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#201 Post by Matt Latuchie »

ClarkstonMark wrote: November 12th, 2019, 12:57 pm
Matt Latuchie wrote: November 12th, 2019, 9:33 am Remember, they're giving "tickets" based on points, not spend. They're running a promo right now on Riedel glassware (among others) that awards 10 points per dollar spent (in addition to standard GR bonuses) - while these types of promotions may not give the low GR spending member an edge over the whales, it does provide a tool to level the playing field.
Buy a 1000 Riedels. Get points. Win Pappy lottery. Return glasses. Win
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Ohio has a lottery too:
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#203 Post by Peter Valiquette »

Anyone know when TW will start drawing names? Their e-mail just said February.

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Peter Valiquette wrote: February 6th, 2020, 8:22 am Anyone know when TW will start drawing names? Their e-mail just said February.
I called this week and there was no date set yet. Hard to believe...

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#205 Post by Scott G r u n e r »

Corporate office is in Iowa...
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#206 Post by Mike Maguire »

Scott G r u n e r wrote: February 7th, 2020, 8:38 pm Corporate office is in Iowa...
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#207 Post by BenW »

Still no word on when this is happening? Getting ridiculous.
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#208 Post by brad garoppolo »

BenW wrote: February 14th, 2020, 8:17 am Still no word on when this is happening? Getting ridiculous.
Drawing should be today, they will email winners and bottles will be available for pickup immediately

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#209 Post by Peter Valiquette »

Got the rejection email this afternoon. Hope everyone else fared better!

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Peter Valiquette wrote: February 18th, 2020, 1:37 pm Got the rejection email this afternoon. Hope everyone else fared better!
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James Lyon wrote: February 18th, 2020, 1:39 pm
Peter Valiquette wrote: February 18th, 2020, 1:37 pm Got the rejection email this afternoon. Hope everyone else fared better!
Ditto.
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#212 Post by James Todd »

After 3 straight years of getting pappy 23yr I got two family members to get to grand reserve and all three of us were shut out. Very disappointing.

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#213 Post by Scott G r u n e r »

Got selected for a George T Stagg. Feel lucky and a bit guilty based on all the disappointed folks here. Granted it is for $135 because Washington prices suck.
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#214 Post by TifffanyD »

I also was lucky enough to score the George T Stagg. Price in FL is $115. I don't remember where I had put that in my rankings, as I was debating on several. Last year we got Pappy 20. For those of you who didn't get anything - did you rank everything offered or just some of them?

I did read the George T Stagg isn't as good as previous years but will still give it a try.
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I ranked everything offered.

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My wife got rejected but I haven't got anything yet [scratch.gif]
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And there it is... rejected. Between that and the changes to their en primeur, they've lost me as a customer.
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#218 Post by Jay Selman »

I got the GTS so it’s something Vs a nothing

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#219 Post by Albert_H »

*Edited* This was the order I chose and they gave me my last choice. Was hoping that 240k points earned this year would get me at least a 20yr.
1. Pappy 23
2. Pappy 20
3. Eagle Rare 17
4. Sazerac 18
5. Pappy 15
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#220 Post by JKim »

It must be a crap shoot. I was barely GR and was lucky enough to get WLW. I’m very happy but feel bad for the rest of the GR members that got shut out. Being Grand Reserve seems to mean nothing. Honestly, if they are going to use this system, then all allocated whisky including 4RLESMB, OFBB, PHC, etc should just be placed into the lottery.
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#221 Post by Mike Maguire »

Albert_H wrote: February 18th, 2020, 2:34 pm *Edited* This was the order I chose and they gave me my last choice. Was hoping that 240k points earned this year would get me at least a 20yr.
1. Pappy 23
2. Pappy 20
3. Eagle Rare 17
4. Sazerac 18
5. Pappy 15
I think you scored, the 15 is my favorite by a wide margin.

