Buffalo Trace Distillery has always been known for producing high-quality bourbon, but their latest awards haul proves they are one of the best distilleries around. Earlier this month, Buffalo Trace brought home an impressive seven double gold awards from the 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. This achievement not only reaffirms their commitment to quality, but also solidifies their place among the elite bourbon producers worldwide.
The San Francisco World Spirits Competition
The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is one of the most prestigious and competitive spirits competitions in the world. It brings together a panel of expert judges who blind taste and evaluate thousands of spirits from around the globe. The competition considers factors such as aroma, taste, and finish when selecting the best of the best in each category.
The Seven Double Gold Awards
Buffalo Trace Distillery dominated the bourbon category at the 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition by winning seven double gold awards. These are the seven bourbons that earned the highest honors:
- Buffalo Trace Bourbon
- Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon
- Colonel E.H. Taylor Jr. Small Batch Bourbon
- Eagle Rare Bourbon
- John J. Bowman Single Barrel Bourbon
- W.L. Weller 12 Year Bourbon
- William Larue Weller Bourbon
Each of these bourbons received a unanimous vote for a double gold medal; a title that represents unparalleled quality in the spirits industry.
Buffalo Trace’s Commitment to Quality
Buffalo Trace’s seven double gold awards are a testament to their commitment to quality and their ability to consistently produce some of the world’s best bourbon. The distillery’s attention to detail and use of high-quality ingredients has been paramount in its success. All of these bourbons are made with the finest grains, pure Kentucky limestone water, and aged in charred oak barrels to create a unique taste and finish.
The Future Looks Bright
Buffalo Trace Distillery has been producing bourbon since 1773, and it seems that their winning streak will continue for many years to come. With seven double gold awards from the 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, Buffalo Trace solidifies its place among the elite bourbon producers in the world.