Buffalo Trace O.F.C Bourbon

Sep 28, 2016

Category: Vices

There are a couple tidbits fans of Buffalo Trace may not know about the distillery. First, it wasn’t initially called Buffalo Trace when it was founded by Colonel E.H. Taylor in 1870. Second, that at the time of its founding, the building featured copper fermentation vats, column stills, and a first-of-its-kind steam heating system. Thus, giving light to its original name: Old Fashioned Copper Distillery.

Today, Buffalo Trace pays tribute to this history with a very special release, limited to 200 bottles, of bourbon from years 1980, ’82 and ’83. They’re offering these up at no cost to various non-profits organizations across the US in order to help them raise significant funds for their causes. And in addition to offering 35-year vintage bourbon, Buffalo Trace is packaging the good stuff in hand-cut crystal bottles with the vintage year featured on the front. The bottles are also replicas of original O.F.C decanters from the 1900s featuring detailed fluting in the glass as well. They’re then hand-polished and later inlaid with copper lettering spelling “O.F.C” on the front of the bottle. Buffalo Trace expects an individual bottle will raise at least $10,000 for each non-profit that participates.

More From Vices

The Free P4 Is Leatherman’s Most Advanced Multi-Tool To Date

21 built-in tools designed and manufactured in Portland, Oregon.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner

OluKai's Nubuck Leather Chukka Boot Was Inspired By A Legendary Canoe

Comfortable and versatile style staple done the Hawaiian way.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner
Featured Image

The Wishlist: 20 Best Gifts For The Mixologist

Make the holidays a bit more bearable with these alcoholic enhancers.

Posted By

Nov 14, 2019

Featured Image

Air Co’s Vodka Is Made Out Of Carbon Dioxide Pulled From The Atmosphere

Forgoing the use of traditional ingredients for a solar-based electrical process.

Posted By

Nov 12, 2019

Featured Image

Buffalo Trace Releases A 1994 Vintage Old Fashion Copper Bourbon

A world-class Kentucky Bourbon distilled a quarter-of-a-century-ago.

Posted By

Nov 5, 2019

Featured Image

This World-Class ‘Panama Geisha’ Coffee Costs $200 Per Pound

Literally some of the finest coffee money can buy.

Posted By

Nov 1, 2019