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The Story of Pappy Van Winkle and the Appeal of Rare Bourbon

Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 23 Year (Lot 897, Estimate $1,000-$1,500)

Pappy Van Winkle bourbon has popped up recently in articles extolling its desirability and scarcity. There is even a documentary film, Chasing Pappy, about one man’s quest for the elusive libation. Long considered one of the finest bourbons available, this beverage is complex, smooth and a bit sweeter than most others on the market thanks to the inclusion of wheat in the mash.… Read More