HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) will hold its first Limited-Release Lotteries of 2019 in January, providing the opportunity for individual consumers and licensees to purchase six different highly sought-after bourbons. A total of 871 bottles will be offered for sale through the lotteries.
Pennsylvania residents and licensees have until 11:00 PM Saturday, Jan. 19, to opt in to one or more of the lotteries by visiting the Limited-Release Lottery web page at FineWineAndGoodSpirits.com, which can be found under the "Events" tab.
Lotteries will be held, in the following order, to award the right to purchase individual bottles as follows:
- Lottery One features 10 bottles (eight for individual consumers, two for licensees) of Michter's Bourbon Kentucky 20 Year 114 Proof. The retail price for each 750 milliliter bottle is $799.99.
- Lottery Two features 24 bottles (18 for individual consumers, 6 for licensees) of Russell's Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 2002 Barrel Proof. The retail price for each 750 milliliter bottle is $249.99.
- Lottery Three features 120 bottles (90 for individual consumers, 30 for licensees) of Four Roses 130th Anniversary Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Limited Edition 2018 Barrel Strength. The retail price for each 750 milliliter bottle is $139.99.
- Lottery Four features 177 bottles (133 for individual consumers, 44 for licensees) of Parker's Heritage Collection Straight Kentucky Bourbon Finished in Orange Curaçao Barrels 12th Edition 7 Year 110 Proof. The retail price for each 750 milliliter bottle is $89.99.
- Lottery Five features 240 bottles (180 for individual consumers, 60 for licensees) of Weller Bourbon 12 Year 90 Proof. Each bottle costs $29.99.
- Lottery Six features 300 bottles (225 for individual consumers, 75 for licensees) of Weller Craft Your Perfect Bourbon Edition 95 Proof. Each bottle costs $39.99.
Individual consumers and licensees interested in entering one or more lotteries must be registered customers at FineWineAndGoodSpirits.com with billing information on file. Each participant is encouraged to verify that accurate, up-to-date billing information is associated with his or her customer account, to prevent transaction delays or cancellations.
Separate lotteries will be conducted for each of these limited-release products, and lottery participants may opt into one, several, or all lotteries.
In light of attempts by previous lottery winners to illegally resell products obtained through Limited-Release Lotteries, the lottery Terms and Conditions remind residents that the sale of alcoholic beverages without a license is strictly prohibited under Pennsylvania law. When entering a Limited-Release Lottery, a participant will be asked to acknowledge that he or she has read and understands these terms and conditions.
Limited-Release Lotteries are open to Pennsylvania residents and licensees age 21 or older who provide both a verifiable Pennsylvania billing address and a Fine Wine & Good Spirits store address at registration. Any registrant with a billing address that can't be verified as a Pennsylvania address will be removed from the lottery. Entries will be vetted for duplicative names, addresses, and other information, and duplicates will be deleted from the lottery pool.
Lottery drawings will be witnessed by an independent third party. Winners will be selected at random by computer program. Participants will be notified by email when the lottery process is complete.
The PLCB regulates the distribution of beverage alcohol in Pennsylvania, operates more than 600 wine and spirits stores statewide, and licenses 20,000 alcohol producers, retailers, and handlers. The PLCB also works to reduce and prevent dangerous and underage drinking through partnerships with schools, community groups, and licensees. Taxes and store profits – totaling $16.5 billion since the agency's inception – are returned to Pennsylvania's General Fund, which finances Pennsylvania's schools, health and human services programs, law enforcement, and public safety initiatives, among other important public services. The PLCB also provides financial support for the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, other state agencies, and local municipalities across the state. For more information about the PLCB, visit lcb.pa.gov.
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board