John Emerald Distillery

It only took 100 years

November 22nd, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “It only took 100 years”

“John Emerald Distillery in Opelika, Alabama has released the first legal whiskey distilled in Alabama since Prohibition.  In 1915 Lem Motlow, the father of Jack Daniels, was forced to leave Alabama when the state instituted prohibition 5 years before the federal government.  Fast forward to 2015 and John Emerald Distilling Company (JED) releases John’s Alabama Single Malt Whiskey.  It only took 100 years for Alabama to see the resurgence of a quality home grown whiskey.”

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