Buffalo Hint Declares ‘100 Bourbon Units’ Charity Recipients

The bourbon units embody expressions from Buffalo Hint’s many manufacturers.

Earlier in 2024, Buffalo Trace Distillery introduced a charity initiative: “100 Bourbon Units For 100 Charities”. The initiative helps nationwide non-profit organizations while honouring the legacy of Buffalo Hint’s personal Colonel E.H. Taylor Jr. 

The brand new, annual endeavour will see Buffalo Hint donate 100 units of its most interesting high quality bourbons and whiskeys to native charities throughout the US, with the intention to help fundraising efforts. 

Expressions included in these sought-after units embody Blanton’s Single Barrel, E.H. Taylor, Weller, and Eagle Uncommon. 

On February twenty ninth 2024, the first-ever recipients of those 100 units have been introduced. Charities and non-profits from throughout america have been honoured, together with the West Texas food Financial institution, in Odessa, TX, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in Alabama. 

The causes for which these non-profits fundraise vary from neighborhood help to most cancers analysis, and youngsters’s charities. 

Annually, 100 non-profit organizations will probably be chosen to obtain a particular set of bourbon whiskeys from Buffalo Hint. Organizations can enter/be nominated for consideration here.

Paying Tribute To Colonel E.H. Taylor Jr. 

Colonel E.H. Taylor Jr. Picture courtesy of Buffalo Hint Distillery.

The charitable initiative pays tribute to Colonel E.H. Taylor Jr., an early custodian of the distillery and an essential determine in bourbon historical past. Throughout his lifetime, Taylor had campaigned for the introduction of the ‘Bottled-in-Bond Act’ which tightened qc on bourbon whiskey. 

The 100 units out there is a reference to the ‘100 proof’. For a bourbon to be thought of ‘Bottle-in-Bond’ it have to be bottled at 100 proof. 

In an earlier press launch, Andrew Duncan, Buffalo Hint’s Model Director, mentioned: 

“E.H. Taylor contributed numerous improvements to the bourbon trade in his time, however one among his most notable contributions was main efforts that finally resulted within the Bottled in Bond Act being handed. At its core, Taylor’s help of the Bottled in Bond Act was about bettering the bourbon class for everybody – shopper, distillers, and communities. This ardour for bettering the world is one which continues at Buffalo Hint Distillery to at the present time, and we’re proud to help nonprofit organizations of their efforts to make their neighborhoods a greater place to name dwelling”. 

Trying To The Future 

Buffalo Hint obtained an unlimited variety of functions for the 100 bourbon units. After all, solely 100 could possibly be chosen. Nonetheless, the distillery has inspired any organizations, that utilized however weren’t chosen, to sign up to Buffalo Trace’s general charity list. These organizations will probably be entered for consideration in different charitable endeavours all year long.

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