Virginia ABC puts purchase limit on certain whiskeys

The rising popularity of bourbon has caused some distilleries to ration bottles and raise their prices.
The rising popularity of bourbon has caused some distilleries to ration bottles and raise their prices. (iStockPhoto / peepo)

RICHMOND, Va. – It looks like Virginians love whiskey a little too much.

Virginia ABC is putting a purchasing limit on certain brands of whiskey due to “sustained popularity and high demand.”

Customers will be limited to one bottle of the types of whiskey listed below per day. The whiskeys listed below are also not available for online purchase.

Here is a list of the limited whiskey:

  • 1792 Bottled in Bond
  • 1792 Full Proof Bourbon
  • 1792 High Rye Whiskey
  • 1792 Single Barrel Bourbon
  • Ancient Ancient Age Bourbon 1.75
  • Ancient Ancient Age 1 Liter
  • Angel’s Envy Cask Strength
  • Angel’s Envy Port Barrel
  • Angel’s Envy Rye Whiskey
  • Blanton Single Barrel 375
  • Blanton Single Barrel 750
  • Booker’s Bourbon
  • Buffalo Trace 1.75
  • Buffalo Trace 750
  • Bulleit Bourbon Barrel Strength
  • Crown Royal Peach
  • Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Bourbon
  • Eagle Rare 10yr 1.75
  • Eagle Rare 10yr 375
  • Eagle Rare 10yr 750
  • Elijah Craig 21 Year Single Barrel Bourbon
  • Elmer T Lee
  • Henry McKenna Single Barrel 750
  • High West A Midwinter Nights Dram
  • Jefferson Ocean Aged At Sea Cask Strength
  • Jefferson’s Chef’s Collaboration
  • Jefferson’s Pichon Baron Oak Cask Finish
  • Jefferson’s Reserve Old Rum Cask Finish
  • Jefferson’s Reserve Pritchard Hill Cab Cask Finish
  • Larceny Barrel Proof
  • Michter’s Limited Release Single Barrel 10 Yr Rye
  • Michter’s Single Barrel 10 Yr. Bourbon
  • Michter’s Toasted Barrel Finish Bourbon
  • Michter’s Toasted Sour Mash
  • Michter’s US 1 Sour Mash
  • Pikesville Rye 110 Proof
  • Sazerac Rye 6 Yr
  • Stagg Jr.
  • Very Old Barton 1.75
  • Whistlepig 12 Yr
  • Whistlepig 15 Yr
  • Whistlepig Cask Strength
  • Whistlepig Farm Stock Rye Crop 3
  • Suntory Yamazaki 12 Yr Whisky 750

An update on ABC’s limited availability products: With the sustained popularity and high demand for select whiskies, many of them are in short supply. In order to make these products available to as many customers as possible, we are now limiting the purchase of these items.

Products on the list are now limited to one bottle per customer or license number per day. These products are available for purchase in-store only. They are not available via online ordering. The list of these products is available on our website:

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