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Whiskey Lore: The Interviews

Apr 20, 2022

When you think 19th century Tennessee whiskey distilling, you think Jack Daniel and George Dickel. But we've also uncovered the story of Charles Nelson of Nelson's Green Brier. So which is the biggest of the 19th century?

What if I said "none of them?" The real king of distilling in Tennessee may have been an Irishman named J.W. Kelly. I'll talk with Leslie Sampson who has done extensive research into a man who held many similarities to Tommy Dewar in terms of his energy, innovative spirit, and marketing prowess. Hear the story.