Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Aged Whiskey

Shelbyville,  TN 
United States
  • Booth: 1512

The Best Whiskey Maker the World Never Knew...until now.

About Uncle Nearest: 

Uncle Nearest launched in July 2017, and since then has garnered over 14 medals, and has been launched in 47 states, as well as around the world in the UK, South Africa, Japan, Europe, and Australia.

This ultra-premium whiskey brand is the first spirit brand in history to commemoratean African-American.

Who is Uncle Nearest? 

Nathan "Nearest" Green was the first known African-American Master Distiller on record. 

Affectionately nicknamed Uncle Nearest by his friends and family

in Lynchburg, Tenn., Nearest is credited with helping perfect the

globally recognized Lincoln County Process. This unique filtering of

bourbon through sugar maple charcoal was named after the county

where Nearest lived and made whiskey. 

Uncle Nearest Growth: 

The Nearest Green Distillery is currently under construction on a

famous 270-acre Tennessee

In 2019, Uncle Nearest will grow its footprint even more in the U.S. and North America, and continue its global expansion. 

Brands: Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Aged Whiskey Uncle Nearest 1820 Single Barrel


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