Tag: Buffalo Trace

Buffalo Trace Distillery Introduces O.F.C. Range of Very Rare and Collectable Vintage-Dated Bourbons

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PRESS RELEASE This fall, Buffalo Trace Distillery will release three unique vintage-dated bourbons honoring the National Historic Landmark’s original name – the O.F.C. Distillery. During Colonel E. H. Taylor, Jr’s tenure, the O.F.C. Distillery was renowned for producing top class whiskey. The first vintages of O.F.C. Bourbon Whiskey coming in November are sure to be … Read more

Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases 2016 Antique Collection Whiskeys

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It’s the best time of the year for whiskey fans, as Buffalo Trace Distillery releases its 2016 Antique Collection. The highly anticipated collection will once again feature five limited-release whiskeys of various ages, recipes and proofs. Here’s what ardent fans can expect: George T. Stagg The powerhouse favorite of the Antique Collection, George T. Stagg … Read more

Buffalo Trace Releases 13-Year-Old Old Fashioned Sour Mash Bourbon

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FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (Sept. 22, 2015)  Buffalo Trace Distillery has returned to its roots with the latest release in their long-running experimental whiskey program, a bourbon made using an old-fashioned process of souring the mash.  Distilled in May of 2002, this Old Fashioned Sour Mash experiment used Buffalo Trace’s proprietary mash.  The bourbon was cooked … Read more

Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases 2015 Antique Collection Whiskeys

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FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (Sept. 8, 2015) Whiskey fans rejoice, Buffalo Trace Distillery is releasing its 2015 Antique Collection in late September. The highly anticipated collection will once again feature five limited-release whiskeys of various ages, recipes and proofs. Here’s what loyal fans can expect: George T. Stagg The powerhouse favorite of the Antique Collection, the 2015 … Read more

Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases 2014 Antique Collection Whiskeys

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I’m sharing this news because I know a lot of people are interested. Here is this year’s info on the latest batch of whiskeys you’d love to have, but won’t be able to find. FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (Sept. 4, 2014) Whiskey aficionados can start their holiday shopping early once Buffalo Trace Distillery releases its 2014 Antique … Read more

Whiskey Review: Stagg Jr. Bourbon

Stagg Jr.Kentucky Straight Bourbon WhiskeyGrade: (Highest Recommendation)Price: $50 (750ml) Buffalo Trace Distillery has long been one of the most aggressive whiskey outfits when it comes to experimenting with and producing new bourbons. Their latest is one that's already generating a great deal of interest: Stagg Jr. A younger version of the highly sought-after George T. Stagg … Read more

R.I.P. Truman Cox, Master Distiller

There was some sad news for the whiskey world yesterday. Truman Cox, 44, master distiller at the A. Smith Bowman Distillery, died suddenly. He leaves behind a wife and daughter, as well as a lot of people who respected and admired him. Truman was the lead chemist at Buffalo Trace before moving to Fredericksburg to take … Read more

Whiskey Review: John J. Bowman Single Barrel Virginia Bourbon

John J. Bowman Single BarrelVirginia Straight Bourbon WhiskeyGrade: (Above Average)Price: $50 (750ml) I've been a resident of the Old Dominion for the past ten years, so I have a particular interest in Virginia spirits. This is especially true when it comes to the products made by A. Smith Bowman, since I lived just a few … Read more

Van Winkle Bourbon Available Soon

This is great news for bourbon fans — the Van Winkles are back! Sadly, these are going to be very hard to find. (And if you do find any, it's going to be more expensive than the prices quoted below.) But there's a reason these are the most-hyped bourbons in the world. Whether or not … Read more

Taste Test: Bourbons from $25 to $50

We conducted the second round of our bourbon taste test last weekend. The whiskeys this time all had a suggested retail price of between $25 and $50. (Our first Bourbon Taste Test featured bourbons under $25.) As was the case last time, some of the samples were provided by the distilleries and some were from my … Read more