Booker's - 8 Year Old (1979) First Release (75cl)

LOT #62107
£4,550.00 €5,303.94 $6,310.85
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Sold 22/11/2020

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Lot Information

  • Country: Other
  • Distillery status: Operational
  • Type: Bourbon Whiskey
  • Age: 8
  • Size: 75cl
  • Delivery weight: 2.00kg
  • Strength: 60.7%

Lot Condition Warnings

  • Please note small marks / creasing to outer packaging Please note small marks / creasing to outer packaging

About the distillery

Beam Suntory is the third largest producer of distilled spirits in the world behind Diageo and Pernod Ricard. James Beam began his career in 1795 selling barrels of whiskey and by 1935 the family had established the James B. Beam distilling company. In 2014 Suntory had acquired Beam Inc changing the company name to 'Beam Suntory'. 

Other Information

This is a bottle from the first release of Booker's Original Small Batch (C-B-16-79), given to special friends and store owner's prior to the official general release in 1988. Barrelled in 1979 and bottled in 1987.

This Bottle is Number 1703





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Due to the various ages of bottles and their seals, condition of liquid is at the buyer's discretion and no claim can be lodged against leakage in transit.

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22/11/20 18:39 £4,550.00 €5,303.94 $6,310.85