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Established in 1749, Justerini & Brooks Ltd. (J&B) are a fine Wine and Alcohol merchant who have been providing Whisky to every British monarch since the Crowning of King George III in 1761. Today, Justerini & Brooks sell Whisky to restaurants, hotels and private individuals. While also factoring leading winemakers and Chateaux including Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair from La Romanée, Pétrus, Château Lafleur, Didier Dagueneau, Bruno Clair, Weingut Joh. Jos. Prüm, Domaine Weinbach, Altair in Barolo to name just a few.
It is also known for producing the J&B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky. The company is, owned by multinational Diageo plc.
J&B Rare Blend, the official J&B Whisky label, is a blend of forty-two Scottish malt and grain whiskies. It has an Alcohol By Volume of 43%. Single malts Knockando, Glen Spey and Auchroisk, are at its heart. Regarding flavour, its closest competitor is the Cutty Sark.
Furthermore, J&B's portfolio includes:
J&B Reserve 15-year-old Whisky Delivery
Jet 12-year-old Whisky Delivery
Exception (a pure malt limited to France)
It is directed mainly at the export market and is accessible in a few various variants in Europe, U.S and Korea among other places. The company, formerly called Johnson & Justerini, was founded in 1749 in the City of London delivering exceptional wine and Alcohol to different aristocratic households, as well as supplying King George III. In 1831, Johnson & Justerini was bought by Alfred Brooks and renamed Justerini & Brooks.
J&B Scotch Whisky History
In 1749, Giacomo Justerini of Bologna fell in love with an opera singer and accompanied her to London, bringing with him some recipes for Alcohol produced by his uncle, who was a distiller. He obtained an English partner, George Johnson, and collectively they set up as wine merchants. In 1760, Justerini returned to his native land after auctioning the business to Johnson. That same year, King George III praised the firm with the first of its eight Royal Warrants.
In 1831, the company was bought by Alfred Brooks, a nobleman of means - it was announced that his St John's Wood gardens were adequately large enough to include a snipe shoot. The firm converted Justerini & Brooks, and its headquarters were, built in Regent's Park. Charles Dickens was an early customer.
Seeing the potential of blended Scotch Whisky, J&B was one of the first London Alcohol merchants to buy up stocks of sophisticated malt whisky and create its "house" blend. The Whisky was called Club (and is still available from J&B's shops in St. James's Street, London and Alva Street, Edinburgh). Throughout Prohibition, the business was promoting a brand they had designed specifically for the American market, J&B Rare, and when the Prohibition came to an end in 1933, their movements began to pay interests in and around New York City.
In the early 1950s, J&B joined with another group to form United Wine Traders. In 1962, UWT united with gin producer W&A Gilbey to form International Distillers & Vintners. In 1963 the bottling of J&B was carried out at the Strathleven Bonded Depot plant in Dumbarton, presented by Edward Heath, helping J&B obtain six Queen awards for export.
IDV became part of Grand Metropolitan in 1972, that joined with Guinness to become Diageo. Bottling J&B Scotch Whisky was, moved in 2000. Today J&B Rare Whisky is the second best selling blended Scotch whisky in the world, after the Johnnie Walker Whisky Brand.
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