Collect this 1916 PH Stitzel distillery Old Jordan Prohibition Era bourbon.
Pappy Van Winkle's cousin's were the Pogue's of Maysville Kentucky. This bottle of "Old Jordan" was produced at a Van Winkle Family distillery in 1916, then aged during the prohibition Volstead act, then bottled in 1924. A fantastic old Prohibition era bottling of Old Jordan "That Good Whiskey. Although the Volstead Act of 1919 had banned the production and sale of alcohol throughout the US, a certain number of distilling companies were permitted to continue bottling existing stock, mostly for medicinal use, but also for weekly baking rations. One such company was A. Ph. Stitzel Inc, who procured this particular barrel from the Mellwood Distillery. A. Ph. Stitzel survived Prohibition, and was one of the few to emerge with a functioning distillery, refinancing themselves after the difficult 13 dry years by contract distilling for other companies as well, including the juggernaut Schenley corporation. They would of course would go on to merge with Julian 'Pappy' Van Winkle's W.L. Weller company to create the legendary Stitzel-Weller.
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