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Issue 61 - The big five

Whisky Magazine Issue 61
January 2007


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The big five

Iconic distillery releases its latest antique collection

Whiskey fans rejoice! Buffalo Trace Distillery's 2006 Antique Collection has been launched and it features some stunning whiskey.

This year's collection boasts a new edition—Thomas H.

Handy, uncut and unfiltered straight rye whiskey.

Buffalo Trace Distillery is a family-owned company based in Franklin County, Kentucky. The distillery's rich distilling tradition dates back to 1787 and has included such legends as E.H. Taylor, Jr., George T. Stagg, Albert B.

Blanton, Orville Schupp, and Elmer T. Lee.

The company picked up two awards in Whisky Magazine's American Icons of Whisky, and this collection showcases what it does best.

“I'm very proud of the whiskey we are producing here at Buffalo Trace Distillery. The collection exemplifies our standard of quality and range of different ages and recipes. I hope everyone enjoys them as much as we do,” said Kris Comstock, bourbon brand manager of Buffalo Trace Distillery.

We sent the five bottles to whisky guru Dave Broom to taste and give you his opinon, and what to expect if you get your hands on one of these precious bottles.

It is not hard to see why the company scooped both Innovator of the Year and Distiller of the Year in Whisky MagazineAmerican Icons of Whisky 2007.

Two time winner of the “American Whiskey of the Year” award, the whiskey for this year's release has been aging in Warehouse K on the first floor. The first floor enables barrels to age slowly and graceful...

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