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Tennessee craft whiskey is beginning to pop up all over the state, from the Mississippi River to the Great Smoky Mountains. Several hundred distilleries dotted Tennessee’s landscape before Prohibition, with more than 60 in Davidson County (Nashville) alone. But the state’s once booming industry was almost extinct until recently.
The “Distillery Law” that went into effect in 2010 created a swell of Tennessee applications to the Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), increasing Tennessee’s distilled spirits plants (DSPs) from three to over 40 in only six years. Tennessee’s newest generation of distillers is looking beyond whiskey, dabbling in everything from…
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