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Buffalo Bourbon Empire Pop Up Bar (BBE) is back again, this time in Shoreditch, to serve up some of the finest cocktails in town for yet another London Cocktail Week. Promising to be one of London Cocktail Week’s main attractions, the pop up will be open from 5th – 10th October 2015 and offer a fully immersive experience for Bourbon Whiskey enthusiasts and cocktail aficionados.

BBE transports you to the Buffalo Trace Distillery; absorb the alluring scents and atmosphere of the world’s most awarded distillery, amidst the path of rolling bourbon barrels in an aging warehouse, above Old Shoreditch Station. The pop up will be serving delicious Buffalo Trace cocktails, and playing host to a string of exciting bourbon events throughout the week.

Delve deep into the history of American Whiskey with award-winning drinks writers and comedy duo, ‘The Thinking Drinkers’ Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham. Also, be the first to try the highly anticipated Antique Collection, with an exclusive tasting held by Buffalo Trace Master Blender, Drew Mayville. And if that’s not enough, learn how to make classic cocktails like a pro with master mixologists, who will be on hand to let you in to a few trade secrets.

Buffalo Bourbon Empire Pop Up Bar will be open from 5th – 9th October 2015 from 5pm until late. See the list of events that will be taking place below. To attend one of the events below, visit; http://www.buffalotrace.co.uk/buffaloempire/

The Thinking Drinkers Shows

Sample the Buffalo Trace Distillery’s finest offerings with the Thinking Drinkers, award-winning drinks writers and comedy duo Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham.  Slide onto the bar stool of discovery and enjoy several sips of some of the world’s great whiskey whilst they take you on a Buffalo Trace – Buffalo Bourbon Empire Pop Up Bar 22nd September 2015 unique journey – as only the Thinker Drinkers know how – through the depths of American Whiskey.  Another comedic drinking show from the highly acclaimed drinks experts whose ‘Guide to Alcohol’ has sold out at both Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival and London’s Soho Theatre, this is one not to be missed.

Cocktail Masterclasses

Learn how to make cocktails like a pro. Master mixologists will be on hand to teach you how to make a selection of amazing bourbon drinks that you can recreate at home with this interactive and hands-on cocktail masterclass.  Learn the tricks of the trade as you get stuck in to create two of your very own classic cocktails. For those channeling their inner mixologist or just looking for a good time. And with two cocktails for £5, what’s not to like?

Antique Collection Masterclasses

Savour the finest whiskeys from the most awarded distillery in the world.  Allow Master Distiller, Drew Mayville, along side his team, to take you on an exclusive tasting journey through some of the world’s great whiskeys courtesy of the Buffalo Trace Distillery – and be among the first to sample this year’s release of the highly anticipated Antique Collection.  Experts will be on hand to introduce you to all that is Buffalo Trace, from the heritage and craftsmanship that goes into every barrel to the fine whiskey that comes out.

From 21st September to 2nd December 2015, the Buffalo Trail will also be touring the UK, offering bourbon enthusiasts a truly unique way to experience Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon.

Join the experts from Buffalo Trace for a night of indulgence with an exquisite three-course meal accompanied by bespoke Buffalo Trace cocktails created as the perfect match for each course.  And if that’s not enough, you’ll be among the limited few to sample the highly anticipated Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – a range of five whiskeys that have been bestowed with some of the highest accolades the spirits world has to offer. To attend one of our national events, visit http://www.buffalotrace.co.uk/buffalotrail/


Calling all Buffalo Trace enthusiasts, food fanatics and whiskey worshippers. On the 6th & 7th October 2015 at Barbecoa & Library respectively, Buffalo Trace is inviting you to a truly unique tasting-journey at two of London’s best and brightest restaurants. Join the experts from Buffalo Trace for a night of indulgence with an exquisite three-course meal accompanied by bespoke Buffalo Trace cocktails created as the perfect match for each course.  And if that’s not enough, you’ll be among the limited few to sample the highly anticipated Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – a range of five whiskeys that have been bestowed with some of the highest accolades the spirits world has to offer.

For over 200 years, the Buffalo Trace Distillery has been defined by a dedication to one craft; producing fine bourbon whiskey. The entire Buffalo Trace range encompasses quality, authenticity and is a testament to the timeless craft. So come down and get involved with this chance to taste some of the best whiskey in the world, and enjoy some fantastic food while you’re at it. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.buffalotrace.co.uk/bourbon-dinners/

And if you were wondering - Barbecoa is a celebration of traditional fire-based and incredible ingredients. Founded by Jamie Oliver, It’s much more than a steak restaurant. Their in house butchers handpick and prepare the very best meat in Britain, then the chefs cook beautiful modern dishes using Texas pit smokers, Tandoors, Fire pits, Robata Grills and wood fire ovens. As you sit at your table overlooking St Paul’s cathedral, you’ll feel the heat, see the flames lick and smoke drift upwards from the Kitchen.

Buffalo Trail 19th September 2015

The Buffalo Trail Dates

 Library, London – 7th October 2015 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm

 Goldbrick House, Bristol – 14th October 2015 @ 7:30pm – 11:00pm

 Peppermint, Cardiff – 21st October 2015 @ 7:30pm – 11:00pm

 Junkyard, Nottingham – 26th October 2015 @ 7:30pm – 11:00pm

 Blind Tiger, Liverpool – 3rd November 2015 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm

 Hawksmoor, Manchester – 10 November 2015 @ 6:00pm – 11:00pm

 The Old House, Sheffield – 18th November 2015 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm

 Lola Jeans, Newcastle – 26th November 2015 @ 7:30pm – 11:00pm

 Blue Oyster at The Finnieston Bar, Glasgow – 1 December 2015 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm

 Bon Vivant, Stockbridge, Edinburgh – 2nd December 2015 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm

Drew’s Mini-Tour Dates

Drew is also available for 121’s or phone interviews - for further information please contact: Cutlass


 Barbecoa, London – 6th October 2015 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm