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Five Buffalo Trace Distillery Whiskies Win Double Gold

FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (April 8, 2020) Buffalo Trace Distillery defended its title of World’s Most Award Winning Distillery at the 2020 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. The Distillery’s spirits took home 18 medals, and its Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon was named Best Small Batch Bourbon 11 Years and Older. Five whiskies received the prestigious Double Gold medal, four received Gold medals, six received Silver medals and three spirits received Bronze medals.

Double Gold medals went to

·       Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon

·       William Larue Weller Kentucky Straight Bourbon

·       Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Straight American Rye Whiskey

·       Stagg Jr. Kentucky Straight Bourbon

·       Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Gold medals were awarded to

·       Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch Bottled-in-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon

·       Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr. Single Barrel Bottled-in-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon

·       Weller Special Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon

·       Weller Full Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Silver medal recipients were

·       Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon

·       Eagle Rare 10 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon

·       George T. Stagg Kentucky Straight Bourbon

·       Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr. Bottled-in-Bond Straight American Rye Whiskey

·       Weller CYPB (Craft Your Perfect Bourbon) Kentucky Straight Bourbon

·       Weller 12 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Bronze medals went to

·       Weller Antique 107 Kentucky Straight Bourbon

·       Wheatley Vodka

·       Buffalo Trace Distillery Bourbon Cream Liqueur

Spirits entered into the San Francisco World Spirits Competition are judged over four days of highly controlled blind tastings by a panel of more than 40 judges made up of respected, experienced industry experts. Complete results for the 2020 San Francisco World Spirits Competition can be found at http://www.sfspiritscomp.com/results/.

About Buffalo Trace Distillery

Buffalo Trace Distillery is an American family-owned company based in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky. The Distillery’s rich tradition dates back to 1773 and includes such legends as E.H. Taylor, Jr., George T. Stagg, Albert B. Blanton, Orville Schupp, and Elmer T. Lee.  Buffalo Trace Distillery is a fully operational Distillery producing bourbon, rye and vodka on site and is a National Historic Landmark as well as is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Distillery has won 35 distillery titles since 2000 from such notable publications as Whisky Magazine, Whisky Advocate Magazine and Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Its Col. E. H. Taylor, Jr. Four Grain Bourbon was named World Whiskey of the Year by “Jim Murray’s Whiskey Bible 2018” and its William Larue Weller and Thomas H. Handy Sazerac were named 2nd and 3rd finest whiskeys in the world, respectively, in the “Jim Murray Whiskey Bible 2020.”  Buffalo Trace Distillery has also garnered more than 1,000 awards for its wide range of premium whiskies. To learn more about Buffalo Trace Distillery visit www.buffalotracedistillery.com.  To download images from Buffalo Trace Distillery visit http://www.buffalotracedistillery.com/media.