2018 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!

December 6

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY INTRODUCES OLD CHARTER OAK BOURBON

New Collection of Whiskeys Explores and Celebrates the Role Oak Plays in Making Great Whiskey

November 27

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY LIGHTS UP THE HOLIDAYS WITH ITS 20TH ANNUAL "LIGHTING OF THE TRACE"

Distillery Lighting kicks off the season, new drive-through light display route begins

November 20

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY RELEASES 1993 VINTAGE O.F.C. BOURBON WHISKEY

OFC 93 Vintage

October 9

BUFFALO TRACE WHISKIES WIN TWO OF TOP THREE WHISKY BIBLE AWARDS, INCLUDING WORLD WHISKY OF THE YEAR

Two additional Sazerac Whiskies Receive Top Honors

September 18

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY RELEASES MUCH ANTICIPATED 2018 ANTIQUE COLLECTION WHISKEYS

Change in the Lineup: Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon will now be 101 proof

September 14

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY'S BELOVED TOUR GUIDE, FREDDIE JOHNSON, INDUCTED TO BOURBON HALL OF FAME

Freddie Johnson inducted into BHOF 2018 FINAL.pdf

August 30

W. L. WELLER 12 YEAR OLD KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY WINS THE BOURBON TROPHY AT THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRITS COMPETITION

Eighteen other Buffalo Trace whiskies also honored

July 25

W. L. WELLER 12 YEAR OLD WINS BEST IN SHOW AT 2018 LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS COMPETITION

Fourteen spirits from Buffalo Trace Distillery receive top honors

July 18

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY WINS TWO GOLD MEDALS AT THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS CHALLENGE

ISC 2018 BTD Awards 

July 10

MORE THAN 800 RUNNERS TURN OUT FOR THE SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL GREAT BUFFALO CHASE 5K

Nearly $17,000 to be donated to local VFW for city fireworks show

June 20

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY'S SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL 5K RACE TO TAKE PLACE JULY 4

Race Proceeds to Benefit VFW Post 4075 Fireworks Show

June 14

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY STRIKES GOLD

Judges award Buffalo Trace Distillery spirits with five Double Gold, 21 total medals

June 12

THIRSTY DRINKERS COPE WITH SCARCITY AMIDST BOURBON SHORTAGE

Buffalo Trace Distillery Now Investing $1.2 Billion to make more

May 15

FOUR BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY SPIRITS NAMED "TROPHY FINALISTS" IN 2018 ULTIMATE SPIRITS CHALLENGE

20 Spirits from Buffalo Trace Distillery Awarded

May 3

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY TO PARTNER WITH KENTUCKY RIVER TOURS

River tour boat to be named by Buffalo Trace employees and social media followers

April 3

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY TO RELEASE THREE O.F.C. VINTAGE BOURBONS

Rare and Collectible Bourbon from as early as 1985

March 27

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY TO RELEASE A NEW BOURBON DESIGNED BY FANS

Over 100,000 Crafted their Perfect Bourbon

March 15

EAGLE RARE ANNOUNCES 2018 RARE LIFE AWARD WINNERS

Jake Clark of Save a Warrior Wins Grand Prize

March 13

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY NAMED DISTILLER OF THE YEAR BY WHISKY MAGAZINE AT 2018 ICONS OF WHISKY AMERICA

Buffalo Trace Visitor Center Manager Named American Visitor Attraction Manager of the Year

February 20

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY AND FRANKFORT PARKS AND RECREATION TO HOST EASTER AT THE TRACE

Registration is required for participation in complimentary event

January 18

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY HAS ANOTHER RECORD BREAKING YEAR FOR VISITORS

Over 200,000 Guests Visited Historic Distillery in 2017, Expansion Set to Accommodate More