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Buffalo Trace Small Barrel Experiment A Failure

(Buffalo Trace Press Release) Sometimes, not all experiments are successful. Buffalo Trace Distillery learned this the hard way with its small barrel experiments started in 2006. Using 5, 10, and 15 gallon barrels, the company filled each small barrel with the same mash bill (Buffalo Trace Rye Bourbon Mash #1) around the same time, and aged them side by side in ...

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Buffalo Trace To Release Giant French Oak Barrel Experiments in September

(Buffalo Trace Press Release) There’s been much discussion and experimentation with aging whiskey in small barrels, but what about experimenting with large barrels? More than two decades ago, Buffalo Trace Distillery set out to do just that. American whiskey typically ages in 53 gallon oak barrels, but this whiskey matured in 135 gallon French oak barrels, one for 19 years and ...

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Buffalo Trace Starts New Rye Whiskey Label

(Buffalo Trace Press Release) Straight Rye Whiskey has experienced a strong resurgence in the American whiskey landscape, yet Colonel E. H. Taylor, Jr. was making this style over 100 years ago. The latest offering from Buffalo Trace Distillery pays tribute to the former Distillery owner with a small batch, Bottled-In-Bond, 100 proof, straight rye whiskey from days long past. An ...

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Famous Grouse To Set New World’s Record For Biggest Whiskey Bottle

[Adapted from The Famous Grouse Press Release] The Famous Grouse, named by The Whiskey Reviewer as the Best Blended Scotch, is attempting to set a new Guinness World Record by creating the world’s largest bottle of whiskey, to be unveiled on their brand birthday celebrations on Sunday, the 12th August. “Scotland’s favourite whiskey” is aiming to take the current world ...

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