Depends on what part of September the wedding is? Pappies releases twice in the fall and as you see above the stores receive quotas by the amount of Buffalo trace they sell. Find a liquor store that sells Buffalo trace and see if you can get the owner or manager to hold you a bottle . I deal with a place near my home and the manager knows I only deal there so I can get one if enough comes in. eBay is another source but you pay or should I say get robbed !
Basel Haden Elijah Craig used to market an amazing 12 year old but I think the CFO got tired of waiting on maturity.Pappy’s is fantastic , expensive and almost impossible to get without connections. I bought a bottle for my son in-law when he finished his doctorate . He is a bourbon aficionado and constantly is trying new ones. As a family 2 sons 2 son in-laws and a son in-laws brother in law ( if you can follow all this ) have bourbon tastings about 3 time a year. Here are a few that we discovered that I added to my Blanton’s , Four roses small batch and Bookers , Elijah Craig small batch, Woodward Reserve , Eagle Rare and my favorite Basil Haden.
I drink bourbon neat , Basel is very smooth and does make me wake up the next morning regretting the purchase I made the night before on Gunbroker! Yes that has happened ( a few times )