Old Menu from the 1960s

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Old Menu from the 1960s

Unread postby bourbonv » Mon Mar 24, 2014 3:24 pm

The Filson just received a menu from the Old house restaurant from the 1960s. It is interesting to look at the Bourbon Selection (85 cents per drink) that included a lot of known products of today, but also local brands such as Brown-Kaiser. In the back they had a special menu with products like Old Astor Made 1890, bottled 1916 at 26 years old, Four Roses Antique, Old Grand Dad 118 and Weller Anitique 110. Gary, here is some proof of an older, pre-prohibition Bourbon.
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Re: Old Menu from the 1960s

Unread postby gillmang » Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:47 pm

Very interesting Mike, thanks. Such treasures and so few would have appreciated them... I wonder what happened to that restaurant, or what is on the site now?

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Re: Old Menu from the 1960s

Unread postby gillmang » Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:58 pm

Mike, just idly looking for references to The Old House, I found this recent, rather detailed account:

http://wfpl.org/post/remembrance-bygone ... louisville

The writer refers to a handwritten menu and a "drinks list". I wonder if that is the same one you are talking about.

He also refers to, and includes an image of, a volume of recipes from the restaurant. The volume appears to be printed in the usual way - so this must be something different from the handwritten menus, and drink list.

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Re: Old Menu from the 1960s

Unread postby bourbonv » Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:42 am

Gary, I have been in New york so sorry to take time to reply to your question, but yes it is a hand-written menu. The restaurant closed i believe in the early 1990s. This menu was probably from the 60s. the next time you are in louisville, you need to stop by the Filson and take a look.
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Unread postby gillmang » Wed Apr 02, 2014 1:22 pm

Thanks Mike, will do. The restaurant sounded most interesting, too.

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Old Menu from the 1960s

Unread postby Richardovellee » Mon Dec 26, 2016 4:46 am

The next Old God with be one with 1000 noses with the ability to sniff out healers.
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