Missouri Man's Attic Yields Century-Old Whiskey Bryan Fite found 13 bottles of whiskey in his 1850s home. July 5, 2012— -- To save money on the installation of central air-conditioning in his St. Joseph, Mo., home, Bryan Fite began replacing the wires in his attic, prying up the floor boards on the rafters It's not every day that you find century-old bootleg whiskey in the walls of your home, but for Nick Drummond and Patrick Bakker, that was their reality earlier this month. The couple moved into.. A New York couple said they found more than 66 bottles of whiskey from the Prohibition-era hidden within the walls and floorboards of their home, which was built in 1915
One of the 66 bottles of 1923 Old Smuggler whiskey that Drummond and his partner discovered in their Ames home Couple Finds More Than 66 Bottles of Prohibition-Era Whiskey in New York Home The couple was doing renovations on their 1915 home when they found packages of smuggled whiskey in the walls and..
Sixty-six bottles of whiskey — in the walls! A New York couple hit the jackpot when they discovered more than 66 bottles of Prohibition-era whiskey stashed inside the walls of their new house, CNN.. A couple in upstate New York made what they call a wild discovery when they uncovered what appears to be an old bootlegger's supply hidden in the walls of their house. They also say that, upon.. Bottles of whiskey found in floorboards, walls of purported Prohibition-era bootlegger's house November 28, 2020 at 11:25 am EST By Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk AMES, N.Y Sixty-six bottles of Gaelic whisky from the prohibition era were hidden for nearly a century within the walls and floorboards of a little shack tacked onto the side of the house, originally used as.. The house, built in 1915, needed some work on the skirting of the rear mud room and as Drummond removed the rotted wood a package fell out. The package contained six bottles of whiskey packed in straw. When he discovered the stash, he realized that the rumors of a bootlegger may have been true
In early October, Nick Drummond and Patrick Bakker said they found more than 66 bottles of whisky from the Prohibition-era hidden within the walls and floorboards of their home, which was built in 1915. Our walls are filled with bundles of booze These stories surface from time to time: People get to cracking open their old houses and find whiskey bottles, hidden from the Prohibition-era law and nosy in-laws. Then, I learned this Ames, New York, home belonged to a prominent bootlegger and saw the whisky found — Old Smuggler Scotch The cache included dozens of bottles labeled Old Smuggler Gaelic Whiskey, some still full. The bottles were found by Patrick Bakker and Nick Drummond in Ames, a 140 person village in. Each bottle was wrapped in straw, and are labeled 'Old Smuggler Gaelic Whiskey' and bottled by the Stirling Bonding Company. A sticker on the back of the bottles dates them to the 1920s
A New York couple says they found more than 66 bottles of whiskey from the Prohibition-era hidden within the walls and floorboards of their home, which was built in 1915 The couple plans to leave the bottles they found empty or evaporated preserved in the home — and sell the bottles they found full. The full bottles are estimated at a value of around $1,000 each. A genuine bottle of Old Smuggler's sold for $1,268 at a 2018 online auction. They plan to keep most of the empty bottles displayed in the mud room where they were found The bottles of Hellman's Celebrated Old Crow whiskey that Fite found were distilled in 1912 and 1913 and bottled in 1917, two years before Prohibition made the consumption and sale of alcohol. Hundred-year-old whisky bottles found in house walls December 15, 2020, 10:00 AM One hundred years ago the US government banned the production, transportation and sale of alcohol, but bootleggers went to extraordinary lengths to hide the illicit goods
The liquor is a brand of Scottish whiskey labeled Old Smuggler Gaelic whiskey, which is still made today. Each bottle was wrapped in tissue paper and straw and bundled in a package of six, said. They recently decided to take the plunge into renovating and doing so they discovered dozens of bottles of 1920s whiskey hidden within the walls. We were just working on removing old finishes and everything and that's when we found those first secret compartments, Drummond, 30, told TODAY They found more than 60 bottles of Old Smuggler Whiskey from the 1920s hidden in their home in Ames, outside Albany. READ MORE: Families Of Eric Garner, Others Killed By Police Meet With Senators. While renovating an old house, a couple came across dozens of bottles of bootlegger alcohol that had not been touched for a century. prohibition-era whiskey found in New York house during.
