Buffalo Trace Whiskey
Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon WhiskeyAbout Buffalo Trace Distillery:
A family owned distillery located in Franklin County, Kentucky. Whiskey has been produced on the site since 1787, and legends such as E.H. Taylor, Jr., George T. Stagg, Albert B. Blanton, Orville Schupp and Elmer T. Lee have made whiskey here. Elmer T. Lee still does! Both George T. Stagg and Albert B. Blanton have named the distillery throughout history. The distillery produced bourbon whiskey and vodka - and most recently the distillery was added to The National Historic Register. The distillery is also part of the Sazerac companies that operate in New Orleans, Louisiana; Franklin County, Kentucky; Fredericksburg, Virginia and Loomis, California
"2007 Distillery of the Year" (and 2005)
Once again a nice honor to Buffalo Trace. Whiskey Magazine has named Buffalo Trace 2007 Distiller of the Year.
Whiskey enthusiasts from around the world have spoken - Buffalo Trace Distillery is Whiskey Magazine's 2007 Distillery of the Year. The award was announced at the annual "Icons of the Industry" dinner held in London on Thursday, March 1, 2007.
Buffalo Trace is following up on the nomination of Distiller of the Year in America in November 2006. This title was part of Whiskey Magazine's "Icons of the Industry" regional competitions and by winning it, Buffalo Trace could now advance to the grand final , where competitors were strong distilleries from Scotland, Ireland and not least Japan.
Kris Comestock, Brand Manager at Buffalo Trace, attended the dinner in London and said: “This award is a great honor and I am thrilled to be here and representing Buffalo Trace at this event. It is our sixth award of this kind since 2000 and it is always exciting to be recognized by such a respected expert as Whiskey Magazine. ”
Buffalo Trace Distillery is a family owned business in Franklin, Kentucky. The distillery traditions date back to 1787 and include such legendary names as E.H. Taylor Jr., George T. Stagg, Albert B. Blanton, Orville Schupp, and Elmer T. Lee. Buffalo Trace produces premium bourbon and Vodka on site. Read more about the distillery here.
Whiskey Magazine has been awarding this award for 7 years. This year there was a change in the assessment process, with regional competitions being introduced in the US, Japan, Ireland and Scotland. Each of the regional competitions was judged by local industry experts. Once the regional winners were found, they moved on to the international part of the competition, where the regional winners had to fight each other.