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Founding Spirits

George Washington and the Beginnings of the American Whiskey Industry

Founding Spirits( )
Author: Pogue, Dennis J.
ISBN:978-0-9835565-0-3
Publication Date:Aug 2011
Publisher:Mariner Publishing
Imprint:Harbour Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

George Washington: first in war, first in peace and first in whiskey? In Founding Spirits George Washingtons largely unknown and unexamined role as the entrepreneurial owner of one of the largest whiskey distilleries in 18th-century America forms the core of this detailed portrayal of the origins of the American whiskey industry.At the end of Washingtons second presidential term, his plantation manager, a Scotsman with extensive experience distilling whiskey, made the president a...
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Book Details
Pages:292
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Industries / Food Industry
Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9.1 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.15 Pounds



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