Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon

Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon

About Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon

Julian Van Winkle Jr.
Year Founded:
Distillery Location:
Frankfort, Kentucky
Master Distiller / Blender:
Julian P. Van Winkle, III

Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Essential Facts

  • Known as one of the finest bourbons in the world, any bottle of Pappy Van Winkle is a rare find. What’s unknown is how many cases are available each year.
  • While most bourbon is made from a mash of corn, rye and barley, the Van Winkle recipe calls for a sweeter mix of corn, wheat and barley malt. The wheat allows for more graceful aging.
  • All Pappy Van Winkle bourbon is aged in new, charred oak barrels.
  • Pappy Van Winkle isn’t just a catchy name; he was the family’s pioneering patriarch. The bourbon icon started out as a liquor salesman in the late 1800s and later ran his own distillery.
  • The Sazerac Company now produces Pappy Van Winkle’s bourbon at its Buffalo Trace Distillery, but the original recipe is still used.
  • The 13-year-old Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye Whiskey was the first premium aged rye whiskey on the market.

How you should drink Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon

  • Straight
  • On the rocks
  • With a bit of water

Discussion (26)

  • AngieHebbon posted 3 months ago

    Looking for a 25 yr bottle

  • cliftm3hotmailcom598665818 posted 3 months ago

    I am interested in purchasing Van Winkles.....if any for sale contact me....thanks...

  • Jrdroid21 posted 3 months ago

    I have some pappy any interest

  • AJ1738 posted 3 months ago

    @Pcammann.... I do have one of each bottle for sale.

  • pcammann posted 4 months ago

    I am looking to buy some old pappy van winkle bourbon. Does anyone have it for sale?

  • thisisbullshit2 posted 4 months ago

    I agree, this is highly unusual for all of this info to be collected.
    Too bad. It is good whiskey.

  • thisisbullshitasshole posted 5 months ago

    Hey, this site sucks. Requiring an account to read an article is bullshit. Go away spammers.

  • adanibrown8989.52e0 posted 6 months ago

    for everyone asking ive been following the blog and i managed to get a bottle last week. hope i can get another come this fall when they do a release

  • Brbnlvr posted 7 months ago

    Where is a reputable place to sell Pappy? I have a bottle that I have sat on for a couple years and I am trying to sell it.

  • meltuft posted 8 months ago

    My husband has been trying to find Pappy Van Winkle bourbon for years and it is always snatched up so quickly. Where can I purchase or order some for him?

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