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New York’s Largest Bourbon Distillery Keeps Growing

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New York’s Largest Bourbon Distillery Keeps Growing


Written by Thomas Adams 
September 27, 2013

Black Button Distilling is pleased to announce a significant expansion in its production capacity, marking a remarkable journey of growth. 

Founded with a modest output of four barrels of spirits per week, Black Button Distilling has undergone a transformative evolution. The New York distillery, under the leadership of Jason Barrett, is now set to open a 15,000 barrel storage warehouse. 

Exterior of the new barrel storage warehouse on Lyell Avenue.

This comes after a three-month delay, with initial plans for the opening halted by bureaucratic challenges. With the assistance of ​​ U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, Black Button was given the approval to open the warehouse. The new warehouse will be the largest purpose-built barrel storage warehouse in all of New York State, marking a huge accomplishment for the distillery. Account manager Chris Wingate expressed deep appreciation for Senator Schumer’s ongoing support, who has played a pivotal role in fostering an environment conducive to the flourishing craft beverage industry in New York.

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Senate Majority Leader, Charles Schumer, and Chris Wingate, at the press release announcing the project.

This expansion not only underscores Black Button Distilling’s commitment to meeting consumer demand but also reflects the vibrancy and success of the craft spirits sector in the region. The company remains dedicated to its craft, producing high-quality spirits that have garnered a loyal following among consumers.

As Black Button Distilling continues to make waves in the craft spirits landscape, the company looks forward to contributing further to the growth and prosperity of the industry.

Read more in the Democrat & Chronicle article by Mike Murphy, “Black Button Distilling finally gets OK from feds for expansion.

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Black Button is growing, again.

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