The Buffalo Trace Distillery, has announced that it plans to help raise over $2 million for charities around the world in 2022, by donating 2,022 bottles of whiskey.
Included in the offering of 2,022 bottles, will be the world’s first six-litre bottle bourbon non-fungible tokens (NFTs), which contains bourbon distilled in 1982 from the distillery's O.F.C. range.
|Buffalo Trace to donate 2,022 bottles of whiskey to charitable causes|
Other bottles in the 2,022 line-up, produced at the Kentucky based distillery, include:
* Weller Vertical Collection, consisting of Weller Special Reserve, Weller Antique 107, Weller 12 year old, Weller Full Proof, Weller Single Barrel and Weller Craft Your Perfect Bourbon.
* Blanton’s Vertical Collection, comprised of Blanton’s Original Single Barrel, Blanton’s Gold and Blanton’s Straight from the Barrel Bourbons.
* E.H. Taylor, Jr. Special Release Collection, consisting of E.H. Taylor, Jr. 18 Year Marriage; E.H. Taylor, Jr. Amaranth; E.H. Taylor, Jr. Four Grain; and E.H. Taylor, Jr. Warehouse C Bourbons.
Commenting on the news, Sara Saunders, Vice President of Bourbon at Buffalo Trace Distillery, said: “We really want to make an impact in 2022. We’ve got a wonderful database so far of non-profit organizations, but we encourage others from across the U.S. and the world to register their charitable organization, as we know the need is great. We’ve handpicked some of the best whiskies from across our portfolio, in hopes they garner top dollar for the recipients.”
Interested charities and non-profits can register their organization by clicking here. Buffalo Trace is looking for a diverse group of charities to donate to, comprised of various audiences, locations, and impact in the community. All entries must be received by March 31, 2022 for consideration; winning charities will be notified of their status by April 29, 2022.
Buffalo Trace Distillery has a history of conducting similar fundraisers. In 2019 it gave away nearly 400 bottles from its 6 millionth Barrel, a milestone barrel commemorating the 6 millionth barrel produced since Prohibition. Those bottles raised over one million dollars for various charitable organizations. Similar offerings ran in 2016, with over a million dollars raised.
Posted by Steve Rush