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Special Reserve
12-04-2005, 15:34
For some time now I was trying to remember the bourbon that my dad kept and I snuck drinks from in the middle 1960's. It finally came to me it was Pebble-Ford Bottled in Bond.

The question is does anyone know anything about this? Distiller, how old, mash-bill, the overall quality of bourbon, anything?

Thanks.

TNbourbon
12-04-2005, 16:14
A bit here (7th from bottom):
Pebble-Ford wordmark (http://www.bottlebooks.com/American%20Medicinal%20Spirits%20Company/miscellaneous_distillers.htm)
and here, where it notes it apparently was distilled by Merchants Distillery in Terre Haute, IN
Merchants Distillery (http://www.whiskyportal.com/distillerydk.asp?DistilleryID=1302)

bobbyc
12-04-2005, 19:05
Well, Clear Springs Distilling, even though a Chicago address is listed, can be found on bottles originating from Clermont. There's also a mention on pages 92 and 184 of American Still Life by Pacult.

bourbonv
12-05-2005, 06:27
Schenley owned the brand after prohibition and it was passed on to United Distillers, who still owned it in 1996.

Mike Veach