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Why W.L. Weller Bourbon Is Almost Pappy Van Winkle

Apparently, W. L. Weller distilled Kentucky Straight Bourbon with wheat before anyone else — including Julian “Pappy” Van Winkle, Sr. Van Winkle actually worked as a liquor salesman for W.L. Weller and Sons before he and a friend, Alex Farnsley, bought the A. Ph. Stitzel Distillery, which made bourbon for Weller. On Derby Day in 1935, Stitzel-Weller opened its … Read moreWhy W.L. Weller Bourbon Is Almost Pappy Van Winkle

How to Find Pappy Van Winkle and Good Alternatives If You Can’t

Looking for some wisdom on how to find Pappy Van Winkle, the world’s best bourbon? Here’s a smattering of advice from a good article written a few years ago by Kevin Gibson in Insider Louisville: Looking for a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon? Good Luck. Here are a few highlights and some alternative bourbons for … Read moreHow to Find Pappy Van Winkle and Good Alternatives If You Can’t