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Our Distillery Tasting Room and Bottle Shop is located on Railroad Street just outside of Rochester’s popular historic Public Market. Visit us for a production tour, spirits tasting, cocktail or spirits class or to enjoy a few cocktails crafted by our talented bar staff. The Black Button Tasting Room is a relaxed place to gather with friends and to learn how our farm-distilled craft spirits are made, all in view of right where they are produced. Our welcoming bar area is stocked with plenty of our bottled spirits to go as well as Black Button branded wearable and home bar merchandise. We even offer our Tasting Room and Production area for private and semi-private events. In addition to our own spirits, we also offer a variety of New York State craft beer and wine by the glass. At Black Button we are committed to providing our customers with the the full craft spirit experience and invite you to stop by for a visit today. 



Learn the history behind Black Button and get an in depth view of what we're best at! Tour the fully operational distillery and see the inner workings of how our award winning spirits are made. Come early or stay after for a tasting. 20-minute tours run on Friday’s 6-8pm, Saturday’s 12-8pm & Sunday's 12-3pm on the hour. Click Book above to see available times and to reserve your spot. A limited number of walk-in space is also available for each tour time. Tours are $5/person.

Available during all hours of operation!

Join us for a spirits tasting and taste for yourself what award winning, farm distillery craft spirits are all about! Our Trifecta Tasting includes your choice of 3 if the following spirits: Citrus Forward Gin, Straight Four Grain Bourbon, All American Corn Vodka, 20-Plate Vodka, Apple Pie Moonshine or Collaboration Whiskey. Always included with this tasting is our Bespoke Bourbon Cream as well as tastes of our original food products, Bold Bloody Mary Mix, Apple Pie Moonshine BBQ Sauce, Bourbon Bacon Ketchup and Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup.

We invite you to enjoy the full craft distillery experience for TWO with a Sunday Funday! Package for Two Includes:
• Tour of our production facility on the hour for two people (12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, Sundays only)
• Educational Spirits Tasting for Two (one tasting flight/person)
• A Bold Bloody Mary or Gin Mimosa Cocktail for Two (one cocktail/person)
• $5 off any 750ml bottle purchased
• $5 off any Black Button Baseball Hat or T-Shirt purchased


Groups of 10 people or more should call the distillery tasting room at 585-730-4512 to check availability and schedule a tour and/or tasting at least one day in advance. Please note, distillery staff reserve the right to refuse service to visibly intoxicated patrons. Please enjoy responsibly.



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With the huge surge in craft distilleries, wineries, and breweries all across the country, you know that when you visit Black Button Distilling, you are about to experience the best of what Rochester, NY has to offer the country’s spirit scene. Available during all hours of operation.


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We invite you and a guest to join us for an Evening on Railroad Street to experience Rochester’s thriving craft beverage scene, featuring Railroad Street’s very own Black Button Distilling and Rohrbach Beer Hall. The evening begins at 6pm at the Rohrbach Beer Hall where you and a guest will each enjoy a beer and share a wood-fired pizza of choice. You will then be given a guided tour of the Rohrbach Brewing production facility before you transition over to Black Button Distilling where you will be greeted with a tasting of our delicious Bourbon Cream. We will continue with a behind the scenes tour of where and how our award winning spirits are made and finish the evening in our tasting room with a craft cocktail of choice for both you and your guest. You are welcome to stay after your Evening on Railroad Street has concluded and enjoy additional cocktails, spirits tastings, or shop around for any items you may need to stock up your own home bar!

Each reservation includes (for 2 people!):

At Rohrbach Brewing:

  • Two Beers of Choice (6pm-7pm)

  • One Wood-Fired Pizza of Choice (6pm-7pm)

  • Guided Production Tour (7pm)

At Black Button Distilling:

  • Two Tastings of Bourbon Cream (7:15pm)

  • Guided Production Tour (7:15pm)

  • Two Cocktails of Choice (7:30pm)

  • $5 OFF any 750ml bottle of Black Button Spirits

Total Value: $65 • Actual Ticket Price (for 2 people!): $40 (+ tax) includes gratuity

Advance reservation only. Upon arrival, each group of two will be given one punch card with each listed amenity. All amenities must be redeemed night of event with the exception of $5 Off Bottle Voucher at Black Button. All guests must be 21+.


Let us be your next event venue!


Memorable & Intimate, the Black Button Tasting Room is the ideal venue for your next: Birthday, Family Gathering, Business Meeting, Charity Event, Bachelor/Bachelorette Party, Bridal Shower, Holiday Party, Private Event or any other Special Occasion! Our event specialist will help you plan every detail to ensure an unforgettable experience! For more information or to begin planning your event, please contact us at 585.730.4512 or

We may have visitors come and go throughout the evening, but YOUR GROUP will be the VIP's on this visit! You invite your friends, family and coworkers. You pick the music. You set the tone for two hours of fun in YOUR BAR. The other guests will have to put up with YOU for the night! This experience is perfect for a birthday party, anniversary celebration, after-work gathering, charity fundraiser… or just an excuse to get your friends out of the house!

  • Bar Space for 20 to 40 People - We’ll have bartenders dedicated to your guests to get them drinks fast!

  • 40 Drink Tickets - Enjoy Black Button Cocktails, Tasting Flights, Rohrbach’s Beer and Heron Hill Wine!

  • Behind the Scenes Tour of the Distillery - Anyone in your party that wants a tour of working distillery may do so at the one hour mark of your event!

  • Signature Drink of the Night - Combine our ingredients to make and name your favorite drink to be featured that night!

  • Control of the Music - Plug your device into our system and crank the tunes you love!

  • Twenty $5 Off Discount Cards - Hand out these cards to your guests so they can receive $5 off any 750ml bottle of our spirits they purchase from us that night!

  • Bring in or Arrange Delivery of the Food of Your Choosing - Bring any catered or packaged food in that you want to feed the party or call out for pizza and wings. Or just drink, it’s up to you!

  • Black Button Gift Basket - Raffle it off or take it home if it’s your party; auction it off if it’s a fundraiser or gift it to the guest of honor at their celebration!

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