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RICHMOND, Va. — Bourbon fans take note. Virginia ABC is getting ready to sell three sought-after Pappy Van Winkle products via online lottery.

Here are the products and online lottery dates:

Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 15-Year Bourbon
December 1, 9 a.m.– December 2, 9 a.m.

Van Winkle Special Reserve 12-Year Bourbon
December 8, 9 a.m. – December 9, 9 a.m.

Old Rip Van Winkle 10-Year Bourbon
December 15, 9 a.m.–December 16, 9 a.m.

Click here for information about entering the lottery.

As for other hard to find bourbons,  Virginia ABC said it had not added any new names to the its existing waiting lists since 2015.

“Once these waiting lists have been fulfilled (which is on track to take several years), these products will be distributed via online lottery,” a Virginia ABC spokespersons said. “The following products will be distributed this year to customers whose names appear on our Central Office waiting lists: Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (William Larue Weller Bourbon, Sazerac 18-Year Rye, Eagle Rare 17-Year Bourbon, George Stagg Sr. Bourbon, Thomas Handy Rye), Pappy Van Winkle 20-Year Family Reserve Bourbon, W.L. Weller 90-proof Bourbon (750 ml and 1.75 L) and Old Weller Antique 107 Bourbon (750 ml and 1.75 L).”

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