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Summer NAMM 2019: Vintage channels ’30s blues with affordable Paul Brett Statesboro ‘Whisky Sour’ acoustic guitars

The Vintage Statesboro 'Whisky Sour' in dreadnought form (Image credit: JHS)

SUMMER NAMM 2019: Vintage has announced a new line of Paul Brett acoustic guitars, the Statesboro ‘Whisky Sour’.

Available in acoustic and electro-acoustic formats, the Whisky Sour channels the Great Depression era with a satin matt namesake finish across the all-mahogany laminate construction.

Vintage is promising a crisp, resonant tone with “palm-friendly neck profiles, smooth frets and a great action” across the acoustic’s orchestra, dreadnought and parlour body shapes.

Electro versions of the dreadnought and orchestra shapes include a Vintage preamp with controls for volume, bass, middle and treble, phrase switch, onboard tuner and low battery indicator.

Orchestra, dreadnought and parlour incarnations clock in at £99, while the orchestra and dreadnought electros are £139 - any of which should make an attractive guitar for beginners.

Head over to JHS (opens in new tab) for more info.

Michael Astley-Brown
Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com (opens in new tab), in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe (opens in new tab).

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