Col. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch Receives Master Medal, Prestigious Taste Master Medal at American Whiskey Masters 2020 – American Whiskey News

Col. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch Receives Master Medal, Prestigious Taste Master Medal at American Whiskey Masters 2020

13 Buffalo Trace Distillery Whiskies Earn Top Honors 

FRANKFORT, Franklin County, Ky (Aug. 18, 2020) For the second year in a row, Col. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch received a Master Medal in the Ultra Premium category at the American Whiskey Masters. This year, the whiskey was also presented the Taste Master Medal. The Taste Master Medal is awarded at the conclusion of the competition to the overall taste winner, and is determined by re-tasting all of the entries that earned Master Medals.

Five of Buffalo Trace Distillery’s whiskies were awarded Master Medals this year, and eight received Gold Medals.

Master Medals were awarded to:

  • Eagle Rare 10 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Col. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Col. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Straight Rye Whiskey
  • Stagg Jr. Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Weller CYPB Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Gold Medals were awarded to:

  • Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • E.H. Taylor Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Weller Special Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Weller 12 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Weller Full Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Old Weller Antique 107 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Old Charter Oak French Oak Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

The American Whiskey Masters is chaired by The Spirits Business and a panel of leading spirits specialists. Spirits are judged in a blind taste test and awarded by category.

For more information about Buffalo Trace Distillery whiskies, visit https://www.buffalotracedistillery.com/our-brands/buffalo-trace.html.

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 1775 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.

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