G & W Straight Bourbon Whiskey Advertisement

In Banter by Patrick "Pops" Garrett4 Comments

Today’s featured Bourbon ad is for G & W Straight Bourbon Whiskey circa 1936. 

Take a close look at the bottles in the ad. Notice anything odd? Here’s a link to learn more about the distiller Gooderham and Worts. Come back and share your thoughts in the comments section.

G & W Straight Bourbon Whiskey Ad 1936



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    Bourbon from Canada? Just sounds wrong. Very, very wrong.

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    First two bottles, bottled in Detroit, Mi then on to Canada…I’m from up north…didn’t know Detroit ever bottled Bourbon, but then I was much younger.

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    It was not till 1964 that a resolution of the U.S. Congress declared bourbon to be a “distinctive product of the United States.”

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    CANADA!!! Canadian Bourbon, that is something i wasn’t expecting. But it was 1936.

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