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#222 Post by Albert_H »

I personally preferred the 23 over the 15 that I had last year and the 20 seemed over oaked to me strangely enough. But I guess I’m in no position to complain though. I was really bitter last year because I was half way around the world during the release and got nothing for the 300k points I earned that year.
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#223 Post by BLittle »

i got the WLW. Buddy got the GTS and was disappointed since he had 50K points.
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#224 Post by NED VALOIS »

Son got the 15 ! [wow.gif]

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#225 Post by Albert_H »

Just picked up my bottle and looked thru the list of people chosen. There was only one bottle of 23 year and one bottle of the 20 year on the list, I was one of two people that got a 15 year. And this is from one of the better performing stores in SoCal.
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#226 Post by Matt Latuchie »

Got the Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 year. Always been a fan and at $99, I’m a happy camper.
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Anybody in Northern California heard back? Haven't gotten an email yet either way
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#228 Post by Scott G r u n e r »

David B wrote: February 28th, 2020, 1:18 pm Anybody in Northern California heard back? Haven't gotten an email yet either way
Check your spam/junk. Mine hit spam first.
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#229 Post by Jesse Koehn »

I didn’t get anything, had well over 200k in points. Would have loved a 15 yr or WLW

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Jesse Koehn wrote: March 14th, 2020, 5:07 pm I didn’t get anything, had well over 200k in points. Would have loved a 15 yr or WLW
That’s a lot of points are you “in the business”?

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#231 Post by JulianD »

Do total wine concierge/pre-order $ count towards points?
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JulianD wrote: July 28th, 2020, 2:03 pm Do total wine concierge/pre-order $ count towards points?
Yes.... it can take a few days to post to your account though.
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JulianD wrote: July 28th, 2020, 2:03 pm Do total wine concierge/pre-order $ count towards points?
My accounts weren't linked so I asked Concierge to ensure that they fixed it. However, you have to go through Concierge since regular TW service was clueless
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Just got an offer for another drawing this year. It's not Pappy or BTAC though...Does anybody have any input on these? I ranked them as below:

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon $150
EH Taylor Amaranth $90
Angel's Envy Cask Strength $230
Angel's Envy Celler Collection $300

Haven't been spending much money at TW this year so not holding my breath that I'll get picked.
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David B wrote: August 12th, 2020, 6:24 pm Just got an offer for another drawing this year. It's not Pappy or BTAC though...Does anybody have any input on these? I ranked them as below:

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon $150
EH Taylor Amaranth $90
Angel's Envy Cask Strength $230
Angel's Envy Celler Collection $300

Haven't been spending much money at TW this year so not holding my breath that I'll get picked.
Birthday bourbon is very good. It would be my choice

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Jay Selman wrote: August 12th, 2020, 7:35 pm
David B wrote: August 12th, 2020, 6:24 pm Just got an offer for another drawing this year. It's not Pappy or BTAC though...Does anybody have any input on these? I ranked them as below:

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon $150
EH Taylor Amaranth $90
Angel's Envy Cask Strength $230
Angel's Envy Celler Collection $300

Haven't been spending much money at TW this year so not holding my breath that I'll get picked.
Birthday bourbon is very good. It would be my choice
Agree. Also, can you post more, Jay?! [cheers.gif]

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Curtis Chen wrote: August 12th, 2020, 8:20 pm
Jay Selman wrote: August 12th, 2020, 7:35 pm
David B wrote: August 12th, 2020, 6:24 pm Just got an offer for another drawing this year. It's not Pappy or BTAC though...Does anybody have any input on these? I ranked them as below:

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon $150
EH Taylor Amaranth $90
Angel's Envy Cask Strength $230
Angel's Envy Celler Collection $300

Haven't been spending much money at TW this year so not holding my breath that I'll get picked.
Birthday bourbon is very good. It would be my choice
Agree. Also, can you post more, Jay?! [cheers.gif]
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Jay Selman wrote: August 12th, 2020, 7:35 pm
David B wrote: August 12th, 2020, 6:24 pm Just got an offer for another drawing this year. It's not Pappy or BTAC though...Does anybody have any input on these? I ranked them as below:

