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Old Grand-Dad

Old Grand Dad First bottled in 1882, Old Grand-Dad is a brand of bourbon whiskey from a high rye mash created by Raymond B. Hayden and named after his grandfather Basil Hayden, Sr., a well known distiller whose bust is depicted on the label of each bottle.

During Prohibition, Old Grand-Dad was produced by a pharmaceutical company, the American Medicinal Spirits Co., and was one of the few distilled spirits in the U.S. permitted to be prescribed as medicine.

Distilled at the Jim Beam Plant in Clermont, Kentucky.

Old Grand-Dad 80 proof
Old Grand-Dad 100 proof Bottled in Bond
Old Grand-Dad 114 proof


1943 Old Grand-Dad print advertisement

Bottled in Bond:
The Bottled-in-Bond Act of 1897 was a reaction to adulteration of spirits, providing consumers a guarantee of a whiskey's authenticity. For a bourbon to be “bottled in bond” means the whiskey is the product of one distillation season, one distiller, and one distillery, while being sold at 100 proof and having aged at least four years.

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Beverage Supplies

Shave & A Shot
1. Go to the barber.
2. Get a shave.
3. Pull out a flask of Old Grand-Dad.
4. Aftershave.
from The Olds

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