HOME > Chowhound > Washington DC & Baltimore >

Discussion

Pappy Van Winkle in DC?

I'm new to town and don't know the good liquor stores. Anyone know who carries Pappy Van Winkle when it's released? Preferably in Northwest DC.

Thanks.

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. I've never looked for it, but Ace Beverage and/or Calvert Woodley would be good places to start. I'd give them a call.

    1 Reply
    1. re: woodleyparkhound

      S & S in Takoma Park on the red line, also a place on Cap Hill on Mass Ave has the 23 year old

    2. I've found it at Modern Liquors at 9th and M. If you can't find it there, I second the recommendation for ACE Beverage.

        1. Go see Steve at Potomac Liquors on M street in Georgetown. Old Glory (practically catty corner from Potomac across M st) serves it at the bar.

          -----
          Old Glory
          3139 M St. N.W., Washington, DC 20007

          1. What is it and why did they name if after me?

            - Pappy

            3 Replies
            1. re: Pappy

              Because you are the maker of the considered best bourbon there is, as well as the hardest to get.

              1. re: Pappy

                Also because you look so fetching on the label:

                http://www.buffalotrace.com/history_P...

                For those who are interested, I think the next release of Pappy is supposed to happen in October.

                1. re: afdawson

                  I think we use the same haberdasher!

              2. I'm pretty sure Chevy Chase Wine & Spirits does.

                www.chevychasewine.com

                1. anyone know where you can buy Pppy Van Winkle 20 and 23 bourbon ?

                  3 Replies
                  1. re: sportsdoc

                    If you mean bottles - all of this years release sold out in roughly 30 seconds. You can find it through 3rd party vendors, but you will pay about 10X the actual retail price. I was lucky enough to snag a two bottles of each vintage (with the exception of the 23) from the PA state liquor distributor, it's pretty glorious.

                    I have no idea where you'll find a shot, but prepare to pay ~ 90 dollars a pour for the 20. Try Bourbon in Glover Park.

                    1. re: sportsdoc

                      The other poster is exaggerating a little bit in terms of finding a pour. I was just at The Dignitary located in the new Marriott at 901 Massachusetts Ave Nw. They had the 23, the 12, and the 10. The 23yr was $50 a pour. The 12yr was something around $22 a pour and then the 10yr about $15 a pour.

                      1. re: GKeating

                        How many ounces was that pour? That seems shockingly low for the 23. As I've seen the 20 in Philly at 90 for a 1.5 oz pour.