Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Tennessee Whiskey


Uncle Nearest, has been acknowledged since about 2016 as the first African-American master distiller on record in the United States.¬†He taught Jack Daniel to make¬†Tennessee whiskey and served as the first master distiller ‚Äì formerly called “head stiller” ‚Äì for the Jack Daniel Distillery as a free man after the Civil War.

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Uncle Nearest 1856 has a caramel color with a beautiful deep golden hue. Baled hay and pumpkin seeds on the nose with subtle notes of ripe stone fruit and caramel corn. Bold and spicy upfront then mellows with sweet caramel and maple, like biting into an oatmeal raisin cookie. The finish is long and rich. It lingers pleasantly sweet on the palate with notes of vanilla after the spice dissipates.

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Weight 24 oz
Dimensions 5 × 5 × 15 in