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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!

Dec 15

Buffalo Trace Distillery Fills 8 Millionth Barrel Of Bourbon Since Prohibition

Distillery’s increased production results in milestone just 4 years after filling 7th Millionth Barrel

Dec 13

Buffalo Trace Distillery’s Annual “Contribution To The Community” Reception Honors Local Organizations

More Than $80,000 Given Back to Community This Year

Oct 26

Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases Its 2022 Antique Collection Whiskeys, Including Stagg

George T. Stagg Returns to the Lineup and Showing Up Strong at 138.7 proof!

Oct 4

Buffalo Trace Distillery Announces Annual Van Winkle Bourbon Release

Buffalo Trace Distillery and The Van Winkles Celebrate 20th Year of Distilling Partnership

Aug 30

Buffalo Trace Distillery Whiskey Production is Thriving as $1.2 Billion Expansion Continues

In the last five years, Buffalo Trace has increased supplies to consumers by 50% due to increased distillation and aging warehouse capacity

Aug 16

Eastern Kentucky Flood Victims to Benefit from Buffalo Trace Distillery Auction of Highly Rare and Collectible Whiskeys

Online Auction Offers Full Line Up of Some of the Distillery’s Most Coveted Collections such as Van Winkle, Buffalo Trace Antique Collection and Blanton’s

July 12

Buffalo Trace Distillery Announces New Dining and Tourism Destination

The new destination is expected to open in 2023

June 9

Annual Great Buffalo Chase 5k To Return In-person And Virtually For Twenty-first Year

Race Proceeds to Benefit VFW Post 4075

April 29

Buffalo Trace Distillery Partners with Local School for Arbor Day Tree Planting

Environmental Charities Also on Hand to Receive Donation of Single Oak Bourbon

April 6

Stagg Jr. Bourbon and Col. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Straight Rye Whiskey Awarded Gold At 2022 International Wine & Spirits Competition

Twenty-six Buffalo Trace spirits honored in total

March 31

Buffalo Trace Distillery and Frankfort Parks and Recreation To Host Annual Easter Event Via Drive-through

Complimentary Event to Feature The Easter Bunny

March 29

Buffalo Trace Named The Global Distiller Of The Year By Whisky Magazine 

Blanton’s Named World’s Best Single Barrel Bourbon

March 23

Buffalo Trace Distillery Raises nearly $65k for Kentucky Tornado Victims through Online Auction

Monies Raised support American Red Cross KY Region tornado relief efforts

March 9

Buffalo Trace Distillery Unveils Largest Ever Bottles Of O.F.C. Vintage 1982 Bourbon Whiskey With Proceeds Donated To Charity

The Distillery Will Be Auctioning Off Five, Six-liter Bottles Of The Rare Bourbon Whiskey Via Blockbar As Nfts With Proceeds Benefiting Five Global Charities

March 3

E. H. Taylor, Jr Bourbon Partners With Musician Chris Stapleton To Celebrate 125th Anniversary Of Bottled In Bond Day

Two Packages Up for Bid; all Proceeds to Benefit Stapleton’s Charity Outlaw State of Kind

March 2

Buffalo Trace Named The American Distiller of The Year By Whisky Magazine

Seven Buffalo Trace Distillery Whiskeys Receive American World Whiskies Awards

January 25

Buffalo Trace Distillery Sets New Tourism Record, Exceeds Pre-Pandemic Visitation Numbers in 2021

More than 340,000 Guests Visited National Historic Landmark Distillery in 2021

January 12

Buffalo Trace Distillery is Welcoming 2022 by Donating 2022 Bottles Including its First NFT with Unique OFC Vintage 6 Liter Bottle

The Distillery Asks Nonprofits to Join in the Quest to Raise Over $2 Million This Year Globally