourbon Whiskey

BHAKTA 50 Islay Scotch Cask Finished Armagnac

BHAKTA 27-07

BHAKTA 2003 Vintage Armagnac

BHAKTA 1973 Vintage Armagnac

Jameson Irish Whiskey


Wild Turkey

Russell’s Reserve

Tommyrotter Napa Valley Heritance Cask Straight Bourbon



More information regarding Buffalo Whiskey Riot can be found


DON’T BE THAT GUY: Please drink responsibly. Management and vendors have the right to refuse anyone who appears to be intoxicated.

GET HOME SAFELY: Please strongly consider scheduling an Uber, Lyft, a taxi or a selfless friend to get you home.



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.



If you want to get your business involved, visit and click on ‘Sponsor Signup’!

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