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Old Overholt Straight Rye Whiskey 1970s

Lot: 138270

Old Overholt Straight Rye Whiskey 1970s

Winning Bid: £180

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4 Year Old
Kentucky, USA
National Distillers / DeKuyper
Cask Type: 
Bottled Strength: 
86 US Proof
Bottle Size: 
4/5 Quart
product Details

Old Overholt Straight Rye Whiskey 1970s

This brand of rye whiskey is very old, established, as the label suggests, over 150 years ago.

At the close of Prohibition the brand's owners, the Mellon family, sold Old Overholt to National Distillers who continued to produce it for the next half century despite declining popularity in rye whiskey in US after the second world war. National Distillers closed their last Pennsylvania distillery in the 1950s, so it is unclear where they were distilling the brand by this point, but it was bottled at their DeKuyper Cordial plant in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Old Overholt still exists today, produced alongside Old-Grandad by Jim Beam, who acquired both of 'The Olds' from National Distillers in 1987.

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Please note: Due to the various ages of bottles and their seals, condition of liquid is at the buyer's discretion and no claim can be lodged against failure/leakage in transit.

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