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Monday, December 18, 2023

Last Day to Enter OHLQ 2023 Winter Bottle Lottery (Pappy, etc.) - Do it Now!

Today is the last day (December 18th) to enter the Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) 2023 Winter Bottle Lottery for the following:

Van Winkle Lottery

  • Old Rip Van Winkle 10, $99.99 plus tax (up $30 from last year)
  • Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Year, $110.00 plus tax (up $30.01 from last year)
  • Pappy Van Winkle 15, No price listed, but was $119.99 plus tax last year
  • Pappy Van Winkle 20, $279.99 plus tax (up $80.01 from last year)
  • Pappy Van Winkle 23, $399.99 plus tax (up $100 from last year)

Buffalo Trace Antique Collection Lottery

  • George T. Stagg, $124.99 plus tax (up $25 from last year)
  • Thomas H. Handy, $124.99 plus tax (up $25 from last year)
  • Eagle Rare 17, $124.99 plus tax (up $25 from last year)
  • Sazerac Rye 18, $124.99 plus tax (up $25 from last year)
  • William Larue Weller, $124.99 plus tax (up $25 from last year)
Additional Lottery Product Lottery
  • Double Eagle Very Rare - $2000 + tax
  • Daniel Weller - $499.99 + tax

Thursday, December 14, 2023

OHLQ Announces 2023 Maker's Mark Private Select Holiday Collection - Arriving Week of December 11

The Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) has announced the 2023 release of Maker's Mark Private Select titled 'Holiday Collection'. This version contains four expressions and will sell for $74.99 + tax per bottle (up from $69.99 + tax last year). They will be available throughout the State starting the week of December 11th. You can check availability in your area using this link

Monday, December 11, 2023

OHLQ 2023 Winter Bottle Lottery is Live - ends at 11:59 p.m. on December 18, 2023 - Enter at Link Below

The Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) 2023 Winter Bottle Lottery is open for entry. 

This lottery is for the chance to purchase the following:

Sunday, December 10, 2023

OHLQ Announces 2023 Winter Bottle Lottery (Pappy Van Winkle and Buffalo Trace Antique Collection) - Opening Tomorrow!

Like 2022202120202019 and 2018, the The Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) has announced the Van Winkle, Buffalo Trace Antique Collection, and Additional Lottery Product bottle lotteries. These are lotteries to win the opportunity to purchase a hard to find bottle of select Buffalo Trace products at retail prices. The 2023 edition begins tomorrow at 12:01 a.m. (Monday, Dec. 11) and runs through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 18.

Monday, December 4, 2023

OHLQ Announces Biggest Barrel Drop of the Year - December 9 - Follow Here For The Full List

Last updated 12/8/23 at 8:26am

The Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) has announced their largest barrel release of the year with over 150 barrels worth of products hitting over 200 locations at 9am on December 9th. Additionally, they are announcing the barrels each day leading up to the date. I plan on updating this page so there is a consolidated list. Like last year, this is a great opportunity to get exclusive bourbons for yourself or to gift right before the holidays. 

Friday, December 1, 2023

November 2023 Month-in-Review

Welcome to the November 2023 Columbus Bourbon recap. As always, A big thank you to all my readers! As a friendly reminder, follow ColumbusBourbon on Facebook

A potential new addition to the family coming in January. 
Fingers crossed for the health of the babies

This month I posted 6 articles. The site saw 5006 page-views, down from the 11,322 views in November of 2023.