Latest News & Upcoming Events
Buffalo Brewfest Buffalo Riverworks 08.02.2019

Enjoy more than 100 craft beers from local, regional, national and international breweries at the 2019 Buffalo Brewfest!

Borderland Music + Arts Festival 2019 Knox Farm State Park 09.21.2019

Welcome to the Borderland, a two-day music, craft beer and cultural festival that you will NOT want to miss!

Taste of Buffalo 2019 Taste of Buffalo 07.13.2019

Join us at the 36th annual Taste of Buffalo!

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.

Wine & Spirits

Wine & Spirits

Whether you're a red wine fan or a whisky on the rocks drinker, Try-It Wine & Spirits has a selection you'll be interested in. Explore the brands we distribute today.

Latest News &
Upcoming Events

Buffalo Brewfest

Buffalo Riverworks


Buffalo Brewfest, Buffalo’s original craft beer festival, is set for Friday, August 2nd from 5:00pm - 9:30pm at Buffalo Riverworks! All proceeds will benefit the programs and services of Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center. Craft beer lovers have the chance to enjoy more than 100 craft beers from local, regional, national and international breweries.

Back again for 2019 is the Buffalo Brewfest VIP Biergarten. The VIP area will feature reserved seating, special beer selections and food (requires the purchase of a VIP ticket). In addition to more than 100 craft beer samplings, special selections of wine and spirits will be available for sampling.

Advance General Admission tickets are $35 ($45 day-of) and include admission to the event, 20 tasting coupons (each tasting is three ounces) and a souvenir Brewfest glass.

Advance VIP tickets are $75 ($85 day-of) include admission to the event, 20 tasting coupons (each tasting is three ounces) a souvenir Brewfest glass, access to the VIP level, reserved seating, priority beer service, and Buffalo-themed food.

Designated drivers are admitted free of charge with complimentary soft drinks and water available. Must be 21 or older to attend. All Buffalo Brewfest proceeds benefit Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center.

Get your tickets now! 

Borderland Music + Arts Festival 2019

Knox Farm State Park


The Borderland Music and Arts Festival returns for year 2 to celebrate the rich history and renaissance of the region with a two-day music, craft beer and cultural festival set in one of the most scenic and storied grounds in all of New York State, Knox Farm State Park.

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Taste of Buffalo 2019

Taste of Buffalo


You're invited to the 36th annual Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops Friendly Markets! Mark your calendar for the nation's largest two-day food festival, and join us in downtown Buffalo on July 13 and 14.

Enjoy delicious food from more than 55 of Buffalo's best restaurants and food trucks, local wines and craft beers, cooking demonstrations, live music, activities for kids and much more! Check back often as we announce more details in the coming months.

Saturday, July 13 | 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, July 14 | 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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.  

Our Core Values
  • Trust
  • Loyalty
  • Teamwork
  • Accountability
  • Quality Service

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Work at Try-It Distributing

Truck Wash Associate 4155 Walden Ave, Lancaster, NY 14086

We are currently looking for a first or second shift Truck Wash Associate to work part time or full time at our Lancaster facility to keep our fleet looking its best!

Beverage Merchandisers: Full-Time & Part-Time Positions Erie and Niagara Counties

We have immediate opportunities for full-time and part-time Merchandisers in the Erie and Niagara county markets. Apply today!

Seasonal Warehouse Associates 4155 Walden Avenue, Lancaster, NY

With almost 90 years in the beverage industry, Try-It Distributing has become the leading beverage distributor in Western New York. We support a variety of iconic brands such as: Budweiser, Labatt, Yuengling, Flying Bison, Red Bull, and Arizona Tea. We are steadily growing and dedicated employees are the key to this success. We are currently... Read more »

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Introduce yourself! We’re happy to keep your résumé on file for future job openings, and we’ll contact you if your experience suggests you’d make a great fit for our team.