Pappy Van Winkle http://wfpl.org en Sheriff's Office Following Leads in Case of Pilfered Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon http://wfpl.org/post/sheriffs-office-following-leads-case-pilfered-pappy-van-winkle-bourbon <p>FRANKFORT — The Franklin County sheriff's office has a new lead in the disappearance of about 65 cases of one of Kentucky's rarest and most sought-after bourbons.</p><p>Sheriff Pat Melton's office on Wednesday released surveillance video that was taken several counties away at a liquor store in Hardin County on Oct. 20. Melton told The State Journal in Frankfort <a href="http://bit.ly/1ahObKW">that a man offered to sell the store</a> a "large quantity" of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Associated Press 7312 at http://wfpl.org Sheriff's Office Following Leads in Case of Pilfered Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Perps Purloin Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon http://wfpl.org/post/perps-purloin-pappy-van-winkle-bourbon <p>FRANKFORT &mdash; One of the rarest and most sought-after bourbon&#39;s produced in Kentucky is missing.</p><p>Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton says someone swiped about 65 cases of 20-year-old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon in what appears to be an inside job from a secure area at Buffalo Trace Distillery&#39;s Frankfort operations.</p><p>Melton told The Courier-Journal whoever stole the bourbon walked off with about $26,000 of the limited stock. That&#39;s about $25,350 in 3-bottle cases of 20-year-old Pappy and about $675 in nine cases of 13-year-old Van Winkle Family Reserve rye.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:04:31 +0000 Associated Press 7243 at http://wfpl.org Perps Purloin Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon What Were You Drinking Last Night? Probably Not Pappy Van Winkle. http://wfpl.org/post/what-were-you-drinking-last-night-probably-not-pappy-van-winkle <p>A elusive&nbsp;Kentuckian named Pappy has New York City hearts aflutter.</p><p>On Tuesday, the New York Post's website ran a story bearing the headline,<a href="http://www.nypost.com/p/entertainment/food/this_season_most_wanted_D8iFYFGTlCqafdgsY0oF0N/0"> "This Season's Most Wanted."</a> The story was about bourbon -- bourbons from the Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery, to be exact -- that's made in small batches and confronting big demand.</p> Sun, 02 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 2743 at http://wfpl.org What Were You Drinking Last Night? Probably Not Pappy Van Winkle.