Buffalo Trace Distillery Bourbons Win Nine Gold Medals at 2020 International Spirits Challenge – American Whiskey News


            FRANKFORT, Franklin County, Ky (Nov. 12, 2020) – Buffalo Trace Distillery spirits received 14 medals at the 2020 International Spirits Challenge. Of those, nine bourbons produced at Buffalo Trace won Gold medals, and five other Distillery whiskeys and spirits were awarded Silver medals.

Buffalo Trace bourbons receiving Gold medals:

  • Buffalo Trace Bourbon
  • Eagle Rare 10 Year Old Bourbon
  • Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel Bourbon
  • Stagg Jr. Bourbon
  • Col. E. H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch Bourbon
  • Col. E. H. Taylor, Jr. Single Barrel Bourbon
  • W. L. Weller Special Reserve Bourbon
  • W. L. Weller 12 Year Old Bourbon
  • W.L. Weller Antique 107 Bourbon

Silver medals were awarded to:

  • Col. E.H. Taylor Jr. Straight Rye Whiskey
  • W.L. Weller
  • W.L. Weller Full Proof Bourbon
  • Buffalo Trace Distillery Bourbon Cream

All spirits entered into the ISC are subjected to intense blind tastings conducted by panels of more than 50 respected and experienced industry professionals. Each judge assesses the products according to age, region and variety, which is determined by the entrant and verified by the chairman.

Results from the 2020 International Spirits Challenge can be found at https://www.internationalspiritschallenge.com/2020/en/page/2020-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 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 for 2018 and its William Larue Weller and Thomas H. Handy Sazerac were named 2nd and 3rd finest whiskeys in the world for 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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