Thief nabs $26,000 worth of rare bourbon

FRANKFORT, KY

Someone has swiped about 65 cases of 20-year-old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon. Investigators say the missing booze is among the rarest and most expensive bourbons produced in Kentucky.

Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton says the stolen bourbon is worth about $26,000.

Melton tells The Courier-Journal the bourbon was taken from a secure area at the Buffalo Trace Distillery.

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