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The Pappy Locator: Where to Find Pappy Van Winkle 2013

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Attention please: It's time now for an update of Eater's Pappy Van Winkle Locator map. The Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery's bourbon — often called Pappy Van Winkle or Pappy — is a cultural phenomenon. Bourbon connoisseurs have long held it up as one of the world's best, while limited production has ensured that it is also one of the world's most sought after bourbons. Bourbon drinkers languish for years on waiting lists at their local liquor stores just to get a bottle. And there was total havoc earlier this month when 65 cases of the Family Reserve 20 Year bourbon were stolen from the distillery.

Now, once again, it is the time of year when Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery sends out shipments of its cult-like bourbon across the country. Bars and restaurants everywhere are now eagerly receiving — or anticipating — their Pappy allocations. Many of them will be replenishing their stocks over the course of the coming months. And still others have managed to squirrel away bottles remaining from last year's allocation. So where are these marvelous establishments? Here now, the Eater Pappy Locator:


Know another great spot with Pappy at the ready? Share your knowledge in the comments, please. Restaurateurs and bar owners, feel free to send your Pappy lists by email.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Acadiana

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901 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 408-8848
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Acadiana has the Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 20 and 23 year. [Photo]

2. Alchemy Memphis

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940 South Cooper
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 726-4444
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Alchemy Memphis reports: "We keep 10, 12, 15, 20, and 23 in stock."

3. Arnold's Bar & Grill

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210 E 8th St
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 421-6234
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Per the Eater inbox: "We have the Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 15 year, 20 year and 23 year."

4. Bar Pilar

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1833 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 265-1751
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Per the Eater inbox, Bar Pilar has "some 10yr, 12yr, 15yr and 23yr." [Photo]

5. Bar X

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200 S
Salt Lake City, UT
(801) 532-9114
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Bar X carries the 12, 15, and 20-year bourbons. [Photo]

6. Big Star

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1531 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 235-4039
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Big Star expects to receive an allocation of Pappy once again this year. Stay tuned. [Photo: Barry Brecheisen]

7. Bin 555 Restaurant & Wine Bar

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555 W Bitters Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78232
(210) 496-0555
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Bin 555 is out of Pappy right now, as they run through it within a month or two of its release. But they do expect to get probably one of each expression in this year's allocation — which rumor has it could be as soon as next week so stay tuned. [Photo]

8. Bin 707

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225 N 5th St #105
Grand Junction, CO 81501
(970) 243-4543
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Per the Eater inbox: "We currently have 12yr, 13yr rye, 15yr, 20yr and 23yr at Bin 707 Foodbar in Grand Junction CO."

9. Blood & Sand

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1500 Saint Charles St
Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 241-7263
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This just in from the Blood & Sand team: On November 1, they received their allocation that includes the 10, 12, 20, and 23 year expressions. They also have one backup bottle of the 10-year. Get in there.

10. Branch

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3810 Hardy St
Hattiesburg, MS
(601) 264-0656
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Branch has the entire collection of Pappy.

11. Canon

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928 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 552-9755
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Jamie Boudreau tells Eater that he stocks the 10, 12, 15, 20, and 23-year bottles at Seattle hotspot Canon. [Photo: Eater Seattle]

12. Captain Anderson's

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5551 North Lagoon Dr
Panama City, FL 32408
(850) 234-2225
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Per the Eater inbox: "I still have pappy but not the full line. I currently have 10, 12, 13 and 23. We are eagerly awaiting more product." UPDATE 11/27: "In stock. 10-12-13-20-23 All except 15. Still working on 15." [Photo]

13. Carl's Tavern

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700 Yampa Ave
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
(970) 761-2060
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Carl's Tavern is a huge resource for Pappy Van Winkle, carrying the full line-up, including the new Corazon Tequila aged in Old Rip Van Winkle Barrels. To sum, that is the: 10 year, 90 proof; 10 year, 107 proof; 12 year, lot B; 13 year rye; 15 year; 20 year; and 23 year. Owner Collin Kelley writes in an email that they have "A LOT" of the coveted 23 year. He also explains, "we generally sell out of the 10 and 12 year by March, after getting it all in late November. The older years tend to hang around a little longer..." Get in there. [Photo]

