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At Black Button

From business meetings and corporate gatherings, to social celebrations and parties, the Black Button Distilling Tasting Room is a unique venue for your upcoming events. With our all-new, state of the art distillery as a backdrop, we offer guests an inside look at craft distilling! 

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Space

Black Button has several different sized spaces for private or semi private events. 

The Gin Garden

Semi-private space adjacent to the main bar that is blocked off to the public. Perfect for social celebrations like birthday, happy hours, and business gatherings.

Capacity: up to 50 people
Cost: from $200 for up to 3 hours
Setup: Cocktail party style with scattered tables/seating

  • Room for food* stations as needed.
  • Drink tickets available $12 each (tax & gratuity not included)
  • Option for combined check or separate checks.
  • Option to add a distillery tour and/or spirit tasting.

The 85 Room

Private room with private bar and dedicated bartender. Perfect for business events like presentations, off-site meetings, and happy hours, or social celebrations like birthdays, showers, and private cocktail classes.

Capacity: up to 30 people
Cost:
from $300 for up to 3 hours
Setup: Board room style table seating or cocktail party scattered seating

  • Drink tickets available $12 each (tax & gratuity not included).
  • Option for combined check or separate checks
  • Option to add a distillery tour and/or spirits tasting
  • Flat screen TV with HDMI hook-up for presentations/videos

entire tasting room

Rent the entire tasting room for a fully private event. Perfect for large business or private events like product launches and holiday parties.

Capacity: up to 150 people
Cost: from $500 for up to 3 hours
Setup: Cocktail party style with scattered tables/seating

  • Room for food* stations as needed
  • Check-in table/stand available
  • Option to add a distillery tour and/or spirits tasting
  • Drink tickets available $12 each (tax & gratuity not included).
  • Option for combined check or separate checks
  • Access to the 85 Room with flat screen TV with HDMI hook-up for presentations/videos

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Experience

Delight your group with a tasting, tour or class. Available weeknights & weekends.

Reserved Group Distillery Tour & Spirits Tasting

Capacity: 10 – 20 people 
Cost: $15/person
Setup: Reserved table for Spirits Tasting

  • Cocktails available separately
  • Tour starts promptly at the set time and is approx. 30 minutes, followed by the tasting flight, approx. another 30 minutes

Private Cocktail or Blending Classes

Capacity: up to 20 people
Cocktail Class Cost: $45/person
Blending Class Cost: $80/person

  • Gather your friends, family, or coworkers and learn how to craft delicious cocktails from our expert bartenders with our Cocktail Classes or discover the art and science of whiskey with our Bourbon Blending Classes!

the fine print

In addition to our farm distilled craft spirits, our beverage options include a variety of New York State craft wine, beer, and cider.

  • We do not have catering options available, but you are welcome to have food delivered or catered from your favorite spot! We recommend Madeline’s Catering (madelinescatering.com) or Board ‘N’ Bacon Charcuterie (boardnbacon.com). Homemade foods are not allowed, and we are unable to provide serve ware (plates, cutlery, etc.)
  • Open flames of any kind are strictly prohibited (chafing dishes, candles, etc.).
  • We also do not allow decorations using tape, tacks, or other hanging means that would leave marks on the walls, and no balloons or confetti. We are a working production facility and safety is our highest priority.
  • All guests should be of legal drinking age.

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Did you hear?

Black Button is growing, again.

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CHRISTMAS

Now selling Bourbon Cream + Cheesy Eddie’s Bourbon Cream Cheesecake. 

Limited supply.
All orders must be placed by December 18th.
Pick up in the tasting room 12/21-12/24.

Upcoming Event

RYE DAY

Join us in celebrating all things Rye with a special screening of Fire, Water & Grain: The Story of Empire Rye while sipping on a Rye Old Fashioned and nibbling on Rye Ravioli!

Fee Brothers Bitters Event

Upcoming Event

Meet the Makers

Black Button Distilling and Fee Brothers Bitters proudly present our first ever collaboration: Citrus Forward Gin Barrel-Aged Citrus Bitters.