UPROXX: These brothers brought back America's biggest pre-Prohibition whiskey

Andy and Charlie Nelson grew up hearing old family legends about a great-great-great grandpa who distilled in Tennessee. But those stories were more hearsay you’d catch at a family cookout; concrete facts seemed few and far between. Then one day, on a run out of Nashville to retrieve a side of beef, the brothers stumbled upon their ancestor’s old distillery in Greenbrier and it set their lives on a wholly new path. In the years since, they’ve revived the family trade and become two of the most renowned whiskey men in the country.

We got a chance to sit down with the Nelson brothers between batches to talk family, history, and what it takes to open up a distillery as a 20-something.

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