Founding Spirits: George Washington and the Beginnings of the American Whiskey Industry. Dennis J. Pogue.

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

Harbour Books, 2011. First edition. Hardcover. Scarce. New, unread copy in dust jacket. First printing. Hardcover. x+ 292 pp. with index. Illustrations. George Washinton's largely unknown and unexamined role as the entrepreneurial owner of one of the largest whisky distilleries in 18th century America forms the core of this detailed portrayal of the American whiskey industry. At tghe end of his second presidential term, his planation manager proposed a plan that he could not refuse; he invested in a stone still house and high-end distilling equipment. In a short while, whiskey production became the most profitable of his commercial ventures. New / new. Item #E23563
ISBN: 9780983556503

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