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Quest for the Perfect Bourbon: Voices of Buffalo Trace Distillery

This is the story of a Kentucky distillery, its people and their quest for the perfect bourbon. Based on the Buffalo Trace Oral History Project developed by the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries, this documentary preserves the stories of Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky. You will hear the voices of people who have been making bourbon here for over half a century. People of the Buffalo Trace family such as Master Distiller Emeritus Elmer T. Lee and descendants of iconic figures like Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr., Colonel Albert Blanton and Pappy Van Winkle are featured in this film.

Joanna Hay, Director and Producer

Doug Boyd, Executive Producer