The story of old Monongahela Rye: America's FIRST world-class whiskey
Maryland Rye: Monongahela's more sophisticated cousin
Neither Monongahela nor Maryland Distilleries of the Laurel Highlands
The Other Side of the Mountains Whiskeymaking east of the Alleghenies
Some once proud
-- and now empty -- old
The sun no longer shines so bright on these Old Kentucky homes.
Some were put out by Prohibition, but most died of mid-20th century economic-osis.
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Yo Ho Ho! and bottles o' RUM What bourbon was to the South, Rum had already long
been to the North East.
And like rye whiskey, rum is now turning out to be a popular spirit for new distillers.
The Oscar Getz Museum of American Whiskey History in Bardstown, Kentucky
soon) Down the River
and Across the Gap:
The really-true story of Bourbon
"Hey, Father Reese! You spilled corn whiskey into my rye!"
"Hey, Herr Reiss! You spilled rye into my corn whiskey!"
...And All That
Bootleggers, Bourbon, and Bathtub Gin in the Roaring Twenties & Depression Thirties
By the way, you can find great (and usually more current) information about these brands and more at the WHISKEY ID website, http://whiskeyid.com . A great idea when you spot that rare dusty bottle on the shelf of a liquor store in a town you know darn well you'll never return to, so this is your only chance to buy it or them.
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