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Old Rip Van Winkle Handmade 12 Year Old Rye Whiskey
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Whiskey: Old Rip Van Winkle Handmade 12 Year Old Rye

An old-style bottle of the little-seen 12 Year Old Van Winkle rye, a rarer variety even than the equally excellent 13 Year Old which is periodically pretty scarce itself.

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ALL ORDERS PLACED ARE GUARANTEED and WILL NOT be cancelled like with other retailers. Many other small liquor store sites will end up cancelling your order due to the high demand and unavailability. 

Size: 750ML

Proof: 90 (45% ABV)

Age: 12 Year

Origin: United States

Distillery: Buffalo Trace Distillery

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Detailed Description

The old style Old Rip Van Winkle 12 Year Old which is extremely rare. This was originally bottled in 1997 using whisky from Medley distillery and bottled by Julian Van Winkle III at Old Commonwealth distillery in Lawrenceburg. The following year, the same reserves were bottled as the 13 year old Family Reserve Rye, which became an annual release with the same age statement, despite continuing to age in cask for a further five years before being tanked at 19 years old in 2004. Later releases of Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye were blended with Bernheim's Cream of Kentucky. The original batch finally ran out in 2017, making this original release incredibly sought after. This is a circa 2000 bottling with the 12 year old age statement, meaning the whiskey is closer to 15 years old. Produced for Fratelli Rinaldi in Italy.

Distillery Information

Buffalo Trace Distillery is a distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky, that is owned by the Sazerac Company. It has historically been known by several names, including the George T. Stagg Distillery and the Old Fire Copper Distillery.

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