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.
Beer & Cider
We enjoy a good beer or a crisp hard cider. You too? Check out the various offerings 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.
9th Annual Niagara Wine and Beer Fest
Kenan Center Arena
It's almost that time of year! Come enjoy more than 30 wineries, breweries, restaurants and specialty food vendors, and more! Featuring live music by the The Strictly Hip, 50/50 and basket raffles. This 21+ over event supports the Kenan Center.
Featured Buffalocal and Try-It Breweries:
- Flying Bison Brewing Co.
- Community Beer Works
- New York Beer Project
- Big Ditch Brewing Co.
- Blackbird Cider Works
- 12 Gates Brewing Co.
- Pressure Drop Brewing
- West Shore Brewing
- Rohrbachs Brewing Co.
- Ellicottville Brewing Co.
- & more TBA!
TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Must be 21+ to attend.
VIP 4-9PM $50 | General Admission 5-9PM $30 ($40 day of event)
For more info and to get your tickets now, click here!
2020 Brewer's Invitational: A VIP Beer Festival
New York Beer Project
Celebrate the creativity happening in Western New York's thriving craft beer scene while enjoying unique beers brewed especially for the Craft lover! The Buffalo Brewer's Invitational is the premier intimate Craft event of the season.
Guests will receive a commemorative 2020 Brewer's Invitational glass, a gift card for the purchase of food, and access to creative Craft beers and one offs not available anywhere else. Mingle with brewers, Brewery owners, and fellow beer lovers at this small intimate celebration of the creativity in Craft.
Tickets on sale, get yours now!
Lumagination Launch Party
The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
This exclusive sneak-peek event will flip the switch on Lumagination. Guests will celebrate the first look at Lumagination while enjoying an open bar featuring Ithaca Beer Co.'s Flower Power, Labatt Blue Citra and more! Hors d’oeuvres from Salvatore’s Hospitality and creative gourmet popcorn from What’s Pop-in’. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a high-value basket raffle and all guests will receive a commemorative glass to mark the occasion.
Click here to learn more and get your tickets!
Garden Member $45
General Public $50
$60 after January 17
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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