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Aug 19, 2014, 11:28 ET

Buffalo Trace Bourbon Announces Two Football Contests

 Buffalo Trace challenges all fans of the NFL and lovers of fine bourbon to put their football knowledge to the test with both the Football...

Jan 14, 2014, 11:20 ET
Buffalo Trace Bourbon Announces Battle of the Bands 2014 with a $10,000 Grand Prize Winner. See www.buffalotracesaloon.com for details.  (PRNewsFoto/Buffalo Trace Distillery)

Buffalo Trace Bourbon Amps Up with Annual Battle of the Bands

 Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey is thrilled to announce the return of its most popular online contest, Battle of the Bands. The contest has a...

Sep 03, 2013, 11:29 ET
Buffalo Trace Bourbon's 2013 Battle of the Bands.  (PRNewsFoto/Buffalo Trace Distillery)

Finalists Set to Battle for Grand Prize in Buffalo Trace Battle of the Bands

 Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey announces the finals of its third annual Battle of the Bands Contest. After months of qualifying, eight bands...

Jul 18, 2013, 11:28 ET
Buffalo Trace Distillery in Franklin Co., KY is now a National Historic Landmark.  (PRNewsFoto/Buffalo Trace Distillery)

Buffalo Trace Distillery Announces Its Designation As A National Historic Landmark

 After 240 years, Buffalo Trace Distillery is excited to announce it has been named a National Historic Landmark by the United States...

Feb 22, 2013, 17:04 ET
AFWMF Founder Tonya Evans recieves 2013 Eagle Rare Life Grand Prize.  (PRNewsFoto/Buffalo Trace Distillery)

Tonya M. Evans Wins Grand Prize 2013 Rare Life Award

Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has named Tonya M. Evans of Lawrence, Kansas as the winner of the Grand Prize 2013 Rare Life Award....

Jan 10, 2013, 10:39 ET

Buffalo Trace Distillery Welcomes Guests From Around The World And Online

 Buffalo Trace Distillery kicks off 2013 with some exciting news to share: A record number of visitors toured the Trace in 2012, shattering the...

Nov 06, 2012, 11:02 ET
Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Straight Rye Whiskey, 2013 World Whiskey of the Year from Buffalo Trace Distillery.  (PRNewsFoto/Buffalo Trace Distillery)

American Whiskies From Buffalo Trace Distillery Named 1st And 2nd Best In The World

Buffalo Trace Distillery has made history in the whiskey industry with not one, but two Whiskey of the Year Awards from esteemed whiskey reviewer...

May 29, 2012, 10:10 ET

George T. Stagg Named Top Spirit In The World For Second Year In A Row!

For the second year in a row, George T. Stagg, the iconic uncut, unfiltered bourbon released annually from Buffalo Trace Distillery, has been named...

May 23, 2012, 10:59 ET

Singer Joan Osborne and Bluegrass Legend Bobby Osborne to Headline Live Double-Broadcast of Michael Johnathon's WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour at Buffalo Trace Distillery

 Buffalo Trace Distillery announces a partnership with Michael Johnathon's WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour to celebrate Kentucky Music by...

Feb 22, 2012, 11:24 ET
Wildlife Advocate Edward E. Clark wins 2012 Eagle Rare, Rare Life Award.  (PRNewsFoto/Buffalo Trace Distillery)

Ed Clark, Virginia Wildlife Activist, Wins Rare Life Award

 Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has named Edward E. Clark, Jr. of Waynesboro, Virginia, as the grand prize winner of the 2012...

Jan 10, 2012, 15:03 ET

Buffalo Trace Bourbon Announces Second Annual Online Battle of the Bands Contest

Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has launched its second annual online Battle of the Bands contest. The Battle of the Bands runs...

Nov 09, 2011, 14:37 ET

Buffalo Trace Distillery Adding Ghost Tours to Lineup

Apparently there are more spirits at Buffalo Trace Distillery than those aging in the warehouses, at least according to the investigators from a...

Oct 17, 2011, 11:02 ET

Non-profit Organizations Off to an Amazing Start With Help of Buffalo Trace Millennium Barrel

Nearly $50,000 has been raised for charity to date through Buffalo Trace Distillery Millennium Barrel auctions. With more than two months and 100...

Aug 15, 2011, 10:12 ET

Buffalo Trace Announces Fantasy Football and Pick'em Games

Buffalo Trace Bourbon wants to invite fans of football and whiskey to come together and compete in the 2011 Fantasy Football League and Football...

Jul 19, 2011, 15:00 ET

George T. Stagg Named Top Spirit in the World 2011

George T. Stagg, the iconic uncut, unfiltered bourbon released annually from Buffalo Trace Distillery, has been named the number one spirit in the...

Jul 12, 2011, 10:36 ET

Rare Bourbon Whiskey For Charity

The clock is ticking for non-profit organizations to request a Millennium Barrel Bottle from Buffalo Trace Distillery. This special whiskey barrel...

Jun 08, 2011, 11:09 ET
Buffalo Trace Distillery's Millennium Barrel Commemorative Box.  (PRNewsFoto/Buffalo Trace Distillery)

Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases One-Of-A-Kind Millennium Barrel Bottling

It was Dec. 31st, 1999, and the new century was dawning as the employees at Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, KY gathered around to watch the...

Sep 09, 2010, 10:05 ET

Eagle Rare Bourbon To Honor Those Who Lead Rare Lives

Eagle Rare Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey has won its share of honors and awards. Now the Bourbon is sharing its passion for excellence by...

Mar 02, 2010, 12:00 ET

Buffalo Trace Distillery's Tour Earns Worldwide Recognition

History, hooch and hospitality! Famed whisky publication, Whisky Magazine has named Buffalo Trace Distillery 2010 World Icons of Whisky "Whisky...

Jun 23, 2009, 15:05 ET

A Legend in Kentucky Bourbon Comes Home

Buffalo Trace Distillery acquires E.H. Taylor Bourbon E.H. Taylor is coming back to the distillery where it all began. Buffalo Trace...