Who occupied Four Roses in the Past?

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Who occupied Four Roses in the Past?

Unread postby Bourbon Joe » Sun Sep 07, 2008 12:49 pm

I was just thinking about all the past residents of what is now Four Roses in Lawrenceburg. Several I know but was wondering if thete were any more. The ones I know are:
1. Old Prentice
2. Old Joe
3. J.T.S. Brown

I don't know the time line for any of them. How far back does the present site go? Anybody know?
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Re: Who occupied Four Roses in the Past?

Unread postby cowdery » Sun Sep 07, 2008 6:01 pm

I explain it all in the current issue of WHISKY Magazine, on newstands now.
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Re: Who occupied Four Roses in the Past?

Unread postby barturtle » Sun Sep 07, 2008 7:54 pm

cowdery wrote:I explain it all in the current issue of WHISKY Magazine, on newstands now.


You guys set this up, didn't you? :lol:
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Re: Who occupied Four Roses in the Past?

Unread postby cowdery » Mon Sep 08, 2008 5:35 am

nope, just great minds aligned.
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Re: Who occupied Four Roses in the Past?

Unread postby Bourbon Joe » Mon Sep 08, 2008 12:45 pm

Bourbon Joe wrote:I was just thinking about all the past residents of what is now Four Roses in Lawrenceburg. Several I know but was wondering if thete were any more. The ones I know are:
1. Old Prentice
2. Old Joe
3. J.T.S. Brown

I don't know the time line for any of them. How far back does the present site go? Anybody know?
Joe

After reading Chuck's article I found a few more (Not All). If anybody can add any, please do.
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1. Old Prentice
2. Old Joe 1818
3. J.T.S. Brown 1904
4 Hawkins ??? (What brand(s) did he make?) 1885
5. Seagrams 1946
6. Kirin 2002
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Re: Who occupied Four Roses in the Past?

Unread postby cowdery » Mon Sep 08, 2008 5:38 pm

The reason it's not simple, and why I pointed to the WHISKY article, is because there were two distilleries within a few hundreds yards of each other there, and the ownership often switched back and forth. The first distillery on that basic site was in 1818 and there have been one or two distilleries there ever since.
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