UNCLE NEAREST PREMIUM WHISKEY  

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UNCLE NEAREST 

PREMIUM WHISKEY

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Best Whiskey In The Old Fashioned 2020
SILVER MEDAL WINNER
OUR STORY
Welcome and thank you for visiting us! Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey is inspired by the best whiskey-maker the world never knew, the first known African American master distiller and perfector of the Lincoln County Process, Nathan “Nearest” Green.
 
The Uncle Nearest brand, wholly owned by Uncle Nearest, Inc., an all minority-led business, encompasses a premium aged whiskey and a small batch offering you can read more about below. Make sure to vote for our competing cocktails in the “Best Cocktail of the Year!" You can vote by simply sharing this page on social media!
TEN TO ONE DARK RUM
A masterful blend of 8-year-old Barbados, Dominican and Trinidadian column still rums individually aged in ex-Bourbon American oak casks, and combined with high ester unaged Jamaican pot still rum. 100% rum with no added sugar, coloring, or flavoring. 40% ABV
UNCLE NEAREST 1884
A true Tennessee whiskey blend. Each small batch has its barrels hand selected by our founders with each blend curated by our Master Blender and fifth generation Nearest Green descendant, Victoria Eady Butler. 7 years old and 93 proof.
TASTING NOTES:
Nose: Warm brown sugar and aromatic wood notes of pecan and oak. Toasted frame and cherry cordial. Balanced spices of some nutmeg and coriander.
Palate: Pleasant wrap of sweetness. Hints of coconut and walnut, maple syrup and cinnamon at the finish. Herbal rosemary.
Finish: Cinnamon lingers with oak tannins and continues with campfire smoke notes.
SMALL BATCH WHISKEY
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UNCLE NEAREST 1856
PREMIUM AGED WHISKEY
Our flagship whiskey, 1856 is a 100 proof blend of premium aged whiskies between 8 and 14 years old. Made for sipping or incredible in an old fashioned!
TASTING NOTES:
Nose: Bale of hay, dried grass, stone fruit notes of ripe peach and apricot, caramel corn and sweet maple.
Palate: Spicy caramel up front with the proof, hints of maple then mellows with dried fruit and floral notes. Sweetness and spice reminiscent of freshly baked oatmeal raisin cookies.
Finish: Long and rich finish, lingers pleasantly sweet on the palate, notes of vanilla.
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