Very old (turn of last century) White Horse branded Whisky crate attached to McLoones of Dublin,who were a wholesale tea and wine merchants firm, who would also have bottled whiskey for publicans all over the city and country.
White horse is a blended Scotch whisky from Edinburgh, first produced by James Logan Mackie in 1861. In 2006, White Horse won blended whisky of the year in Murray’s 2007 Whisky Bible.White Horse is a blended whisky, as opposed to the single malt style. White Horse is particularly noted for its use of the Lagavulin.
During World War 2, White Horse scotch was provided to crews of the 467th Bombardment Group during mission debriefings.White Horse is the brand of scotch preferred by Jackie Gleason‘s character Minnesota Fats in The Hustler (1961).The late New York Yankee manager Joe McCarthy favored the White Horse brand of scotch. When he imbibed to excess he was said to be “riding the white horse”.In his song “Beeswing,” English musician Richard Thompson sings of a travelling woman who has “White Horse in her hip pocket, and a wolfhound at her feet”.In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the advertising slogan of White Horse Whisky was “you can take a white horse anywhere”, accompanied by a white horse in various settings, such as a garden party
Origins :Co Limerick
Dimensions : 30cm x 25cm x 25cm 6kg