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Buffalo Trace Bourbon Announces Two Football Contests

Football Pick 'Em and Fantasy Football Returns for 2014

FRANKFORT, Ky., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Trace challenges all fans of the NFL and lovers of fine bourbon to put their football knowledge to the test with both the Football Pick 'Em and Fantasy Football for the 2014 season. Launching on Monday, August 25th, the contests require participants to pick both winning teams and top performing players. Participants are encouraged to register and make their selections before the season kicks off on Thursday, September 4th, when the Green Bay Packers challenge the defending champs, the Seattle Seahawks.

"We think football and bourbon are best enjoyed together, and that's what these contests are really all about," said Kris Comstock, bourbon marketing director. "It's a chance for fans to participate in the excitement of football season, and to compete for some great prizes."

Along with weekly prizes, the contests offer grand prize winners their choice of $3,000 in cash or the Ultimate Distillery Experience, which includes a free trip to Buffalo Trace, the world's most decorated distillery, including hotel and airfare. Both contests are free to enter and will run throughout the length of the NFL season.

Further details can be found at www.buffalotracefootball.com. The Pick 'Em Challenge is also available as a Facebook application at www.facebook.com/buffalotracebourbon. Contestants must be age 21 or older to participate. Please drink responsibly.

About Buffalo Trace Distillery

Buffalo Trace Distillery is an American family-owned company based in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky. The Distillery's rich tradition dates back to 1786 and includes such legends as E.H. Taylor, Jr., George T. Stagg, Albert B. Blanton, Orville Schupp, and Elmer T. Lee.  Buffalo Trace Distillery is a fully operational Distillery producing bourbon, rye and vodka on site and is a National Historic Landmark as well as is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Distillery has won seven distillery titles since 2000 from such notable publications as Whisky Magazine, Whisky Advocate Magazine and Wine Enthusiast Magazine. It was named Whisky Magazine 2010 World Icons of Whisky "Whisky Visitor Attraction of the Year." Buffalo Trace Distillery has also garnered more than 200 awards for its wide range of premium whiskies. To learn more about Buffalo Trace Distillery visit www.buffalotracedistillery.com.  To download images from Buffalo Trace Distillery visit www.buffalotracemediakit.com

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