Buffalo Trace Distillery


One of the rarest and most sought-after bourbon's produced in Kentucky is missing.

Saving Stories Remembers Master Distiller Elmer T. Lee

Jul 16, 2013
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- In this edition of Saving Stories, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History Director Dr. Doug Boyd plays highlights from a 2008 interview with the late Elmer T. Lee.  The Master Distiller Emeritus of Buffalo Trace Distillery passed away this week at the age of 93.

Buffalo Trace Distillery Gets Landmark Designation

Jun 24, 2013
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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The National Park Service has designated Buffalo Trace's George T. Stagg Distillery a National Historic Landmark.

The designation highlights it as a "highly intact" example of pre-Prohibition industrial architecture that also shows how distilling expanded once the federal ban was repealed in the early 1930s. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported buildings are in active use and feature quarry-faced stonework and decorative brickwork in a 1930s-era factory.