Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey

Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey

About Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey

Jack Daniel's was founded by Jack Daniel
Year Founded:
Distillery Location:
Route 1, Lynchburg, TN 37352
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Jack Daniel Distillery
Route 1
Lynchburg, TN 37352
Tel: 931-759-6356

Master Distiller / Blender:
Jeff Arnett, Master Distiller
Types of Spirits Made:

Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey Essential Facts

  • Contrary to popular belief Jack Daniel’s isn’t bourbon. The spirit is charcoal filtered, which is forbidden by government bourbon making rules.
  • Thanks to a courthouse fire, the exact birth date of Jack Daniel is unknown.
  • Why Jack Daniel named his whiskey “Old No. 7” is also a mystery. But there are some theories: it may be the number of girlfriends he had, the way he wrote the letter “J” or because it’s lucky.

How you should drink Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey

  • Straight
  • On the rocks
  • With a bit of water
  • With club soda
  • With ginger ale


  • rehiguera1.9802945 posted 6 months ago

    Ok, honest question. Can someone tell me why charcoal filtering means JD can't be classed as a bourbon? Everywhere I have looked about what the requirements are for calling it a bourbon, none of them (save for this site) mention charcoal filtering and even a few mention that JD technically can be classed as a bourbon. This site is literally the only site out of dozens I have visited that mentions anything about charcoal filtering.

  • TriRunner53 posted 6 months ago

    Josh most likely is that what you drink comes from a used Jack barrel

  • Jeff Butterfield posted 1 year ago

    ~**< I absolutely love JD but not the honey one. JD is all I drink, great strait but if your looking for a new experience try what I call the "Jugernaught"
    * 1 part Jack
    *2 or 3 parts Green Monster energy drink depending on your taste. I'd say start with 2 and if you think its too strong go with 3.
    - By Spaz413-

  • txrebelcowgirl posted 2 years ago

    I love the Honey Jack. When I have a sore throat...I take a shot which is cooled in the freezer, and it helps kick that sore throat right out of there. For head colds: I take two lemons, boil them...pour off the lemon into a mug...put two shots of Honey Jack Daniels in wrap myself in a very warm thick blanket and I sip it as it is very hot. I have sweat out a head cold the same night with this affect and the sweat pours off me doing as what it is said to do: sweat out the cold. My Irish grandmother told us it is the best way to get a hold on the cold itself...God rest her soul.

  • txrebelcowgirl posted 2 years ago

    LMAO....I don't see that on Old Number 7.... maybe you are drinking to much of it and imagining it...hehe

  • txrebelcowgirl posted 2 years ago

    I'm sorry but when I have my Jack Daniels...I usually start off with two shots straight up...back to back ...then I have my Jack Sour. This is when I am out on the town Honky Tonking. That is my start to the evening, to many on the rocks will leave me on the rocks...love my Jack Sours!!!

  • luvmydrink53 posted 2 years ago

    I agree its best straight luv that Jack..

  • stephen posted 3 years ago

    thats too bad that you haven't aquired a taste for the finer things of life, I know that your palate is in total disagreement with your sensory input

  • John posted 3 years ago

    you should try Jack Daniels Single Barrel the next level up on the rocks is how i drink it

  • Rob posted 3 years ago

    JD really isn't my flavor. Even before I knew about the charcoal filtration and charred barrels I tasted something that was off compared to others. IMO Makers Mark is a much smoother straight Bourbon. As for blends I really enjoy American Honey.

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