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Jason Barrett and the spirit(s) of Rochester (access required)

Founder of Black Button Distilling loves Western New York

You'd be hard-pressed to find a story more “Rochesterian” than that of Black Button Distilling founder Jason Barrett. It's a story of industrialism, perseverance, proud family legacies and forging one's own path. Barrett's story, or at least his family's, begins in 1922 with the founding of Shantz Associates, a button factory owned and operated by Barrett's ...

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