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Is Tennessee Whiskey Bourbon?

Many people ask me how is Tennessee whiskey different from Bourbon? The fact is there are very few differences. Tennessee whiskey is at least 51% corn.  It is distilled at no higher than 160 proof. It is aged in new... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: George Dickel Small Batch 17 Year

George Dickel entered the whisky business in 1870 selling the whiskey made at the Cascade Hollow Distillery in Tullahoma, Tennessee. The whisky he sold was made using the ‘Lincoln County Process of filtering the new make spirit through a ten... Continue Reading →

History of George A. Dickel & Co.

George A. Dickel is an American success story! Born in Germany in 1818 as George Augustus Dickel, he immigrates to the United States at the age of 26. He founds a business in Nashville,  Tennessee, in 1853. Dickel marries a Tennessee... Continue Reading →

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