Uncle Nearest 1856 Tennessee Premium Whiskey 750ml (100 proof)

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Nathan Nearest Green, known by those in his hometown of Lynchburg, Tenn., as Uncle Nearest, was a former enslaved man and the first African-American master distiller on record in the United States. He is thought to have helped perfect the Lincoln County P

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Nathan Nearest Green, known by those in his hometown of Lynchburg, Tenn., as Uncle Nearest, was a former enslaved man and the first African-American master distiller on record in the United States. He is thought to have helped perfect the Lincoln County Process, a special Maple charcoal filtering method required to be Tennessee Whiskey. Not only is he credited with teaching Jack Daniel the whiskey-making process that made him famous but he is now credited as the first master distiller for Jack Daniel’s.

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