One Tank Trips – Buffalo Trace, Frankfort, KY

March 18, 2012 § Leave a comment

Buffalo Trace Distillery is a distillery located in Frankfort, Kentucky. It has historically been known by several names, including most notably, the George T. Stagg Distillery and the O.F.C. Distillery.[2] Its namesake bourbon brand, Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon whiskey, was introduced in August 1999. The Buffalo Trace Distillery stands as the oldest (not necessarily continuously-operating) distilling site in the United States.[3][unreliable source?] Located on what the company claims was once an ancient buffalo crossing on the banks of the Kentucky River in Franklin County, the distillery is named after the American bison that created paths followed by America’s early pioneers. The Sazerac Company, a New Orleans,Louisiana-based producer and importer purchased the distillery in 1992 and is now the parent company of Buffalo Trace Distillery.[4] The distillery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places under its old name, George T. Stagg Distillery.[1] The Buffalo Trace Distillery is home to the world’s smallest bonded storage warehouse, Warehouse V. This warehouse only stores a single barrel of whiskey at a time. More history can be found at Wikipedia. 

About these ads

Tagged: ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

What’s this?

You are currently reading One Tank Trips – Buffalo Trace, Frankfort, KY at Northern Kentucky Real Estate Blog.

meta

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: