2019 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!

November 21

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY LIGHTS UP THE HOLIDAYS WITH ITS 21ST ANNUAL “LIGHTING OF THE TRACE”

Distillery Lighting Kicks Off Holiday Festivities

November 20

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY COMPLETES SECOND WAREHOUSE X EXPERIMENT

9.1 Million Data Points Collected

October 31

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY RELEASES 1994 VINTAGE O.F.C. BOURBON WHISKEY

O.F.C. Vintage 1994

October 22

WHEATLEY VODKA, W.L. WELLER C.Y.P.B. WIN BEST IN CLASS

12 Other Buffalo Trace Spirits Receive Medals at 2019 New York World Wine & Spirits Competition

October 17

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY RELEASES NEXT INSTALLMENT IN OLD CHARTER OAK SERIES, CANADIAN OAK

New Addition will Continue the Exploration of the Role Oak Plays in Making Great Whiskey

October 17

THE WHISKEYS FROM SAZERAC SWEEP WORLD WHISKEY AWARDS

Marks First Time One Whiskey Producer Wins 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place in Esteemed Awards

October 10

VAN WINKLE BOURBON ANNUAL RELEASE COMING SOON

Van Winkle Distillery Annual Release

September 18

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY RELEASES HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER 2019 ANTIQUE COLLECTION WHISKEYS

Antique Collection 2019

September 17

CROWD SOURCED BOURBON FROM BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY NAMED BEST IN SHOW

Weller CYPB and 11 Other Whiskeys Win Awards at North American Bourbon & Whiskey Competition

September 10

COL. E.H. TAYLOR JR. SMALL BATCH AND ELMER T. LEE SINGLE BARREL WIN MASTER MEDALS

Buffalo Trace Distillery Bourbons Win 10 medals at 2019 American Whiskey Masters Competition

September 6

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY’S ANNUAL “CONTRIBUTION TO THE COMMUNITY” RECEPTION HONORS LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

$78,500 Given Back to Community This Year

August 27

THREE BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY SPIRITS, INCLUDING TWO BOURBONS AND ONE VODKA, NAMED "BEST OF CATEGORY" AT 2019 LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS COMPETITION

Fourteen entries from Buffalo Trace Distillery Earn Gold Medals

August 21

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY SELECTS CHARITIES TO RECEIVE SPECIAL FUNDRAISING BOTTLES

Distillery Hopes to Raise $500,000 for Charity

August 8

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY WINS TROPHY, TWO DOUBLE GOLD MEDALS AND ONE GOLD MEDAL AT 2019 INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS CHALLENGE

ISC 2019 BTD Awards

August 6

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY RELEASES COMMEMORATIVE BOTTLE OF ELMER T. LEE BOURBON IN HONOR OF 100TH BIRTHDAY

Proceeds to go to Frankfort VFW Post 4075

July 10

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY RELEASES COLONEL E. H. TAYLOR AMARANTH BOURBON WHISKEY

E. H. Taylor Amaranth News Release

June 20

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

Race Proceeds to Benefit VFW Post 4075 Fireworks Show

June 13

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY MARCHES AHEAD WITH $1.2 BILLION INVESTMENT

The Distillery’s Largest Expansion since the Repeal of Prohibition

June 12

GEORGE T. STAGG NAMED BEST BOURBON WHISKEY IN THE WORLD

20 Buffalo Trace Distillery Spirits Recognized at Ultimate Spirits Challenge

May 30

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY RELEASES NEXT INSTALLMENT IN OLD CHARTER OAK SERIES, FRENCH OAK

New Addition will Continue the Exploration of the Role Oak Plays in Making Great Whiskey

May 28

EAGLE RARE AND STAGG JR. NAMED BEST OF CLASS BOURBON, RECEIVE DOUBLE GOLD AT DENVER INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS COMPETITION

Buffalo Trace Distillery Whiskies Win Eight Top Awards

May 21

PLATINUM 10X VODKA WINS GOLD AT 2019 INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF SPIRITS

Platinum 10X Vodka Tastings.com Award

May 14

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY ANNOUNCES SPECIAL BOTTLING AVAILABLE FOR CHARITIES

Distillery Hopes to Raise $500,000 for Charity

May 9

SEVEN WHISKIES AWARDED DOUBLE GOLD AT 2019 SAN FRANCISCO WORLD SPIRITS COMPETITION

Judges Award Buffalo Trace Distillery Spirits with 23 Total Medals

May 2

OLD WELLER ANTIQUE 107 AWARDED GOLD AT 2019 WORLD WHISKIES AWARDS

Six Other Buffalo Trace Whiskies Also Honored

April 26

BUFFALO TRACE CHANGES THE NAME OF ROOT BEER IN HONOR OF RENOWNED TOUR GUIDE FREDDIE JOHNSON

Freddie’s Old Fashioned Root Beer now available at Buffalo Trace Distillery

April 11

EAGLE RARE ANNOUNCES 2019 RARE LIFE AWARD RECIPIENT

War Veteran Bryan Anderson wins $50,000 Grand Prize

March 28

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY RELEASING WELLER FULL PROOF BOURBON

New 114 Proof Wheated Bourbon to be Annual Release

March 12

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY AND FRANKFORT PARKS AND RECREATION TO HOST 20TH ANNUAL EASTER EVENT

Registration is Required for Participation in Complimentary Event

February 6

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY RELEASES DOUBLE EAGLE VERY RARE BOURBON

New Release is a 20-Year-Old Bourbon in a Custom Crystal Decanter

January 29

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY RELEASES SEASONED STAVE EXPERIMENT

BTD Releases Experimental Stave Seasoned Release

January 28

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY PIONEERS VIRTUAL TOURISM

New Virtual Tour for Download showcases National Historic Landmark

January 23

1883 FERMENTER FILLED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 100 YEARS AT BUFFALO TRACE

Distillery Recommissions One of Col. E.H. Taylor, Jr.’s Original Fermenters

January 22

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY BREAKS ANOTHER RECORD FOR VISITATION

More than 230,000 Guests Visited Historic Distillery in 2018