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GALWAY PRIVY DIG

  HERE IS A PERFECT EXAMPLE OF WHY IT IS A GOOD IDEA TOO TEACH OTHERS ABOUT THINGS TO LOOK FOR. MY OLDER BROTHER WHILE FIXING MY MOTHERS FOUNDATION RIGHT HERE IN GALWAY, CALLS ME AT WORK AND TELLS ME HE HAS HIT ASH AND A BOTTLE. I ASKED HIM TO STOP AND THAT WEEKEND WENT UP AND HAD A LOOK ...IT WAS A PRIVY, STONE LINED RIGHT BEHIND MY MOMS HOUSE !!! SWEET. . I DUG IT AND PULLED OUT ABOUT 30 BOTTLES ALL WHOLE BUT A CLARK & WHITE "C" FROM SARATOGA. I DID TAKE HOME A RARE G.O. BLAKES WHISKEY,GEYSER SPOUTING SPRINGS QUART,MOXIE NERVE FOOD,T.FITZGERALD UNHEARD OF VARIANT HUTCH,ANOTHER UNSEEN VARIANT G. JONES FONDA HUTCH WITH MATTHEWS GRAVITATING STOPPER IN TACK,A VERY DARK HOSTETTERS BITTERS, WHITES PULY MED,SARATOGA LINCOLN SPRINGS IN A DIFFERENT VARIANT THAN NORMAL. ALSO ABOUT 25 WHISKEYS AND THREE PART MOLD OLIVE GREEN BEERS. THE PRIVY WAS STONED LINED AND MEASURED 6 FT LONG BY 4 FT WIDE AND 4 FT DEEP. NOT A LARGE PRIVY BY ANY STRETCH BUT WHAT DID COME OUT WAS PRETTY GOOD,SO NOW I WANT TO DO MORE AND BIGGER PITS.



 GEORGE O. BLAKE'S BOURBON CO. KY. WHISKY (ENGLISH SPELLING) STEWART  MILLER CO.

George O. Blake was a junior partner in the J.H. Cutter Company from 1866 to 1871, He was in charge of supervising he rectifying and quality control operations. In 1871 he decided to establish his own brand. The new firm would include as partners G.R. Miller, and S.G. Stewart. The Pond-Reynold Company, established in 1868, was chosen to distribute the new whiskey from San Francisco. The Adams-Booth Company of Boston would handle the distribution from Boston and Louisville. The Adams-Booth Company would buy out the partners in 1876. Edward B. Pond of the Reynolds-Pond wholesale liquor house sold his interest to Samuel More in 1875 , who had been a junior partner. Edward Pond would become involved in the banking business and later serve as mayor of San Francisco.  ?Spirits Bottles of the Old West.? Written by Bill and Betty Wilson, the volume is a font of information about the early American distilling industry. There the G.O. Blake mysteries are cleared up. According to the Wilsons, from 1866 to 1871 George O. Blake was a junior partner in the J. H. Cutter firm in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. His job was to select good bourbon from distillers and oversee the ?rectifying,? or mixing of raw spirits, to control the quality of Cutter Whiskey. As a result of his work for Cutter, Blake became a well-known and respected broker on Whiskey Row -- the trade hub of the American industry located in Louisville. In 1871 Blake decided to establish a brand in his own name. He formed a partnership with two wholesale druggists in Louisville and the Adams, Taylor Company in Boston to distribute the brand; the former to the Midwest and West, the latter to the East Coast. A third firm was selected in San Francisco to merchandise Blake?s whiskey in states bordering the Pacific. G.O. Blake whiskey did well all over the country, possibly as a result of advertising campaigns. In 1876, the Adams, Taylor Co. -- doubtless sensing the profits to be made -- bought out the brand ? bottle, crate and barrel? from the others participants, including George Blake, who subsequently disappeared into obscurity, Adams, Taylor, never distillers, continued to rectify Blake whiskey in Louisville, distributing it from there and from Boston.
COPYWRITE~Jack Sullivan