Four Spirits From Buffalo Trace Distillery Awarded 'Best of Category'

Jun 28, 2016 Industry News
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Four spirits from Buffalo Trace Distillery were awarded “Best of Category” at the 2016 Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition, including Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Stagg Jr. Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, E.H. Taylor, Jr. Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, and Sazerac Straight Rye Whiskey. An additional 12 medals were awarded to spirits from Buffalo Trace Distillery, seven of which were Gold Medals.

These spirits were ranked among 401 spirits that were submitted from a total of 29 countries.

Spirits earning medals include:

Gold Medal

  • Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Eagle Rare Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Stagg Jr. Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Blanton’s Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Sazerac Straight Rye Whiskey
  • E.H. Taylor, Jr. Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream

Silver Medal

  • Benchmark Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Wheatley Vodka
  • Platinum 7X Vodka
  • Rain Cucumber Vodka

Bronze Medal

  • E.H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

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, September 2—25, in “The Wine, Beer & Spirits Marketplace.” 

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