“If you want a deeper understanding of the whiskey you buy, you’re absolutely going to want Hannush’s book. I’ve read a lot of books, and this is one of the best books out there regarding American whiskey." - Jacob Kiper (Malt Review / Coming Whiskey)

lost history tennessee whiskey kindle paperbackImmerse Yourself in 250 Years of Distilleries, Taverns, Teetotallers, and 'Shiners!

Think Jack and George are the complete story of Tennessee whiskey? Think again. For far too long, the real history and legacy of Tennessee whiskey has been hidden from whiskey fans. From its early days, it is filled with amazing stories, legends, and villains.

The Lost History of Tennessee Whiskey will take you back to the very origins of the spirit and the state.

Part One: History. Meet pioneer distillers like Davy Crockett, Andrew Jackson, and Frederick Stump. It's a unique opportunity to put yourself in their shoes, learn of their struggles, understand the tools and grains they worked with, and get to know the world that surrounded them. You'll find a rich history that predates Kentucky Bourbon.

Part Two: Lost Distillers. Watch as a whiskey industry develops in Tennessee. It's a story that has never been completely told. Tennessee was an early leader in the production of whiskey and its distillers were fiercely loyal to tradition. You'll meet pre-Civil War distillers like Wiley Woodard, William Tolley, and Alfred Eaton. You'll learn the origins of brands and why they were important. You'll get to know the origins of the temperance movement and the difference between a wildcatter and a blind tiger. You'll watch the government try to destroy Tennessee whiskey, feel the sting of bullets during the Putnum County War, and learn the difference between 19th and 20th century moonshiners. Learn the authentic histories of Jack Daniel, George Dickel, and Charles Nelson, while meeting distilling legends you've never heard of before. You'll also move past the lore of the Lincoln County Process and see how Tennessee's great whiskey industry died away in a hail of gunfire.

Part Three: Revival. Watch as Jack Daniel's becomes the most prized whiskey brand in the United States, while Bourbon, Scotch, and other whisky styles falter. Experience Tennessee's own version of Pappygate, take a ride down Thunder Road, croon with some of the greatest singers and songs in Tennessee, and watch the trailblazers fight tooth and nail to put Tennessee whiskey back on the map.

Written in Drew Hannush's unique Whiskey Lore storytelling style. Enjoy the first ever, immersive history of legends, lore, and the real world of Tennessee whiskey. Available in paperback, Kindle, and audiobook. Ask your retailer or buy now with the links below:

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lost history tennessee whiskey kindle paperback

Available in Paperback and Kindle

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Travel Fuels Life LLC (December 9, 2023)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 494 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1734865164
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1734865165
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.44 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6 x 1.12 x 9 inches

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Available on Audiobook

  • Narrated by Drew Hannush
  • Running Time: 17 hours and 3 minutes (unabridged)

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