14. Cecconi's

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8764 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(310) 432-2000
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Cecconi's will be carrying the 15-year Pappy when it comes back in stock in November. [Photo]

15. Cigar Bar & Grill

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850 Montgomery St
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 291-0850
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Cigar Bar doesn't have any Pappy at the time of publication, but says they get two or three allocations per year. They expect to receive the next one around Thanksgiving, which should be the full line-up. [Photo]

16. Cinco

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7241 W. Manchester Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 910-0895
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This Los Angeles Oaxacan bar gets an allocation for the 10, 12, 15, and 20 year bottlings of Pappy. [Photo]

17. Colt & Gray

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1553 Platte St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 477-1447
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Right now, Colt & Gray has the 15 year and the 13 year rye. In two weeks, there should be the entire line on the premises — and perhaps as soon as tomorrow depending on when their allocation comes in and how generous it was. St. Ellie (?) opens in two weeks and they've been hoarding the entire line so it will def have the entire line when it opens. [Photo]

18. Cure

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4905 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 302-2357
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Cure has the 15 year bourbon right now and is still waiting on its allocation. When that arrives, a employee explains that they tend to covet the 10, 15 and the 13 year rye. [Photo: Eater NOLA]

19. Datz

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2616 S Macdill Ave
Tampa, FL 33629
(813) 831-7000
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Per the Eater inbox, Datz has Pappy 10 year, Pappy 12 year, and Pappy 20 year.

20. Del Frisco's Grille

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50 Rockefeller Plz
New York, NY 10020
(212) 767-0371
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Del Frisco's Grille announced earlier this year that in late October it expects a shipment of the 10, 12, 15, 20, and 23-year Pappy. [Photo]

21. Delilah's

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2771 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 472-2771
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Per the Eater inbox, Delilah's "ALWAYS offers Pappy 23, Multiple Vintages of Pappy 20, Including Stitzel Weller era Bourbon, Pappy 15, Old Rip 12yr Lot B, Old Rip 10yr 107 and 90 Proof and Van Winkle Family Reserve 13yr Rye.

22. Delmonico Steakhouse

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3355 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 414-3737
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Delmonico Steakhouse has the full Antique Collection and Pappy van Winkle. Per a rep, they have, "both of the 10 year Old Rip 90 & 107 proof, Pappy 12 year Lot B, Pappy 13 year Family Reserve Rye, Pappy 15 year, Pappy 20 year Special Reserve and the super sought after Pappy 23 year." [Photo: Delmonico Steakhouse]

23. DeSha's

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11320 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45249
(513) 247-9933
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DeSha's in Cincinnati has the Pappy rye. [Photo]

24. Downtown Grill

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562 Mulberry Street Lane
Macon, GA 31201
(478) 742-5999
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Per owner Richie Jones, "Downtown Grill in Macon, GA has Pappy 10 available and is awaiting this year's allocation." [Photo]

25. East Side Showroom

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1100 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 467-4280
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Per the Eater inbox: "We have very year of Van Winkle, multiple bottles." They also have a $100 flight of each year.

26. Easy Tiger

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709 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 614-4972
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Easy Tiger writes into the Eater inbox: "Look what we just got in! 12-year special reserve, 15-year family reserve and 20-year family reserve!"

