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KENTUCKEY / RAIDER / WHISKEY / Rochester Distilling Co. / ROCHESTER.N.Y.

ID#: RRP4049
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Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled shot
Label Type:Usual white-etched label
Dimensions:2-3/16" x 2" x 1-9/16"
Edmonson:Not listed
Rochester Distilling Co. listed from 1882-1917.

Is this a typo glass - or is the "E" in "Kentuckey" intended?

"Seneca Chief" was a brand registered by Columbia Distilling Co. of Albany but was used by many NY distillers.

Display ad, 1903: "Eastern agents for O. F. C. and Carlisle Whiskies. Duffy's Pure Malt Whiskey House".

They were a successor to the Duffy Malt Whiskey Co., which began in 1842 as "Walter B Duffy distilling enterprises". It was renamed the Rochester Distilling Co. in 1882, with Walter B. Duffy serving as President.

Brand names used by this company include: "Black Walnut Rye", "Carlisle", "Elite", "Genesee", "Kentucky Raider", "Rochester", "Seneca Chief", and "Tromley Rye."

Company name timeline:
Rochester Distilling Co.

Address timeline:
27 Lake Ave (1882-1883), 67-75 Lake Ave (1884-1900), 81 Lake (1901-1903), Lake cor White (1904-1916), 81 Lake (1917)

Find out more about Rochester Distilling Co.

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