The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board will hold a lottery for state residents and licensees to purchase Buffalo Trace Antique Collection whiskey, a cult favorite among whiskey connoisseurs.
Only 1,686 bottles will be available in the board’s latest limited-release, including packages consisting of one bottle of each of the five whiskeys in the Antique Collection.
Pennsylvania residents and licensees have until 11 p.m. Saturday to opt into one or more of the drawings by visiting www.FineWineAndGoodSpirits.com, which can be found under the events tab.
The whiskeys in the Antique Collection have garnered numerous awards since 2000.
The lottery will feature the following drawings:
• Six five-bottle packages of the complete Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (three for individual consumers, three for licensees), including one bottle of each of the following: Sazerac Rye 18 year old; Eagle Rare Bourbon 17 year old; George T. Stagg Bourbon; William L. Weller Bourbon; Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye. Retail price is $599.99.
Additional drawings to award individual bottles of each whiskey (retail price $109.99 each) in the collection will be held in the following order:
• Eagle Rare Bourbon 17 year old (15 bottles: 12 for individual consumers; three for licensees)
• Sazerac Rye 18 year old (39 bottles: 30 for individual consumers; nine for licensees).
• William L. Weller Bourbon (294 bottles: 221 for individual consumers; 73 for licensees).
• Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye (414 bottles: 311 for individual consumers; 103 for licensees).
• George T. Stagg Bourbon (894 bottles: 671 for individual consumers; 223 for licensees).