1 Whiskey rebellion.

Position::STATELINE - Distillers in Tennessee complain a new law - Brief article

Some Tennessee distillers complain a law passed last year requires them to follow too many rules in order to call their product "Tennessee whiskey." The whiskey must be fermented in Tennessee from mash of at least 51 percent com, aged in new charred oak barrels, filtered through maple charcoal and bottled at a minimum of 80 proof. The specifications are nearly identical to those of Jack Daniel's, the world's best-known Tennessee whiskey, and the aim is to protect Tennessee's reputation for high quality...

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