How whiskey became an explosive issue in Maryland

The Whiskey Rebellion Festival – true history- with a twist!
Before whiskey took hold, rum was the drink of choice, but it had to be imported from the Caribbean and was expensive. However, America had abundant fields of rye, wheat and corn. A good way to add value to a ton of grain is to turn it into gallons of whiskey. Often the farmer who grew the crop also did the distilling. Levi Price of Maryland epitomizes that farmer-distiller.
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