. The cache included dozens of bottles labeled Old Smuggler Gaelic Whiskey, some still full. The bottles were found by Patrick Bakker and Nick Drummond in Ames, a 140 person village in. A New York couple just discovered some added value to their home — in the form of Prohibition-era whiskey hidden in the walls. Nick Drummond and Patrick Bakker of Ames, N.Y., were renovating their house when they discovered bootlegger bottles in the wooden exterior panels and beneath the floorboards of their mudroom, as reported by The Drinks Business
The liquor is a brand of Scottish whiskey labeled Old Smuggler Gaelic whiskey, which is still made today. Each bottle was wrapped in tissue paper and straw and bundled in a package of six, said Drummond. The original owner of the house was a German man known as Count Adolph Humpfner The labels, which describe the contents as a blended Gaelic whisky from Scotland, provide dates from the 1920s on the back. Drummond has taken to sharing updates on both the renovations and the. The bottles of the Scottish whiskey Old Smuggler Gaelic whiskey, which is still made today, that Drummond found are worth about $1,000 each, however, the homeowners said they will keep one of.
So far, the pair has found more than 70 bottle of Old Smuggler Gaelic whiskey hidden in the space — dating back to the 1920s. Some of the bottles were full, some were half full and some were empty because of the way they were stored
Tracey Bosen, co-proprietor of the Pendleton House bed-and-breakfast, takes 10 pint bottles of 1913 whiskey from where they were found by a workman in the attic under a pile of old roofing tiles The bottles were lying on their sides, packed in with turf and covered with a thick layer of what was first thought to be mould or decayed turf but was later found to be sphagnum moss, which Islay fans will know to be the precursor to peat. All this was related to us by the farmer's nephew, who made the discovery and is acting as the vendor The rest will be sold for a going price of about $1,000 per bottle—such antique whiskey is hard to come by. Old Smuggler Gaelic whiskey is still produced today, but these bottles are unique treasures. You can learn about the history of the house, its former inhabitants, and the beautiful renovations by Drummond and Bakker on Drummond's.
Old homes usually have a couple of Couple finds 60 bottles of 1920's bootleg whiskey in secret walls of NY home they've found hidden compartments with more bottles dating back to the. Hundred-year-old whisky bottles found in house walls. Video, 00:02:17 Hundred-year-old whisky bottles found in house wall Hundred-year-old whisky bottles found in house walls One hundred years ago this year, the US government banned the production, transportation and sale of alcohol. This nationwide ban was known as. century-old imported Old Smuggler Gaelic Whiskey bottle found in prohibition-era home A bottle of Old Smuggler blended scotch whiskey sits in the grand dining room of a 1915 Foursquare in Ames, New York, where homeowners this fall discovered 78 bottles of the Prohibition-era booze during a home renovation project While renovating his Keyport, New Jersey house this past September, Ron Lewert found a stash of Gilbey's Dry Gin, still wrapped in straw hidden in a crawlspace in the roof - 12 bottles in a big.
LONDON, Feb. 5, 2010 -- Whisky bottles belonging to the antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton, kept on ice for more than 100 years, have been found and retrieved from beneath the explorer's. They discovered 66 bottles of Scottish whiskey labeled Old Smuggler Gaelic in their Upstate New York home. The couple plan on keeping a couple of the damaged bottles, but will sell the rest of them to collectors. The value of the bottles is estimated to be worth as much as $1,000. BRB, I gotta go tear down the walls in my house In early October, two upstate New Yorkers stumbled upon a hidden supply of whiskey in their walls. The cache included dozens of bottles labeled Old Smuggler Gaelic Whiskey, some still full. The bottles were found by Patrick Bakker and Nick Drummond in Ames, a 140 person village in Montgomery County, NY, The Daily Gazette reports. A New York couple found 66 bottles of Prohibition-era whiskey in the walls and floorboards of their century-old home that was reportedly built by a bootlegger, CNN reported. Nick Drummond and Patrick Bakker discovered the Scottish whiskey labeled Old Smuggler Gaelic in their Ames home, roughly three hours from New York City A Couple In New York Found 100-Year-Old Whiskey bottles Hidden in Walls Of their House. Imagine if you have bought a house and staying in it for a while now, where later when you decided to renovate the house and you find out that there we some old strays and paper wrapped with some container which it happens to have some hidden treasure in it
Perhaps that is why the oldest currently known whiskey bottle is being auctioned off by Skinner Auctioneers and is expected to fetch up to $40,000. You might be wondering why anybody would spend $40,000 for a bottle of whiskey. To break it down in simplistic terms, this is one old bottle of whiskey With clues gleaned from social media, new details have been uncovered about an old rye whiskey bottle that was hidden away in a secret nook of a Back Bay building for more than a century The column was filled with empty whiskey bottles and beer cans from the 1940's, many of which were still in good condition. We opened up the top of it, and 100 cans came out, Marval said
