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A.H. Hirsch 1974 Finest Reserve 20 Year Old

Lot: 103086
Hirsch 1974 Finest Reserve 20 Year Old
Hirsch 1974 Finest Reserve 20 Year Old
Hirsch 1974 Finest Reserve 20 Year Old
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Winning Bid: £1,850

A.H. Hirsch 1974 Finest Reserve 20 Year Old

Distillery:
Bomberger's Distillery
Age:
20 Year Old
Vintage:
1974
Region:
Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, USA
Bottler:
Julian Van Winkle III / A.H Hirsch
Cask Type:
N/A
Bottle Strength:
91.6 US Proof / 45.8%
Bottle Size:
75cl
Distillery Status:
Closed

A.H. Hirsch 1974 Finest Reserve 20 Year Old​

This whisky has a long and storied history and is close to the heart of many Bourbon drinkers and collectors. 

Part of a batch of whiskies commissioned by Adolf Hirsch to be distilled in 1974 at Pennco Distillery (now Michter's), Pennsylvania. The whisky was sold after the forclosure of Pennco and eventually much of it was transferred to stainless steel in 1990, halting the aging at 16 years, a select few casks were allowed to continue maturation until bottling at 18, 19 and 20 years old.

This bottling (Red Wax) represents the oldest expression of this much vaunted vintage. 

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Important Notice
Please be advised that the absence of any specific condition reports does not imply that this bottle is in perfect condition. We recommend close inspection of all images prior to placing any bids, and any further information required can be provided upon request.

 

This collection was stored at Mr. Gooding's residence in Colorado, USA. It was amassed for the purpose of display, and as such boxes and other associated items from the original presentation of each bottle may no longer be present. All lots are sold as photographed.

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