Old Rip Van Winkle Bourbon Family Reserve 20 Year Old Pappy Van Winkle



Old Rip Van Winkle Bourbon Family Reserve 20-Year-Old Pappy Van Winkle is a testament to time-honored distilling craftsmanship. Aged for 20 years, this bourbon stands out with its unique aging process, making it a distinguished member of the Pappy Van Winkle collection. Its rare and rich profile has earned it accolades, including a 99 out of 100 rating by the World Spirits Championship. This bourbon, embodying the personality of its namesake - "Pappy" Van Winkle, is often compared to a fine after-dinner cognac due to its exceptional character and quality.

This bourbon uses wheat as its secondary grain, along with corn and barley malt, which contributes to its unique flavor profile. It's part of the Van Winkle bourbons, known for their longer aging process and distinctive wheat-based mashbill. The 20-year aging process and 90.4 proof deliver a smooth, rich profile that has garnered high ratings and numerous awards, making it a highly sought-after bourbon in the whiskey world.


Nose: Revel in a dark amber and orange cast, offering aromas of oiled leather, smoke, minerals, coffee, and cigar boxes.

Palate: Experience an intense and smooth blend, featuring citrus zest, sherry notes, dried fruits, and vanilla.

Finish: The finish is long, elegant, and infinitely memorable, a testament to its aged sophistication.


This bourbon's rich character pairs splendidly with hearty dishes like grilled steaks, roasted lamb, or decadent chocolate desserts. It also complements a cheese board with aged cheddars and bold blue cheeses. For an adventurous pairing, try it with spicy cuisines to balance the heat with its luxurious smoothness.


Country USA
Region Kentucky
Brand Pappy Van Winkle
Distillery Buffalo Trace
Product Subcategory Whiskey
Proof 90.4
Proof Range 80-99
Age 20
Age Range 16-20 Years
Mashbill Type Wheated Bourbon
Feature Allocated & Limited Edition
Container Bottle
Container Size 750ml
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