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Founding Spirits: George Washington and the Beginnings of the American Whiskey Industry

Founding Spirits: George Washington and the Beginnings of the American Whiskey I

Price: $24.95

By Dr. Dennis J Pogue.   ISBN 978-0-9835565-0-3.  Copyright 2011.  Hardcover with 292 pages including index and 21 black and white photographs and illustrations.

Founding Spirits received the 2012 Independent Publisher Silver Award for the Mid-Atlantic Best Regional Non-Fiction.

Dr. Pogue’ s detailed portrayal of the origins of the American whiskey industry includes George Washington’s role as the entrepreneurial owner of one the largest whiskey distilleries in 18th century America.  

After a decade of archaeological excavation, research, planning, construction, and re-creation of Washington’s distillery on the original site, the distillery opened to the public in 2007.  A visit to the distillery is an opportunity to examine George Washington’s role as a whiskey producer as well as the long history of distilling in America.

 

 

 

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