George Washington: Whiskey Entrepreneur & Big Govt’ Tax Proponent?

George Washington’s whiskey returns, with a secret about a federal tax

via Jason Cochran @ Wallet Pop.

Two hundred and 11 years after his death, George Washington still surprises. The custodians of his old estate at Mount Vernon, Virginia have just begun distilling and bottling whiskey using Washinton’s own receipe. Bet you didn’t know that our First President was also one of America’s biggest whiskey producers. But there’s more to the story than that.


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