The Forgotten Liquor of the South

Charleston City Paper | March 17, 2011
A good century before Scotch-Irish settlers started distilling corn liquor in the hills and hollows of Kentucky and Tennessee, Southerners were turning away from beer and ale (which was hard to brew and store in the hot, humid climate) and taking up rum.

Charleston City Paper

Founded in 1997, the locally owned and operated City Paper is Charleston's only weekly alternative newspaper and the second-largest publication in the metro Charleston area. Reaching a strong mix of active, affluent locals and tourists, the City Paper has thrived...
More »
Contact for Reprint Rights
  • Market Served: Metropolitan Area
  • Address: 1316 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC 29403
  • Phone: (843) 577-5304