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Uncle Nearest 1884 Premium Small Batch Whiskey

Uncle Nearest 1884 Premium Small Batch Whiskey bottle

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Vitals

Style
American Whiskey (
Small Batch, Straight
)
Proof
93
MSRP (2019)
$50
Age
At least 7 years old
Mashbill
Undisclosed
Bottler
Source
Sourced, distilled in Tennessee
Availability
Year-Round
Format
750mL

What You Should Know

  • Nathaniel "Nearest" Green is the first known African-American master distiller and is credited with teaching Jack Daniel how to make whiskey while enslaved.
  • The back label features the signature of Uncle Nearest Master Blender Victoria Eady Butler, the first known African-American woman Master Blender in the American spirits industry.
  • Uncle Nearest 1884 Premium Small Batch Whiskey is filtered through sugar maple charcoal via the Lincoln County Process, letting the whiskey filter through sugar maple charcoal for 14 days before barreling.
  • 1884 is bottled at 93-proof as a tribute to Nathaniel Nearest, as it is believed his whiskey was bottled at or near that proof.

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Uncle Nearest 1884 Premium Small Batch Whiskey - Victoria Eady Butler, Master Blender
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Uncle Nearest 1884 Premium Small Batch Whiskey - stopper and seal
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