Buffalo Hint is thought for its top-notch portfolio of American whiskeys, together with Buffalo Hint Bourbon, Eagle Uncommon, Sazerac Rye, W.L. Weller, and Pappy Van Winkle. Its manufacturers are coveted stateside, the place the whiskey market has exploded over the previous decade-plus, and in addition abroad, as Europe, Asia, and different markets develop a style for bourbon. Now, Buffalo Hint is buying and selling on its good popularity and increasing its footprint to the U.Okay. with the just-announced Buffalo Hint Distillery London, a singular American whiskey expertise that may open in London’s Covent Backyard space in late 2023.
London is a great distance from Frankfort, Kentucky, however the firm hopes to create new followers, whether or not they’re accustomed to American whiskey and Buffalo Hint or completely new to the class.
“For over 200 years, our distillery has been outlined by a dedication to at least one craft: making the best American whiskey,” stated Andrew Duncan, World Model Director of Buffalo Hint Distillery. He says they’ve constructed a technology of fanatics, one by one, by showcasing the normal craft of whiskey whereas additionally embracing experimentation and innovation. The London location will carry that very same real, genuine expertise to a brand new technology of consumers.
Visitors visiting Buffalo Hint Distillery London can choose from certainly one of two tasting experiences. The primary providing, dubbed “Style of the Hint,” will characteristic a guided tasting of three expressions from the distillery’s core product lineup: Buffalo Hint Bourbon, Sazerac Rye, and Bourbon Cream, plus the choice of a bourbon and ginger ale cocktail. The second tasting expertise — Custom & Change — will characteristic a collection of premium expressions, together with White Canine Mash #1, Eagle Uncommon 10-Yr-Outdated, E.H. Taylor Small Batch, and a small pour of a Buffalo Hint Outdated Usual.
Reservations for the tasting experiences are required and, beginning in a number of week, could be secured by way of buffalotracedistillery.com/london. Till then, there’s a waitlist to remain apprised of all of the motion.
As soon as inside, company can tour the two,000-square-foot house, which pays homage to Buffalo Hint’s historical past and Kentucky roots. A retail retailer will promote whiskey bottles and distinctive merchandise, together with choose objects that may solely be discovered at Buffalo Hint Distillery London.
Whiskey is a worldwide spirit, and Buffalo Hint Distillery CEO and President Jake Wenz stated that many spirits customers are extra accustomed to bourbon’s international whiskey counterparts — suppose Scotch, Irish and Japanese whisky. This new facility is the Kentucky model’s brick-and-mortar salvo into the worldwide market.
“Buffalo Hint Distillery London goals to supply an area to be taught extra about — and hopefully, fall in love with — our bourbon whiskey,” stated Wenz.