What’s the Difference Between Tequila and Mezcal?

Tequila is a traditional Mexican liquor that has been produced for hundreds of years, and become increasingly popular in the United States in recent decades. Tequila companies have gone above and beyond to appeal to American consumers, and it has paid off in a big way. According to The Spirits Business, tequila consumption in the… Read more »

Tommyrotter Gains National Recognition, Expands Distribution

There are quite a few craft distilleries popping up throughout the country these days, and Western New York is no exception. Here in Buffalo, Tommyrotter Distillery has been particularly successful in recent years. First established in 2015, Tommyrotter specializes in gin and vodka, and the distillery is already making a name for itself on a… Read more »

Craft Distilleries Are Gaining Traction in American Markets

Over the course of the past decade, craft beer has taken American markets by storm, forcing well-established brewers like Coors and Anheuser-Busch to update product lines and change their marketing strategies. Now, with demand for craft beer beginning to level off, American consumers are gaining a similar interest in craft spirits as well. According to a… Read more »

Black Button Distillery Opens a Tasting Room in Buffalo

Have you had a chance to try the spirits from Black Button Distilling yet? If not, be sure to check out their new tasting room in Buffalo! Black Button was founded by owner and head distiller Jason Barrett back in June, 2012. Since then, the company—which prides itself on being Rochester, NY’s first grain-to-glass distillery… Read more »

Scotland Calls on Britain to Protect Scotch Following Brexit

The UK is preparing to withdraw from the European Union in a process popularly known as the “Brexit,” and the citizens of Scotland are concerned that the changing legal landscape could cast the future of their beloved Scottish whisky, better known as Scotch, into doubt. The European Union currently has a very strict definition of… Read more »

A Beginner’s Guide to Rosé Season

The summer is here, and that means that it’s time for you to enjoy some of the lighter, more refreshing wines that are available to you. A Rosé is one great option, because it offers a happy middle ground between traditionally red and white wines. But before you start buying up bottles of rosé, you… Read more »

4 Patriotic Cocktails for The 4th of July

Are you planning to throw a big 4th of July party this year? If so, you will obviously need to grab a bunch of hamburgers and hot dogs to keep all of your guests fed. You will also need to make sure you have plenty of sides, like pasta salad, potato chips, corn on the… Read more »

Five Essential Tequila Cocktails

Ever find yourself thinking, “I am in the mood for tequila”? Us, too. Here are five essential tequila cocktails that you should know to mix up a refreshing tequila drink at any time of year. Margarita The classic, go-to tequila cocktail is a staple: the margarita. You can dress them up as fancy as you’d… Read more »

Six Perfect Wines for Mom this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is around the corner – have you picked up a gift for mom yet? If not, may we suggest something a little more interesting this year in lieu of flowers? Here are some of our favorite wines that are perfect for mom and available to pick up now at Outlet Liquor in Depew…. Read more »

What to Drink-o for Cinco de Mayo

One of our favorite holidays is right around the corner: Cinco de Mayo! Like most Americans, we take this day as an excuse to indulge in some delicious cocktails and channel warm thoughts of the summer days just around the corner. Check out some of our favorite recipes below, and don’t forget to check out… Read more »