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Contact information for Buffalo Trace’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement is as follows:

Eagle Rare Bourbon
Attn: Copyright Agent
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Frankfort, KY 40601

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    San Francisco World Spirits Competition
  • 2010 Silver Medal
    Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition
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    Whiskey Magazine
  • 2010 Silver Medal - Best in Class
    International Wine & Spirits Competition
  • 2002 Seal of Approval
    International Spirits Challenge
  • 2017 Silver Medal
    International Wine & Spirits Competition
  • 3 Stars - Recommended
    F. Paul Pacult's Spirit Journal, Dec. 2016
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    Jim Murray's Whiskey Bible
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    International Wine & Spirits Competition
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    World Whiskies Awards
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    International Wine & Spirits Competition
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    San Francisco World Spirits Competition
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    World's Best Whiskies
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    Jim Murray's 2013 Whiskey Bible
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    L.A. International Wine & Spirits Competition
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