The Washington Post Features Belle Meade Bourbon As the story in the Washington Post states, many distilleries and brands have to construct a legacy and legend to help them sell a product.But as the Washington Post states, Green Brier Distillery is different. In launching their spirits brand, brothers Andy and Charlie Nelson of Nashville haven’t had to cook up a myth. They have a true story. Their great-great-great grandfather Charles Nelson, the German immigrant grocer son of a soap- and candlemaker, owned a distillery in Robertson County, Tenn. At its pre-Prohibition height, it was producing nearly 380,000 gallons of whiskey a year. — The Washington Post Click here to read the full story.