Vodka. Rum. Hell's Vodka. Rye Whiskey.
It began with a bottle. A whiskey bottle etched with “Belle of Dayton” was unearthed in downtown Dayton. Historians surmise that local liquor merchant Solomon Rauh and Sons may have sold this whiskey, hitching their fortunes to the ebb and flow of the Dayton economy. Located in downtown Dayton, the business burned nearly to the ground as a result of the Great Flood of 1913.