Need a Last Minute Gift Idea? Give the Gift of Whiskey Riot!

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


Written by SOB Creative

Published on December 12, 2022

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, returning to Buffalo RiverWorks is Buffalo Whiskey Riot, Western New York’s premier event for whiskey enthusiasts, is back for 2023, 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 2023. 


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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 learn more about the nuances of what you’re tasting to ensure you leave with more whiskey knowledge. Plus, you’ll be able to take full advantage of the cigar tent on the premises!

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 and they will go quick).

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What’s Included: General Admission Tickets – $75.54 

  • 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 – $150.35

  • Special access to limited edition and rare whiskies that will not be available during the General Admission time 
  • 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)


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Get Your Tickets Now

Ready to hit the hottest whiskey festival in the Western New York area? Learn more about Whiskey Riot, the whiskeys you can expect to see at the event, and purchase your tickets here.  

Whiskey Riot

Date: Saturday, February 18, 2023

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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