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Tag Archives: Van Winkle

• Oh no! $26K worth of Pappy stolen from Buffalo Trace

Oh no! $26K worth of Pappy stolen from Buffalo Trace

Sheriff Pat Melton said his office is conducting an investigation after more than $26,000 of rare bourbon was reported stolen from Buffalo Trace Distillery. “Right now we are looking at it as an internal theft,” Melton said. Melton said Buffalo Trace reported Tuesday that 65 cases – with three bottles per case – of Pappy […]

Revealed! What’s actually in the bottles of Van Winkle

Revealed! What’s actually in the bottles of Van Winkle

(By Editor & Publisher of the Whisky Advocate blog, John Hansell) A few weeks ago, when I posted my review of Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 15 year old here, a big discussion ensued about the source of this whiskey (and other Van Winkle expressions). I noted at the time that the comment thread on my review […]

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• Van Winkle 12 Year: A Whiskey You Should Know

Van Winkle 12 Year: A Whiskey You Should Know

Twice a year, the Van Winkle brand releases just a smattering of its bourbons. If you’re lucky to get your hands on one (there’s only about 50 cases in NYC) it’s worth the hunt. Here’s the lowdown on a lesser hyped expression, the Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Yr. “Lot B.” The Bourbon: Van Winkle […]

• It’s Pappy Van Winkle time bourbon lovers!

It’s Pappy Van Winkle time bourbon lovers!

Kentucky’s family owned distiller Buffalo Trace Distillery will relaunch the Van Winkle bourbon whiskey portfolio later this month. The portfolio comprises four bourbons, each aged between 10 and 23 years. The Van Winkle repertoire includes Old Rip Van Winkle Handmade Bourbon, Van Winkle Special Reserve Bourbon, Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Bourbons and Van Winkle […]