The Ranch at Las Colinas is hosting an exclusive Pappy Van Winkle dinner on Saturday, October 19 from 6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Pappy Van Winkle is a highly sought after and difficult to find bourbon brand with some bottles selling in the thousands. The distillery only releases product once a year, leading many retailers to have a waiting list or use a lottery for customers wanting to get their hands on a bottle. It is often regarded as one of the best bourbons in the world. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
December is always a good month for so many reasons, but for many bourbon enthusiasts it is allocation time for the Van Winkle brand which is produced jointly by the Sazerac Company and Buffalo Trace Distillery.
Pappy Van Winkle is aged for 15, 20 or 23 years, which is considerably longer than the aging period for most bourbons. The 20 year is bottled at 90.4 U.S. proof (45.2% alcohol by volume) and has been described as “intensely fruity”. The 15 year is bottled at 107 proof. The 23 year is bottled at 95.6 proof. Continue reading