Why is there a shortage of Buffalo Trace?

Buffalo Trace recognizes this is not the news its fans want to hear for the next few years but making great whiskey does take time and the Distillery is not prepared to cut quality corners to increase short term supply.

Why is there no Buffalo Trace?

Unfortunately, supplies of the whiskeys that we put into barrels to age many years ago are not sufficient to meet today's demand and while we are working hard to expand our production capacity, it will be some time before the whiskeys we are making today will be aged properly and ready for sale.

Why is bourbon in short supply?

No industry has been left untouched by pandemic-related disruptions, and distilling is no exception. From shutdowns and glass shortages to paying more for just about everything, the spirits world has been rocked more deeply than at any other time since Prohibition. And the latest issue may be the most serious yet.


Is Buffalo Trace becoming allocated?

All Buffalo Trace Distillery whiskeys are distributed “on allocation.” This means there's a specific number of bottles allocated to each state throughout the year across its whole catalog. This is done to ensure retailers, restaurants and consumers in every state get a shot at some.

Is Buffalo Trace whiskey hard to find?

Usually, the answer is a resounding, “No.” More and more bourbons, many of which used to be readily available at liquor stores everywhere, are joining the ranks of “rare,” and this is particularly true of Buffalo Trace Distillery products.


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What bourbons are hard to find?

10 Rare, Hard-To-Find Bourbons
  • E.H. ...
  • Russell's Reserve 1998 Bourbon. ...
  • Elijah Craig 23 Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon. ...
  • Old Forester 2008 Birthday Bourbon. ...
  • Four Roses Al Young 50th Anniversary Small Batch Bourbon. ...
  • Pappy Van Winkle's Family Reserve 23 Year. ...
  • Orphan Barrel Rhetoric 22-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon.


Are we running out of whiskey?

Although there are no current supply issues, after years of steady growth and expansion at the Lynchburg distillery, Daniel's is once again producing at near-capacity. “The American whiskey industry as a whole has turned around and is growing again,” says Daniel's global general manager Mike Keyes.

Why is there a liquor shortage 2021?

NEW ORLEANS — You might have trouble finding your favorite adult beverage for your holiday party this year. There is an alcohol shortage caused by the on-going global supply chain issues as around 40 percent of the hard alcohol in the United States is imported.

What state gets the most allocated bourbon?

And Kentucky is the home to Bourbon County, literally the home of American Bourbon production. The state even has its own Bourbon Trail specifically dedicated to highlighting the state's best bourbon.


Who bought Buffalo Trace?

The Sazerac Company owners of Buffalo Trace Distillery and marquee bourbon brands like Pappy Van Winkle, E.H. Taylor, Eagle Rare, Blanton's and many more has acquired 19 additional brands from Star Industries and Black Prince Distillery.

Who distributes Buffalo Trace?

Republic National Distributing Co.

What is the oldest bourbon brand?

200 Years of Bourbon Making History

On the spot where the buffalo migration route crossed the Kentucky River, we've been making legendary bourbon whiskey for over 200 years. Buffalo Trace is the oldest continuously operating distillery in America.

Is Buffalo Trace a good bourbon?

Buffalo Trace is a solid bourbon that has good yet unremarkable flavors, but surprisingly is nicely fragrant aided by some of the rye-forward scents. While the flavors may not be overly complex, it has just enough intensity, character, and depth to be somewhat interesting and enjoyable to drink.


Can I ship Buffalo Trace bourbon?

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Is Eagle Rare hard to find?

Why is Eagle Rare so hard to find? A combination of factors. First, it is an allocated spirit, meaning Eagle Rare will never reach equilibrium. It's also a premium bourbon produced by Buffalo Trace Distillery, which, even if the whiskey inside the bottle were average, adds a layer of shine for bourbon drinkers.

Which states have liquor shortages?

Liquor stores in Vermont, New Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania are facing alcohol shortages that stem from beyond the pandemic, but also include persistent issues from the supply chain shortages, according to a report from NPR.

What alcohol is in short supply?

Across the country, liquor retailers are facing shortages of wine, beer and spirits as the result of supply-chain issues and the surge of demand during a very active holiday season.


Why is liquor in short supply?

Some producers are struggling to source glass bottles. The cost to import liquor from overseas has shot up because of price increases in international shipping. And actually delivering booze to bars, restaurants and other vendors has been hampered by a shortage of truck drivers.

Is Whisky in short supply?

SCOTCH whisky distillers have warned the current supply chain problems besetting industry are the “worst they have ever known”. The whisky industry is among a range of sectors that are wading through severe supply-chain bottlenecks which in many cases have their origins in the fall-out from the pandemic.

Are we running out of Scotch?

Whisky fans, look away now - the world is facing a shortage of a single malt Scotch. According to a CNN report, demand for the Scottish nectar is now so high that distilleries simply can't keep up with demand.

Is there a shortage of Scotch Whisky?

For Scotch, there's no shortage of supply and plenty of demand.


What are the rarest bourbons?

The Rarest Bourbons In The World
  • Pappy Van Winkle's Family Reserve Straight Bourbon. ...
  • Orphan Barrel Whoop & Holler 28-Year-Old American Whiskey. ...
  • Buffalo Trace Double Eagle Very Rare Bourbon. ...
  • Old Forester Birthday Bourbon. ...
  • Michter's Limited Release 25-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon.


What bourbon does John Wick drink?

Doctor Blanton (Keanu Reeves) is patching up John Wick (Keanu Reeves) while drinking Blanton's Bourbon whiskey. There is a running theme in the series about bourbon being served at the doctor's office.