Old Fitzgerald 6 Year Old Bourbon Bottled in Bond 86 Proof 1972 / Stitzel-Weller


Old Fitzgerald 6 Year Old Bourbon Bottled in Bond 86 Proof 1972 / Stitzel-Weller

Stitzel WellerSKU: 210000012771

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Stitzel Weller Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Bourbon Bottled 1976

This is a Stitzel-Weller era version of the brand. It was bottled in 1976 by Somerset Imports. This is a Bottled in Bond version of the bourbon, produced at 86 proof for the export market where the legal 100 proof requirement in the US did not apply.

The Stitzel-Weller company was officially established in 1933 at the repeal of National Prohibition in the US. It was the result of a merger between the A. Ph. Stitzel distillery and its biggest customer, W.L. Weller & Sons. The Stitzel-Weller distillery opened on Kentucky Derby day in 1935, and quickly developed a reputation for its high quality wheated bourbon, and its main brands were Old Weller, Old Fitzgerald and Cabin Still. The original ownership was shared between Alex T. Farnsley, Arthur Philip Stitzel and Julian Van Winkle. The former passed away in 1941 and 147, respectively, leaving the Van Winkle family as the sole heirs to the business. 'Pappy' died in 1965, having handed the reigns to his son, Julian II the year prior, who ran it until 1972 when the board of directors forced him to sell it to the Norton-Simon subsidiary, Somerset Imports. When they were bought over by the American arm of Scottish distillers, DCL, its subsequent iteration inverted heavily in bourbon. So much so in fact, that their newly rebuilt Bernheim distillery had such capacity that Stitzel-Weller was rendered surplus to requirements. It was closed down in 1992. Still part of the Diageo portfolio, it has never re-opened and instead now houses the visitor experience for their Bulleit brand.

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A wine list from Flask published in the 1970sA wine list from Flask published in the early 1970s

 

Driving down Ventura Blvd in Studio City in the 1960’s has something in common with today, Flask Fine Wine & Whisky- Flask first opened its doors to the public in 1962. Decades later and it still remains a respected fixture in the Los Angeles community. 

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