Tue Jun 19, 2012, 07:44 PM
derby378 (30,107 posts)
Original recipe for Jack Daniel's found in Welsh book of herbal remedies
Source: The Telegraph
The original recipe for legendary American whiskey Jack Daniel's has been discovered in a book of herbal remedies in Wales, it has been claimed.
Businessman Mark Evans, 54, was researching his family history when he discovered the recipe in a book of herbal remedies.
It was written in 1853 by his great-great grandmother who was called Daniels and was a local herbalist in Llanelli, South Wales.
Her brother-in-law left the Welsh town at about the same time to move to Lynchburg Tennessee where the Jack Daniel's distillery was opened three years later.
Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/foodanddrinknews/9333815/Original-recipe-for-Jack-Daniels-found-in-Welsh-book-of-herbal-remedies.html
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Tue Jun 19, 2012, 11:42 PM
calimary (40,364 posts)
14. This has all kinds of cool links to other most interesting stories, too
Like the purported discovery of the original Coca-Cola recipe, the purported discovery of the original Worcestershire sauce, and one I really like:
Famous Expat Drinking Dens !
With a whole lotta Hemingway in there, too!