Uncle Nearest 1856 is an award-winning blend of 8-14 year old barrels, bottled at 100 proof. Uncle Nearest is astonishingly smooth, and can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or in your favorite whiskey or bourbon cocktail.
In 2017, Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Aged Whiskey launched in the United States. Honoring the first African American master distiller, this premium whiskey swiftly rolled out throughout the U.S. and abroad, and can now be found in 50 States, 10 Countries, and shipped to over 148 countries in the world. Uncle Nearest is now the Fastest-Growing Independent American Whiskey Brand in U.S. History.
Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey has garnered more than 125 awards and accolades throughout the world, including including “Top 5 Whiskies in the World” by Cigar & Spirits Magazine and “World’s Best” by Whisky Magazine two years in a row. Uncle Nearest was the most awarded premium American whiskey of 2019.