2022 NC ABC Allocated Bourbon Lotteries

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2022 Durham County ABC Whiskey Lottery

Durham’s allocated bourbon lottery was officially announced on October 13th and registration is officially open. As of now, it sounds like Durham is still waiting to receive their final allotment of allocated bourbons, so no list of available whiskeys has been posted. The current announcement does not seem to limit who can enter the lottery, other than by age.

The Durham County ABC board is limiting the lottery to one entry per person, but anyone 21+ can enter. No date has been given for the final drawing, but winners will be called and asked to select their bottles (more info on this to come). To find a link to the registration, view the official announcement. We’ll post more info as it becomes available.

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2022 Wake County ABC Bourbon Lottery

Wake County has finally announced that they’ve received all their allocated bottles, and entry to this winter’s lottery is now open. This lottery is open to residents of Wake County, exclusively, and you’ll have to prove your residency with a valid NC ID when you go to purchase your bottle (if you win).

Entries to the Wake County Allocated Bourbon lottery are open from now (December 8th, 2022) through January 3rd 2023. See the Wake ABC website for entry details.

The list of bottles available in the lottery are:

  • Blood Oath (P7 and P8)
  • Colonel EH Taylor
    • Single Barrel
    • Small Batch
  • Elijah Craig 18 Year
  • Buffalo Trace Antique Collection
    • Eagle Rare 17 Year
    • George T. Stagg
    • Thomas Handy
    • William Larue Weller
    • Sazerac Rye BTAC is mysteriously missing from the list.
  • All The Pappy
    • 10 Year
    • 12 Year
    • 13 YEar Rye
    • 15 Year
    • 23 Year
  • Stagg Jr.
  • Weller Lineup
    • Weller 12
    • Antique 107
    • Weller CYPB
    • Weller Special Reserve Barrel Pick
  • Woodford Reserve Master Collection
  • Old Forester Birthday Bourbon
  • Old Forester Single Barrel Pick
  • Michter’s Toasted (presumably the barrel strength)
  • Old Fitzgerald
  • Heaven Hill Heritage
  • Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel 😂

2022 Orange County ABC Lottery

The Orange County ABC website indicates that their specialty lottery will take place in December, right on schedule. The registration page indicates that they taking entries all year round, but that window will close on October 31st. Entries are open to anyone over the age of 21. See more details here.

2022 Greensboro ABC Bourbon Lottery

Greensboro has also announced their 2022 allocated bourbon lottery, with registration opening on Saturday, October 15th 2022 and remaining open until the 15th of November. The Greensboro ABC board is open exclusively to Guilford County residents 21 years old and up. One entry per person, but multiple entries are allowed to household.

More details on the lottery rules and registration are available through the Greensboro ABC Website.

2022 Mecklenburg County ABC Whiskey Lottery

Details of the 2022 Meck ABC Lottery are still TBD.

2022 Cumberland ABC Lottery

No real details yet, but the Cumberland ABC website does have this cryptic webpage up: https://www.cumberlandabc.com/lotteries

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