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February 12, 2024

Limited-Release Lottery: Rare Whiskeys from Pappy Van Winkle and Buffalo Trace Antique Collections

Clara Williams
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Introduction

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) is offering a Limited-Release Lottery for the chance to purchase rare whiskeys from the Pappy Van Winkle and Buffalo Trace Antique Collections. This lottery is open to Pennsylvania residents and licensees.

Limited-Release Lottery: Rare Whiskeys from Pappy Van Winkle and Buffalo Trace Antique Collections

How to Enter

To participate in the lottery, Pennsylvania residents and licensees must opt in by visiting the Limited-Release Lottery web page at FWGS.com before 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 16.

Lottery Details

The Limited-Release Lottery consists of two separate lotteries. If a participant wins the right to purchase a bottle in one drawing, they will be removed from subsequent drawings in that lottery. Each participant is limited to one bottle per lottery, and only one entry per household is allowed.

Buffalo Trace Antique Collection 2023 Release

This lottery features 513 bottles from the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection. The retail price for each 750-milliliter bottle is $124.99. The collection includes:

  • Sazerac Straight Rye Whiskey 18 Year Old: 16 bottles for individual consumers, five for licensees
  • Eagle Rare Straight Bourbon 17 Year Old: 16 bottles for individual consumers, five for licensees
  • William Larue Weller Straight Bourbon Barrel Proof: 57 bottles for individual consumers, 18 for licensees
  • George T. Stagg Straight Bourbon Barrel Proof: 133 bottles for individual consumers, 44 for licensees
  • Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Straight Rye Whiskey Barrel Proof: 165 bottles for individual consumers, 54 for licensees

The Van Winkle Lottery

This lottery features 1,383 bottles of Kentucky whiskeys produced by Pappy Van Winkle’s grandson. These whiskeys are highly sought-after and considered among the best in the world. The collection includes:

  • Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Straight Bourbon 23 Year Old 95 Proof: $399.99 each – 27 bottles for individual consumers, nine for licensees
  • Van Winkle Family Reserve Straight Rye Whiskey 13 Year Old: $159.99 each – 52 bottles for individual consumers, 17 for licensees
  • Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Straight Bourbon 15 Year Old 107 Proof: $149.99 each – 68 bottles for individual consumers, 22 for licensees
  • Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Straight Bourbon 20 Year Old 90 Proof: $249.99 each – 81 bottles for individual consumers, 27 for licensees
  • Old Rip Van Winkle Handmade Straight Bourbon 10 Year Old 107 Proof: $89.99 each – 212 bottles for individual consumers, 70 for licensees
  • Van Winkle Special Reserve Straight Bourbon 12 Year Old 90 Proof: $99.99 each – 599 bottles for individual consumers, 199 for licensees

Terms and Conditions

Retail and licensee entrants should carefully review the lottery Terms and Conditions to ensure compliance. Failure to comply will result in disqualification.

Important Reminder

The sale of alcoholic beverages without a license is strictly prohibited under Pennsylvania law. Participants in the Limited-Release Lottery must acknowledge that they have read and understand the terms and conditions.

Conclusion

Don't miss your chance to purchase rare whiskeys from the Pappy Van Winkle and Buffalo Trace Antique Collections. Enter the Limited-Release Lottery before 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 16, at FWGS.com. For more information, visit lcb.pa.gov.

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Clara Williams
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Clara "LottoLore" Williams, a Kiwi with a zest for numbers and narratives, dives deep into the thrilling world of lotteries. As a leading writer for LottoRank, her pieces resonate with enthusiasts, offering a harmonious blend of data, history, and human interest.

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