CONTACT: Angela H. Traver
Public Relation Manager
PH: 502-696-5957

For Immediate Release


It's back! The popularity of Buffalo Trace Distillery's Antique Collection continues to grow as we mark the fifth year of its release. The collection is scheduled to hit stores in September and consists of:·

George T. Stagg, 15 year (Barrel proof) § Around 129 proof this year§ Distilled in May 1988. Aged in Warehouse Q·

Eagle Rare 17 year old § Distilled in April of 1987§ Aged in Warehouses I and H·

Sazerac Rye 18 year old § Distilled in October of 1985§ Aged in Warehouse K

As consumers and critics discover the whiskeys of the Antique Collection the list of awards continues to grow. George T. Stagg was named "2004 World Whiskey of the Year" by famed whiskey writer Jim Murray, in his 2004 Whiskey Bible. Malt Advocate Magazine also named Stagg "Whiskey of the Year" in 2002, while Sazerac Rye took home that title in 2001. "I'm very proud of the whiskey we are producing here at Buffalo Trace Distillery. This Antique Collection exemplifies our standard of quality, as well as the range of different ages and recipes we offer. I hope everyone enjoys them as much as we do," said Kris Comstock, Bourbon Brand Manager at Buffalo Trace Distillery.For more information on the Antique Collection you can visit or contact Kris Comstock at or (502) 696-5936.

About Buffalo Trace

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. Buffalo Trace is a fully operational distillery producing bourbon and vodka on site, and was recently named to the National Historic Register. The distillery is also part of the Sazerac family of companies, which has operations in New Orleans, Louisiana; Franklin County, Kentucky; Fredericksburg, Virginia and Loomis, California.

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