Buffalo Trace

Sazerac Company named American Whiskey producer of the year

21 September, 2023

For the fourth year in a row, Buffalo Trace owner, Sazerac Company, has been named American Whiskey Producer of the Year by Drinks International’s International Spirits Challenge (ISC).

Determined by a weighted points system, the Producer of the Year Award reflects the success of all brands entered into a single category. 

Winning a total of 38 medals, including one double gold and 13 gold medals, the Sazerac Company came out on top in the American/Canadian Whiskey category, which had an estimated 150 total entries. 

Results from the 2023 ISC can be found here.  

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