Buffalo Trace opens cafe in old distillery firehouse


distillery-cafe-buildingBuffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Trace in Frankfort, is opening a cafe, The Firehouse Sandwich Stop, as well as expanding its tours to seven days a week. The sandwich shop is located in a former firehouse located on the grounds of the distillery. The Firehouse was built in 1951 to protect the highly flammable bourbon barrels in the warehouses. The decor features displays of the original fire coats and boots worn by the employees as well as the distillery’s 1964 Ford fire truck.
The menu includes barbecue, soups, salads, and sandwiches, provided by Staxx BBQ. Hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call (502) 783-5673 or go to Buffalotracedistillery.com.