2021 News

Buffalo Trace Distillery News

The oldest continuously operating distillery in America also happens to have one of the largest families of homegrown brands in any industry. Read on to learn why we're the World’s Most Award Winning Distillery!

May 11

Buffalo Trace Distillery Breaks Ground On $43 Million Innovative Wastewater Treatment Facility

After almost a year of planning, Buffalo Trace Distillery has broken ground on its own wastewater reclamation facility as a direct result of its increased distilled spirits production.


May 4

Buffalo Trace Distillery Gives Updates on New Barrel Warehouses

Whiskey quality is consistent in the 10 new warehouses; 3 more warehouses to be added in 2021


April 28

Sazerac’s Mister Sam Crowned Best Blended Whiskey By World Whiskies Awards 2021

The World Whiskies Awards have recognized Mister Sam, a highly limited blend of Sazerac’s finest Canadian and American whiskeys, as the “Best Blended Whiskey” in the Canadian region of the competition.


April 22

Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases Baijiu Style Spirit As Part of Its Experimental Collection

Buffalo Trace Distillery is announcing the limited release of a Baijiu style spirit aged in new American oak casks as part of its on-going Experimental Collection of spirits.

April 15

Buffalo Trace Distillery’s W.L. Weller Bourbon Sets A Global Standard

Whiskey Drinker Influenced “Craft Your Perfect Bourbon” Named World’s Best


April 13

Buffalo Trace Distillery Partners with University of Kentucky on Oak Tree Planting and Research Project

More than 1,000 Trees Planted in White Oak Initiative

April 6

Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases Kosher Whiskey Trio After Passover

Buffalo Trace Distillery is releasing its annual supply of Kosher Whiskey, set to arrive at retail in May.

March 16

Buffalo Trace Distillery and Frankfort Parks and Recreation to Host Annual Easter Event via Drive-Through

Complimentary Event to Safely Feature the Easter Bunny


March 3

E. H. Taylor, Jr. Bourbon Celebrates Bottled in Bond Day with Release to Muscician Chris Stapleton's Outlaw State of Kind Charitable Fund

Less than 100 Bottles Available - Initial Bottles Will Support Disaster Relief in Texas and Kentucky


February 10

Old Charter Oak Named The American Brand Innovator Of The Year By Whisky Magazine

The Icons of Whisky America Awards by Whisky Magazine named Old Charter Oak the 2021 Brand Innovator of the Year in a virtual awards ceremony last week.

February 9

Off Their Plate’s Natalie Guo Honored with $50,000 Eagle Rare Life Award

In the face of a pandemic, many heroes emerged. Natalie Guo is one such hero.

February 2

Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases Double Eagle Very Rare Bourbon

3rd Edition is 101 Proof

January 26

Buffalo Trace Distillery Reports Strong Visitation For 2020 Despite Covid-19 Setbacks

More than 145,000 Guests Visited Oldest Continually Operating Distillery in 2020