Ancient buffalo carved paths through the wilderness that led America’s first pioneers and explorers westward. One such trail led to the banks of the Kentucky River where Buffalo Trace Distillery has been making bourbon whiskey the same way for more than 200 years. In tribute to the mighty buffalo and the rugged, independent spirit of the pioneers who followed them westward, we created our signature Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Carefully distilled by our latest generation of craftsmen and aged for 8-9 years, Buffalo Trace Bourbon is rich, complex and smooth in taste. This small batch bourbon is a marriage of 30-40 of our best bourbon barrels and hand-bottled with care in our premium bourbon bottling hall.
Buffalo Trace Bourbon is the Distillery’s flagship bourbon. It is a small batch bourbon that is hand-bottled in our premium bourbon bottling hall. Its cork stopper adds to the quality look and feel of the bourbon. The bourbon has been called “one of the world’s great whiskies” by noted spirits reviewer Jim Murray.
This deep amber whiskey presents tastes of sweet corn and dark candied fruit. The nose is a complex procession of vanillas and citrus and the mid-palate tastes includes cinnamon, nutmeg, oak and honey. The finish is long and improbably elegant with the smaller grains at last finding a coherent voice; the sweeter vanilla joined by a dry, toasty oak flavor.