Buffalo Trace Distillery invests more than $1 billion
In addition to the expansion of theand the , the focus is on the company's own fields
The Buffalo Trace Distillery is aiming to significantly increase the and has already started to invest in different sectors. Four new large tanks, each with a volume of 92,000 gallons (approx. 348,000 liters), were installed in a former hall, the roof of which had to be raised for this. The roof of the house was removed so that it can accommodate four new corn cookers. A new cooling tower has also been added in the meantime.
The Buffalo Trace Distillery has already completely filled four warehouses with , and the fifth is already half full. The sixth warehouse is nearing completion and the seventh has already been started to be constructed. A total of 22 warehouses are said to be located here. With a capacity of 58,800 barrels each, this results in a nice amount of .
Buffalo Trace Distillery is on the way to producing part of its whiskey as a Single Estate . GM-free corn has been grown on the site of the distillery in Franklin County for five years. The varieties Boone County White Maize, Japonica Striped Maize, CF790 Conventional Maize and Neon Pink Popcorn were grown the past four years, this year Buffalo Trace focused on Royal Blue and Hickory Cane White. Royal Blue ensures a mild, sweet , as we can read in the current press release, Hickory Cane White particularly nutty flavors. The two corn varieties are known to grow particularly well in Kentucky.
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