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Hemptails Launch Party | WOB World of Beer (Cheektowaga, NY) 02.16.2019

Stop out to enjoy the delicious offerings from this hemp based ready to serve cocktail!

Brewski 2019 Knox Farm State Park 02.16.2019

Join us for a 2.5mi cross country ski trail around the beautiful Knox Farm State Park with multiple beer stops along the way! All for a good cause, of course.

WGR Celebrity Roast of Danny Gare The Grapevine Banquets 02.28.2019

Join WGR 550 for the celebrity roast of Danny Gare!

We Distribute Great Beverages

At Try-It Distributing, we distribute the beer, wine, liquor and non-alcoholic beverages that New York residents love to drink every day. Our trucks carry the nation’s top brands along with the smallest local brewers and distillers’ products to hundreds of retailers and on-premise bars and restaurants. As one of New York’s leading beverage distributors, we’re proud to be a respected employer, family-owned local business and good corporate citizen.



We enjoy a good beer. You too? Check out the various brews Try-It Distributing is currently responsible for distributing to various locations in and around Buffalo, NY.



Our Balkan Beverages subsidiary makes us established non alcoholic beverage distributors. We ensure you can find your favorite waters, sports drinks, iced teas, sodas and more at locations throughout Western NY.

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Latest News &
Upcoming Events

Hemptails Launch Party | WOB

World of Beer (Cheektowaga, NY)


Join us on Friday, February 15th at 5pm for the EXCLUSIVE Hemptails Launch Party! Enjoy the first hemp based ready to drink cocktail, 8 % ABV, 3 low in sugar fruit flavors & brewed with real hemp seeds. Meet the Rep, Enjoy Samples & Swag!

Brewski 2019

Knox Farm State Park


Grab your cross country skis, snow shoes or hiking boots! We're taking you through a 2.5mi trail around the beautiful Knox Farm State Park with multiple beer stops along the way. We are supporting Aurora Ice Association with proceeds.

Following the event, Get your FIRST BEER FREE at 42 North Brewing during the after party at the brewery (25 Pine St. East Aurora, NY). They will be serving the Hot Cocoa Stout made specially for Brewski!

First 400 Tickets bought receive a lanyard and commemorative 5oz mug.

Vendors will be there will food for purchase.

The 3rd Annual Brewski event- as well as after party- are family friendly AND dog friendly (leashes required)!
DAY OF registration at the door will be $30 PLEASE bring cash or pay in advance through

PARKING: Parking will be at the Soccer Fields on knox road across from the Brewski Entrance. There will be "Brewski" signs leading you in the right direction along the way. *PLEASE NOTE this is a different parking area then last year's event.

Any more questions, please feel free to email, or call the 42N Taproom at (716) 805-7500.

WGR Celebrity Roast of Danny Gare

The Grapevine Banquets


Join us on Thursday, February 28th for the WGR Celebrity Roast of Danny Gare, hosted by Howard Simon and Jeremy White and enjoy good food, great company and locker room stories that you won't hear anywhere else!

Come alone, bring your best buds or enjoy the perfect date night at the WGR Celebrity Roast of Danny Gare! You won't hear these stories anywhere else so trust us, you just GOTTA be there!

Get your tickets now! 


• Dave “The Hammer” Schultz:
- Known as one of hockey’s greatest enforcers
- Holds the NHL record for most penalty minutes in a single season (472 minutes)
- Won two Stanley Cups with the Flyers and finished his professional career with the Sabres 1978-1980

• Lou Piccone:
- Acquired from the Buffalo Bills in 1977
- Played six seasons with in Buffalo, serving as a wide receiver and kick returner.
- Received the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Distinguished Service Award in 2007

• Morrison “Morey” Gare:
​ - Younger brother of Danny
- Selected 8th in the 1980 NHL draft by the NY Islanders
- Edmonton Oilers Pro Scout 2001-2007
- Team Canada Scout 2017-2018
- Carolina Hurricanes Pro Scout 2018-present

• Louis John Billittier::
- ​Owner of Chef’s Restaurant
- Close friend of Danny Gare and Lou Piccone
- Chef’s was “Watering hole” for Sabres and Bills alumni
- MANY great stories about Danny “back in his prime”

• Rene Robert:
- ​Played 12 seasons in the NHL between 1970 and 1982
- Buffalo Sabre 1971-1979
- Best years were spent in Buffalo on The French Connection line with Gilbert Perreault and Rick Martin
- His number, 14, was retired from the Buffalo Sabres in 1995

Stay tuned for more roasters and special guests!

Individual Ticket ($125) includes:
• Cash bar cocktail hour (6:00-7:00pm) with light appetizers
• Three-course dinner including Filet of Sirloin and specialty dessert
• Complementary wine with dinner
• Commemorative event gift
• Silent auction including autographed memorabilia and exciting experiences to benefit The Ernie Gare Scholarship Fund
• Exclusive access into the Celebrity Roast of Danny Gare!

Preferred VIP Experience Tickets ($250) includes:
• Everything mentioned above PLUS…
• Private open bar cocktail hours (5:30-6:30) with hors d’eouvres
• Meet and greet with celebrities including Danny Gare and entire Roaster panel
• Reserved VIP seating closer to the stage

Proceeds from the silent auction to benefit The Ernie Gare Scholarship Fund!

For questions, dietary restrictions or seating requests, email or call (716) 843-0111.

We've brought you all-stars in the past including: Andre Reed, Marty Biron and Fred Jackson and this year, we are honored to bring you the WGR Celebrity Roast of Buffalo Sabres alum and hockey legend, Danny Gare! The night includes a panel of roasters/special guests that are ready to give Danny their best shots, this is guaranteed to be a night to remember!

Get your tickets now! 

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Ken Newton Studios

Drink BuffalocalTM

We love to shop local, drink local, and distribute local, too. Try-It Distributing celebrates our Buffalocal brands – our favorite beverages made right in Buffalo (or within a very short drive). Check out these regional beverages, and grab one next time you visit your favorite local bar or grocery store.   

Get To Know Us

Stephen L. Vukelic began distributing beer in 1933, and his business has remained family-owned ever since. Try-It Distributing has decades of history distributing the top beverage brands to local consumers, expanding our warehouse spaces, truck fleets, employee head count and more along the way as our portfolio grew to include wines, liquors and non-alcoholics.

We’re proud of the work we do and the positive impact we have on our community. Our team looks forward to many more decades in this business. We truly love what we do.  

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  • Accountability
  • Quality Service

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