Event — George Washington’s Mount Vernon

George Washington’s Straight Rye Whiskey Sale

Where: George Washington’s Mount Vernon

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121

When: Friday, December 11, 2015, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Details: Mount Vernon will be selling George Washington’s Straight Rye Whiskey® on December 11. A limited number of bottles will be available. The whiskey was made according to Washington’s original recipe then aged on site in oak barrels for two years.

George Washington’s Straight Rye Whiskey is made according to Washington’s original recipe and then aged on-site in charred oak barrels for two years. Mount Vernon’s staff produced this whiskey based on traditional 18th-century methods. In 1799, the year of Washington’s death, the Mount Vernon distillery produced nearly 11,000 gallons, making it the largest whiskey distillery in America at the time.

Cost: $188

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