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Whiskey and other distilled spirits are heavily taxed. In the U.S., over half the retail cost of the typical bottle of whiskey consists of taxes.

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the whiskey tax was a tax on any kind of alchol, wine, beer,etc. this eventualy led to the whiskey rebellion.


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The federal whiskey tax produced the whiskey rebellion.


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