Tag Archives: Buffalo Trace

The Man Who Brought Bourbon Back

If you’re a bourbon lover who’s reveling in the currently thriving whiskey market, we’d like to suggest that you pour a tipple out for Elmer T. Lee next time you imbibe. It’s a fact that not too long ago the bourbon industry was in deep trouble. Lee is the man who turned it all around. Looking around […]

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The Great Bourbon Heist – Case Solved

The case of the great Kentucky bourbon heist has at last been solved. In October of 2013, more than 200 bottles of the highly sought-after Pappy Van Winkle brand of bourbon went missing from a securely locked area of the Buffalo Trace distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky. Even before the robbery, bottles of the bourbon were hard to […]

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8 Great Pairings of Bourbon & Oreos

No matter what age you grew up in, your youth was mostly likely dominated by some favorite combination of foods. Our tender years were permanently marked by milk and cookies. Oreo cookies, to be exact. But don’t you ever wonder what happened to those childhood foods after you grew up and started eating like an […]

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Buffalo Trace Distillery now a National Historic Landmark

Buffalo Trace’s George T. Stagg Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky has been named as a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service.   Established in 1857, the distillery was later purchased by E.H. Taylor Jr. in 1870. He refurbished it, building brick warehouses including the notorious Warehouse C which was destroyed by tornado. The site also […]

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Baby Bourbon aka “White Dog”

Buffalo Trace White Dog There is a lot of interest lately in moonshine, white whiskeys and baby bourbons.  Numerous unaged or lightly-aged whiskeys are now appearing in liquor stores courtesy of the many new microdistilleries that have opened up all around the country.  From $30 a bottle for the unaged stuff to $90 for whiskey […]

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