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Waterfill and Frazier 6 Year Old Bottled in the 1970s

Waterfill & Frazier 6 Year Old bourbon whisky bottled in the 1970s


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•    Mexican whisky
•    Aged 6 years
•    Collectors’ item bottled in the 1970s
•    ABV 40%, 75cl


Bourbon Whisky is about American whisky – Kentucky bourbon and Tennessee whisky predominantly. However, we decided to include this bottle of Waterfill and Frazier 6 Year Old from Mexico because it is part of American whiskey history.

The original distillery was founded in the early 1800s. In the early 1900s it was owned by Kentucky businesswoman Mary Dowling. When prohibition was introduced in the US, she relocated the Waterfill and Frazier Distillery to Juarez in Mexico. It was brought back to the US when prohibition ended, but production of whisky at the Mexico distillery continued.

In the US the Waterfill and Frazier brand changed hands a number of times. Currently it is owned by Heaven Hill, although they do not produce anything under this label at the time of writing.

In Mexico, whisky continued to be bottled under the Waterfill and Frazier name throughout the 1900s. In the 1960s the description “bourbon” was dropped from the name to become simply Straight Whiskey”.

This particular example was bottled in the 1970s and was aged for six years (we understand the whisky is aged in used bourbon barrels). More...

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