Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Tennessee Whiskey 750ml

$238.00

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Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Tennessee Whiskey

Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Whiskey is produced in Tennessee using a combination of corn and rye and is put through. The Lincoln County Process before being aged in new American oak barrels. Currently, it’s produced by two local distilleries as the brand’s own whiskey ages. The name honors Nathan Green, who was known as Uncle Nearest to friends and family and was the first African-American master distiller. On the record in the USA. It’s from Uncle Nearest 1856 that a particular Jack Daniel was taught about distilling was back in the mid-1800s. Nathan ‘Nearest’ Green is undoubtedly a figure who was vitally important to whiskey history.

“Way back in LYNCHBURG, TENNESSEE, the name Nearest Green has always meant something special. His birth name was Nathan Green, but his family and friends called him Uncle Nearest. No one actually knows how he obtained that nickname, so we assume he was the “nearest and dearest” to so many who came in contact with him.

Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey is inspired by the best whiskey maker the world never knew, the first known African-American master distiller, Nathan “Nearest” Green. This process has been confirmed to have been brought to Tennessee by enslaved people and. Taught by Nearest Green to the most famous Tennessee Whiskey maker of all time. Uncle Nearest is distilled, aged, bottled, and hand-labeled in Tennessee.

Nose:

Buttery vanilla and brown sugar, mixed with soft sultana and cinnamon sweetness.

Palate:

Caramelized nuts, oat cookies, more brown sugar, sandalwood, authentic corn hints, and a hint of cut grass.

Finish:

Lingering mint leaf and milk chocolate note, with a final touch of spicy oak.

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