An insurrection that broke out in the early 1790s in western Pennsylvania. Hundreds of residents took arms against federal officials charged with collecting a tax on liquor distilled at home. Federal troops then put the rebellion down. Occurring only a few years after the adoption of the Constitution, the Whisky Rebellion was an important test of the power of the new federal government to enforce its laws.
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The Speyside distillery is famous for taking only the finest cut of spirit for its whisky.
But it really summed up to me what the brand represents and, also, what whisky can do.
You will find a site that matures close to 200,000 casks of whisky.
That was a great place for a whisky lover to be behind the bar.
For several months he remained under a political cloud, charged with incompetency to quell the Philippine Rebellion.
There'll be heaps uh fun in the Cypress Hills country when they get t' runnin' the whisky-jacks out.
So far as the right or wrong of having contraband whisky was concerned, I don't think any one gave it a second thought.
Primo de Rivera, who believed the rebellion to be fast on the wane, shipped back to Spain 7,000 troops.
The rebellion spread to their district, and many of the natives on and about the estate were eager to join in the movement.