The Salzburger’s Brandy

The Salzburger’s Brandy

The Salzburger’s Brandy Georgia’s first distillers In 1734 Salzburger Emigrants, a group of German-speaking Protestant refugees from the Catholic Archbishopric of Salzburg, sailed from England to Charleston, South Carolina, and thereafter to  Savannah,...
Georgia’s Brandy from Corn Stalks

Georgia’s Brandy from Corn Stalks

Georgia’s Brandy from Corn Stalks The Salzburgers in Georgia In 1734, a group of Protestant Salzburgers, fleeing religious persecution in their home countries of Germany and Austria, sought refuge by establishing a settlement in the newly formed Colony of...
Livingston Distillery

Livingston Distillery

Livingston Distillery The Distilling Legacy of a Founding Father Philip Livingston (1716–1778) is widely recognized for his crucial role in signing the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Born into the esteemed Livingston family, known as “patroons,” they...
The Drinker’s Dictionary

The Drinker’s Dictionary

The Drinker’s Dictionary The Drinker’s Dictionary: Franklin’s Stance on Moderate Drinking Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) is recognized as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, displaying versatility that spanned science, literature, diplomacy,...
The Thicket

The Thicket

The Thicket Gin & Ingenious Invention in 18th Century London In 1816, Scottish immigrant William Carnochan constructed the Thicket Rum Distillery near Darien, Georgia, inspired by the myrtle-laden vegetation of the 400-acre Colonial Plantation. Darien, established...