We're excited to share two new formats under the Whiskey Wednesday Series: Trace Talk and Homeplace History!
Trace Talk is an engaging sit down series in which celebrities sit down over a glass to open up about their bourbon journey and personal life while on the Historic Grounds of Buffalo Trace Distillery.
Homeplace History is a deep dive into the people, places, and events that helped shape Buffalo Trace Distillery into a National Historic Landmark.
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Has the greatest American whiskey already been produced? Buffalo Trace Distillery doesn't think so. Our quest to make the perfect bourbon, the "Holy Grail," is the foundation of our Experimental Whiskey Program. Hear Mark Brown, CEO of Sazerac/Buffalo Trace Distillery, describe the path to discovery, an upcoming product launch, and the "out-of-the-barrel" thinking that resulted in the most advanced whiskey warehouse ever built: Warehouse X.
On today's episode of #TraceTalk we raise a glass of @wellerbourbon to Kentucky natives and 2020 Olympic Medalists Gerek Meinhardt and Lee Kiefer. Their fencing careers have taken them across the world, but Kentucky is where they call home, and where they bring their friends and family to show off the best that Kentucky has to offer - bourbon.
Homeplace Manager Dennis Walsh and Bourbon Hall of Famer Freddie Johnson discuss what it means to be a National Historic Landmark, and the challenges and opportunities that come with that title.
Viewers from around the globe put their bourbon knowledge to the test as Master Blender Drew Mayville poses questions only true bourbon lovers can answer.
Tour the under-construction Dryhouse with Master Distiller Harlen Wheatley. Harlen gives you a rundown on the progress that's been made and what still needs to happen before we can start drying more mash.
Bourbon Hall-of-Famer and Third Generation Distillery Employee Freddie Johnson takes you on an exclusive tour of the World's Most Award-Winning Distillery. Uncover truths and gain a new understanding of the Distillery's history from the perspective only Freddie Johnson can provide.
Single Barrel Select Associate Susannah Hubler talks through Single Barrel Select day, and explains the popularity of store picks, why barrels are great to purchase and more.
Descendant of Colonel E.H. Taylor, Beau Beckman, tastes and discusses bourbons in accordance with the Distillery's history. Buffalo Trace, Weller, E.H. Taylor, Stagg, Blanton's and Eagle Rare all make an appearance.
Join Aging Warehouse Supervisor Marc Noon as he traces a barrel's journey from the moment it arrives, through our team's examination process, and into the cistern.
Master Blender Drew Mayville discusses the basics of bourbon drinking and tasting. Drew covers glassware, nosing techniques, tasting, the flavor wheel, adding water, and how we taste at Buffalo Trace.
Master Distiller Harlen Wheatley walks you through a warehouse in the middle stages of construction and discusses the Distillery's numerous expansion projects.
Master Distiller Harlen Wheatley provides a refreshing crash-course on whiskey production and aging, and refamiliarizes you with the legal definition of whiskey.
Gift Shop Team Member Caroline Campbell is joined by local leather craftsmen Clayton & Crume for this special Father's Day episode of Whiskey Wednesday.
Some of our most beloved bourbons have come from Warehouse C. This special batch of E.H. Taylor from Warehouse C is no different. Find out from consummate Tour Guide Lee Cowherd what makes this Warehouse so special.
Homeplace Supervisor Dennis Walsh takes you on a walk through Albert B. Blanton's beloved Botanical Gardens. Don't miss this update on the Arboretum, and find out how to book a tour.
Master Distiller Harlen Wheatley highlights the characteristics of Red Winter Wheat, and explains its significance in Bourbon and Vodka.
Join Master Distiller Harlen Wheatley as he shares a deep-dive into how the Single Oak Project came to be, how it's different from other bourbons and why you'll want to try them.
Master Distiller Harlen Wheatley hosts a tasting of some of our innovative experimental products, like Weller C.Y.P.B. and E.H. Taylor, Jr. Four Grain, and discusses how these limited experiments influence some of our more conventional, award-winning brands.
Master Blender Drew Mayville discusses the art of bourbon blending.
Join Joshua Steely, our Marketing Director for Bourbon, as he discusses the lasting contributions of American whiskey legend William Larue Weller and tastes the refined wheated bourbon that bears his name.
Bourbon Hall of Famer Freddie Johnson gives you a tour of our famous whiskey vault where we store our private collection of rare and historic bottles.
Master Distiller Harlen Wheatley provides an update on our ongoing $1.2 billion expansion.
Master Blender Drew Mayville tastes and shares his thoughts on our Kosher Whiskeys: Wheat Recipe, Rye Recipe, and Straight Rye.
Join us in the Branding Shed as we take a close look at the important barrel inspection and repair process.
Bourbon Hall of Famer Freddie Johnson hosts a tasting of his namesake Freddie's Old Fashioned Sodas, and shows you how to mix these delicious craft sodas with award-winning Buffalo Trace Distillery spirits.
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