Who Has the Best Bloody Mary in Buffalo 2018

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Written by Elise Rich

Published on March 7, 2018

“Buffalo’s Best Bloody Mary” by The Burning Buffalo Bar and Grill

The 2018 Buffalo Bloody Mary Fest brought over 1500 people to Buffalo RiverWorks on Sunday afternoon for a Sunday Funday of epic proportions. Attendees tasted 10 different hand crafted Bloody Marys and voted on their favorites. The coveted title of “Buffalo’s Best Bloody Mary” went to the Burning Buffalo Bar & Grill.  The Rusty Nickel Brewing Co. took the crown for the remaining two awards, “Best Garnished Bloody Mary” and “Most Creative Bloody Mary.”

The third annual sold-out Buffalo Bloody Mary Fest hosted by Step Out Buffalo brought together ten local bars and restaurants to showcase their best Bloody Mary concoction, all made with award-winning vodka from Buffalo’s own Tommyrotter Distillery. The ten bars and restaurants who participated were Acropolis, Billy Club, Black Button Distillery,  Burning Buffalo Bar & Grill, Colter Bay, This Little Pig, Merge, Rowhouse Bakery & Restaurant, Rusty Nickel Brewing Co., and Thin Man Brewery.


“Most Creative Bloody Mary” and “Best Garnished Bloody Mary” by Rusty Nickel Brewing Co.

Guest enjoyed music by DJ Christian Martinez throughout the event, as well as appearances by Finger Lakes Harvest, Studio Hue, Fry Baby Donuts, Hopp’d and Brewed, The Exit Room, Mundy Cakes and Murph’s Bloody Mary Mix.

In addition to our collaboration with Tommyrotter Distillery, the event was also sponsored by Sunrise Medical Group, Discover 716, Orangetheory Fitness Amherst – The Boulevard/Orangetheory Fitness Amherst – Transit Road, CJ Sound, and Barefoot Wine & Bubbly.

Wanna see more pics? Check out the full album right HERE.


Written by <a href="" target="_self">Elise Rich</a>

Written by Elise Rich

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