Friday, November 27, 2015

Eastport Liquors holding charity Pappy Van Winkle auction

Eastport Liquors in Maryland will be auctioning off it's annual Pappy Van Winkle bourbon allocation -- for a good cause! Starting on Tuesday Eastport Liquors will begin the auction for 26 bottles of PVW. All profits will be benefiting Seeds 4 Success which is a non-profit that provides services to children living in public or subsidized housing. This is not the first time Eastport Liquors has done an auction with a good cause. In 2014 the liquor store raised almost $20,000 from it's Pappy Van Winkle bottles.

The bidding will be open for:

10 Year Old Rip Van Winkle - 9 Bottles
12 Year Van Winkle - 9 Bottles
15 Year Pappy Van Winkle - 3 Bottles
20 Year Pappy Van Winkle - 3 Bottles
23 Year Pappy Van Winkle - 2 Bottles

Bidding will close December 18th, 2015. To bid on a bottle you may E-mail with a name, phone number and the bottle you desire with the price. Bids will be posted daily on the Eastport Liquors facebook page. Bottles will be held by store until pick up can be arranged. Unfortunately they will not be shipping bottles so if you remote bid you will need someone to pick the winning bottle up and show a ID of being 21 years of age or older.

Eastport Liquors is located at 1007 Bay Ridge Ave, Annapolis, MD 21403.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Pappy Van Winkle Hits Stores Nation Wide!

Unless you are living under a rock or are not a bourbon drinker you should know Pappy Van Winkle has been showing up in states across the United States. Several states such as Alabama and Kentucky are reporting people camping out overnight to wait in line to score a precious bottle just in time for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

November 8th
Pappy Spotted In Alabama

A couple dozen hardcore fans of the rare Pappy Van Winkle (or those who hope to make money on reselling) braved drizzly rain and chilly temperatures in hopes of being one of the few to get a bottle on Monday.

November 14th
Pappy Spotted in Kentucky

Saturday felt like Christmas for some bourbon fans. People started lining up at stores across the state Friday night for Saturday's release of Pappy Van Winkle. Dozens of people in Lexington, waited outside the Liquor Barn on Man O'War for Pappy

Old Saint Nick Papp has already visited multiple other states this month as confirmed by users on forums as well as listings for sale on websites such as Craig's List. Happy Hunting!

Friday, November 13, 2015

Live in Louisville Kentucky? Mark these dates in your calendar!

According to several sources the most sought after bourbon in America holds special dates in Louisville to buy a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle this month. Get your calendar out and mark these important dates in it for you could be a holder of Pappy Van Winkle within the month.

November 14th

Liquorbarn at the Middletown, Springhurst, and Jefferson Commons
The ticket drawing begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Middletown, Springhurst, and Jefferson Commons locations. Each person who gets a ticket can buy a bottle of Pappy. Only one ticket per person.

November 22nd

Louisville’s Party Mart Store in the Brownsboro Center
Lottery tickets will be given out at 5 p.m. to everyone in line, for a chance to buy the hard to find Pappy Van Winkle 10 year, 12 year, 15 year, 20 year and 23 year. The Van Winkle family of Louisville will be there selling Pappy gear, there are food trucks, live music and for the first time this year, Port-A cans.  Last year 942 people waited in line to buy the bourbon.

Do not live in Louisville? Maybe it is time for a spontaneous road trip to visit the bourbon distillery and try your luck with these lottery drawings.