A Trio of Vintage Liquor Ads for Kentucky Derby Day

Today is the 139th running of racing’s most prestigious event, the Kentucky Derby. So here’s three vintage liquor ads featuring mint juleps to get you in the mood for watching. I’ll let you decide which one finishes, shows, or places.

Four Roses Whiskey ad, 1948
Four Roses, 1948
Old Taylor Bourbon ad, 1959
Old Taylor Bourbon, 1959
Kentucky Tavern Whiskey ad, 1951
Kentucky Tavern Whiskey, 1951