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This campaign is to raise $20K to fund the first barrels of Bourbon to be produced in Rochester, NY since before Prohibition.
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    A heartfelt "Thank You" and a shout-out on our social media pages.

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    A Black Button Bumper Sticker or Embroidered Patch (you pick) so you can show your support for Rochester Craft Spirits.

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    Become a member of our Bottling Crew. Have you ever wanted to put whiskey in a bottle? Do you want to get your hands dirty and say you personally helped bring the first batches of Black Button to local shelves? Then this is the reward for you. Bottling events will be scheduled on Saturdays as well as Weekday evenings. Many dates will be available to choose from throughout the spring.

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    GET YOUR NAME ON THE KICKSTARTER BARREL!!! Bourbon Barrel #7 will be designated our Kickstarter Barrel. We will laser engrave or hand write the name of every person who backs us at 30$ or more. So get your name on a barrel and help us bring our dreams to reality!!! (You may also purchase this in honor of a friend or loved one. We will ask you what you want written on the barrel) If we get enough names Barrel #8 will be engraved on as well.

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    Pledge $35 or more About $35

    A full tour of our production and tasting rooms with the ability to book your date before we are open to the general public. Also each person gets a Black Button Kickstarter Founder's T-shirt, so that you can show the world you helped bring Whiskey to Rochester.

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    If you are one of our out-of-town friends who still want an exclusive Kickstarter Founder's T-Shirt and Black Button Bumper Sticker, then this option is for you. Includes shipping. Don't worry, no pesky additional fees down the road.

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    International Friends and Family. We have heard your call. We want your help to bring Black Button Distilling to every continent and every corner of the Globe. So we will ship to you anywhere in the world a Black Button Flask, A Black Button Patch and a Black Button Sticker. But you also have to promise to take a picture of your Black Button Swag for us when you get it.

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    Pledge $65 or more About $65

    Invitation to a private opening party for Kickstarter Backers where you will experience a full tour of our production area and tasting room, as well as receive an exclusive Kickstarter Founders T-Shirt and Black Button Bumper Sticker. Party will be Wednesday evening of our first week in operation.

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    Pledge $70 or more About $70

    Invitation to a private opening party for Kickstarter Backers where you will experience a full tour of our production area and tasting room, as well as receive an exclusive Kickstarter Founders T-Shirt and Black Button Bumper Sticker. Party will be Tuesday evening of our first week in operation.

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    Pledge $125 or more About $125

    Another reward for our out of town friends. As always shipping is included for 125$ you get a Kickstarter founders t-shirt, a Black Button Sweatshirt, a baseball hat, one flask, one patch and one bumper-sticker.

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    A seat in our full day Distilling 101 class held with our Master Distiller Jason Barrett. Attendees will view and participate in various parts of the mashing, fermenting, distilling, filtering, proofing, and bottling processes, giving them a complete view into the art of making distilled spirits. If you've ever wanted to see a Still in action and witness how a whisky mash is made then this is the class for you. We will also send you home with an empty 2 liter barrel engrave with "Black Button Distilling", perfect for your home aging or displaying, and a Kickstarter Founders T-shirt.

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    Be a craft distiller for a day. Come and make whiskey, vodka, or gin hands on with us during the week. Taste it as it comes off the still, help us decide where to make the cuts, change the hoses, get down and dirty, and experience what a distillery really does all day long when no one else is watching. Many dates available. Scheduling to be coordinated through out the spring of 2014.

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    You will receive an exclusive Kickstarter Founders T-shirt and a 5 gallon empty Whiskey Barrel Engraved with "Black Button Distilling" for you to age in or display. You will also get a signed bottle of our Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup. These items should be ready for pickup from our tasting room by January 2014. When you come in to pick them up, your tour is on us.

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    Pledge $400 or more About $400

    Do you want an actual bourbon enhanced barrel? We will engrave your name on a barrel and when we have emptied it of all the bourbon we will send you home with the empty 30 gallon barrel to age some homebrew in, show off in your man cave, or cut up into great smoking wood for your home smoker. You will also receive a Kickstater Founder T-shirt and bragging rights for the full two years as your barrel ages whisky in our warehouse.

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    Pledge $600 or more About $600

    Pancake breakfast at the Tasting Room for you and 20 of your guests. Our Head Distiller Jason Barrett will be flipping flapjacks just for you. Pour on some of our Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup, fill up on the sausage, pancakes, orange juice and coffee, because it's all included! You and your guests will also receive a full tour of our facility and an opportunity to ask any questions you may have while we are cooking for you.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    Do you want to get a full set of Black Button Swag for you and your friends or roommates? Then how does this sound: A Black Button Distilling Cornhole set, 4 Kickstarter Founders T- shirts, 4 six-ounce BBD flasks, a BBD Engraved 5 gallon barrel, 4 BBD Bumper stickers, 4 BBD Baseball Caps, and 8 tours of our production area and tasting room along with a special gift for each person on the tour.

    Get your roommates/friends together and get all decked out in Black Button Swag!

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    Pledge $1,500 or more About $1,500

    Have a private party at the Black Button Distilling Tasting Room! An evening for you and 30 of your closest friends, including a private tour with our Head Distiller, Jason Barrett. Special demonstrations and a unique gift for each guest will be provided along with hors d'oeuvres from one of our partner restaurants.

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    Invitation to a private opening party for Kickstarter Backers where you will experience a full tour of our production are and tasting room, as well as receive an exclusive Kickstarter Founders T-Shirt and Black Button Bumper Sticker. Party will be Thursday evening of our first week in operation.

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