Pappy is coming soon, but not much of it will hit the shelves | Examiner.com

In a press release from Buffalo Trace today, the distillery announced that the much sought-after Van Winkle Bourbons will be available starting in November, although an exact date was not specified.

Source: Pappy is coming soon, but not much of it will hit the shelves | Examiner.com

Pappy Van Winkle 101

The whale of all whiskey collections, Pappy Van Winkle, is explained here by Bourbon expert Chuck Cowdery in a new post on Drambox.com.  Everything you need to know about what Pappy is (and isn’t).

Pappy Van Winkle: The Man, The Myth, The Bourbon

None of the Van Winkles, back to and including Pappy, have been distillers.

At Buffalo Trace, as soon as new wheated bourbon distillate is barreled, Julian and Preston select the barrels they want and store them in warehouse locations they’ve chosen. It is Van Winkle bourbon from that point forward.

Pappy Van Winkle: The Man, The Myth, The Bourbon — DRAMBOX.