Hotaling & Co. Heritage

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A Spirited History

1827 February 28

Anson P. Hotaling is born in New Baltimore, NY

1848 January 24

Gold is found by James W. Marshall at Sutter’s Mill in California


Anson P. Hotaling heads West in search of gold


After a short stint mining for gold, Anson P. Hotaling becomes a store clerk in a “Wholesale Liquor Store”


Anson P. Hotaling takes over as sole owner of the wholesale liquor store and renames it A.P. Hotaling & Co.


Hotaling becomes the exclusive West Coast agent for J.H. Cutter Whisky

1900 February 19

Anson P. Hotaling dies, leaving A.P. Hotaling & Co. as the largest, most luxurious whiskey warehouse in San Francisco to his sons, Richard and Fred

1906 April 18

7.9 magnitude earthquake hits San Francisco, A.P. Hotaling & Co. warehouse is saved


Anchor Distilling Company is established by Fritz Maytag, the same beverage visionary who sparked the craft beer movement with Anchor Brewery


Anchor Distilling Company reintroduces pot distilled rye whiskey to the United States with its release of Old Potrero 18th Century Rye Whiskey


Hotaling 11 YO Whiskey is released to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake


Anchor Distilling Company adds imported spirits to its portfolio


Anchor Distilling Company separates from Anchor Brewery and becomes its own entity


Anchor Distilling Company becomes Hotaling & Co.

The Future of Hotaling & Co.

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