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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
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.
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
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."
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?
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