June 25, 2016

Buffalo Trace Distillery #6

Buffalo Trace Distillery #6
Frankfort, Kentucky
Barrels being made by coopers and stored for future use.

June 24, 2016

Buffalo Trace Distillery #5

Buffalo Trace Distillery #5
Frankfort, Kentucky
Casks lose some liquid due to evaporation, even though they don't leak. The distillers refer to this as the "angels' share" and it contributes to the aroma in the warehouses.

June 23, 2016

Buffalo Trace Distillery #4

Buffalo Trace Distillery #4
Frankfort, Kentucky
The oak barrels in which the whiskey ages are used only once before being "recycled" to other distilleries around the world.

June 22, 2016

Buffalo Trace Distillery #3

Buffalo Trace Distillery
Frankfort, Kentucky
The distillery is located on the banks of the Kentucky River, ostensibly at the site of a buffalo (bison) crossing, and has gone by many names in its history. "O.F.C" stands for "Old Fire Company".

June 21, 2016

Buffalo Trace Distillery #2

Buffalo Trace Distillery #2
Frankfort, Kentucky
Our tour guide explaining the process of making whiskey and how storage of the casks affects the final product.