Now There Are Pappy Van Winkle Conspiracy Theorists

"Follow the money," he says.

"Who has profited the most from this? It wasn't somebody stealing 65 cases or two hundred bottles of Pappy Van Winkle. I think the world wide attention that Pappy Van Winkle has gotten has certainly been wonderful to their advertising and marketing departments." — Doug Hubbard, the self-described "old country" lawyer representing a now-cleared school principal who'd been named a person of interest in the bourbon heist, suggests we've all been duped by a heinous publicity stunt. [WBKO, Earlier, Related]