27. Distil

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722 N Milwaukee St
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 220-9411
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Distil is out of Pappy right now, but they have been promised the 15, 20, and 22 when their allocation comes in. Stay tuned. [Photo]

28. El Dorado Cocktail Lounge

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1030 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 237-0550
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El Dorado Bar has 12, 20 and 23 year Pappy. [Photo]

29. Emeril's Chop House

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77 Sands Blvd
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(484) 777-7777
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Emeril's Chop House has the Pappy Van Winkle 10, 12, 15, 20, 23, and the Pappy Van Winkle Rye [Photo]

30. Emeril's Delmonico

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1300 Saint Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 525-4937
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Emeril's Delmonico is out right now and waiting for their allocation, but they usually carry the 12 and 20 year. UPDATE 11/14: Emeril's Delmonico reports that their allocation has come in and they do indeed have the 12 and 20 year Pappy. [Photo: Emeril's Delmonico]

31. Forequarter

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708 E Johnson St
Madison, WI 53703
Forequarter writes in to report that it has Pappy years 10, 12, 15, 20, and 23 and is serving a flight for $30. [Photo]

32. Garrison's Broiler And Tap

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4300 Paces Ferry Rd SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 436-0102
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Garrison's just got a bottle of Old Van Winkle 10-year.

33. H. Harper Station

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904 Memorial Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30316
(678) 732-0415
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H. Harper Station is sold out right now, but an employee at the restaurant says they have received it every year in the past and expect the same from this year's allocation season. [Photo: Facebook]

34. Hakkasan

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311 W 43 St.
New York, NY 10036
(212) 776-1818
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Hakkansan is out of stock at the moment, but is expecting to get some in another allocation in mid-November. Stay tuned! [Photo: Krieger/Eater NY]

35. Hakkasan

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1 Kearny
San Francisco, CA 94108
Hakkansan is out of stock at the moment, but is expecting to get some in another allocation in mid-November. Stay tuned! [Photo: Blair Sneddon/Eater SF]

36. Hakkasan @ Fontainebleau

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4401 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140
(877) 326-7412
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Hakkansan is out of stock at the moment, but is expecting to get some in another allocation in mid-November. Stay tuned! [Photo]

37. Hard Water

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Pier 3
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 392-3021
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Per an email, "We have Pappy Van Winkle 15, 20, and 23 available by flight. We also have Van Winkle 10, 12, and the Van Winkle 13yr rye — available also by flight." [Photo]

38. Hudson Malone

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218 E 53rd St
New York, New York 10022
(212) 355-6607
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Doug Quinn's newly opened bar Hudson Malone carries Pappy 20-year.

39. Hugo's

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88 Middle St
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-8538
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Hugo's carries Pappy whenever it can get it and will usually have about three bottles a year. Right now, an employee suspects there's a bottle squirreled away somewhere on the shelf... [Photo: Facebook]

40. Husk

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76 Queen Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Husk always stocks some Pappy, but hasn't gotten its allocation for this year yet so they can't say which years they'll be getting in this time. Stay tuned or give 'em a call. [Photo: Husk]

41. Husk Nashville

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37 Rutledge St.
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 256-6565
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Like the original Charleston location, Husk Nashville plans to always stock some Pappy. But, again, the allocation hasn't come through yet so they can't say which years they'll be getting in this time. Stay tuned or give 'em a call. [Photo: Julie Dowd Photography]

42. Jack Rose Dining Saloon

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2007 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 588-7388
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Per the Eater inbox: "Jack Rose Dining Saloon ...ALWAYS has Pappy on the shelves (all Pappy products too - the 10 year Old Rip, the 12 Van Winkle Reserve, and the 15, 20 and 23-year Pappy Van Winkles). Owner Bill Thomas has built up such a reserve that they vow to always have them on their shelves at all times, 365 days a year (not just after their annual allocation)." [Photo]

43. Khong River House

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1661 Meridian Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 763-8147
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Miami's Khong River House has the 10, 15, 20, 23 and the 13 year rye. [Photo]

44. Lagasse's Stadium

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3325 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 607-2665
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Lagasse's Stadium doesn't currently have Pappy, but is adding it to the menu in approximately three weeks. They'll have the rye. [Photo]