Buffalo Trace: Celebrating SEVEN Double Gold Awards

Buffalo Trace: Celebrating SEVEN Double Gold Awards

A Sweep of Double Gold Awards for Buffalo Trace

Nope. It’s not the replay of an over-the-top, amazing basketball tournament. This is way more exciting — especially if you’re a bourbon enthusiast. Buffalo Trace Distillery has just scooped a spectacular collection of SEVEN Double Gold Awards at different prestigious spirits competitions. The award-winning distillery struck gold, not once or twice, but seven times, call it extraordinary and you won’t be far off.

Spotlight on the Double Gold

Before we delve into the specifics, let’s take a moment to explain what the Double Gold designation entails. At major spirits competitions, this honor is the highest award a brand can receive. It’s the Oscar of the liquor world, signifying that all judges – not just a majority – agreed that the spirit was worthy of a gold medal rating. So, when a product receives a double gold, it speaks volumes to the quality of its craftsmanship.

A Closer Look at the Winning Spirits

Now that we’re all on the same (bourbon-soaked) page, let’s take a closer look at the champions of Buffalo Trace Distillery. The stars of this show were no other than the distillery’s collection of bourbons, each becoming a reason to celebrate during the award ceremonies. The distillery’s winning streak isn’t particularly surprising given their longstanding reputation for quality and distinction but accomplishing such a consistent run on the double gold level across different competitions is something praiseworthy.

Blanton’s Single Barrel

We kick things off with the Blanton’s Single Barrel, a fan favorite and a real gem amongst bourbon collectors. Smooth, with complex flavors derived from superior craftsmanship, it’s no wonder Blanton’s received a double gold rating.

Col. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Single Barrel

This bourbon is a revelation. Encased in its characteristic vintage packaging, this Single Barrel variant of Colonel E.H. Taylor Jr bourbon stands tall amongst competitors. Its blend of caramel and fruity essences sealed with a richly aged, oaky powerhouse finish is what bourbon dreams are made of. Surely a double gold winner.

Stagg Jr

Stagg Jr. title continually elevates the Buffalo Trace Distillery’s standing in the bourbon world. This uncut and unfiltered bourbon is nothing short of spectacular, and the double gold it received is a testament to that.

Weller Full Proof

The Weller Full Proof is a legend in its own right. Simply put, it’s a bourbon masterclass in a bottle that sends your tastebuds into overdrive with its blend of caramel and nuanced fruity undertones. Unsurprisingly, it’s crowned with a double gold.

Buffalo Trace’s Dedication to Excellence

Beyond the bottles and awards, there’s a larger story here. One that testifies to Buffalo Trace Distillery’s unwavering dedication to excellence and relentless pursuit of perfection. The distillery’s sweeping success demonstrates a painstaking commitment to their craft, ultimately reminding, even the most discerning connoisseurs, why Buffalo Trace ranks among the best in the industry.


Suffice it to say, this is a monumental achievement for Buffalo Trace. Their long list of double gold awards is a tribute to the exquisite finesse, skill, and sophistication that thrusts Buffalo Trace beyond the scope of simple bourbon production and firmly establishes it as a leading force in the world of spirits. So Here’s to the champions, the tireless innovators, and the bourbon trailblazers. Cheers to Buffalo Trace!

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Written by Daniel Davis

Daniel Davis has been writing about spirits for over 10 years. He is a frequent speaker at whiskey festivals and events around the country and has been a judge at several international spirit competitions. He is passionate about educating people about the history and culture of whiskey and bourbon and loves to share his knowledge with others.

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