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon $150
EH Taylor Amaranth $90
Angel's Envy Cask Strength $230
Angel's Envy Celler Collection $300

Haven't been spending much money at TW this year so not holding my breath that I'll get picked.
Birthday bourbon is very good. It would be my choice
Agreed- While I haven't had the others. My experience with regular Angel's Envy would lead me to pass without at least tasting first.
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David B wrote: August 12th, 2020, 6:24 pm Just got an offer for another drawing this year. It's not Pappy or BTAC though...Does anybody have any input on these? I ranked them as below:

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon $150
EH Taylor Amaranth $90
Angel's Envy Cask Strength $230
Angel's Envy Celler Collection $300

Haven't been spending much money at TW this year so not holding my breath that I'll get picked.
What State is this? Did others get the same offer? I don't think I've received anything.
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BenW wrote: August 13th, 2020, 2:18 pm
David B wrote: August 12th, 2020, 6:24 pm Just got an offer for another drawing this year. It's not Pappy or BTAC though...Does anybody have any input on these? I ranked them as below:

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon $150
EH Taylor Amaranth $90
Angel's Envy Cask Strength $230
Angel's Envy Celler Collection $300

Haven't been spending much money at TW this year so not holding my breath that I'll get picked.
What State is this? Did others get the same offer? I don't think I've received anything.
Northern California.
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Thanks for the input. I haven't loved the other Angel's Envy bottles I've tried so passed on both of those. I'll see if I'm lucky enough to get one of the other 2.
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David B wrote: August 12th, 2020, 6:24 pm Just got an offer for another drawing this year. It's not Pappy or BTAC though...Does anybody have any input on these? I ranked them as below:

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon $150
EH Taylor Amaranth $90
Angel's Envy Cask Strength $230
Angel's Envy Celler Collection $300

Haven't been spending much money at TW this year so not holding my breath that I'll get picked.
Rarity wise I'd put Amaranth first, then OFBB then order doesn't matter for the last 2.
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#243 Post by Matt Latuchie »

5x bonus point offer right now here in Las Vegas - unsure if that's a promotion being seen elsewhere. if so, a great opportunity to boost your points in advance of next winter's drawing.
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got lucky and won the Old Forester Birthday Bourbon, picked it up today
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#245 Post by Michaelkroe »

I got a bottle of Parker's Heritage Rye (13th edition) that I picked up yesterday. Thought it was a little odd they'd put a 2019 release in the 2020 lottery as I believe the Parker's 14th edition was just released. Not complaining, just an observation.

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What do people think: are we getting the exact same Pappy/BTAC lottery from TW this year?

I believe I was told last year that I would get my points total doubled for the purposes of lottery tickets this year (on account of not getting anything last year), so I assume they were planning to run it unchanged. Double my points (to ~50k) probably still puts me in the category of outside chance of scoring a bottle.
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BenW wrote: October 13th, 2020, 1:12 pm What do people think: are we getting the exact same Pappy/BTAC lottery from TW this year?

I believe I was told last year that I would get my points total doubled for the purposes of lottery tickets this year (on account of not getting anything last year), so I assume they were planning to run it unchanged. Double my points (to ~50k) probably still puts me in the category of outside chance of scoring a bottle.
I just got the lottery e-mail.

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had to rank 1-15, and they include a Blanton's and three of the more common Wellers... seemed a little strange
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#249 Post by Matt Latuchie »

I need to direct some spending towards Total Wine. 10k points below my level in 2019...time to get to work.
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BLittle wrote: October 14th, 2020, 1:52 pm had to rank 1-15, and they include a Blanton's and three of the more common Wellers... seemed a little strange
Yes that was weird. I imagine it’s their way of making sure everyone “wins” something. I’m going to be seriously annoyed if my reward for spending thousands of dollars is a bottle of Blanton’s or Weller at standard retail.
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