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Buffalo Trace Distillery and Alabama ABC partner to recognize Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration


Buffalo Trace Distillery and the Alabama ABC have partnered on a special commemorative release of Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon in recognition of Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration this year.

This special release will be available in a custom gift box depicting the state flag and historic imagery from Alabama’s 200-year history.

“Just like Buffalo Trace Distillery, Alabamians take great pride in their rich history and heritage,” said Mac Gipson, the Alabama ABC Board Administrator. “The 200th anniversary of our state’s founding is another wonderful opportunity for Buffalo Trace and the Alabama ABC Board to collaborate on this one-of-a-kind commemorative release. Alabamians who enjoy Blanton’s or any of the other Buffalo Trace offerings will want to add this special 200th Anniversary release to their collection.”

Introduced in 1984 as the world’s first single barrel bourbon, Blanton’s is aged in Warehouse H at Buffalo Trace Distillery where Colonel Albert B. Blanton used to handpick “honey barrels” when entertaining important guests. The unique sphere-shaped bottles are capped with characteristic horse and jockey bottle stoppers, each marked with a single letter that spells Blanton’s when aligned. When placed in order, the stoppers depict the different stages of Kentucky’s most famous horse race, the Derby, from beginning to end.

Two single barrels of Blanton’s were hand selected for this limited release. The commemorative bicentennial bottles will be available in 750ml and will be sold in the following 10 participating Alabama ABC stores beginning Thursday, March 14.

AL ABC Store #4

1199 S Donahue Dr.

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Auburn, Al 36830

AL ABC Store # 15

705 Cullman Shopping Cir NW

Cullman, AL35055


AL ABC Store# 58

3232 Galleria Cir Suit 110

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Hoover, Al 35244


AL ABC Store # 66

2500 Woodward Ave

Muscle Shoals, 35661


AL ABC Store #69

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11973 Highway 31South

Guntersville, AL 35976


AL ABC Store #72

7413 East Chase Pkwy

Montgomery, AL36117


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AL ABC Store #84

3974 Government Blvd

Mobile, AL 36690


AL ABC Store #108

2371 Murphy Mill RD

Dothan, AL36303

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AL ABC Store #180

5406 Hwy 280

Birmingham, AL 35242


AL ABC Store #238

1120 Lurleen Wallace Blvd

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Tuscaloosa, Al 35405

Buffalo Trace Distillery is an American family-owned company based in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky. The Distillery’s rich tradition dates back to 1773 and includes such legends as E.H. Taylor, Jr., George T. Stagg, Albert B. Blanton, Orville Schupp, and Elmer T. Lee.  Buffalo Trace Distillery is a fully operational Distillery producing bourbon, rye and vodka on site and is a National Historic Landmark as well as is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Distillery has won 21 distillery titles since 2000 from such notable publications as Whisky Magazine, Whisky Advocate Magazine and Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Its Col. E. H. Taylor, Jr. Four Grain Bourbon was named World Whiskey of the Year by “Jim Murray’s Whiskey Bible 2018.”  Buffalo Trace Distillery has also garnered more than 500 awards for its wide range of premium whiskies. To learn more about Buffalo Trace Distillery  To download images from Buffalo Trace Distillery visit


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