Our Story

The Big Whiskey was established in April of 2016 by brothers, George Ruotolo, Justin Ruotolo and Rob Magill.

They also own The Little Whiskey, est. 2015, Whiskey Town, est. 2007, Whiskey Tavern, est. 2008, and The Whiskey Brooklyn, est. 2010, and The Whiskey Annex, est. 2013.

Their philosophy is simple: well poured drinks, great food, , good music, a comfortable setting and great service.

Please visit us at our bottle shop, The Whiskey Shop, at 44 Berry Street in Williamsburg.

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Where We Are

We’re located at 524 Grand Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn 11211
(Between Union & Lorimer Street)
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Monday-Friday: 5pm
Saturday-Sunday: Noon

Dress Code

Please dress nicely! Please no work boots, no ball caps after 10 pm, no tank tops on gentlemen, no sweatpants, no cargo short or cargo pants, no camouflage, and no sports gear after 10 pm.


We cannot admit anyone not carrying a valid US ID, Passport or Military ID.
Please also note that we will refuse entry or service to patrons operating a motor vehicle.
We have a discretionary door policy and maintain the right to refuse admittance based on attire and otherwise.

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