Category Archives: Spirit

Visual Recap: Summer 2015

2015 gave Western NY a beautiful, not too dry, not too wet, not too hot, not too cold summer. One could say this summer was perfectly balanced — the backbone of any good season, or more aprupos, any good whiskey, … Continue reading

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Tommyrotter Distillery

Tommyrotter Distillery has just opened its doors in the Hydrolics District of downtown Buffalo. Their small, clean, beautifully designed space functions as both distillery and storefront, showcasing all their products as you look over their production floor. Tommyrotter Distillery’s unique name … Continue reading

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Visual Recap: Autumn 2014

Another busy Buffalo NY Autumn is in the books. Every year we feel like there’s so much to do before winter arrives and try our damndest to pack it all in. The weather didn’t quite cooperate as much this year as … Continue reading

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The Classic Dry Gin Martini

For BWG, a great cocktail that is light on feel and weight and looks as if it fits the bright colors of the spring and summer seasons is the classic, dry gin martini. Most cocktails have dozens of variations and … Continue reading

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Update: Lockhouse Distillery

Back in July, BWG featured Lockhouse Distillery, Buffalo’s first working distillery since prohibition. At the time, Lockhouse was not yet open, just awaiting label approval from the federal government. Well, approval finally came and on black Friday Lockhouse opened its … Continue reading

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Buy Local, Buy New York

This holiday season, a big push is on for New Yorkers to support their neighborhood, county and state economies by buying local. Buying local doesn’t just mean buying from local vendors, (which is most certainly a must) but it also … Continue reading

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Gates Circle Liquors and Wines

BWG’s ongoing exploration of the local whiskey scene has brought us to the wonderful Gates Circle Liquor and Wines on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo. Gates Circle, a family run business, has been providing spirits and wines to the Buffalo public … Continue reading

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