Historian Sheds Light on History Behind Jack Daniels

An African-American was credited with teaching Daniels how to make whiskey

FARGO, ND —┬áMost people know the name Jack Daniels, but an African American is actually credited with teaching him the distilling process. A historian named Fawn Weaver has been shedding light on the story of Uncle Nearest, who was a former slave in the late 1880s. She launched a new brand of Uncle Nearest Whiskey and wants to bring attention…

LIVE: Proof Distillery Debuts New Whiskey And Bourbon

Fargo's Only Artisan Distillery Will Release Two New Offerings In Early 2017

Joel Kath from Proof Artisan Distillers joins Adam Ladwig to talk about Glen Fargo whiskey, the first whiskey made in Fargo since at least Prohibition. He also shows off a sneak preview of Proof’s upcoming bourbon, Crooked Furrow. Of course, the entire morning crew had to sample the offerings after the interview. Check it out below! Find out more on…