Washington was apparently the largest distiller of whiskey in
the new American nation during the late 1700s. In 1798, the year
before his death, Washington’s distillery at Mount Vernon
produced 11,000 gallons of whiskey and produced a profit of $7,500.
That was an enormous sum of money over 200 years ago... George
Washington is also remembered as the first president of the United
unaged corn whiskey, soda, pickled baby corn)
Washington's distillery was the largest whiskey distillery in
the country during the 18th century, distilling variety of unaged
whiskeys, brandy and vinegar. Truth be told, there is no history
of Washington drinking the whiskey he produced, he preferred Madeira,
but he was a great enabler and always made sure the people around
him had plenty of what was available.
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