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Harwood's Canadian Whisky 1950s / US Import

Lot: 135007
Harwood's Canadian Whisky 1950s / US Import
Harwood's Canadian Whisky 1950s / US Import
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Winning Bid: £185

Harwood's Canadian Whisky 1950s / US Import

Distillery:
Duncan Harwood
Age:
N/A
Vintage:
N/A
Region:
British Columbia, Canada
Bottler:
Official
Cask Type:
n/a
Bottle Strength:
90.4 US proof
Bottle Size:
4/5 Quart
Distillery Status:
Closed

Harwood's Canadian Whisky 1950s / US Import

Duncan Harwood & Co was a Vancouver based distilling company owned by United Distillers Ltd. This is not the same United Distillers that eventually became Diageo. This company was formed in Canada at the height of Prohibition in the US and operated into the mid-1950s. The company was eventually wound up in the wake of a tax evasion scandal that implicated its directors, one of the largest cases in history at the time.

This was distilled at the Duncan Harwood distillery, registered no.2 in Vancouver. It is no longer active.

A blended Canadian whisky, this was imported to the US in the 1950s.

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Condition
  • Discoloured labels
  • Tax strip torn
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