Your Shot To Buy a FULL BARREL of Blanton’s Gold Bourbon, All For a Great Cause

Charity Sweeps: Shot to win at purchase a Full Barrel of Blanton's Gold Bourbon

For the first time, Sazerac Barrel Select (SBS), Sazerac’s single barrel release program, is holding a sweepstakes for the chance to select and purchase a barrel of Blanton’s Gold Bourbon. The Blanton’s Gold Charity Sweepstakes will be open to the public, with proceeds benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 100% of received ticket funds will benefit this wonderful charity.

The winner of the Blanton’s Gold Charity Sweepstakes will receive:

·       A VIP behind-the-scenes tour at Buffalo Trace Distillery for the winner and up to seven of their guests.

·       A private barrel selection experience where the winner will thieve, taste and select their barrel.

·       $20,000 prize, which may be used to purchase personalized bottles yielded from the selected barrel.

·       A private lunch at Buffalo Trace Distillery.

·       The empty barrel.


“Sazerac Barrel Select is designed to offer fans a once-in-a-lifetime experience and we’re thrilled to offer Blanton’s Gold, one of the most coveted bourbons on the market,” said Diego Bianchi, Barrel Select General Manager. “We are proud to support St. Jude and their mission to advance cures, and means of prevention, of childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases through research and treatment.”

The Blanton’s Gold Charity Sweepstakes begins February 12, 2024.  Entrants will receive one entry into the sweepstakes for every $100 donation made through the registration site. To enter and make a donation benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and to view the full official rules, visit All entries must be received by 11:59pm ET on February 29, 2024. The winner will be randomly drawn and notified via phone and email the week of March 4, 2024.

SBS is an exclusive, membership-based program for individuals and small groups to visit Buffalo Trace Distillery. In recent years, SBS has worked with multiple charitable organizations to raise more than $3 million for a number of great causes. Though the Blanton’s Gold Charity Sweepstakes is open to the public, SBS encourages those who are not members to sign up and participate in the quarterly drawings. SBS membership is free and those interested can sign up here.

Named after Colonel Albert Blanton, one of Buffalo Trace Distillery’s former presidents and legendary craftsman, Blanton’s is the world’s first single barrel bourbon. Created in 1984 by Master Distiller Elmer T. Lee., Blanton’s has become a favorite among discerning bourbon aficionados and the whiskey curious alike. Blanton’s Gold, the second bourbon created in the Blanton’s collection, is bottled at 103 proof and features powerful dry vanilla notes in harmony with hints of honey amid strong caramel and corn.

For any questions regarding the Blanton’s Gold Charity Sweepstakes, please email [email protected].