Towards the end of 2016, a class action lawsuit was filed against Buffalo Trace and parent company Sazerac for misrepresenting an Old Charter bourbon to consumers. Old Charter is a storied brand whose history goes back to the late 1800's. It's passed through several ownership changes, the last being the sale to Sazerac in 1999. For … Continue reading Why Are Sazerac And Buffalo Trace Trying To Be So Damned Sneaky?
*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! The 2016 Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon, like the 2015 version before it, is actually a 17 year old whiskey. While that might seem like an obvious thing to point out given the name, previous editions of the Antique Collection's Eagle Rare 17 … Continue reading Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon, 2016 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review
*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! Reading this year's "release letter" from Buffalo Trace about the Antique Collection's Eagle Rare 17 Year Old, I noticed that it listed the distilling date as 1993. Now as I've mentioned before I am not what you would call a mathematics wizard. I'm good … Continue reading Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon, 2014 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review
*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! I'm not ashamed to admit that until earlier this year, I didn't know that the Sazerac 18 Year Old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey, featured yearly in Buffalo Trace's Antique Collection, isn't a different whiskey every year, but instead is a yearly allocation of a … Continue reading Sazerac 18 Year Old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey, 2014 Buffalo trace Antique Collection – Review
*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! By this point, you either were lucky enough to get a bottle George T. Stagg or you weren't. If you weren't lucky initially and ended up getting a bottle anyway, then you have quite a bit of disposable income. This year, stories about ridiculous prices … Continue reading George T. Stagg Kentucky Straight Bourbon, 2014 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review
If you're not new to the world of whisky, then the George T. Stagg release from Buffalo Trace's yearly antique collection needs no introduction. You already know you want a bottle and you already know that it will be damn hard to get one, especially these days when there is a segment of the whisky … Continue reading Stagg Jr., Kentucky Straight Bourbon – Review
The Casks is not necessarily in the business of posting every press release that floats across my expansive oaken desk, but on the rare occasion when something tickles my fancy and I actually have a spare moment, I like to throw out exciting tidbits such as the news about this new release from Buffalo Trace. … Continue reading New Release: Stagg Jr. from Buffalo Trace