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**DONOTDELETE**
03-02-2000, 20:15
I have a bottle of Grommes & Ullrich bourbon on the Bottle it says
> PRE-WAR 1936. It was distributed by Marquette Distributors Chicago,
> Illinois.The bottle also says it was distilled in Kentucky. It does
> not have a distillery name on it though. Any information you can give
> me on who distilled it and the brand would be most helpful. Thank you

cowdery
03-02-2000, 22:20
This name came up once before and no one had an answer then either. Since the distributor is named but not the distiller it sounds like a distributor bottling, i.e., a brand created by a distiller exclusively for that distributor.

- chuck

bobbyc
07-17-2002, 09:08
This is an old one and probably meaningless at this point . I only bumped it for one thing. Shouldn't the PreWar1936 label be a clue , come on wouldn't it be the same as a coin dated 550 B.C? http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/confused.gif

ratcheer
07-17-2002, 16:20
Bobby, I hear what you're saying, but it is probably marketing-speak. The bottle/label was made post-war, but they were saying, in effect, "This is the good stuff that was made before the war, before rationing made products be bad from necessity."

Tim

bluesbassdad
07-17-2002, 20:59
I'm almost sure that I replied to this post earlier today, but I don't see it now. We may have a bug to report to Jim when he returns.

Did anyone else see my reply?

Yours truly,
Dave Morefield