CHILLED MAGAZINE

SOPHIA DEVITO

Galentine’s Day is the day to honor female friendships! February 13th marks this special day, and there’s no better way to celebrate than surprising your friends with your cocktail making.

10 GALENTINE’S DAY COCKTAILS

ROCHESTER FIRST – WROC

DAN GROSS

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Rochester distillery and community mainstay Black Button Distilling celebrated their two millionth bottle Tuesday.

The special bottle of Single Barrel Bourbon was manually filled by their master distiller Jeff Fairbrother. In keeping with their tradition of giving back, the bottle will be auctioned off with proceeds benefiting the American Heart Association.

Black Button Distilling bottles their 2-millionth bottle

13WHAM ABC

Rochester, N.Y. – Black Button Distilling marked a milestone Tuesday, filling its two-millionth bottle of spirits.

Black Button’s founder, Jason Barrett, says what started as a dream has flourished over the past decade into something he never would have imagined.

Rochester’s Black Button Distilling marks bottling milestone

EDIBLE FINGER LAKES

Black Button Distilling was founded on June 6, 2012. The first bottles rolled off the line December 20, 2013 with the first sales the following day. Black Button Distilling opened fully to the public on January 25, 2014, and celebrated the 1 millionth bottle in July 2019. The 2 million milestone is particularly noteworthy as it was reached at a rapid pace: only 19 months after hitting the 1 million bottle mark, and despite the challenges of COVID-19.

Black Button Distilling Celebrates 2 Millionth Bottle

NEWS10 WHEC

SAMANTHA LAROCCA

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Black Button Distilling has been making spirits on Railroad Street since 2013. Tuesday was a day to celebrate.

“So we are looking at the 2 millionth bottle of Black Button bourbon that has been made here in Rochester,” Master Distiller Jason Barrett said.

Black Button Distilling celebrates 2 millionth bottle of bourbon

WINE INDUSTRY NETWORK

Rochester, NY based Black Button Distilling stands out among the state’s leading distilleries. The city’s first grain-to-glass distillery since prohibition and a certified NYS Farm Distillery, Black Button grew by over 20% in 2020 despite restrictions and closings due to the pandemic

New York State Distillers Guild Announces 2020 Economic Impact Study: Black Button Distilling Makes Their Mark on Empire State

UPROXX

CHRISTOPHER OSBURN

Rochester, New York’s Black Button is quickly becoming one of the most highly respected distilleries in the state. Its award-winning small-batch, four-grain bourbon is made from 60% corn, 20% wheat, 9% rye, 11% barley — with each grain coming from Edgewood Farms in nearby Groveland.

Grain-To-Glass Bourbon Whiskeys That Keep Everything Super Local

WINE ENTHUSIAST MAGAZINE

MARSHALL TILDEN III

Black Button Distilling is home to a variety of complex and intriguing spirits. Based in Rochester, 90% of Black Button’s ingredients are grown in New York. And Black Button’s whiskeys are truly expressive of the character of the local corn and wheat.

Five New York Distilleries Bringing Out the Best in Bourbon

FOOD & BEVERAGE MAGAZINE

MERILEE KERN

Despite the doldrums, disappointments and heartache, people far and wide are endeavoring to embrace the spirit of the holiday season and find joy where they can. This includes bestowing thoughtful and heartfelt gifts on friends, family, colleagues and others of care and concern in our sphere.

Smile-Inducing F&B Holiday Gifts Wrapping a Tough 2020

FOOD NETWORK

KELSEY MULVEY

From bottles to barware, these gift ideas are certainly worth celebrating.

17 Gifts for Whiskey Lovers Worth Toasting To