Buffalo Trace

Buffalo Trace 2015 Antique Collection

Every September, Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Ky., releases its Antique Collection, five limited-edition whiskeys – George T. Stagg, Eagle Rare 17 Year, William Larue Weller. Sazerac Rye 18 Year and Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye – that have become…

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Buffalo Trace French Oak Barrel Head Aged Bourbon

90 proof, 10 years old $46.35/375ml suggested retail price The story: In its latest experimental release, Buffalo Trace Distillery created two different barrel types, one made entirely of French oak, and another using the usual American white oak staves with barrel…

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Buffalo Trace 100% French Oak Barrel Aged Bourbon

90 proof, 10 years old $46.35/375ml suggested retail price The story: Buffalo Trace Distillery is well known for its experimental whiskey. At any point, more than 3,000 experimental barrels are aging in the distilleries warehouses. One of its very first releases,…

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Buffalo Trace 2014 Antique Collection

Every fall, Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Ky., releases a collection of five limited-release whiskeys – George T. Stagg, Eagle Rare 17 Year, William Larue Weller. Sazerac Rye 18 Year and Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye – that have become…

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Buffalo Trace Antique Collection, Pt. 2 – the ryes

Every fall, Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Ky., releases its Antique Collection, five extra-aged, limited-edition premium bourbons and ryes that consistently win national and international acclaim. Buffalo Trace kindly sent me small samples for review (suggested retail price for the 750ml…

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Buffalo Trace Antique Collection, Pt. 1

Every fall, Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Ky., releases its Antique Collection, five extra-aged, limited-edition premium bourbons and ryes that consistently win national and international acclaim. The suggested retail price for each is $70/750ml; Buffalo Trace kindly sent me small samples for review….

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Stagg Jr. Bourbon

Stagg Jr. Bourbon 134.4 proof (will vary), 8-9 years old $49.99/750ml George T. Stagg has a son! In 2002, Buffalo Trace Distillery introduced George T. Stagg Bourbon, a limited-release barrel-proof whiskey, that is part of its annual Antique Collection series. The…

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Buffalo Trace Antique Collection, 2012

One of the many things to celebrate about Bourbon Heritage Month is that September is when many distillers target the release of their new products. Last week I received samples from Buffalo Trace’s 2012 Antique Collection, a limited release of five whiskeys that will appear on…

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E.H. Taylor Barrel Proof

Col. E.H. Taylor Jr. Barrel Proof 7 years old; 134.5 proof This is the fourth release in the Col. E.H. Taylor Jr. Bourbon Collection, named for the founder of what is today Buffalo Trace Distillery. The uncut, unfiltered rye-recipe small…

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