The couple said every bottle was wrapped in straw and paper and labeled Old Smuggler Gaelic Whiskey of the Stirling Bonding Company. The bottles are also signed with R.M. Clark and are dated. A bottle of Old Ingledew Whiskey, a bourbon likely produced between 1763 and 1803, is expected to fetch up to $40,000 at an online auction in June. (Skinner, Inc.) (NEXSTAR) — A bottle of what. Normally this bottle is found in the traditional one-fifth size (shown below). OLD TIME / DISTILLERY / No. 7 / JACK DANIEL / DISTILLER / LYNCHBURG TENN. Authentic, hand blown, Jack Daniel whiskey bottle which dates between 1890 and 1910. Smooth base with B on base
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When working on their home recently, they found caches of whiskey bottles dating back to 1923, the newspaper reported. The couple said every bottle was wrapped in straw and paper and labeled Old.. A couple in upstate New York made what they call a wild discovery when they uncovered what appears to be an old bootlegger's supply hidden in the walls of their house. They also say that, upon further inspection, they've found hidden compartments with more bottles dating back to the 1920s stashed away
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Kentucky's Top 25 Rarest Bottles Compiled by Paul Van Vactor, Sheldon Baugh and Steve Keith 20 May 2014. Compiling top 25 lists is a favorite with sports fans, but there's no rule against doing the same for a state's antique bottles. So we got together and the following lists are what we came up with. Not all of them are bottles. Enjoy Last week, a construction worker in the home found 10 more whiskey bottles in a burlap sack that were hidden under tiles in the attic. I pulled at the sack, heard clinking and yelled to Tracy,.. INFORMATION ON FOUND/OLD WHISKEY BOTTLES . 3.1 Is the whiskey inside an old bottle still safe to drink? If the bottle is still safely and verifiably sealed with the original closure, from a known brand, and the liquid inside is clear at room temperature, then probably yes. However, there can be exceptions, so we stress probably The story of an American couple who apparently found more than $50,000 and 50-year old bottle of bourbon stuffed in a safe hidden in their house that went viral on imgur is probably a hoax
This bottle of liquor was found in the wall of my old house when we were doing construction. Close. 53. Me and my dad found a bottle of whiskey a few years back. It was a great day. level 1. 11 points · 6 days ago. A carpenter said when toilets aren't available they pee in bottles and hide them in the walls A Boston resident found a handwritten note from 1894 tucked inside an old whiskey bottle. Now everyone is trying to figure out what it means In his vaults—one in a house in Hancock, California, another at his ranch in Little Tujunga Cavern—Leonis stored pints of Hermitage whiskey, bottles of Old Crow, and dozens of other samples of.. I have found an old bottle of scotch whisky under the floor of an old house I recently purchased. No information on the distiller has come up in searches of current and closed operations. The distiller on the label is Sandy McLean and Co., Glasgow. It is unopened and the level just below shoulder A 28-year-old has sold a collection of whisky given to him each year by his father as a birthday present, for £44,000 ($57,363), in order to buy his first home. Matthew Robson, who lives in..
Contractor finds hidden note, bottle of whisky from 20 years ago under flooring Craig Harrigan discovered a bit of history — a note and a bottle of whisky — left behind by a previous homeowner What brand is your old whiskey bottle? Some brands just command a higher price such as Jack Daniel's. Others are just so weird (Chicken Cock comes to mind) that simply the name makes the bottle more valuable. Other factors: is the glass embossed with a neat design? What size is it (quart, pint, 1/2 pint, 1/4 pint, 1/10 pint) Found Vintage brown glass flask bottle 1 pint in a old bottle dump behind old house dump spot in MI. Layne. It is a whiskey or other spirits bottle. The maker of the bottle would be Owens Illinois. Value-wise unfortunately the chip really hurts it so little or no value Over 100-year-old whiskey bottles found in Pendleton house Jan 22, 2020 Jan 22 Two homeowners have found not one, but 10 bottles of Prohibition-era whiskey inside of their bed and breakfast. That expedition included several bottles of Mackinlay's and three were discovered over a hundred years later after sitting in -30 degrees Celsius. They were recovered (and replicas were made) so if you can keep it at -30 Celsius, presumably it would last over a hundred years
A bottle of Old Ingledew Whiskey — which is being billed as the oldest currently known whiskey bottle by Boston-based antique shop Skinner Auctioneers — is being auctioned off from June 22. Warner's Bottles. Whiskey & Spirit Bottles . Antique and old bottles are my passion! I have been collecting & dealing with Antique Bottles for. over 40 years. All attempts have been made to accurately describe all bottles listed. If. not satisfied, please return within 7 days and your money will be refunded. Shipping an Yes it will be fine. The ageing process doesn't continue once it's in the bottle and ethanol is a good preservative so it should be as good as the day it was bottled! Enjoy and let us know how you got on! Edit Quora User asked a very interestin..