California Distillery Makes Vodka From San Francisco’s Fog

When you think about the city of San Francisco, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For many people, it’s the ethereal blanket of fog featured in many iconic photos of the Bay Area. San Francisco’s fog has become something of a trademark over the years, and one California distillery has finally found a… Read more »

Lockhouse Wins Big at International Spirits Competition

Did you know that New York state is now home to more than 150 distilleries? The Empire State has gained quite a reputation for its craft spirits in recent years, and some of New York’s best distillers were in Rochester earlier this month for the first annual Great American International Spirit Competition. This year, the… Read more »

Check Out the Lakeward Spirits Distillery in the Old First Ward!

Do you want to enjoy great cocktails and get a taste of Buffalo’s rich industrial history? You can do both at the Barrel Factory, a 115-year-old brick and wood building in the city’s Old First Ward neighborhood that recently became home to the Lakward Spirits Distillery and tasting room! Lakeward Spirits was founded by Steve… Read more »

Rochester/Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Trail Is Open for Business

If you enjoy craft beverages, then you will love what’s happening in upstate New York at the moment. There are wineries, distilleries and breweries popping up all over the place, and they’re giving people the opportunity to taste all the craft beverages that the Western New York and Finger Lakers regions have to offer. In… Read more »

Upstate Wineries Celebrate 6th Annual ‘Discover Dry Rosé Event

Have you had the chance to try a dry rosé from one of New York’s many wineries? If not, the Discover Dry Rosé event in the Finger Lakes region might be just what you’re looking for. Now in its sixth year, this annual event offers a great opportunity for people to try some of Upstate… Read more »

BlackBird Cider Is Opening a New Facility in Buffalo

By now you’ve probably that the craft beer and spirits movement is surging in western New York. It seems like with every passing month, another brewery or distillery moves into the region, with unique new beverages for us to sample. It gives us yet another reason to be proud of being the only outlet liquor… Read more »

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day With These Festive Cocktails

It’s that time of the year again: St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner! This Irish heritage-themed holiday is one of the best days of the year to experiment with new cocktails, and we have everything you need to make this Paddy’s Day a success. Today we’ll look at just a few of the… Read more »

Treat Your Sweetheart to These Romantic Valentine’s Day Cocktails

Valentine’s Day is a time to show your significant other how much you love them; a day when you cherish your time together, and celebrate your relationship. What better way to do that than making them a cocktail that they’ll also fall in love with? At Outlet Liquor, we have the best spirits in the… Read more »

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 »