Blood and Whiskey

Blood and Whiskey: The Life and Times of Jack Daniel

Non-Fiction, Food & Drink, Drinks, Home
Hardback Published on: 28/05/2004
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Synopsis

The first-ever biography of the man who created America's most famous whiskeyBorn in Lynchburg, Tennessee, in 1850, Jack Daniel became a legendary moonshiner at age 15 before launching a legitimate distillery ten years later. By the time he died in 1911, he was an American legend-and his Old No. 7 Tennessee sipping whiskey was an international sensation, the winner of gold medals at the St. Louis World's Fair and the Liege International Exposition in Belgium. Blood and Whiskey captures Daniel's indomitable rise in the rough-edged world of the nineteenth-century whiskey trade-and shows how his commitment to quality (his whiskey was always charcoal-filtered) and his flair for marketing and packaging (he launched his distinctive square bottle in 189-5) helped create one of America's most venerable and recognizable brands.

  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • ISBN: 9780471273929
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Weight: 476g
  • Dimensions: 236 x 160 x 28 mm

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