Monday, April 16, 2012

Old Nash Brandy Still

Via Bernhard

Two men are seen below operating a brandy still deep in the woods on Nash County --man is masked for obvious reasons. “Old Nash” was already an intoxicating beverage legend by 1850. Along with other precious items, a quart of Nash brandy is said to repose in the cornerstone of the courthouse at Nashville. In addition to achieving fame for its quality and potency – said by John Horne to range up to 200 proof…”

(A New Geography, Nash County, Bill Sharpe, Sharpe Publishing Company, 1954, pp. 300-301)

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