Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is holding what has become its annual lottery for bottles of Pappy Van Winkle, the celebrated and award-winning Kentucky bourbon.
And this year’s - like last year - Pappy lottery includes the chance to purchase a four-bottle Van Winkle Collection (it includes Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 23 Year, Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 15 Year, Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Year and Van Winkle Special Reserve 10 Year bourbons) - for a mere $999.99.
Each of the bottles are also available for individual purchase via the lottery.
This is the fourth time ABC has done a Van Winkle lottery. ABC launched the lottery system in 2016 year for all its limited-availability products.
Just as with previous lotteries, anyone with a valid Virginia driver’s license who is of legal drinking age can register to win the chance to buy one of the bottles. Each lottery entry form will be available for five days at abc.virginia.gov.
The specific dates for each lottery and the product prices are:
• Dec. 5-9 – Van Winkle Collection package; $999.99
• Dec. 12-16 – Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 23 Year Bourbon; $269.99
• Dec. 19-23– Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 15 Year Bourbon; $99.99
• Jan. 2-6 – Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Year Bourbon; $69.99
• Jan. 9-13 – Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Bourbon; $59.99