FRANKFORT, Ky. — Buffalo Trace Distillery spirits received 14 medals at the 2021 Whiskies of the World Competition (WoW), including three bourbons that were named Best in Class. W.L. Weller Antique 107 and W.L. Weller Full Proof were both Best in Class with Gold Outstanding Medals while Elmer T. Lee was Best in Class with a Gold Medal. Best in Class means the product was the judges’ favorite within its category.
Buffalo Trace bourbons receiving Gold Outstanding Medal
Judges’ panel unanimously agrees to extra recognition
- W.L. Weller Antique 107 Bourbon – Best in Class, Non-Age-Stated 90 to 110 Proof Bourbon
- W.L. Weller Full Proof Bourbon – Best in Class, Non-Age-Stated High Proof Bourbon
- Col. E. H. Taylor, Jr. Single Barrel Bourbon
Buffalo Trace bourbons receiving Gold Medal
An excellent product that is among the best, remarkable
- Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel Bourbon – Best in Class, Non-Age-Stated Bourbon
- Buffalo Trace Bourbon
- Eagle Rare 10 Year Old Bourbon
- Col. E. H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch Bourbon
- Col. E. H. Taylor, Jr. Barrel Proof Bourbon
- W. L. Weller Special Reserve Bourbon
- W.L. Weller Single Barrel Bourbon
- Stagg Jr. Bourbon
Buffalo Trace whiskies receiving Silver Outstanding Medal
A very good product with complexity that is better than most
- Col. E.H. Taylor Jr. Straight Rye Whiskey
- W.L. Weller CYPB
Buffalo trace bourbons receiving Silver Medal
A very good and recommended product that shows complexity.
- W. L. Weller 12 Year Old Bourbon
WoW is produced in conjunction with the long-running International Wine & Spirits Competition. This year’s judges consisted of industry experts including spirits evaluators, brand ambassadors, whisky retailers, bartenders, and mixologists. Only 35% of entries received a Gold medal at this year’s competition.
Full results from the 2021 WoW Competition and how other Buffalo Trace Distillery bourbons faired please visit https://whiskiesoftheworld.com/2021-award-winners/.
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