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Very Olde St Nick Lot 12 Ancient Cask Bourbon

Lot: 196632
Very Olde St Nick Lot 12 Ancient Cask Bourbon
Very Olde St Nick Lot 12 Ancient Cask Bourbon
Winning Bid: £190

Very Olde St Nick Lot 12 Ancient Cask Bourbon

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Kentucky, USA
Cask Type:
American Oak
Bottle Strength:
90 us Proof
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Very Olde St Nick Lot 12 Ancient Cask Bourbon

Very Old St Nick is a boutique bourbon brand owned by Allied Lomar in California, who's other products include Rare Perfection, Wattie Boone and the Vintage Bourbon and Rye bottles. They have been sourcing bourbon and bottling it for several decades, and they are instantly recognisable from their uniform use of the same cursive script-style typeface. Allied Lomar president, Marci Palatella, was Julian Van Winkle III's agent in the Japanese market for many years, and their early bottlings of Old St Nick were contracted to him at his Old Commonwealth distillery.

The Van Winkle partnership with in the early 2000s ended this agreement however, with the production of bottles such as this moved to Willett distillery, where they were bottled by its owners, Evan Kulsveen's Kentucky Bourbon Distillers. The stills at Willett were silent at this point and KBD were sourcing most of their whiskey from Heaven Hill.

Although the source of the KBD bottling has never been confirmed, Van Winkle has strongly asserted that these Very Olde St Nick were bottled using Heaven Hill bourbon. Palatella concedes that her company were "cut off" by KBD in the 2000s, so it is unclear which Kentucky distillery the source of these more modern bottlings is.

Allied Lomar opened their own Preservation distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky in 2018.

Japanese import.

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