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Antique Spirits

Our collection of Antique Spirits offers a fascinating glimpse into the past, featuring bottles from famous brands such as Jim Beam and Benedictine to forgotten historic producers lost in the mists of time.

With some of the collection dating back to the 1920s, this is a chance for serious collectors or those who are simply curious about these old bottlings to explore and own a piece of spirit history.

The vast majority of these spirits are fully drinkable, allowing connoisseurs to determine how famous brands have changed over time, and cocktail enthusiasts to create the most authentic period drinks possible.

Most bottles are in truly excellent condition considering their age, with intact seals and clean, clear labels. Some of course have suffered minor damage over their long lives and if this is the case we have endeavoured to let you know the exact condition.

Of course these are very much one-off products, and many are highly sought-after and increasingly valuable. We’ll be adding new bottles to the site as we discover them, so keep checking back for new arrivals. If you would like more details about a particular bottle, or would like us to try to source a specific one for you, do let us know.

If you are looking to add a particular bottle to your collection or you’re after a unique and intriguing gift, delve into our substantial range of Antique Spirits and discover the drinks of times past.

Calvet Orange Liqueur - 1960s

75cl, 40%
Calvet

A 1960s bottling of orange flavoured liqueur produced by Calvet for the Italian market.  More info

Calvet Orange Liqueur - 1960s
$158.72

Sarti 3 Valletti Brandy - 1960s

100cl, 40%
Sarti

A slightly scuffed but still fantastic bottle of Sarti 3 Valletti Brandy from the 1960s. The marching chaps on the label are certainly excited for their rare grape brandy, and so are we.  More info

Sarti 3 Valletti Brandy - 1960s
$158.72

Marco Sarandrea Sambuca al Rhum Fantasia 1960s

100cl, 42%
Marco Sarandrea

As Miley Cyrus appears to have gone off the rails, we should remember that Disney stars going bad is nothing new. Mickey Mouse's Sambuca and Rum binges were the stuff of legend in Hollywood following…  More info

Marco Sarandrea Sambuca al Rhum Fantasia 1960s
$198.41

Bolskaya Vodka - 1960s

75cl, 40%
Bols

Bolskaya Vodka from the 1960s, poroduced in the Netherlands by the clever people at Bols.  More info

Bolskaya Vodka - 1960s
$132.27

Amaro di San Geminiano 1960s

100cl, 30%
Arfe

A bitter-sweet Amaro di San Geminiano from the 1960s with a traditional but ever so striking bottle.  More info

Amaro di San Geminiano 1960s
$158.72

Mandarine Napoléon 1l - 1970s

100cl, 40%
Fourcroy

The design of Mandarine Napoléon's bottle hasn't changed much since the 1970s (when this bottle was produced) but when it looks so perfect for the beautiful mandarin infused cognac delight inside it,…  More info

Mandarine Napoléon 1l - 1970s
$158.72

Bols Crème de Menthe - 1980s

50cl, 24%
Bols

Bols Crème de Menthe! Favoured by Largo in Ian Fleming's Thunderball, this particular bottling dates from the early 1980s.  More info

Bols Crème de Menthe - 1980s
$72.75

Marie Brizard Parfait Amour - 1970s

70cl, 25%
Marie Brizard

Marie Brizard Parfait Amour from the 1970s! Sweet orange, orange blossom and vanilla combine in this distinctive mauve liqueur.  More info

Marie Brizard Parfait Amour - 1970s
$105.82

Polmos Wódka Wyborowa 75cl - 1970s

75cl, 45%
Wyborowa

Wyborowa Polish rye vodka from the 1970s.  More info

Polmos Wódka Wyborowa 75cl - 1970s
$158.72

Ambassador 8 Year Old Deluxe Scotch Whisky (black label) - 1970s

75cl, 40%
Taylor & Ferguson

Billed as "Scotch at its lightest", this rare bottling of Taylor & Ferguson Ambassador 8 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky was produced in Glasgow and features a black label.  More info

Ambassador 8 Year Old Deluxe Scotch Whisky (black label) - 1970s
$158.72

Mandarine Napoléon 50cl - 1970s

50cl, 38%
Fourcroy

The famous mandarin liqueur, this bottling of Mandarine Napoléon dates from the 1970s.  More info

