Tag: Buffalo Trace

Weller brands to get a bottle makeover

When you’re scouring the shelves for W.L. Weller at your favorite liquor store later this year, you’ll need to be on the lookout for a new bottle. Beginning in December, Weller Special Reserve, Weller Antique, and Weller 12-Year-Old Bourbon Whiskey…

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Stolen Pappy hasn’t won a reprieve

The powers that be haven’t spared our precious Pappy – yet. Recent reports that 28 stolen bottles of Pappy Van Winkle would be auctioned for charity regrettably jumped the gun. Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton, whose office recovered the purloined…

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Great gift idea: Eagle Rare glasses

As a bourbon blogger, I have a lot of bottles of bourbon. I also have a lot of bourbon glassware. But until this week, what I didn’t have was bourbon glasses made from bourbon bottles. A Georgia company called Cave…

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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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I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain

It’s been a tough week for the bourbon industry here in Kentucky, and it’s only Wednesday. First, a fire that broke out on Monday afternoon and took 85 firefighters to control heavily damaged three of the buildings in the 100…

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And the best Single Oak Project Bourbon is…

A four-year quest to find “the perfect bourbon” concluded this week with Buffalo Trace Distillery’s announcement that drinkers had selected Barrel #80 as their favorite in the Single Oak Project. Buffalo Trace, meanwhile, accumulated reams of information on how entry…

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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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‘PappyGate’ solved!

Hoooo-eeee. Just when I was getting all sentimental about how there would be no “Justified” tonight, or ever again, we got ourselves a real-life Raylan-and-Boyd-worthy story right here in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. That’s right: The Case of the Missing…

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