Is Pappy Van Winkle Worth the Price?

Is Pappy Van Winkle Worth the Price?

One of the questions I get most often is…Is Pappy Van Winkle worth the price? That is always a difficult question to answer because the price is so difficult to pin down. The retail prices may be worth it-they are excellent whiskeys- but, I also warn people against getting wrapped up in popular trends. Everyone has different tastes and it’s always a good idea to try before you buy. I know that it has become a cult whiskey, but it is important that you know the truth behind the price mark-ups. Suggested retail prices for Van Winkle Products are as follows: 10 year old Old Rip Van Winkle- $49 12 year old Van Winkle Special Reserve (“Lot B”)- $59 Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 15 year old- $79 Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye- $99 Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve...