Sunday, November 12, 2017

Alabama residents get ready for Pappy Van Winkle tomorrow

The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, or ABC, has announced that the sought-after bourbon and other hard-to-get whiskeys will be available at eight ABC stores on Nov. 13, starting at 9 a.m.

Buffalo Trace Distillery, makers of the highly sought-after spirit, shipped the Van Winkle lines and antique collection in late October. 

The board says customers must possess and present a valid Alabama driver's license to make any purchase. Buyers may only purchase one bottle from either of these two collections and a variety of the other offerings in the stores.

The Van Winkle line, Antique Collection, and other Buffalo Trace products will be made available in the following eight stores:
Store #58 – 3232 Galleria Circle, Hoover.
Store #67 – 160 Baldwin Square, Fairhope.
Store #72 – 7413 EastChase Parkway, Montgomery.
Store #145 – 354 Hollywood Boulevard, Birmingham.
Store #151 – 6790 University Drive, NW, Huntsville.
Store #226 – 3051 Frederick Road, Opelika.
Store #234 – 1390 Tingle Circle West, Mobile.
Store #238 – 1120 Lurleen Wallace Boulevard, Tuscaloosa.

None can be held or placed on hold. This is a first come, first served event, the board says.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Pappy Van Winkle is released and in stock for 2017

According to reports such as Bourbonr, Pappy Van Winkle is hitting stores fast through out the United States.

As of November 10th, 2017 you can expect to see it in the following states:

November 1st – Pappy Van Winkle is confirmed in North Carolina and Kentucky as the first two states of 2017. Washington D.C. has also report Pappy today

November 2nd – Pappy in Wisconsin and Nevada

November 3– Pappy arrives in Maryland

November 7 – Pappy Van Winkle arrived in Iowa

November 9 – South Carolina, Utah and Georgia

Many more are coming stay tuned and subscribe to the blog!

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Ohio is holding a Pappy Van Winkle Lottery

Ohio residents can go to any state liquor agency and obtain a ticket until November 17th. Each ticket has a unique number that must be registered by the end of the day on November 17th. Lucky winners will receive a notification in early December, and will have until December 18th to purchase their specific bottle. If the bottle isn’t purchased by then, the bottle becomes available to the public on a first come first serve basis.

This is the second time Ohio has had a lottery for Pappy Van Winkle. The first lottery drew more than 8,000 people.

“This is a very highly sought-after bourbon,” Lindsey LeBerth, the spokeswoman for Ohio’s division of liquor control, told the Toledo Blade. “Small allocations are given to each state, so it’s even more highly sought-after because it’s such a small amount we get.” According to LeBerth, the shipment is expected to include 10, 12, 15, 20, and 23-year-old bottles.