John Power & Son Limited , John's Lane Distillery.
Dublin Whiskey No. 301057
Bottled by J & J O' Byrne Ltd, 1 Parnell St. Limerick
This white Labeling of John Power & Son Limited is one of the oldest and Rarest Bottles that we have ever come across. The white Label signifies that it was bottled by an independent bottler, Whiskey Merchant J&J O'Byrne Ltd of 1 Parnell Street Limerick. Very Few white Label Powers have popped up over the years as Powers began bottling their own liquid under the Powers Gold Label in the late 1800's , while everyone else continued selling white label whiskey until the 1950's-1960's. We have dated this bottle to the early 1900's which is extremely impressive given its condition.
Another Bottle of Powers White label from another Bonder previously sold for £4,400 at a UK auction.
Additional notes and verification by M. Foggarty, L.Mulligan Whiskey Shop, Dublin
LOT No. IWA : 180993
Initially traded as James Power and Son, but by 1822 had become John Power & Son. The Brand has a history that goes all the way back to 1791. Always known as a Dublin Brand they now form part of the massive Irish distillers owned by Pernod Ricard. They boast many accolades from the various iterations that have been released with the 2012 edition of the Whisky Bible, whiskey writer Jim Murray named Power's John's Lane Release Irish Whiskey of the Year and described it as "certainly one of the top five world whiskies of the year"