Mandarine Napoléon 50cl - 1970s
$79.36

Cointreau - 1990s

70cl, 40%
Rémy Cointreau

The classic orange liqueur bottled in the 1990s, a tasty and/or collectible addition to any drinks cabinet.  More info

Cointreau - 1990s
$52.91

Fraise de Plougastel - 1990s

70cl, 22%
Warenghem

A strawberry liqueur, presumably from the French town of Plougastel-Daoulas. This bottle of Fraise de Plougastel dates from the 1990s.  More info

Fraise de Plougastel - 1990s
$39.68

Izarra Green with box - 1970s

70cl, 48%
Izarra

A 1970s bottling of Izarra Green, a French peppermint liqueur. It comes complete with the original box and is "the sun and the snow of the Pyrenees", apparently.  More info

Izarra Green with box - 1970s
$132.27

Izarra Yellow with box - 1970s

70cl, 40%
Izarra

Produced in Bayonne and coloured with saffron, Izarra Yellow is a herbal liqueur with a nutty, almondy taste. This 1970s example comes complete with its original box.  More info

Izarra Yellow with box - 1970s
$132.27

Gabriel Boudier Curaçao Bleu - 1980s

50cl, 25%
Gabriel Boudier

As David Bowie never said: "Blue, blue, electric blue. That's the colour of my... Gabriel Boudier Curaçao". This bottling is from the 1980s, so Bowie was once again ahead of his time when he didn't…  More info

Gabriel Boudier Curaçao Bleu - 1980s
$72.75

Gancia Aperitivo - 1970s

75cl, 15%
Gancia

A fantastically well preserved 1970s bottling of Gancia Aperitivo, an Italian liqueur that apparently some people add to milkshakes!  More info

Gancia Aperitivo - 1970s
$105.82

Stock Bora Sambuca Liqueur - 1970s

70cl, 40%
Stock

A bottling of Italian anise-flavoured liqueur that dates from the 1970s. It was produced by the Stock company in Trieste.  More info

Stock Bora Sambuca Liqueur - 1970s
$132.27

Taunus Tropfen - 1970s

50cl, 0%
Taunus

Kräuterhalbbitter. Although the label is slightly worn, we're that guessing the herbal ingredients is probably more fun than reading the little diagrams would have been anyway. This bottling is from…  More info

Taunus Tropfen - 1970s
$85.98

Kahlua - 1990s

70cl, 26.50%
Kahlua

A party favourite, this bottling of Kahlua, the coffee flavoured, rum based liqueur comes all the way from the 1990s.  More info

Kahlua - 1990s
$79.36

Bergia Rabarbaro - 1970s

75cl, 16%
Bergia

Rare Italian liqueur dating from the 1970s. Produced by Bergia using rhubarb. Pass the custard!  More info

Bergia Rabarbaro - 1970s
$132.27

Ramazzotti Amaro 15% - 1950s

75cl, 15%
Ramazzotti

This bottle of Ramazzotti Amaro comes from the 1950s! We're fairly sure the scribbling over the label is a signature printed on it for authenticity, not just someone's shopping list. The ABV of this…  More info

Ramazzotti Amaro 15% - 1950s
$198.41

Bergia Olio Rabarbaro - 1949-59

100cl, 25%
Bergia

A 1 litre bottling of Bergia Olio Rabarbaro from 1949-59. Decorated with numerous coats of arms, it is a particularly regal looking liqueur flavoured with rhubarb and a mix of spices.  More info

Bergia Olio Rabarbaro - 1949-59
$238.09

Polmos Pepper Vodka - 1960s

75cl, 45%
Polmos Warszawa

1960s Pepper Vodka from Polmos! Warming and eminently collectible Polish vodka, possibly great with steak? Preferably not a 1960s steak though.  More info

Polmos Pepper Vodka - 1960s
$198.41

Bosford Dry London Gin - 1949-59

75cl, 43%
Martini

This rare dry gin was created to Mr Bryant's recipe and bottled, we believe, between 1949 and 1959 by the Martini and Rossi company.  More info

Bosford Dry London Gin - 1949-59
$238.09

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