Buffalo Trace Distillery

Local/Regional News
9:22 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Rare Expensive Bourbon Swiped From Distillery

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

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Saving Stories
5:50 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Saving Stories Remembers Master Distiller Elmer T. Lee

Master Distiller Elmer T. Lee of Buffalo Trace Distillery passed away this week at the age of 93.
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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.

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Local/Regional News
9:14 am
Mon June 24, 2013

Buffalo Trace Distillery Gets Landmark Designation

Buffalo Trace Distillery
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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example of pre-Prohibition industrial architecture that also shows how distilling expanded once the federal ban was repealed in the early 1930s.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.

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