Buffalo Trace Distillery Wins Seven Medals at the 2014 LAIWSC

FRANKFORT, Franklin County, Ky (June 24, 2014) – The results from the 2014 Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition are in, and the whiskies from Buffalo Trace Distillery had an excellent showing, with each entry receiving at least one medal, for a total of two gold, four silver and one bronze.

Buffalo Trace Distillery whiskies earning medals include:

·         Gold Medal

§  Eagle Rare Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

·         Silver Medal

§  Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

§  E. H. Taylor Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey

§  Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey

§  Stagg Jr. Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

·         Bronze Medal

§  Pappy Van Winkle 15 year

Buffalo Trace Distillery also won a gold medal in the Packaging Competition:

·         Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey

“Having won medals in the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition with each of the whiskies we entered is an honor,” Harlen Wheatley, master distiller, said. “We are proud of our accomplishments in such a highly regarded competition.”

The Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition was formed in 2007, with an esteemed panel of judges using a blind-tasting method to award medals to the best distilled spirits from around the world.  The award-winning entries will be displayed during the Los Angeles County Fair, Aug. 29-Sept. 28, 2014 in “The Wine, Beer & Spirits Marketplace.”

Complete results of the 2012 LAIWSC are available at www.laspiritscomp.com.

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 1786 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 seven distillery titles since 2000 from such notable publications as Whisky Magazine, Whisky Advocate Magazine and Wine Enthusiast Magazine. It was named Whisky Magazine 2010 World Icons of Whisky “Whisky Visitor Attraction of the Year.” Buffalo Trace Distillery has also garnered more than 200 awards for its wide range of premium whiskies. To learn more about Buffalo Trace Distillery visit www.buffalotracedistillery.com

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