Uncle Nearest 1884 Premium Small Batch Whiskey

Uncle Nearest 1884 Premium Small Batch Whiskey

(0.75l, 46.5%)


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$64.99
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A brand new Tennessee Whiskey made by the family of the man who invented it… and it’s quite the story indeed.

Uncle Nearest is a fairly new brand launched in 2017, but it has one of the best stories attached to it. And this is not a “marketing spin story” like so many boutique brand-come-lately spirits. It’s a story deeply researched and confirmed by historian Fawn Weaver. Nathan “Nearest” Green — called Uncle Nearest — has a truly great American story. Born as a slave, he went on to become the first African-American Whiskey-maker of record. He is also the man who applied charcoal filtration to Tennessee Whiskey for the first time. And he is also the man who taught a young Jacob Daniel how to do it… you probably know him by the name Jack Daniels.

Each release of Uncle Nearest 1884 Premium Small Batch Whiskey is a blend that’s curated and approved by a descendent of Uncle Nearest himself. This year’s release is just coming out and is a seven-year-old batch of pure Tennessee Whiskey bottled at a perfect 46.5% ABV — although we do not know which distillery it came from. But I’ve got to tell you, it’s worth raising a glass to the man that started the whole thing.
  • Category
  • Style
    American Whiskey
  • Region
    Kentucky
  • Country
    United States
  • Alcohol
    46.5%
  • Distillery
    Undisclosed
  • Age
    7 Year Old

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butter
honey
vanilla
botanicals
woody
apple juice
pineapple
toasted wood
dry
What does Uncle Nearest 1884 Premium Small Batch Whiskey taste like?

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Rye Whiskey is made from mash that is at least 51 per cent rye. The grain gives rye Whiskey its spicy, sometimes peppery, and bitter flavour. Rye was a big seller before Prohibition. After decades in obscurity, it’s fashionable again. George Washington distilled rye Whiskey at Mount Vernon.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Light Amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The aromas are ripe with toasted wood and honey.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
On the palate you’ll find a lighter bodied Spirit with vanilla and brown butter notes and a light burn on the back palate.

Finish
The finish is crisp and lightly dry.
Ratings & Reviews
Ara
Ara,
Outstanding whisky!! Extremely smooth with a long finish. Tennessee Whisky at its best!
 
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