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    History of American Whiskey

    The first successful American Whiskey distillery in the US and still in business is Michter's which started production in 1753 in Pennsylvania and produced Rye Whiskey. A Rye whiskey must contain confidential at least 51% rye . Rye is a grain indigenous to Eastern Turkey but grows well in some...
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    Perryville the unappreciated but critical battle

    Perryville is an often overlooked but critical battle of the ACW. Lincoln himself said " to loose Kentucky is to loose the game". If the Confederacy can't control Kentucky then the Union Army and Navy can and did use Kentucky's rivers to invade Tennessee. If the Confederacy can't keep...