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2014-03-04 04:21:26

Goodwin's Charity to be awarded with $40,000 Donation due to her courage, leadership and devotion to Fight against Childhood Cancer CALHOUN, Ky., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has named Angie Goodwin of Calhoun, Ky., as the winner of the Grand Prize 2014 Rare Life Award. Eagle Rare will donate $40,000 to Goodwin's charity, Thumbs Up for Lane Goodwin Childhood Cancer Foundation, and host an awards ceremony in Henderson on March 7. Angie and her...

2014-01-14 12:25:06

Contest Returns with $10,000 Cash Prize FRANKFORT, Ky., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey is thrilled to announce the return of its most popular online contest, Battle of the Bands. The contest has a new wrinkle in its fourth year, with a panel of judges now determining the $10,000 Grand Prize Winner. As with last year's battle, artists are encouraged to upload their music to the Buffalo Trace online jukebox, earning "shots" (votes) from the Saloon...

2013-09-03 12:24:39

FRANKFORT, Ky., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey announces the finals of its third annual Battle of the Bands Contest. After months of qualifying, eight bands have claimed a spot in the finals and will battle it out in the month of September for the grand prize. The winner will be based on fan voting throughout September, with the most votes taking home the contest's biggest prize to date, $10,000. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130903/CL72941LOGO) The...

2013-01-10 12:25:42

FRANKFORT, Ky., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Trace Distillery kicks off 2013 with some exciting news to share: A record number of visitors toured the Trace in 2012, shattering the previous visitor record by 28 percent. And for whiskey fans that cannot tour the 225-year-old Distillery in person, Buffalo Trace has unveiled a new website at www.buffalotracedistillery.com. The enhanced website features a new interactive map on its home page showing its expansive 130 acre complex,...

2013-01-08 12:23:50

FRANKFORT, Ky., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey is proud to announce its third annual Battle of the Bands Contest, which kicked off January 1(st). As with previous years, bands will be encouraged to upload their songs to the Buffalo Trace Saloon online jukebox and earn "Shots" (votes) from Saloon users. The contest can be accessed both in the Saloon and through Facebook. For this year's contest, the grand prize winner will receive $10,000 - twice the amount of...

2012-08-29 06:23:43

FRANKFORT, Ky., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Trace kicks off an exciting year of gridiron action and great bourbon whiskey with the launch of its 2012 Fantasy Football League and Football Pick 'Em Challenge. Both contests challenge users to prove their football knowledge online. "Football season is bourbon sipping season," said Buffalo Trace Brand Manager Kris Comstock. "Bourbon lovers and football fans can compete online for prizes this fall. Both contests start when the Cowboys...

2012-07-31 06:23:55

FRANKFORT, Ky., July 31,( )2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey proudly announces that the 2012 Battle of the Bands contest winner is apply named, Buffalo Head. The five member band from Indianapolis includes Mike Reed, Johnny Galloway, Glen Rose, Jeremy Rose, and Rik Daniels. The band describes its music as, "hard country and southern rock, fueled by hard times, heavy drinking and honkytonk women." These rockers take home the Grand Prize of $5,000. All participating bands...

2012-05-23 06:23:43

FRANKFORT, Ky., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Trace Distillery announces a partnership with Michael Johnathon's WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour to celebrate Kentucky Music by bringing two Kentucky favorites together for a double-broadcast production on June 23, 2012. Singers Bobby Osborne, most known for "Rocky Top," one of the most popular songs in America's music history, and Joan Osborne, best known for her international hit single "One of Us" will both perform live in two separate...

2012-02-21 10:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has named Edward E. Clark, Jr. of Waynesboro, Virginia, as the grand prize winner of the 2012 Rare Life Award. Eagle Rare will donate $20,000 to the Wildlife Center of Virginia, where Clark is president and co-founder, in his honor. To view the multimedia assets, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/50926-eagle-rare-bourbon-ed-clark-virginia-wildlife-activist-rare-life-award (Photo:...

2012-01-10 14:03:00

FRANKFORT, Ky., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has launched its second annual online Battle of the Bands contest. The Battle of the Bands runs from January 10th until July 1st of this year. Bands or artists can upload songs to the online jukebox on the saloon website to enter to win. Voting will take place at www.buffalotracesaloon.com or the new Buffalo Trace Battle of the Bands Facebook application. The inclusion of the new...