Built in 1872 and located in Frankfort, Kentucky, the Buffalo trace distillery is the most awarded in the world and is one of the oldest distilleries in the United States. Originally known as "Old Fire Copper", then renamed by George T. Stagg 1904, it was one of four distilleries in the United States authorized to produce whisky for medicinal purposes during Prohibition. Renamed Buffalo Trace in 1999, it was named Distillery of the Year 7 times since the 2000s and Distiller of the Year 3 times. It produces high quality bourbons and rye recognized throughout the world such as Blanton's, Eagle Rare, Buffalo Trace or Sazerac. It is also known to collectors for its Antique Collection range which once a year brings together rare bottlings such as; Papy Van Winkle, W.L. Weller, G.T. Stagg.