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February, 2019

  • 15 February

    Frank-Lin Assumed Names

    Then following brands have been attributed to Frank-Lin Distiller’s Products, a San Jose, California company: 8 SecondsBarrett’sBarrett & Co.Black SaddleBucksDistiller’s Prodcuts Ltd.Fred NackardHi-LineOld CalhounOld KentuckyOld MedleyOld MusketeerVal’s DeluxeWathen’sWestern CanadianWholesale Liquor Co.

  • 3 February

    Beam Suntory Assumed Names

    The following names are owned or used under comtract by Jim Beam Brands (Beam Suntory): 2 GINGERS WHISKEY COMPANY (trading name)A. OVERHOLT & CO. (trading name)ABSOLUT SPIRITS CO. (trading name)ALBERTA DISTILLERS, LTD. (trading name)ALBERTA SPRINGS DISTILLERY CO. (trading name)ARDMORE IMPORT COMPANY (trading name)ARTHUR BELL & SONS CO. (trading name)BEAM IMPORT …

  • 3 February

    Allied Lomar / Olde St Nick

    “Olde St. Nick” (a.k.a. “Olde St. Nick Distillery”) was the business name Marci (Tyson) Palatella, a California businesswoman and wife of 49er NFL legend Lou Palatella, used when she started purchasing premium aged bourbon stocks and having them bottled under her own labels in the 1980s. Her original brands were …

  • 2 February

    Bottle ID: Owens-Illinois Glass Company

    The Owens-Illinois Glass Company formed in 1929 and quickly grew to own most of the glass manufacturing market.  You can recognize their bottles pretty easy by the trademark image on the bottom. Between 1929 and 1954, they used a very distinctive “diamond IO mark,” trademark that looked like the letter …

  • 2 February

    Brown-Forman Brands

    Jack Daniel’sWoodford RerserveOld ForesterEarly TimesCollingwoodCanadian MistCooper’s CraftSlane Irish WhiskeyThe BenriachThe GlendronachGlenglassaugh

January, 2019

  • 31 January

    Who Makes This Whiskey?

    Here is my running list of the known or rumored distilleries behind non-producer distiller products:

  • 29 January

    Luxco Brands

    The following brands are currently, or once were, bottled by Luxco. Historically, all these brands used whiskey stocks sourced from other distilleries. Luxco opened their own distillery, Lux Row Distillers, in 2018 with the intention of moving off externally sourced product for their major brands. BellowsBourbon SupremeBower HillBrookside ReserveBurke & …

  • 29 January

    Diageo Assumed Names

    Diageo has bottled under the following brand names : AMERICAN ANTHEM CO. (trading name)BERHEIM DISTILLING COMPANY (trading name)BLADE AND BOW (trading name)BOOTH’S DISTILLERY (trading name)BOOTH’S DISTILLERY (USA) (trading name)CALIFRESCA COCKTAIL COMPANY (trading name)CAPTAIN MORGAN RUM COMPANY (trading name)CARIOCA RUM CO. (trading name)CASCADE DISTILLERY (trading name)CASCADE DISTILLING COMPANY (trading name)CASCADE HOLLOW …

  • 29 January

    Buffalo Trace / Age International / Sazerac Assumed Names

    The following brand names were used by Buffalo Trace to bottle products for themselves or under contract for partners: 375 PARK AVENUE SPIRITS (trading name)A. SMITH BOWMAN DISTILLERY (trading name)AGE DISTILLING COMPANY (trading name)AGE DISTILLING COMPANY (trading name)ANCIENT AGE DISTILLING CO. (trading name)ANCIENT AGE DISTILLING COMPANY (trading name)ANCIENT AGE DISTILLING …

  • 29 January

    Heaven Hill Assumed Names

    Heaven Hill bottled the following brands for themselves or under contract: 905 DISTILLED PRODUCTS CO. (trading name)A. R. MORROW (trading name)ADMIRAL NELSON’S RUM CO. (trading name)ADMIRAL NELSON’S RUM COMPANY (trading name)ADMIRAL NELSON’S RUMS, LTD. (trading name)AGUA LUCA SPIRITS, LTD (trading name)ALIBI DISTILLERY CO. (trading name)AMERICAN BIKER BOURBON (trading name)AMERICAN DISTILLED …