Whisky Lord-Lieutenant whisky. Mr. Kinahan being requested to
preserve a certain cask of whisky highly approved of by his Excellency
the Duke of Richmond, marked it with the initials L.L., and ever after
called this particular quality L.L. whisky. The Duke of Richmond was
Lord-Lieutenant from 1807 to 1813.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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