The Transylvania Times -

Rare Bourbons Prove Popular At ABC Store Lottery - Brevard NC

 

December 27, 2018

Keith Morgan is pictured with his 15-year-old bottle of Pappy Van Winkle. (Times photo by Jeremiah Reed)

For a handful of lucky aficionados, the Christmas spirit came early this year in the form of a batch of rare bourbons.

On Monday, a standing-room-only crowd descended upon the Brevard ABC Store in hopes of having their name drawn for the rights to purchase some of the best and most hard-to-find liquor on the market.

Organized by the Brevard ABC Board and store general manager Mark Balding, the event was what the N.C. ABC Commission refers to as a "lottery drawing."

Throughout the month of December, people who made eligible purchases were given a ticket and had their name put into the po...



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